Stem Explorations: Vehicles Building Set
Builds seven models, including a Wind Racer, Rubber Band Racer, 4 Wheel Spring Racer, and a 3 Wheel Spring Racer. 131 pcs.
Explore STEM concepts while building different vehicle models! Using the materials included in this set, elementary-school aged children will be engaged and energized as they further their knowledge and understanding of science, technology, engineering and math concepts. The set includes 130+ parts for a single child or team of 2 children to build 7 vehicle models with different power sources, including push-power, rubber band power, wind power or a spring motor. Once built, a downloadable booklet guides students through 5 hands-on, inquiry-based experiments on several of the models. Students will learn about potential & kinetic energy, velocity, acceleration, motion, graphing and more! The Experiment Guide is aligned to national STEM standards and is appropriate for grade levels 3-5.
Designed to introduce students to basic scientific concepts, these sets can produce several moving models (1 at a time) that emphasize practical mechanics. The emphasis of this line is on small group learning; students put together models and follow the included experiment worksheets, all the while learning about the concept each model represents. Each set can create several different models which are paired with educational experiment worksheets. Gears, Levers & Pulleys, and Vehicles are the simplest kits, while Roller Coaster and Swing Ride are much larger and more complex. Who can possibly avoid having a little fun when making a fully-functional roller coaster?