Ultra Bionic Blaster (STEM Experiment Kit)

Ultra Bionic Blaster (STEM Experiment Kit)

# 083979

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Item #: 083979
Grades: 5-12

Warning
Choking Hazard
  • Small parts Not for children under 3 yrs.

Product Description:

What is cooler than a robotic gloved hand? How about a robot glove that fires foam darts that you build yourself! Teaching kids about pneumatics and the physics of air pressure, this awesome engineering project is not only fun to build, but also fun to use. With 139 parts and a colorful step-by-step instruction manual with helpful QR codes for building, troubleshooting, additional experiments and more science information, this bionic blaster engages the budding engineer in your family. Adjusts to nearly any hand size – whether right or left-handed. You provide scissors or diagonal cutters, a Phillips head screwdriver and an internet connection.

Publisher Description:

Have a blast with this awesome engineering project! Construct an air-powered robotic glove that launches safe foam darts. Learn about pneumatics — technologies that use pressurized air to perform work — and many cool mechanisms as you assemble the blaster from over 100 pieces. After you’ve built and tested your blaster, slide it on and strap it to your wrist. The first pull of the trigger causes the scissor arm to lift up the barrels and launch the first dart. Pull the trigger two more times to launch the next two darts. Grab some additional darts from the reserve clip under your wrist and reload. The blaster is entirely powered by your hand and the amazing pneumatic system — no batteries or motors required!

Turn the dial to rotate the two outer launchers for a wider spread. Adjust the location of the wrist strap to fit almost all hands. A full-color, step-by-step manual guides you through assembling and using the blaster and provides fascinating scientific information about pneumatic systems and the physics of air. Compatible with many standard foam darts.

  • Build a pneumatic glove that launches foam darts.
  • Learn about pneumatics and the physics of air pressure.
  • Barrels raise and lower and rotate outward and inward
  • Adjust to fit almost any hand size.
  • Compatible with many standard foam darts
  • High play value, even after initial construction is complete
  • Use alone or alongside Mega Cyborg Hand, the 2021 STEAM Toy of the Year Winner.
  • Category Description for Thames & Kosmos Engineering Kits:
    Category Description for Engineering Kits / Building Sets:
    Category Description for ENGINEERING:
    Primary Subject
    Science
    Grade Start
    5
    Grade End
    12
    EAN
    814743016910
    Format
    Other
    Brand Name
    Thames and Kosmos
    Weight
    1.7 (lbs.)
    Dimensions
    11.0" x 10.0" x 4.75"
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