WINDBOTS: 6-IN-1Wind-Powered Machine kit

WINDBOTS: 6-IN-1Wind-Powered Machine kit

# 083981

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Item #: 083981
Grades: 3-8

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

Product Description:

Learn the power of the wind, explore gear ratios and more with this 6-in-1 wind-powered machine kit! From the hand powered hand generator to the big-wheel tricycle, walking robot, and yacht, this kit will engage future scientists as they assemble six models (one at a time) from the 200+ pieces. Full-color manual with step-by-step instructions included. You provide diagonal cutters or scissors, nail file, Phillips-head screwdriver, and a few household items.

Publisher Description:

Build six awesome bots that move without any batteries or electricity. The secret behind these fascinating machines is one of the oldest power sources in the world: wind! A full-color manual guides you in assembling six models one at a time from over 130 pieces. Build a big-wheel tricycle, quadruped, soaring machine, drilling monster, walking robot, and even a wind-powered yacht. To make them all go, the kit also includes the pieces to build a hand-powered wind generator. As you build and experiment, you will learn about how gears transmit power and torque. Also learn about wind as a power-generating technology — past, present, and future.

  • Easy, snap-together assembly requires no glue
  • Step-by-step, illustrated instructions
  • 6-in-1 engineering kit: build six wind-powered models and a handheld wind generator. Start cranking the generator and watch them go!
  • Learn about gear ratios and wind-power technology.
  • No batteries or electricity required
  • Category Description for Thames & Kosmos Alternative Energy Kits:
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    Thames and Kosmos
    1.2 (lbs.)
    11.0" x 7.5" x 3.88"
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