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Wood Kit - Solar Car

Solar powered wooden car kit

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Calling all budding astronomers! Take your star-gazing to a whole new level with this kid-friendly telescope and accompanying journal packed with facts and fun activity prompts.

This solar race car experiment kit is a great STEM hands-on learning experience. The kit comes with everything you need to develop and apply the principles of basic physics, mechanics, and solar energy while also developing critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

The solar panel is the central part of solar power systems and is the most valuable. It converts the sun’s radiation into electricity and can drive a car using this free power.
The most commonly seen application of solar energy collection outside large-scale agriculture is solar water heating systems. We are seeing these panels more commonly on the roofs of suburban homes, where people are hoping to lessen their carbon footprint and save money on their electricity bills. The term solar panel is used colloquially for a photo-voltaic (PV) module. A PV module is a framework to which an assembly of photo-voltaic cells are mounted for installation – hence solar panel. PV cells generate direct current electricity, after gathering sunlight as the
energy source. A group of PV modules is called a PV panel, and a system of panels is an array.

When sunlight protons hit PV cells, they excite the electrons and allow them to flow, creating an electric current, that can be stored for later use or sent directly to power homes, businesses, agriculture or cars. PV cells are made of materials such as silicon and alloys of indium, gallium and nitrogen. These materials are classified as
semiconductors.

What You Get

43 piece kit, including motor kit, solar panel, axles, wheels, strips and hardware.  Illustrated instructions.

Teach

  • Solar Panels and Renewable Energy
  • Electronics 
  • Construction and Engineering

WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years. 

More Information
Length (cm) 25
Width (cm) 6
Height (cm) 28
Age Group 7-8 Years, 9-10 Years, 11-12 Years, 12+ Years
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