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K'NEX Education - Investigating Solar Energy

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Go green and bring STEM concepts to life with the K'NEX Investigating Solar Energy Set! Designed to address critical science, technology and engineering concepts in the middle school classroom and provide instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of these important concepts. Using K'NEX and the lessons provided in the teacher guide enables you to offer students a program of study that uses hands-on exploration in conjunction with an engaging inquiry-based approach to learning. As students work cooperatively they are encouraged to work together as they build, investigate, discuss and evaluate concepts, ideas and designs. Set includes 128 K'NEX parts - enough to build 6 renewable energy models, two at a time. Supports 1-2 students. Grades 5 - 9. Building instructions & comprehensive teacher's guide aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Standards included. Packaged in a strong storage tub with snap-on lid.

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062128

F977F0C8

744476770752

77075

2.6 pounds

13.7 x 8.7 x 7.6

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K'NEX Education - Investigating Solar Energy
 
4.8

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5.0

Life Changing

By pelk

from Undisclosed

Comments about K'NEX Education - Investigating Solar Energy:

I grew up playing with these things, and now Im a robotics engineer!!!! This kick started my life!!!! The more educational the toys the better and this is perfect!

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5.0

Hot activities!

By Denise58

from Bradenton FL

Comments about K'NEX Education - Investigating Solar Energy:

I used this kit with my 3rd thru 5 graders as part of my renewable energy unit. The crank man was built by 4th graders, a bit challenging and a few class periods but they did it. The shuttle ride is very easy to build and quick. We had races with the solar car on the basketball court and they could see first hand how the angle of the sun affected the speed of the car. Great kit!

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5.0

loved it

By micy

from Reading, PA, United States

Comments about K'NEX Education - Investigating Solar Energy:

I love it. It was really easy to build. I am going to recommend this to all my friends.

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4.0

Great for teaching kids about science

By Cher

from Chicago, IL, United States

Comments about K'NEX Education - Investigating Solar Energy:

I tried this set out with my boys (5 and 6 years old) and while they didn't get it yet, they had a blast building it.  The sets instructions are easy to follow and you get 128 total pieces to build with.  You can build up to two sets at a time.  The set is great to show kids about solar energy and start getting their minds thinking about science.  Since you are building specific models, I'd say this would be better for one child at a time.  I do love though how everything fits nicely inside the durable plastic container, which makes for easy storage. I received this product to review in exchange for sharing my honest opinion.

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