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The TETRIX® MAX R/C Getting Started Package offers the ultimate remote-controlled robotics experience. Teams of four work to design fully functioning remote-controlled robots, with each student group having access to both a TETRIX MAX R/C Robotics Set and a TETRIX MAX Expansion Set. The included curriculum materials, Instructional Build DVD for TETRIX MAX Robotics, and Engineering Design Loop Poster Set provide an added bonus to the builder’s guides.

Includes:

  • 6 TETRIX MAX R/C Robotics Sets each containing:
    • 679 building elements
    • A variety of structural, motion, and hardware elements including a variety of wheels, gears, channels, flats, and connectors
    • Gamepad-style, four-channel wireless controller
    • R/C motor controller and mounting kit
    • Two 12-volt DC motors, motor cables, and two 180-degree standard-scale servo motors
    • Rechargeable battery pack and charger
    • On/off switch and assembly tools
    • Printed builder’s guide
  • 6 TETRIX MAX Expansion Sets each containing:
    • 735 total building elements
    • A variety of structural, motion, and hardware elements including tank treads, rack and pinion gear, additional sizes of metal gearing, channel, and flats
    • 1 continuous rotation servo motor
    • Printed builder’s guide and activity accessories
  • A Teacher’s Guide to Integrating Simple Machines in Robotics
    • 12 problem-solving activities along with graphic organizers, assessment tools, and sample lesson plans
  • Engineering Design Loop Poster Set
  • Instructional Build DVD for TETRIX MAX Robotics

$4,850.00

The TETRIX® MAX Programmable Getting Started Package delivers a comprehensive classroom experience for teaching and learning through autonomous robotics. Teams of four work to design and code robots, with each student group having access to both a TETRIX MAX Programmable Robotics Set and a TETRIX MAX Expansion Set. The included curriculum materials and Engineering Design Loop Poster Set provide an added bonus to the builder’s guides.

Includes:

  • 6 TETRIX MAX Programmable Robotics Sets each containing:
    • 679 building elements
    • TETRIX PRIZM™ Robotics Controller with USB cable
    • Grove Line Finder and Ultrasonic Sensors
    • A variety of structural, motion, and hardware elements including a variety of wheels, gears, channels, flats, and connectors
    • Two 12-volt DC motors, motor cables, and two 180-degree standard-scale servo motors
    • Rechargeable battery pack and charger
    • PRIZM On/off switch and assembly tools
    • Sturdy storage bin, lid, and sorting tray
    • Printed guide to programming the PRIZM controller using the Arduino Software (IDE), which is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X 10.7 or newer, and Linux devices that contain a USB port
  • 6 TETRIX MAX Expansion Sets each containing:
    • 735 total building elements
    • A variety of structural, motion, and hardware elements including tank treads, rack and pinion gear, additional sizes of metal gearing, channels, and flats
    • 1 continuous rotation servo motor
    • Printed builder’s guide and activity accessories
  • TETRIX PRIZM™ Coding Essentials Teacher's Guide
    • Five problem-solving activities and six open-ended challenges along with assessment tools and standards correlations
  • Engineering Design Loop Poster Set

$5,295.00

The TETRIX® MAX Dual-Control Getting Started Package delivers a comprehensive classroom solution that offers the best of both worlds. Teams of four work to design and control both remote and programmable robots, with each student group having access to both a TETRIX MAX Dual-Control Robotics Set and a TETRIX MAX Expansion Set. The included curriculum materials and Engineering Design Loop Poster Set provide an added bonus to the builder’s guides.

Includes:

  • 6 TETRIX MAX Dual-Control Robotics Sets each containing:
    • 679 building elements
    • TETRIX PRIZM™ Robotics Controller with USB cable
    • Grove Line Finder and Ultrasonic Sensors
    • Gamepad-style, four-channel wireless controller
    • R/C motor controller and mounting kit
    • A variety of structural, motion, and hardware elements including a variety of wheels, gears, channel, flats, and connectors
    • Two 12-volt DC motors, motor cables, and two 180-degree standard-scale servo motors
    • Rechargeable battery pack and charger
    • PRIZM and wireless gamepad on/off switch kits and assembly tools
    • Sturdy storage bin, lid, and sorting tray
    • Printed guide to programming the PRIZM controller using the Arduino Software (IDE), which is compatible with Windows, Mac OS X 10.7 or newer, and Linux devices that contain a USB port
    • Printed builder's guide – a robust teacher’s resource packed with instructions for building three models, safety information, resources, activities, and more
  • 6 TETRIX MAX Expansion Sets each containing:
    • 735 total building elements
    • A variety of structural, motion, and hardware elements including tank treads, rack and pinion gear, additional sizes of metal gearing, channel, and flats
    • 1 continuous rotation servo motor
    • Printed builder’s guide and activity accessories
  • TETRIX PRIZM™ Coding Essentials Teacher's Guide
  • Engineering Mobile Robotics Teacher's Guide
  • Engineering Design Loop Poster Set
  • Instructional Build DVD for TETRIX MAX Robotics

$6,095.00

The TETRIX® PRIME Getting Started Package offers the ultimate robotics experience. Teams of two work to design fully functioning, remote-controlled robots, with each student pair having access to both a TETRIX PRIME R/C Starter Set and a TETRIX PRIME Expansion Set. The included Instructional Build DVD for TETRIX PRIME Robotics and Engineering Design Loop Poster Set provide an added bonus to the builder’s guides.

The Getting Started Package includes:

  • 12 TETRIX PRIME R/C Starter Sets each containing:
    • 298 building elements plus Gripper Kit
    • Gamepad-style, four-channel wireless controller
    • 4 servo motors (2 standard and 2 continuous rotation)
    • Rechargeable battery pack and charger
    • On/off switch and assembly tools
    • Printed setup and builder’s guides along with activity accessories
  • 12 TETRIX PRIME Expansion Sets each containing:
    • 539 total building elements
    • 1 standard servo motor
    • Assembly tools
    • Printed builder’s guide
  • Engineering Design Loop Poster Set
  • Instructional Build DVD for TETRIX PRIME Robotics

$5,995.00

First, each student builds and launches a high-flying tube rocket. Then, they take aerospace concepts further by building a balsa wood glider that rides a rocket into the sky and releases at apogee to glide down on its own. This package contains enough materials for 30 students as well as the necessary launch equipment.

The AP Rockets & Gliders – GS Package includes the following items, which can also be ordered individually.

  • 40370 AP Rocket Launcher II
  • 35692 AP Rocket 30-Pack
  • 34455 AP Glider 30-Pack
  • 34678 Glider Launch Stabilizer
  • 34417 Hand Pump
  • 59839 AP Rocket and Glider Video (DVD)

Requires scissors, hobby knife, ruler, glue stick, CA glue, and transparent tape, sold separately.

$395.00

Count down to fun while learning the basics of solid-fuel rocketry. This package pulls together materials for 50 student rockets, a launching system, an altitude finder, five rocket fin holders, and the Solid-Fuel Rocket video. Engines and starters will ship USPS ground only. If your order contains additional items, they will be shipped separately via our normal carrier, ground only.

$450.00

Exciting and fun, solid-fuel rocket activities launch students to new heights of learning. By building and experimenting with rockets, students learn to calculate average velocity and potential energy, design for maximum velocity at launch or minimum descent velocity, and much more.

The Solid-Fuel Rockets Teacher’s Guide contains ITEEA, NCTM, and NSTA standards addressed; teacher and student instructions for a variety of math, science, and technology activities; pretests and posttests; resource pages; and puzzles. Contains separate activities for middle school and high school students.

Equipment and materials needed to complete guide activities include the Pitsco Solid-Fuel Rockets – Getting Started Package (includes launcher and one altimeter), tape measure, altimeters, scale, scissors or craft knife, ruler, hole punch, string, stopwatches, clay, gummed tape, spray paint, white glue, and standard classroom tools and materials. Note: This list is for all activities; individual activities don’t require all listed materials.

$24.95

Give your students a lift with hot-air balloons! This Getting Started package has everything needed to get your class started in hot-air balloons, including materials for 30 students to each build their own hot-air balloon, launching equipment, and the Hot-Air Balloon video.

$515.00

Give your classroom curriculum a lift with the Hot-Air Balloons Teacher’s Guide. Students learn to calculate surface area and volume; to analyze flights; and to discover how lift, drag, buoyancy, and temperature affect hot-air balloon flight.

The Hot-Air Balloons Teacher’s Guide contains NGSS, CCSSM, ITEEA, NCTM, and NSTA standards addressed; teacher and student instructions for a variety of math, science, and technology activities; pretests and posttests; resource pages; and puzzles. Contains separate activities for middle school and high school students.

Equipment and materials needed to complete guide activities include the Pitsco Hot-Air Balloons – Getting Started Package (includes Inflation Station Launcher), propane cylinder, long-necked lighter, thermometer or thermocouple, scissors, ruler, stopwatch, tape measure, digital scale, latex balloons, and standard classroom tools and materials. Note: This list is for all activities; individual activities don’t require all listed materials.

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Build and deploy parachutes with a variety of payloads and watch the excitement. This Getting Started package includes materials for 30 student parachutes and the Dr. Zoon Parachutes Video.

$89.00

Parachuting has both a fun and a functional side. This guide pulls the rip cord of possibilities by showing you and your students how to build and test parachutes to learn about acceleration, speed, velocity, load, gravity, area, and a bundle of calculations.

The Parachutes Teacher’s Guide contains NSTA, NCTM, and ITEEA standards addressed; teacher and student instructions for a variety of math, science, and engineering activities; pretests and posttests; resource pages; and puzzles. Contains separate activities for middle school and high school students.

Equipment and materials needed to complete guide activities include the Pitsco Parachutes – Getting Started Package, digital scale, hooked mass set, stopwatch, tape measure (metric), scissors, binder clips, eggs, and standard classroom tools and materials. Note: This list is for all activities; individual activities don’t require all listed materials.

$24.95

“Project on a string” usually indicates an inexpensive activity, and this is no exception. This Getting Started package includes materials needed for 30 tetrahedron kites and the Dr. Zoon KaZoon Kite Video.

$160.00

You don’t have to play with lightning to learn from kites! This guide shows how to construct a tetrahedron kite and use it to demonstrate many important principles: lift, area and volume, density, forming and testing a hypothesis, tetrahedral and polyhedral design, and more.

The KaZoon Kites Teacher’s Guide contains NCTM, NSTA, and ITEEA standards addressed; teacher and student instructions for a variety of math, science, and technology activities; pretests and posttests; resource pages; and puzzles. Contains separate activities for middle school and high school students.

Equipment and materials needed to complete guide activities include the Pitsco KaZoon Kites – Getting Started Package, scissors, three spring scales, tape measure or ruler, altimeter, wind gauge, stopwatch, scale, and standard classroom tools and materials. Note: This list is for all activities; individual activities don’t require all listed materials.

$24.95

How do you show young students the basic concepts of force and motion? Try this activity using a plastic bottle to create a racer that flies down the track and is powered by air pressure. These are fun to build, and students personalize their racers with paint, decals, or other items.

Pack includes the kits, launcher, tire pump, and other items needed to lead the activity. Track length is 35' to 40'.

$375.00

If you are looking for a simple but entertaining way to demonstrate potential energy, this Toolbox Racer does the trick. It uses the energy in the measuring tape’s spring to move the racer forward.

Just a few laser-cut parts glue together easily for a quick build. Includes enough kits and tape measures for 30 cars, twine, and the Toolbox Racer video.

$350.00

Tune in your students to the ideas of elasticity, proportion, line of best fit, and more with this exciting activity. Students build a bungee cord out of rubber bands that you attach to the Rip Cord Parachute Drop and Stand. Add a doll or weight to the cord and have the students experiment to keep the load safe from a disastrous crash.

Includes the needed rubber bands, Rip Cord Parachute Drop kits, and Rip Cord Parachute Drop and Stand.

$385.00