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Constructed of sturdy card-stock parts, this remodeled wind generator is easier to build than ever and requires no glue! This is an economical choice if you want everyone in the class to build and have one so students can see the power of the wind up close!
The kit comes with die-cut parts, adhesive dots, motor mount, and the Motor 500 with wires and a lightbulb. Requires a high-velocity fan (or wind) and scissors, sold separately.
Eco-Wind Generator II 10-Pack
This pack has enough materials for 10 students to each build and take home an Eco-Wind Gen II, an easily built student wind generator that uses wind to power a small lightbulb. Requires a fan (or wind), hobby knife, and scissors, sold separately.
Eco-Wind Generator II 30-Pack
Bring wind energy understanding to an entire class with this 30-pack of the Eco-Wind Gen II, an affordable model wind generator. Requires a fan (or wind), hobby knife, and scissors, sold separately.
Building an EZ Catapult is a great activity for elementary students to complete. This elementary guide is written for Grades 3-5. With these fun activities, students grasp a variety of subjects including forces, projectile motion, engineering design, catapult history, and tons more.
The EZ Catapult Elementary STEM Activity Guide contains teacher and student instructions for math, science, and engineering activities; assessment questions; resource pages; and student pages. This guide contains two guided inquiry lessons and a culminating engineering challenge for students to apply concepts learned through the inquiry lessons.
Equipment and materials needed to complete guide activities include the EZ Catapult Kit, computers, targets, hot-melt glue guns, rulers, scissors, paint sticks, rubber bands, clothespins, straws, tubes, shoe boxes, tape, and standard classroom tools and materials.
The basic objectives of Finding Out About Electricity are learning about electricity, discovering different types of electricity, making a simple battery, and making an electrical current. Students also get to make their own simple, electric-powered balsa wood vehicle.
The Finding Out About Flight teacher’s book provides detailed instructions for educating students about the force of gravity, pneumatics, and hydraulics as well as a brief history of aviation and its impact. Cross-curricular objectives for math, science, technology, language arts, and social science are included.
The Finding Out About Flight student book, also included, teaches the force of gravity, pneumatics, and hydraulics as well as a brief history of aviation and its impact. A variety of activities and experiments enable students to design, build, and test parachutes, several types of rockets, hot-air balloons, kites, and more.
This study begins with the history of magnets, dating back to 1200 B.C. Finding Out About Magnetism is full of fun and engaging activities, experiments, and games that enable students to create a magnetic field, study magnetic poles, and make their own magnets and compasses.
The key objectives of Finding Out About Static Electricity include teaching students about static electricity, experimenting with static electricity, understanding positive and negative static electricity, and exploring uses for static electricity. Students investigate through a variety of experiments.
The Exploring Roads, Tracks, and Pathways student book begins with a visual study of directing structures – or pathways that lead or direct someone or something – such as roads, rivers, and pipelines. Students learn about movement, time, and angles as they study theme park rides and roller coasters.
Finding Out About Air is a basic study of the importance of air to all living things. Experiments include fundamental studies in gravity and lift. Students make drawings from what they observe in nature and make a whirly flyer that will hover like a seed on the air.