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Solar Vehicles – Getting Started Package

SKU: W35567
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Saving energy in transportation is at the top of the list these days. This Getting Started package provides materials for 30 students to design, build, and test their own solar cars, including six Ray Catcher® Solar Panels that students share.

Looking for standards-based activities to accompany these materials? The Solar Vehicles Teacher’s Guide is available for print here, or you can download a digital copy for free here.


Type: Multi-Student Project Packs Grades: 6-12


  • California Proposition 65 Warning:

    WARNING: This product contains one or more chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, and other reproductive harm.

Latex Warning: This product contains latex and when in contact with skin it might result in an allergic reaction.

SDS Sheets


Learning Values

  • Photovoltaics
  • Force and motion
  • Energy and power
  • Problem-solving
  • Systems
  • Social impacts
  • Technological design
  • Data analysis and predictions
  • Electric power
  • Ratios
  • Graphing data
  • Measurements


  • Students Served: 30
  • Tools Required: Soldering iron and solder, hobby knife, cool-melt gun and glue, needle-nose pliers, and ruler
  • Note: This product contains latex.