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Thames & Kosmos Solar Power

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Thames & Kosmos Solar Power



Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 14.6 x 11.5 x 3.1 inches
  • Item Weight: 2.4 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds
  • Origin: Taiwan
  • Item model number: 555006
  • Manufacturer recommended age: 8 years and up
  • Batteries: 1 AA batteries required.
  • Discontinued by manufacturer: Yes
  • Photovoltaic energized vehicles
  • Build your own solar powered models and discover how solar cells generate electricity from light
  • The special solar panel in this kit consists of three solar cells and generates 1.5 volts of electricity
  • You can even use the solar panel to charge up your own rechargeable AA batteries
  • Compete with your friends to see whose solar vehicle runs the fastest

Key Features The 177 building pieces included in this set are compatible with those in all Thames & Kosmos Construction Series kits, Physics Series kits, Wind Power, and Hydropower kits. Ages: 8 and Up Overview Build your own solar-powered models and discover how solar cells generateelectricity from light. Build six solar powered models including a locomotive,single-prop plane, bulldozer, helicopter, backhoe, and twin-rotor helicopter. The special solar panel in this kit consists of three solar cells andgenerates 1.5 volts of electricity in bright sunlight, like a AA battery. Aunique cradle holds either the solar panel or the battery, allowing you toswitch out the solar panel for a AA battery (not included), depending on thestrength of sunlight. You can even use the solar panel to charge up your ownrechargeable AA batteries. The solar panel is positionable, so you canmaximize its exposure to the sun to generate the most power. The 24-page color instruction book included in this kit gives step-by-stepinstructions for assembling the six model vehicles. After you have built thesuggested models, you can design your own solar vehicles. Compete with yourfriends to see whose solar vehicle runs the fastest! From the Manufacturer Photovoltaic Energized Vehicles. Build your own solar powered models anddiscover how solar cells generate electricity from light. Build six solarpowered models including a locomotive, single prop plane, bulldozer,helicopter, backhoe, and twin rotor helicopter. The special solar panel inthis kit consists of three solar cells and generates 1.5 volts of electricityin bright sunlight, like a AA battery. A unique cradle holds either the solarpanel or the battery, allowing you to switch out the solar panel for a AAbattery (not included), depending on the strength of sunlight. You can evenuse the solar panel to charge up your own rechargeable AA batteries. The solarpanel is positionable, so you can maximize its exposure to the sun to generatethe most power. After you built the suggested models, you can design your ownsolar vehicles. Compete with your friends to see whose solar vehicle runs thefastest. 24 page color instruction booklet. 177 building pieces.


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All returns accepted within 30 days after receiving the item.

  • Refund given as money back (no exchanges)
  • Return Shipping to be paid by buyer, unless item defective or damaged.
  • 15% Restocking fee applies unless return due to defective or damaged product.
  • Perishable or Hazardous Goods are not returnable. Returns may require compliance with Manufacturer policies.

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