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Item No. 1710102974

Conduct more than 60 electrifying experiments with circuits and magnetic contraptions to learn about electricity and magnetism, and how these two fundamental properties are closely related. Children eight and up can safely and easily experiment with electric current and magnetic fields using the colourful snap-together blocks and components in this hands-on kit. Build series and parallel circuits to light up a light bulb. Experiment with push buttons and on-off switches. Assemble circuits that include a spinning motor, two switches, and up to three light bulbs. Conduct tests to see which materials are magnetic. Learn about the force of magnetism and magnetic poles. Magnetise a metal. Use iron fillings to make invisible magnetic fields visible. Investigate magnetic force and direction with a magnetic pendulum device. Learn how a compass works and about Earth s magnetic fields. Conduct a series of experiments with a sturdy electromagnet.

  • Box Age: 8+
  • Core Child User age: 8+
  • Experimental equipment and Instruction Manual
  • No Assembly required
  • HWD: 42.7 x 29 x 8cm
  • 2 x AA batteries required
  • Learning about Scientific Qualities
  • Do not mix old and new batteries. Do not mix alkaline, standard (carbon-zinc), or rechargeable (nickel-cadmium) batteries.
  • Exclusively available online

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