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WARNING: choking hazard - small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

About this item

At a glance

STEM: Science
STEM: Science

Highlights

  • Build a “Perpetual” Motion Machine, powered by an invisible magnetic field.
  • Understand how batteries create the magnetic force that keeps your machine working.
  • Learn about magnets, their early uses, and some of the many ways they are used today.
  • Learn the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics
  • Requires 4 (1.5V) AA batteries (not included).
  • Ages 8+

Specifications

Contains: Does Not Contain Any of the 8 Major Allergens

Suggested Age: 8 Years and Up

CPSC Choking Hazard Warnings: Choking_hazard_small_parts

Educational Focus: Physics

Includes: Experiment Guide

Battery: 4 AAA Alkaline, Required, Not Included

TCIN: 81957813
UPC: 042409527160
Item Number (DPCI): 086-00-5660
Origin: Imported

Description

Build your own “Perpetual” Motion Machine, powered by an invisible magnetic field. Learn why scientists, engineers and mathematicians have never been able to create such a machine, without the addition of an external energy source (like batteries). Explore different kinds of motion machines that have been proposed, and understand why they didn’t work. Learn about magnets and the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics. Requires 4 (1.5V) AA batteries (not included). Ages 8+.
STEM: Science
STEM toys are Science, Technology, Engineering and Math based products that are geared towards developing useful skills in all areas of learning. This product focuses on the core subject: science.
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Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 2 inches length x 10.5 inches width x 11.75 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.77 pounds

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Guest Ratings & Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
100% would recommend
2 recommendations
broad age appeal: 5 out of 5
length of play: 5 out of 5
value: 5 out of 5
quality: 4.8 out of 5
ease of use: 5 out of 5

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