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Thames and Kosmos Electricity and Magnetism

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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 colorful 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. Magnetize 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. Finally, put everything you have learned to good use by constructing a loudspeaker, an electromagnetic relay switch, and a morse code telegraph key. The components are specially designed to make learning fun and accessible. The electrical blocks fit together with simple plug-and-socket connectors. Because the blocks are brightly colored and have unique shapes, it is easy to follow the assembly diagrams to construct functional devices. The 64-page, full-color experiment manual guides you through experiments with easy-to-follow diagrams.
Contains: Does not contain any of the 8 major allergens
Material: Plastic
Includes: Activity guide, instruction guide, experiment guide
Features: Multiple levels of play
Assembly Details: Assembly required, no tools needed
Suggested Age: 8 Years and Up
Award 1 Name: Parents' Choice Gold Awards
Grade Level: 5th Grade, 4th Grade, 3rd Grade
Care and Cleaning: Spot or wipe clean
Award 1 Organization: Parents' Choice Foundation
Number of Players: 1 Player
Number of Activities: 60
Educational Focus: Teaching Aid, Science
Power Source: Battery
Battery: 2 AA, Required, not included
Warranty: 1 year limited warranty. To obtain a copy of the manufacturer's warranty for this item, please call Target Guest Services at 1-800-591-3869.
Warranty Information:To obtain a copy of the manufacturer's warranty for this item, please call Target Guest Services at 1-800-591-3869.
TCIN: 15055459
UPC: 814743010451
Item Number (DPCI): 087-02-0437
$42.99

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