Grades: 6-9 Harness the power of the sun with the K'NEX SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEM. Learn about this clean, green, renewable power source that is so crucial to our future. K'NEX Solar Energy System is a terrific introduction to solar power through its use of hands-on experiments.
Renewable energy systems
Solar resource/solar energy
Connection between weather variables and available solar energy
Response of a photovoltaic solar cell to different wavelengths of light
Build 7 curriculum related models, 4 at a time, 2 powered by solar panels and 2 powered by capacitors. Set includes 618 K'NEX Rods and Connectors, color-coded building instructions and a comprehensive teacher's guide with 7 inquiry based lesson plans and background information. Exclusive K'NEX solar panels use sunlight or incandescent light to power models. Two 1.38v - 500mA solar panels, 4 solar motors, 4 - 12" power cords and two capacitors included.