K’NEX Education – Renewable Energy Set

Grades 5 – 8. An outstanding series of STEM investigations will have students generating electricity to operate models as they experiment with renewable energy systems. Students will compare and contrast the power and efficiency that can be realized from wind, solar, and water powered machines. Accommodates 3 groups of students working simultaneously as they learn about issues and concepts that will impact their future. Includes 550 K’NEX pieces and instructions to build 9 curriculum related models, 1 1.38v 500mA solar panel, 3 motors and power cords, 1 capacitor for energy storage, and comprehensive teacher’s guide.

Product Features

  • Builds 9 Renewable Energy Models from K’NEX!
  • Wind, solar and Hydro Powered models that are all operational!
  • Compare and contrast the power and efficiency of three different alternative energy sources
  • Models focus on physical science concepts such as force, motion, simple machines, leverage, mechanical advantage, work, energy and efficiency.
  • Comprehensive teacher’s guide aligned to NSES, ITEEA, NCTM and Common Core Mathematics standards included.