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Shaking Up Some Energy

Shaking Up Some Energy

Price: $44.95
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Kit Contents

 1 30 AWG magnet wire, ΒΌ pound spool containing 825 feet of wire
 6 12 x 3 mm neodymium magnets
 10 Red LED lights
 1 1.9 x 1.3 inch solderless breadboard
 2 Alligator clip leads

Printed instructions are not included with the science kit. Project directions are available online.

You will also need from home:
- Safety glasses
- Cardstock, 8.5 x 11 inch sheet
- Corrugated cardboard, 3 x 6 inch
- Scissors
- Hobby knife or utility knife
- Ruler
- Pen or pencil
- Scotch tape
- Fine-grit sandpaper, 2 x 2 inch piece
- Craft glue
- Optional: power drill

Product Description

Project Difficulty: Intermediate
Project Length: 1-3 days
Project Instructions: Human-Powered Energy

Have you ever wondered what it takes to create electricity? With the help of this kit you can build your own mini motion activated generator in just a few hours. The kit provides and straightforward and fun introduction to the science of how magnetic fields can be used to create electricity. How many magnets and how much shaking will it take to light up one LED light? How about two, three, or four LEDs?

For troubleshooting tips, please read this project's FAQ's.