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Magic Bullet Train

Magic Bullet Train

Price: $21.95
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Kit Contents

 2 23 1/2" self sticking magnetic strips
 2 5 7/8" self sticking magnetic strips
 2 Plastic angles
 4 4 1/2" sheet metal screws
 1 5/16" x 3/16" x 24" wood strip
 1 3/4" x 1/2" x 24" wood strip
 1 1 1/2" x 1 1/2" x 5" wood block
 1 Decal sheet
 3 Ring magnets
 1 Wooden dowel

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

You will also need from home:
- Wood or craft glue
- Pencil
- Ruler
- Plastic cups (2), 8 oz or 16 oz
- Extra cup or glass to pour water
- Measuring cup with milliliter (mL) markings or a kitchen scale that can measure grams
- Optional: Sandpaper to sand the wooden block into a train shape
- Optional: Paint and paint brushes to decorate the train

Product Description

Project Difficulty: Beginner
Project Length: 1 week
Project Instructions: The Amazing Floating Train: How Much Weight Can A Maglev Train Hold?

Maglev trains are a fascinating bit of physics. They travel at high speeds. China’s Maglev Train averages 165 miles per hour, while literally floating. With this kit you can design and build your own maglev train and then experiment to see how large a load the train can carry. It is art, science, engineering, and toy all in one!