Build your own maglev train
Build your own maglev train
Build your own maglev train Easy to follow online instructions for assembly of maglev train Add paint to decorate your maglev train Magnets on the bottom of the maglev train cause it to float above the track Kit includes all components to build the maglev train and track

Magic Bullet Train

Price: $21.95
In stock.
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!

 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
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