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Thames and Kosmos - Physics Simple Machines

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Are you fascinated by physics? Do you want to learn all about pulleys, levers, wedges, wheels, axles and planes? Then become immersed in the ‘Physics: Simple Machines’ kit. Build six simple machines, conduct eight intriguing experiments, and enjoy hours of entertainment.

  • $25.00
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  • Weight
    0.2 kg

Physics: Simple Machines kit offers a practical approach to develop an understanding of physics by building models of simple machines and exploring the associated theories and principles. Hands-on activities such as creating gear systems, building moveable pulleys and constructing a lever that works like a catapult will keep users interested for hours, while allowing them to understand the theory behind each construction. The assembling and use of a spring scale to measure how each of the machines change the direction and magnitude of forces is the perfect way to complete each activity.

The comprehensive visual manual provides clear instructions for constructing each machine, conducting the related experiments, provides safety advice, and offers explanations of the related physics theories and principles. Get ready to enter the wondrous world of physics!

The kit includes:

  • 2 x Anchor pins                                
  • 3 x Joint pins                                                     
  • 3 x Shaft plugs
  • 5 x Washers
  • 2 x Long axle
  • 4 x Tires for pulley wheel
  • 4 x Pulley wheels
  • 4 x Corner pieces
  • 2 x Three-hole rod
  • 2 x Long rod
  • 2 x Small frame
  • Axle lock
  • Five-hole rod
  • Small gear
  • Medium gear
  • Large gear
  • Base plate
  • Hook
  • Part separator tool
  • Rubber band
  • String
  • Die-cut cardboard sheet
  • 12 Page Full-colour instruction manual

To complete all the activities, additional items such as a water bottle are required (not included).

Recommended for ages eight and above. Adult supervision is required. Not suitable for children under three years of age.

Packaging size: 130 x 210 x 55mm.

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