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Green Energy
AP8196
How can sustainable electric energy be produced? Explore the production, storage and use of electricity from natural sources such as water, wind, and the Sun. Includes two solar cells, an energy storage device, and materials to build 14 differe...
 
Eco-Energy
AP7855
How can sustainable electric energy be produced? Explore the production, storage and use of electricity from natural sources such as water, wind, and the Sun. Includes two solar cells, an energy storage device, and materials to build 14 different mod...
 
Renewable Energy Set
AP7819
Explore wind, solar, and water energy—all in one convenient set! Three interchangeable power units can be mounted to a sturdy plastic base. One converts sunlight to energy, while the other two use wind and water to create energy. Four different monit...
 
Thermoelectric Generator Demonstrator
AP7905
Place each aluminum leg into a plastic cup with water. If the water temperature is the same, nothing happens. But, what happens if the water is hot on one side and cold on the other? The fan starts to spin! If you connect the apparatus to a battery o...
 
Ethanol Fuel Cell Science Kit
AP8189
A demonstration of the future of fuel cell technology right before your eyes! This science kit shows the workings of a direct ethanol fuel cell and the principles behind the conversion of ethanol into electrical energy through oxidization. The proces...
 
Bio-Energy Kit
AP7470
Discover the future of bio-fuel cell technology! This device silently demonstrates how energy can be created from ethanol without combustion—and works, nonstop, for hours! Many fuel cells use hydrogen or methanol as fuel, but this fuel cell converts ...
 
Fuel Cell Car
AP7317
Bring the energy source of the 21st century into your classroom! Topics in chemistry, physics and engineering are studied as students learn about the electrolysis of water, how solar cells and fuel cells operate, mechanical work and energy conserva...
 
H-Racer Fuel Cell Car
AP7329
Explore the power of hydrogen! Sleek car demonstrates the technology behind how a fuel cell car operates. Transparent design allows students to see the inner mechanics of the car. Kit includes a refueling station that produces hydrogen and oxygen fro...
 
Eco-Battery Vehicles
AP7841
Build your own experiments with an innovative and environmentally friendly “fuel cell!” Car manufacturers are always looking to develop new technology to run automobiles that is long-lasting, environmentally friendly, and reasonably priced to reduce ...
 
Build a Solar Cell - Photovoltaic Effect and Photosynthesis - Student Activity Kit
AP6916
The energy crisis is real! Update your curriculum today and bring the latest technological developments in solar energy research into your classroom. Dye-sensitized solar cells mimic the process that occurs in photosynthesis to harvest sunlight and c...
 
Solar Cell Demonstration
AP7821
Demonstrate the conversion of solar energy into mechanical energy. Four solar cells are mounted a plastic disc (4½" dia.) that is connected to a DC motor. When the panels are exposed to a lamp or the Sun, the wheel starts to spin. Experiment wit...
 
Mini Solar Panel, 1.5 V, 200 mA
AP7900
Design your own solar energy experiments! Durable, mini solar panels are encapsulated in a plastic case that will stand up to repeated student use. Connect to various devices with 6" lead wires. Each panel is 3¾" L x 2½" W.
 
Mini Solar Panel, 3 V, 100 mA
AP7902
Design your own solar energy experiments! Durable, mini solar panels are encapsulated in a plastic case that will stand up to repeated student use. Connect to various devices with 6" lead wires. Each panel is 3¾" L x 2½" W.
 
Mini Solar Panel, 6 V, 50 mA
AP7903
Design your own solar energy experiments! Durable, mini solar panels are encapsulated in a plastic case that will stand up to repeated student use. Connect to various devices with 6" lead wires. Each panel is 3¾" L x 2½" W.
 
Solar-Powered Cars—Flinn STEM Design Challenge™
AP8049
Students build their very own model cars that run on energy from the sun! These solar vehicles use mini solar panels to convert the sun’s energy to electricity. In the first part of this activity, students learn how a solar car works and build a mode...
 
Solar Powered Car
AP7906
Demonstrate how photovoltaic panels can produce electrical energy. Car can be operated two ways: by solar energy charging a AA battery or direct solar energy to move a motor that in turn moves the wheels to drive the car forward. An auxiliary mode is...
 
Photon Solar Racer
AP6060
Race with the power of the sun! Give your students a hands-on experience with the future of transportation. Fast, clean-running solar vehicles may be just around the corner. The Photon Solar Racer can be built in one class period and raced in anoth...
 
Cooking with Solar Energy—Flinn STEM Design Challenge™
AP8048
The Earth receives enough energy from the Sun every hour to meet its energy needs for an entire year. The challenge is to capture solar energy in a useable way. Solar ovens are a fuel-efficient and environmentally-friendly method of using the Sun’s u...
 
Simple Solar Science
AP7820
Explore the basic principles of solar energy with this simple demonstration. When the photovoltaic cell is exposed to the Sun, the motor spins and rotates the diffraction disk creating a beautiful color display. An inexpensive demonstration to introd...
 
Solar Cell and Motor
AP5106
Use the sun to power a motor. The energy conversion from solar to electrical to mechanical energy will be made concrete for students using this simple kit. When the solar panel is placed in bright sunlight, it powers the motor. What can the motor pow...
 
Solar Experiment Kit
AP7794
Demonstrate how light from the Sun can be converted to mechanical energy, light energy, battery power, and current. Includes a mounted solar cell, motor, LED, rechargeable battery and ammeter. Connect the solar cell to the base through the built-in t...
 
Solar Energy Demonstrator
AP7774
Brighten up your classroom and study solar energy. Production of photovoltaic, or solar, energy depends on the surface area of the solar cell, the intensity and angle of the light, and wavelength. These variables can be changed to explore how differe...
 
Solar Can Motor Robot
AP7909
A simple a fun way to integrate renewable energy and robotics! The included solar panel converts energy from the Sun into electric energy to activate a motor, which propels the robot forward. Construct the robot using the included instructional diagr...
 
14-in-1 Solar Robot
AP7910
Build a robot that is powered by the Sun! Learn how solar energy can turn a small motor. When that motor is connected to other materials, the possibilities are endless. Instructions are included to build 14 different robots. Construct a turtle, crab,...
 
Radiometer, Solar Engine
AP1948
One of the all time classic solar engines. It demonstrates the effect of infrared radiation with the spinning of its vanes. Just set it in bright light or the sun and away it goes. The hows and whys of solar motion are discussed in the accompanying l...
 
Solar Bag
AP4622
The world's largest solar bag-you've never seen a solar bag like this one! Our 50-foot-long, 3-foot diameter, black plastic solar bag holds over 350 cubic feet of air. Simply fill with air, tie off the ends, and let the solar energy of the sun heat t...
 
Solar Oven
AP6388
Students will love cooking their lunch using the unlimited supply of solar energy! No electricity, no flames, and best of all, no pollution. The Solar Oven's reflective panels concentrate the Sun's light into the cooking chamber at the base. The cham...
 
Solar Furnace
AP5108
We're talking hot! Students will be astounded at the temperatures and rate of increase achieved with this solar furnace. This solar furnace is constructed with two major components-a concentrator and a receiver. A 30.5-cm mirrored parabolic dish is t...
 
Biofuels—Flinn STEM Design Challenge™
AP8052
Biofuels provide an alternative to petroleum-based fuels. Ethanol, a biofuel produced from biomass such as corn, is frequently blended with gasoline to produce a “cleaner” burning fuel. In this lab, students explore ethanol production through the fer...
 
Build a Water Wheel—Flinn STEM Design Challenge™
AP8050
Hydropower has been used to do work for thousands of years. Water wheels transfer the energy of flowing water to mechanical energy to press, grind, crush, lift and saw. Students have fun while building water wheels and determining how much power the ...
 
PowerWheel Kit
AP7818
Water is a powerful source of sustainable energy. Explore the wonders of hydropower with this eye-catching hydro-generator. Hook the water wheel up to a faucet or hose and watch the energy from the flowing water be converted first into mechanical ene...
 
Generating Electricity with Wind—Flinn STEM Design Challenge™
AP8051
Capture the energy of the wind and convert it to electricity! Wind farms are a rapidly-growing industry, providing electricity for over 11 million homes and creating tens of thousands of jobs in recent years. In this activity, students investigate ho...
 
Wind Energy - Student Laboratory Kit
AP7512
Fluctuating fuel prices make green energy more appealing than ever! Integrate STEM design standards into your curriculum as students study the principles behind using wind energy to produce mechanical power. Each student group constructs a windmill w...
 
Wind Generator
AP7468
Creating power and energy from thin air? You bet! This affordable wind turbine demonstrates how energy can be generated by wind. Easy to assemble, this little-turbine-that-could produces enough electricity to power LED bulbs, a small power output boa...
 
Wind Education Kit
AP7469
Using this miniature realistic wind turbine, students can evaluate the pitch, or angle, of the blades and then investigate how pitch and number of blades affects power output. Students also learn how the turbine protects itself under strong wind cond...
 
Wind-Powered Generator
AP5107
As fossil fuels become more expensive and as we become more aware of their harmful effects on the environment, alternative forms of energy increase in interest. This wind generator is a mini-research unit on wind power and windmill design. The unit c...
 
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