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Build Your Own Spinning Pyramid - FlinnEverydayScience™

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: AP11803 

Price: $68.35

This item is available for pre-order and will be ready to ship in October.

With this FlinnEverydayScience™ lab, build your own spinning pyramid!

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This item can only be shipped to schools, museums and science centers

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Students build their own candle-powered spinning pyramid. Using the materials included in this kit, each student group assembles a model spinning pyramid that works on the principle of air convection. Students will learn about air convection, energy conversion, forces, and motion while tweaking the design of their spinning pyramid to ensure a fast and continuous spin!
Includes access to pre-lab videos, editable lab instructions, downloadable student handouts, detailed background information, safety information, teacher notes with answers to all questions and sample data, and teaching and lab tips.


This kit includes enough materials for 30 students working in groups of 3, or for 10 groups of students.

This kit includes:
Aluminum pie pan, 20
Double-sided tape, 1 roll
Dowel rods, 10
Modeling clay, 8 oz.
Pushpins, 100
Tea candles, 60