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Item #: PF2086 

Price: $100.00

Engineering Design Challenge

In this lab experience, students are challenged to design and build an efficient calorimeter. Students find that the nail must be completely surrounded by the wire or a strong enough current cannot be produced. The faster the nail and magnets are spun, the brighter the LED bulb will glow.

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Safety: Before conducting the lab, review with the class the safety precautions on the student page. Then discuss any safety precautions that are specific to your science laboratory or classroom. Instruct students to practice caution while working with electronics.

Materials Included in Kit

Cardboard tube, 10
LED, Red, 1.2 V, package of 10
Magnet wire, 30 gauge, 200 ft, 10

Iron nails, package of 10
Neodymium magnets, 10
Sandpaper, 9” x 11” sheet

Additional Materials Required
Multimeter, student, 10
Resistor Set, 10
Ruler, Metric, Clear, 30 cm, 10
Student Compass Set, Pkg. of 30, 1
Scissors, 10