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Physics: The Science of Matter & Energy
Force = mass x acceleration - And don't forget to factor in the fun!
Sure, you've probably heard of a chemistry set. But a physics set? This is something new. Like chemistry, physics is an essential science for everyone to study, and Physics Workshop is the essential introduction to physics.
Through building 36 models and 37 experiments, the principles of physics are at work before your very eyes.
Explore and discover:
Why does a brick feel heavier than a pencil?
At what angle should you throw a ball into the air to get the greatest distance?
How is a screw like a ramp?
Why can you balance more easily on a bicycle when you are moving than when you are stopped?
How does a car transfer power from the engine to the wheels?
What is power anyway?
Gravity, force, simple machines, acceleration, momentum, work, and power are all demonstrated right in front of you. Physics Workshop is a hands-on approach that's fun and effective.
Physics Education in an Outstanding Kit
Build a wind power generator, crane, pendulum clock, sail car, mars robot, pin ball game, hammer machine, centrifuge, force scale, more
Experiment with simple machines: gears, levers, screws, inclined planes, pulleys, wheels and axles
Learn and understand the most important physics laws and equations
Read about amazing real-world applications for physics
36 Building Projects & 37 Experiments
64 page Experiment Manual
Assembly instructions, experiments and explanations in a richly-illustrated, easy-to-follow manner
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"The clear photo layout on the box leads me to believe the instructions will be clear and intuitive to my child. This will help keep my son's frustration level low."
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We bought this gift for our 8 year old grandson. I was disappointed in the instruction/idea book. The instructions for putting the experiments together were not very clear, so it was difficult for an adult to put it together. I was hoping this would be a good experience for his inquisitive mind. Unfortunately, it fell very short of the mark.
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