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Frightened Grasshopper Solar Powered Bug

  Frightened Grasshopper Solar Powered Bug
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Build your own life-size grasshopper. An educational robot and mini solar kit. He's small, but he's an attention-getter!

Explore the potential of solar power with this neat science kit. This build-it-yourself educational solar hobby kit is for the first time science experimenters with little or no experience.

  • The Frightened Grasshopper Solar Powered Bug
  • Teaches about forms of alternative energy in a easy-to-use science kit
  • Shows how solar energy can be used to generate electricity
  • Illustrates how radiant energy from the sun can be transformed to electrical energy with a PV cell
  • A motor inside the grasshopper transforms electrical energy to motion
  • Functions best very close to a non-florescent light bulb or in direct sunlight
  • An attention-grabbing display piece related to solar power for a science fair project, class discussion, or just out-of-the-ordinary play
  • The dimensions of the Grasshopper are 6.50x3.25x1.50 inches
  • Ages 10+

    NOTE: The orange color in the charts above indicate ages that are LESS than the manufacturer suggested age. Please purchase at your discretion if your child is younger than 10 years of age.

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      UPC 092087676704
      Manufacturer SKU OWI-MSK670
      Date Added to Fat Brain Toys 5/7/2007
      Manufactured In Peoples Republic of China
      Manufacturer Recommended Minimum Age 10 years
      Fat Brain Toys Monthly Sales Ranking #2123

    CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts.
  • Not for children under 3 yrs.

  • Total Customer Reviews: 139
    Average Customer Rating: 4.24 (site average 4.56)
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    Product review of Frightened Grasshopper Solar Powered Bug
    Posted 10/17/2014 by Elizabeth Foster

    Great strong product

    Rating: 5
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    My rating of Frightened Grasshopper Solar Powered Bug
    Posted 12/22/2013

    I can't say what kind of "play value" the grasshopper has, because I give these to executives and engineers. I will say they stop me to say how much they enjoyed the gift and how excited they got when it started hopping around. I always suggest they put it in a small bowl so it doesn't hop off the desk and fly apart.

    Rating: 5
    3 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
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    A rating of Frightened Grasshopper Solar Powered Bug
    Posted 1/17/2013 by cindy kelly

    I thought this would be more of a project, it took my son about 2 minutes to assemble. Also, it was much smaller than I expected

    Rating: 2
    8 of 8 customers found this review helpful.
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    Review for Frightened Grasshopper Solar Powered Bug
    Posted 1/2/2013 by DONIVAN HUWALDT

    The grasshopper got lots of play initially by all. It was still one of the top toys that both kids, & adults were still doing the next day. I'm pretty sure it wil not be forgotten.

    Rating: 4
    4 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
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    Frightened Grasshopper
    Posted 12/27/2012 by Jenny Hawkins

    Grasshopper does NOT work ie move, at all.
    Rating: 1
    The grasshopper was just waiting for a sunny day. He's on the move now - and our customer is pleased. If you believe any Fat Brain Toy is defective, we leap into action and serve you well. Visit the Returns & Exchanges Center for details.

    6 of 6 customers found this review helpful.
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    solar kits, robots, grasshoppers, insects, bug toys, solar power kits, solar power experiments, alternative energy experiments, green energy experiments, science fair experiments, science projects, science kits, solar energy kits, robotic kits,

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