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Solar Boat

Manufacturer: Thames and Kosmos

Model Number: 622411

Recommended Age: Ages 8 and up

Availability: Out of stock


Shipping Weight: 1.25 pounds

Model Number: 622411

Product Dimensions: 3 x 13 x 9 inches


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Build 6 Solar Models

Construct a solar-electric boat and five additional models using an innovative motor module that can be powered by a solar cell or batteries.

Build a solar catamaran driven by a fanboat-like propeller, a windmill, airplane model, spaceship model, fan, and rocket model.

Learn how solar cells convert energy from sunlight into electricity to drive the motor and move your models.

Full-color, 32-page color instruction book. 40 building pieces.

About Thames and Kosmos:
Thames & Kosmos (T&K) was founded in 2001 with the mission of improving science education by publishing high quality science and technology educational products for children of all ages. T&K places an emphasis on teaching concepts and skills through hands-on modeling of real world devices and processes, and by offering comprehensive reading materials for a rich learning experience.

T&K is headquartered in Providence, RI and operates as the exclusive North American distributor for the science kit line of T&K's partner company, the German publishing house Franckh-Kosmos Verlags-GmbH. Kosmos has an existing line of high quality science kits that T&K translates, rewrites, and distributes in the English language. T&K started designing its own line of science kits in 2005. T&K currently offers more than 60 science kits in thirteen categories: Chemistry, Physics, Alternative Energy & Environmental Science, Technology & Electronics, Biology, Earth Science & Natural History, Fun & Fundamentals, Astronomy, Classic Science, Little Labs, Ignition Series, Sophisticated Science, and Construction Series.