Thames and Kosmos Power House Alternative Energy and Environmental Science KitEducational : Scientific and Educational : Alternative Power
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Item DescriptionPower House: Sustainable Living in the 21st Century. Power House provides an engaging and thorough introduction to renewable energy sources and sustainable living, while teaching basic concepts in physical science. Through building a model house and 20 other energy related devices, you will learn about energy from the sun, wind, plants, and electrochemical reactions. you will find out how to transform, store, and use these forms of energy. This kit creatively integrates physical science lessons with the story of a group of young adults learning to live sustainably on a remote island. To survive, they must learn how to harness the power of the sun and the wind, and other natural resources. As you read their story, you work on the same projects along side them. Construct and experiment with a greenhouse. Collect the sun's rays to heat water. Make a solar cooker to heat food while learning about the principles of light. Desalinate water, plant cress, and make dried fruit. Learn how heat of evaporation provides cooling, conduct experiments about air humidity, and build a hygrometer, air conditioner, and refrigerator. Press sunflower seeds to extract oil and assemble an oil lamp. Generate electric current from sunlight, magnetic fields, and metals in acid. Galvanize a nail and split water into hydrogen and oxygen. Build a current indicator, electric and solar motors, a transfer switch, and a crane. Lift pencils with the sun and learn about levers. Build an electric car and a sail car, and learn how wings and sails transform energy. The full-color, 96-page manual guides your experiments.
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