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Electricity and Magnetism
Conduct more than 60 electrifying experiments with circuits and magnetic contraptions to learn about electricity and magnetism, and how these two fundamental properties are closely related. Children eight and up can safely and easily experiment with electric current and magnetic fields using the colourful snap-together blocks and components in this hands-on kit.
Build series and parallel circuits to light up a light bulb. Experiment with push buttons and on-off switches. Assemble circuits that include a spinning motor, two switches, and up to three light bulbs.
Conduct tests to see which materials are magnetic. Learn about the force of magnetism and magnetic poles. Magnetise a metal. Use iron fillings to make invisible magnetic fields visible. Investigate magnetic force and direction with a magnetic pendulum device. Learn how a compass works and about Earth’s magnetic fields. Conduct a series of experiments with a sturdy electromagnet.
Finally, put everything you have learned to good use by constructing a loudspeaker, an electromagnetic relay switch, and a morse code telegraph key.
The components are specially designed to make learning fun and accessible. The electrical blocks fit together with simple plug and- socket connectors. Because the blocks are brightly coloured and have unique shapes, it is easy to follow the assembly diagrams to construct functional devices.
The 64-page, full-colour experiment manual guides you through experiments with easy-to follow diagrams.
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|Under 3 Years Warning||Warning! Not suitable for children under 3 years. Choking hazard — small parts may be swallowed or inhaled. Keep the packaging and instructions as they contain important information.|
|Under 8 Warning||WARNING! Not suitable for children under 8 years. For use under adult supervision. Read the instructions before use, follow them and keep them for reference.|
|Battery Warning||Do not mix old and new batteries. Do not mix alkaline, standard (carbon-zinc), or rechargeable (nickel-cadmium) batteries.|
|Disposal of Electrical Equipment||None of the electrical or electronic components in this kit should be disposed of in the regular household rubbish when you have finished with them. Instead, they must be delivered to a collection location for recycling of electrical and electronic devices. Please contact your local authority for the appropriate disposal location.|
|Magnet Warning||WARNING: SMALL MAGNETS — This product contains small magnets. Swallowed magnets can stick together across intestines causing serious infections and death. Seek immediate medical attention if magnets are swallowed or inhaled.|