K'NEX Education STEM Explorations Roller Coaster Building Set for Ages 8+ Construction Education Toy, 546 Pieces
Explore STEM concepts while building a working Roller Coaster! Using the materials included in this set, middle-school aged children will be engaged and energized as they further their knowledge and understanding of the science, technology, engineering and math concepts associated with a real-life amusement park ride. The set includes over 500 parts plus a battery-powered motor for a single child or team of 2-3 children to build a working Roller Coaster, plus 2 additional models: a Ramp and a Half-Pipe (each model can be built one at a time). Once built, a downloadable booklet guides students through 3 hands-on, inquiry-based experiments on each of the models. Students will learn about the relationship between time, distance and speed plus much more! The Experiment Guide is aligned to national STEM standards.
- Designed to engage and inspire students as they understand how STEM concepts are used in the development of a real life amusement park ride
- Supports 2-3 students building three models, one at a time
- Builds a working swing ride, plus two additional models
- Includes 470+ pieces
- Comprehensive Teacher's Lesson Plans and pupil instructions are included, ideal for key stages 2 and 3