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Nasco Bucket of Volts

Product Number: SB48577

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WARNING: Choking Hazard. • Small Parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

For your STEM curriculum.

Grades 7-12. Turn leveled instruction into an electrifying experience! Teaching electricity is made easy with this efficient kit. Students will test the voltage of cells and batteries, build and test different kinds of circuits and an electromagnet, and test the conductivity of common objects. Groups can work at their own pace, and extra activities are included to keep fast students learning. Each of the seven trays in the storage bucket contains all the components that two groups will need to complete the four included labs and additional optional experiments. No nuts, bolts, tools, or battery holders required. Just give a tray to a group and they are ready to work!


  • 14 iron 16-penny nails
  • 42 mini #41 lamp bulbs (2.5V)
  • 14 insulator sets
  • 14 conductor sets
  • 42 D batteries
  • 100 galvanized roof nails (1 in.)
  • 14 rolls of copper wire (22 gauge, 4 ft.)
  • 14 pieces of 4 in. x 4 in. sandpaper
  • 14 miniature DC motors
  • 14 compasses
  • 42 mini lamp holders
  • 14 double throw, single pole knife switches
  • 84 black Magleads® magnetic wire leads (150 mm)
  • 14 red Magleads® magnetic wire leads (150 mm)
  • 14 compact digital multi-meters
  • 28 battery joiner connectors
  • 20 magnetic wire leads with clips
  • Instructor’s manual

All components are contained in a 7-gallon bucket with lid. For 28 students.

Advantages of The Ultimate Electricity Kit:

  • Purchasing as a kit saves money by buying components in bulk
  • Everything is reusable
  • All components are the best quality available
  • Complete materials for 28 students (14 pairs) is provided and easily expanded by either putting three students in some groups or adding additional materials
  • Extremely fast construction of circuits using magnetic wire leads (Magleads)
  • No more nuts and bolts or tools (screwdrivers, wire strippers) required
  • No battery holders needed
  • The optional Magna battery leads can be used for all sizes of batteries
  • Magnetic/alligator clip lead MagnaClip adapts system to all binding posts and wires that you may already have
  • Leveled activities keep fast students learning while others finish lab

Brand  :       Nasco
Item Weight  :       34
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