Desolation STEM: Earthbound and Down™ Mass Driver Kit (Refill)
Product Number: SB50368
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For your STEM curriculum.Grades 7-12. Refill kit includes eight packages of mass driver subassembly parts, a mass driver stand, and a target. Students take on the role of HAWC engineers to design and test a mass driver capable of launching Helium-3 shipments from the moon to Earth. After they have designed, built, and tested a mass driver, they will map the flow of energy through the system as it is converted from one form to another and strive to maintain an energy balance. This experience will help students understand different physical science and electromagnetic concepts, as well as calculate the efficiency for transferring electrical energy into kinetic understanding and utilize linear and nonlinear functions.
Required but not included: eye protection, hot glue guns, and a PC or laptop. For 32 students in groups of eight.
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