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Wooden Solar Car Kit

SKU AG00013
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Original price $29.99 - Original price $29.99
Original price $29.99
$29.99 - $29.99
Current price $29.99

This solar race car experiment kit is a great STEM hands-on learning experience. The kit comes with everything you need to develop and apply the principles of basic physics, mechanics, and solar energy while also developing critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

The solar panel is the central part of solar power systems and is the most valuable. It converts the sun’s radiation into electricity and can drive a car using this free power. The most commonly seen application of solar energy collection outside large-scale agriculture is solar water heating systems. We are seeing these panels more commonly on the roofs of suburban homes, where people are hoping to lessen their carbon footprint and save money on their electricity bills. The term solar panel is used colloquially for a photo-voltaic (PV) module. A PV module is a framework to which an assembly of photo-voltaic cells are mounted for installation – hence solar panel. PV cells generate direct current electricity, after gathering sunlight as the energy source. A group of PV modules is called a PV panel, and a system of panels is an array.

When sunlight protons hit PV cells, they excite the electrons and allow them to flow, creating an electric current, that can be stored for later use or sent directly to power homes, businesses, agriculture or cars. PV cells are made of materials such as silicon and alloys of indium, gallium and nitrogen. These materials are classified as semiconductors.


- 43 pieces
- Illustrated instructions
- Motor kit, solar panel, axles, wheels, strips and hardware
CHOKING HAZARD: Contains small parts. Not for children under 3 years.
Ages 8 years

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Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Christine Emery
Still waiting

Still waiting for product to arrive - well overdue and postage was expensive for such a small product. Item was for a special occasion so disappointed not to receive within reasonable time frame

Annette Kavanagh
Great Constructive Kit

This has been purchased as a Xmas gift for my son, so we have not opened the package. But given the item, I believe my son will get great stimulation and will love putting it together and getting it going.

Great entertainment for my nephew of 8 years

He loved putting together this car with his Dad. It was a great project for him to do and kept him off the screens for hours. Would recommend as a.rainy day activity.

Thank you so much for the review! We are so pleased your nephew enjoyed putting it together.

Cathy Cranston
Great car

Grandson very impressed

Hi Cathy, thank you so much your feedback, we really appreciate you taking the time to provide it.

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