Discover Engineering Individual Kit

  • 479.00 USD
Investigate the world of Engineering through machines!

Introduce the basics of engineering through 12 hands-on simple and complex machine builds. With step-by-step instructions and a 3D Interactive Build Curriculum, students work independently with fischertechnik™ building blocks and a student-driven curriculum.

Highlights:

  • Ages: 8-14
  • Number of Activities: 12 step-by-step builds and endless open-ended extensions
  • Subject Areas: Technology, Engineering Design
  • Student-driven lessons to work independently
  • 100% Reusable: fischertechnik™ building blocks are 100% reusable. Just clean and reuse again and again.

Student Projects:

  1. Build a pulley, learn the parts and discover how it allows loads to be moved with less effort.
  2. Build a lever, learn the parts and discover how it transfers effort to make work easier.
  3. Build a wheel and axle, learn the parts and discover how it's used to move loads.
  4. Build a universal joint, learn about power transfer and discover how it delivers energy from one place to another.
  5. Build a flexible power system, learn its parts and discover how it uses tension to transmit movement or power.
  6. Build a gear train, learn its parts and discover how it works to transfer rotation.
  7. Build a worm gear, learn its parts and discover how it spins and locks in place.
  8. Build a vise, learn its parts and discover how complex machines use multiple simple machines to perform a task.
  9. Build a fan, learn its parts and calculate the relationship between input and output speed.
  10. Build a gear train, learn its parts and discover how it increases torque.
  11. Build a drive train, learn its parts and discover how it brings different drive components together to transfer rotational power.
  12. Build a transmission, learn its parts and discover how it transfers power from motor to load.

Complete Program Includes:

  • Instructor Guide with answer keys: 1
  • Student Guide: 1
  • Build instruction booklets: 12
  • 3DIC - Digital build guide device licenses (optional): 2
  • fischertechnik™ building set: 1
  • Storage tub: 1

Educators & Homeschoolers:

For more information on academic standards and package deals for educators, visit Discover Engineering.

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