Discover Renewable Energy

  • 199.00 USD
Stand in the Sunshine and Explore Solar Energy!

Explore 12 different solar-powered experiments on your way to discover the possibilities of renewable energies. With step-by-step instructions and hands-on experiments, students work independently with fischertechnik™ building blocks and a student-driven curriculum.


  • Ages: 10-12
  • Number of Activities: 4 step-by-step models, 4 experiments and endless open-ended extensions
  • Subject Areas: Physical Science, Earth Science, 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 ventilation fan model.
  2. Determine the brightness needed to activate the solar-powered fan.
  3. Investigate which light sources provide the most power.
  4. Build a solar race car.
  5. Determine the brightness needed to propel the solar vehicle.
  6. Calculate the time needed to travel a set distance.
  7. Build a solar-powered paddle steamer.
  8. Build a solar catamaran.

Complete Program Includes:

  • Building instructions: 1 set
  • Solar Power Activity booklets: 1
  • fischertechnik™ building sets: 1
  • Storage tub: 1

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