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14-in-1 Solar Robot Kit

           
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Overview

There is more to this little robot than meets the eye! This solar-powered robot lets budding green energy pioneers and robotic engineers build a range of silly creatures and traveling vehicles. Sort all the kit parts into the labeled baggies to make each build a breeze. And then start by building the drive box, aka the robot’s “head.” Kids can build one robot and easily change to another, zipping from turtle-bots to boat-bots, slither-bots to zombie-bots. With two skill levels, builders begin with amusing creatures and then challenge themselves with more complex robotic forms.


Also included are unique accessories that help the robot move on land and water. A transparent housing on the robot’s body helps curious makers see the movements of the gears in action. Kids learn about renewable energy while having a blast—and solar power means no batteries required.


WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD—small parts not for children under 3 years.


Details

For ages 10 and up. 6 1/2"W x 4"H x 4 1/2"D. No batteries required. Extensive instructions included. Some builders might find a diagonal cutting tool, long-nose pliers, and a screwdriver useful.


Nat Geo and STEAM

National Geographic is home to a thoughtful selection of educational kids toys, games, activity kits, books, and more that engage young minds and foster a lifetime of discovery through fun and hands-on learning. The leading concept in 21st-century education is STEM—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. It’s a cross-disciplinary approach to learning that entrepreneurs and educators believe is key to a healthy innovation economy. At National Geographic we believe that art and design also play a vital role in exploration, so we count ourselves among those who take a broader view: from STEM to STEAM.


We’re proud to have been supporters of STEAM learning since long before the acronym was invented. Anyone who has watched a child open a present only to set the gift aside and play with the box knows that kids have an innate curiosity and desire to explore and understand their world. National Geographic explorers never lose that curiosity, and it has lead to some of the most remarkable discoveries in the last 125 years.



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