This user-friendly interactive teaching tool gives you four real-life science activities and one research project providing up to 25 hours of instruction. The activities are divided into four themes: Motion, Light and Color, Heat Transfer and Sound. The research project covers solar heating. Developed by Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Academy, it includes video clips, worksheets and teacher introduction materials.
- Measure distance, time and speed using linear formulae
- Experiment with light reflection and absorption
- Investigate properties of sound with focus on amplitude and frequency
- Experiment with transfer of thermal energy by testing the effect of conduction, convection and radiation
- Age 11+
- LEGO type 2009791
Requires NXT Temperature sensor, 70-6056 and NXT Software v.2.0, 70-6058.