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LEGO 9688 Education Renewable Energy Add-on Set

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An exciting add-on set for use with the LEGO simple and powered machines set, 9686, order code 70-6053.

It allows students to learn all about renewable energy sources and is compatible with both the Machines and Mechanisms portfolio and LEGO MINDSTORMS Education. The set features a solar panel, turbine blades, a motor/generator, LED lights, an extension wire and the unique LEGO Energy Meter. The set includes full-colour building instructions for six real-life LEGO models. Connected with the MINDSTORMS NXT brick, the Energy Meter works as a sensor, making it ideal to use with the MINDSTORMS Data Logging software.

  • Gives students a highly relevant insight into different Renewable Energy sources, e.g. solar, wind, hydro and hand generated power
  • The product is compatible with both Simple and Powered Machines and MINDSTORMS
  • Includes building instructions for 6 different models to build with the Simple and Powered machines set
  • Free activities and building instructions to build with MINDSTORMS on Includes Energy Meter that allows students to store and use the generated energy
  • The Energy Meter also gives you the opportunity to datalog in the MINDSTORMS datalogging software

  • Key Learning Points:
  • Building and exploring renewable energy through real-life LEGO models
  • Exploring energy supply, transfer, accumulation, conversion and consumption
  • Engaging students in engineering and design
  • Piece count 12
  • Recommended for ages 8+

Building instructions for machines and mechanisms, and activities for MINDSTORMS can be downloaded free of charge from

Type Lego
Age Range 8+
Material Plastic
Number of Pieces 12


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28 November 2012 Question by: Rapid Customer | Product code: 70-6055
Q. would this set fit with just a mindstorms NXT2 kit if the simple and powered machines kit is not available?
A. Hi Jo. Thank you for your question.The kit says it is compatible with mindstorms.

11 December 2011 Question by: Rapid Customer | Product code: 70-6055
Q. do u need Lego Simple and Powered Machines Set for this
A. Thanks for your enquiry Gareth - You do require the LEGO simple and powered machines in order to use this add on.


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