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
LEGO type 2009791
Requires NXT Temperature sensor, 70-6056 and NXT Software v.2.0, 70-6058.