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Arduino AKX00014 Science Kit Physics Lab

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Brand: Arduino Education MPN: AKX00014 EAN-13: 7630049200630
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The first official Arduino® kit designed for scientific exploration for middle school teachers and students, developed in collaboration with Google™.

Developed in partnership with Google, the Arduino Science Kit Physics Lab is an Arduino-based physics lab, fully compatible with Google Science Journal available on Android. The Arduino Education Science Kit Physics Lab provides middle school students (ages 11 to 14) with a hands-on experience, enabling them to explore forces, motion, and conductivity with their classmates. Students can make their own hypothesis like a real scientist, then check their assumptions, and log data thanks to Google's Science Journal app - a digital notebook for conducting and documenting science experiments using the unique capabilities of their own devices.

The kit, based on the Arduino MKR WiFi 1010, includes a range of sensors to measure light, temperature, motion, and magnetic fields; plus it comes with a set of props and full access to online course content for teachers and students to conduct nine exciting science projects inspired by popular fairground rides like the Gravitron and Pirate Ship. We recommend two students per kit.

Experiment with nine exciting science projects based upon these fairground favourites:

Electromagnetism and Thermodynamics

  • ELECTRIC FORTUNE TELLER: Investigate resistivity and voltage of different materials
  • BUZZ WIRE: Steadiest hand wins! Build a conductive 'maze' and then try to avoid the buzzer as you guide the loop around your course
  • HAUNTED HOUSE THEREMIN: Did you hear that? Make paranormal noise with a magnet
  • THERMO MAGIC SHOW: It's not magic, it's science! Learn about how different materials conduct or insulate heat

Kinetics and Kinematics

  • The DROP ZONE: Can you slide faster than your friends? Explore gravity and measure the acceleration of your Arduino board
  • The GRAVITRON: Scream if you want to go faster! Learn about rotations per minute, circular motion, the force required to spin this ride, and the relationship to centrifugal forces
  • The PIRATE SHIP: Captain the ship and test the oscillation of a pendulum
  • The EJECTION SEAT: 3 - 2 - 1 ignition! Make your board bounce to learn about harmonic motion
  • The SPHEROTRON: Don't get dizzy - Learn more about potential energy and motion

The projects featured in the kit have been aligned with several National curricula including the Next Generation Science Standard (NGSS) for K-12, and the National UK Curriculum.


Everything comes in a handy storage box for future use, with all the necessary parts to assemble and conduct experiments. The kit features a range of sensors to measure light, temperature, motion, magnetic fields, and most importantly, full access to online course content for teachers and students alike. You'll just need to provide a few essential classroom supplies (pencils, rulers, etc.) and a LiPo battery or a Power bank. If you own a Chromebook you'll get a free month on Create for Chrome OS. Access code to exclusive online course content and teachers' guidance notes and students' worksheets.

  • 1x Arduino MKR WiFi 1010
  • 1x Arduino Science Carrier Board
  • 2x Silicone standoffs
  • 1x Flat micro USB cable
  • 1x Arduino Light Sensor Module with Grove Connector
  • 1x Arduino Temperature Sensor Module with Grove Connector
  • 2x Grove Cable 20cm - universal 4-pin connector
  • 2x 20cm & 2x 50cm double-ended cables: crocodile clip/banana plug
  • 1x Magnet
  • 1x Hook-and-loop Velcro™ strap, 1x Hook-and-loop Velcro™ dot
  • 2x PCB sticks
  • 1x PCB encoder
  • 1x Mini slinky metal spring
  • 8x M3 screws, 8x M3 bolts
  • 4x Rubber bands
  • 4x Small silicone gaskets, 2x Big silicone gaskets

Arduino System Requirements: USB port / Windows XP or higher / Mac OS X 10.5 or higher / Linux / Chrome OS 38 or higher

Science Journal app System Requirements: Android OS 5 or higher / Chrome OS System supporting Android Apps

  • Dimensions: 427 x 312 x 75mm

The Arduino Science Kit Physics Lab e-learning platform is now COPPA compliant. More information on the COPPA Regulation and Arduino Privacy Policy can be found here.

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