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K'Nex 78790 Forces, Energy and Motion Set

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Brand: K'Nex  MPN: 78790  UPC-12: 744476787903
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This forces, energy and motion racer set from K'Nex offers an exciting, versatile, hands-on investigative opportunity for students.

  • Supports 12-16 students working in teams
  • Organised as a series of objectives achieved through classroom discussion and laboratory exercises
  • Use rubber bands, spring motors, CO2 or a mousetrap to power vehicles
  • Investigate potential and kinetic energy
  • Identify the differences between energy associated with position and condition
  • Variations for vehicle design and testing are limitless
    Key concepts:
  • Mass vs. weight
  • Units of measurement
  • Potential energy v kinetic energy
  • Conservation of energy
  • Elastic nature or rubber bands/springs
  • Hooke's law
  • Formulas and symbols
  • Newton's first law
  • Inertia
  • Friction
  • Encourages classroom interaction
  • Packaged in a strong storage tub
  • Total number of parts 442
  • Dimensions of container 23.5(L) x 40.7(W) x 34.3(H)cm
  • Suitable for Key Stages 2 & 3 (ages 7 to 14)


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