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Rapid Mini-light Project Kits

<P>LED key ring light kits designed as an introduction for <STRONG>Key Stage 2 &amp; 3</STRONG> students to design and make in electronics.</P><P>Project notes are available as a free PDF download, and are designed to be photocopied for class and teacher use. Notes include suggested lesson plans and mapping to the National Curriculum, an introduction to circuits and symbols, batteries, LEDs and pricing and costing exercises and a series of homework assignments to support work in class.</P><P><A href="/pdf/70-0015.pdf"><B>Click here to download Project / Teachers notes</B></A>.</P>
  • Students start by investigating the need for security and the problems of using locks in the dark
  • They can then complete the design process of a mini-light, which can be attached to a key ring
  • With careful organisation it should be possible to manufacture the design without specialist workshop facilities
  • The component kits include batteries and LEDs, plastazote foam core and high impact polystyrene outer layers
  • Available in four styles:
  • Standard Mini-light is a keyring torch kit using a red LED
  • Super-bright Mini-light is an updated version using a modern white LED
  • Rainbow Mini-light has a random colour-changing LED
  • Ultraviolet Mini-light has a UV LED and can be used for revealing security coding on banknotes, etc.
  • Suitable for Key Stages 1, 2 & 3 (ages 5 to 14)
  • Kits are supplied in packs of 5
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10 September 2014 Question by: Rapid Customer | Product code: 70-0012
Q. We have plenty of plastazote but need to purchase just the LED can you tell me the product code for the white LED only.
A. Hi Richard. Thank you for your question. 55-2216 is the part number for the white LED you require.

24 August 2014 Question by: Rapid Customer | Product code: 70-0012
Q. i would like to purchase kits with the white LED for cub scouts. Is the foam thick enough for three batteries to sit in? I know very little about electronics so don't want to wire anything? thank you
A. Hi V Greenwodo. Thank you for your question. These do not require soldering and come complete with batteries and instructions.