Frightened Grasshopper Solar Powered Bug
Build your own life-size grasshopper. An educational robot and mini solar kit. He's small, but he's an attention-getter. Explore the potential of solar power with this neat science kit. This build-it-yourself educational solar hobby kit is for the first time science experimenters with little or no experience. The Frightened Grasshopper Solar Powered Bug Teaches about forms of alternative energy in a easy-to-use science kit. Shows how solar energy can be used to generate electricity. Illustrates how radiant energy from the sun can be transformed to electrical energy with a PV cell. A motor inside the grasshopper transforms electrical energy to motion. Functions best very close to a non-florescent light bulb or in direct sunlight . An attention-grabbing display piece related to solar power for a science fair project, class discussion, or just out-of-the-ordinary play. Ages 10+.