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Thames & Kosmos Power House Green Essentials Kit 626114

With the Thames & Kosmos Power House Green Essentials, you can learn about alternative energy and sustainable living by conducting experiments and building energy-related models. Thirty of the best experiments and the ten most important building projects from the original Power House kit are presented in this new Green Essentials Edition.

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Experiment with the heating, cooling, and insulation of the house and greenhouse. Test passive solar collection methods with a solar collector. Assemble a solar power array to explore active solar power with photovoltaics. Build a model refrigerator and air conditioner to learn about heat transfer. Experiment with a lemon battery to learn about power storage. Set up a wind turbine to generate electricity from the wind.

As you perform the experiments, you will read the diary entries of a group of young explorers who are learning to live a sustainable existence on an island. To survive, they must implement real-world versions of the projects you are doing in the kit.

Kit comes complete with 64-page instruction manual (English/Spanish). Recommended for ages 10 and up.

Featured building activities:

- Power House

- Greenhouse

- Solar cell array

- Passive solar collector

- Solar oven

- Air conditioner

- Refrigerator

- Hydrometer

- Lemon battery

- Wind power generator






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