Elenco Elenco Electronic Motor and Generator Action Kit

Electronic Motor & Generator Action Kit. Build your own working motor, then build a generator to power it. This is two building kits in one. Build your own electric powerd MOTOR KIT. It's easy, it's fun, it's safe. Control motor's forward/r...everse rotation rotation with power. Easy-to-read, illustrated operating manual. Color mixing rotating color disc included. Safe, solderless, exciting, educational and fun. The build your own operating GENERATOR KIT. Read More

Elenco
$212.50 at Amazon

Elencos advanced designed Digital/Analog Trainer is specially designed for school projects. It is built on a single PC board for m...aximum reliability. It includes 5 built-in power supplies, a function generator with continuously variable sine, triangular and square waveforms. All power supplies are regulated and protected against shorts. The trainer is mounted in a professional technician tool case made of reinforced metal with heavy-duty handles and locks. The removable, dual-sided tool pallet has many pockets and elastic retainers to hold a broad line of tools and devices. A special ramp in the case will hold the meter of your choice(not included). Features: Kit version. Assembly Required Tools Included: ET-10 - IC Puller JW-140 - Jumper Wire Kit SP-4 - DE soldering Pump ST-1 - Mini Diagonal Cutters ST-2 - Mini Long Nose Pliers ST-3 - Wire Stripper ST-3 - Wire Stripper ST-5 - Screwdriver Slotted 3/16 Anti-Static Foam Pad TM-30 Tool Mounting Kit Meter sold SEPARATELY. Read More

Elenco
$174.95 at Amazon

Elencos advanced designed Digital/Analog Trainer is specially designed for school projects. It is built on a single PC board for m...aximum reliability. It includes 5 built-in power supplies, a function generator with continuously variable sine, triangular and square waveforms. All power supplies are regulated and protected against shorts. The trainer is mounted in a professional technician tool case made of reinforced metal with heavy-duty handles and locks. The removable, dual-sided tool pallet has many pockets and elastic retainers to hold a broad line of tools and devices. A special ramp in the case will hold the meter of your choice (not included). Features: Kit version. Assembly Required Tools and Meter not included. Order XK550TK for tools. Read More

Elenco
$129.99 at Amazon

The enormous success of the engineering series has lead to the introduction of this ultimate building set that will challenge even... the most creative builders. This set includes, besides more parts for more and bigger builds, three new innovations: The dual output motor which has output drives on both of its sides, the RC wired handset so that Models can be driven from a distance and a new system of gears and axles for more complex motion transfer. And, for more elaborate Models, the 100 Models set includes not one but 2 motors and 2 handsets Read More

Elenco
$99.99 at Amazon

The Elenco EDU-36944 is a 288x Astrolon Telescope with Aluminum Tripod. Use the Elenco EDU 36944 to explore the heavens and as a s...potting scope to watch nature. The Elenco EDU36944 features a 6 x 25mm Finder scope, 2.3x Barlow lens, 50mm Objective lens, Diagonal viewer and two Interchangeable eyepieces. The Elenco EDU-36944 comes with a 36" Adjustable aluminum tripod and carrying case. Read More

Elenco
$99.99 at Amazon

Same as XP-720 in Kit Form. 3 Fully regulated power supplies. (Kit, Assembly Required). Assemble this kit and you will have Elenco...'s popular AC/DC Triple Output Power Supply, ideal for use in school labs, service shops or anywhere a precise DC voltage is required. It features three fully regulated solid-state power supplies, 1.25-15V @ 1A, -1.25 to -15V @ 1A, or (3-30V @ 1A) and 5V @ 3A. It also has 6.3VAC @ 1A and 12.6VAC center-tapped @ 1A A special IC circuit keeps the output voltage within .2V when going from no load to 1 ampere and is fully protected from short circuits. Dimensions 3 ˝in.(H) x 8in.(W) x 6 ˝in.(D). Weight 7 lbs. Made in the United States. Read More

Elenco
$84.99 at Amazon

Features: Keyboard with optical thereminEcho effectsVoice changer; Record voice or music and play it back at different speeds.Soun...d energy demonstrationColor changing lightConnect to your smart phone and analyze sounds with apps. Read More

Elenco
$74.99 at Amazon

Build a remote-controlled Snap Rover that has working lights and sound effects.

Elenco
$64.99 at Amazon

Imagine bringing a dinosaur back to life! Now you can; with the 36-inch EDU-TOY Tyrannosaurus Rex Skeleton. Unravel the mysteries ...of this majestic creature as you assemble the bones of this massive creature that roamed the Earth 65 million years ago. With the T-Rex model you create your own scale replica of this eight-ton tyrannosaurus that was nicknamed the Tyrant Lizard King . After snapping all 51 pieces together; you can begin to imagine the enormity of this 20-foot tall creature whose body spanned a full forty feet! Read More

Elenco
$59.99 at Amazon

Kids can get a super-up-close view of just about anything that interests them--from plants and insects to toys and household objec...ts--with the Digital Eye Scope. It features 100x magnification, glass optical lenses, and an LED light source for illumination. Plus, it allows you to take snapshots and record video to upload to a computer for closer inspection. For ages 8 and up. Size: 12" x 4-1/2" x 11-1/4" Read More

Elenco
$58.25 at Amazon

100kHz Function Generator Features: Sine, Square and Triangle Wave Generator 1Hz 1MHz Sine Wave Distortion Less Than 1-Percent Sq...uare Wave Symmetry Less Than 1-Percent Runs on a 9V battery or DC adapter (tip+)- NOT included. Read More

Elenco
$212.50 at Amazon

Elencos advanced designed Digital/Analog Trainer is specially designed for school projects. It is built on a single PC board for m...aximum reliability. It includes 5 built-in power supplies, a function generator with continuously variable sine, triangular and square waveforms. All power supplies are regulated and protected against shorts. The trainer is mounted in a professional technician tool case made of reinforced metal with heavy-duty handles and locks. The removable, dual-sided tool pallet has many pockets and elastic retainers to hold a broad line of tools and devices. A special ramp in the case will hold the meter of your choice(not included). Features: Kit version. Assembly Required Tools Included: ET-10 - IC Puller JW-140 - Jumper Wire Kit SP-4 - DE soldering Pump ST-1 - Mini Diagonal Cutters ST-2 - Mini Long Nose Pliers ST-3 - Wire Stripper ST-3 - Wire Stripper ST-5 - Screwdriver Slotted 3/16 Anti-Static Foam Pad TM-30 Tool Mounting Kit Meter sold SEPARATELY. Read More

Sportime
$202.65 at Amazon

<div class="aplus"><p>Sportime recess pack is used for gym or playground activities, and contains the following equipment for part...icipation in various games and sports: (3) playground balls-8.5? diameter, (1) nylon jump rope-16.0? (L) , (2) skip ?n hops, (6) link jump ropes-8.0? (L), (2) junior basketballs, (1) size 4 laminated soccer ball, (2) foam discs, and (1) set of six beanbags. (L is length, the horizontal distance from left to right.) The pack?s contents are violet in color for ease of assigning and tracking equipment ownership by class or grade. The pack includes a mesh duffel bag for storage and transport, and is suitable for grade K or early childhood learning environments and elementary grade level.</p><p>Physical education products are used by health teachers, physical education instructors, and recreational professionals to help individuals develop knowledge and skills to participate in a variety of physical activities. Physical education products include gear, such as mats, balls, nets, disks, gloves, helmets, and track and field equipment, to support gym, athletic, and recreational activities, as well as fitness and health-related toys, books, and games.</p><p>School Specialty provides instructional materials and supplies under dozens of brands, among them Abilitations, Think Math, Delta Education, Frey Scientific, Neo/SCI, Childcraft, School Smart, Sportime, Speech Bin, and Sax Arts. The company, founded in 1959, is headquartered in Greenville, WI.</p><h5>What?s in the Box?</h5><ul><li>(3) playground balls-8.5? diameter</li><li>(1) nylon jump rope-16.0? (L)</li><li>(2) skip ?n hops</li><li>(6) link jump ropes-8.0?</li><li>(2) junior basketballs</li><li>(1) size 4 laminated soccer ball</li><li>(2) foam discs</li><li>(1) set of six beanbags</li><li>(1) mesh duffel bag</li></ul></div> Read More

Handcrafted Nautical Decor
$549.99 at Amazon

The Floor Standing Antique Copper Anchormaster Telescope 50" is a beautiful, 100% antique finish copper, refractor telescope mount...ed on a wooden tripod. This telescope is a fully functioning nautical masterpiece that adds class and sophistication to any room it's in. This is a perfect nautical gift for the explorer in your life. The main scope is solid polished antique copper, which shines beautifully when placed in the sunlight. Focusing is accomplished by adjusting the eyepiece ring on the telescope tube, with up to 15x magnification. Handcrafted Nautical Decor is the premier manufacturer of the world's finest model boats, nautical decorations and tropical & beach decor. Whether you are looking for stunningly accurate models of historical ships like the Titanic or Blackbeard's pirate ship, or you're looking for nautical replicas, gifts and decor such as compasses, world globes, porthole mirrors, model sailboats, ships in a bottle, or brass spyglass & telescopes, Handcrafted Nautical Decor provides the highest quality expertly handcrafted nautical gifts at wholesale prices. Their extensive product line of model ships, nautical decorations & gifts includes trendy tropical, sailing and beach decor, as well as supplies and decor for your home or nautical-themed party. Handcrafted Nautical Decor products are designed by master artisans and crafted from the finest materials available; their fully assembled model ships and decorative items make great gifts for all ages and will be a stunning addition to your home or office. Read More

K'nex
$349.99 at Amazon

Exciting STEM Set! The K'NEX Education Simple Machines Deluxe set is designed to introduce students to the scientific concepts ass...ociated with simple machines - Levers, Pulleys, Wheel & Axles, Inclined Planes, including Wedge and Screw, and Gears. Students are provided with the opportunity to acquire skills using a hands-on, inquiry based approach to information and concepts. Working cooperatively, students are encouraged to interact with each other as they build, investigate, discuss and evaluate scientific principles in action. The teacher's guide provides a glossary of key terms and definitions, includes an overview of the concepts associated with the different simple machines, identifies student objectives for each investigation, and offers plans and scripts to successfully present selected models and their associated activities. Student Activity and Reference Sheets comprise illustrations and definitions of some of the concepts featured in the model building activities. The K'NEX Education Simple Machines Deluxe set includes 3447 K'NEX parts and building instructions to build 60 simple machine models! This set supports 10 - 15 students working in teams, and is recommended for 3rd through 9th grade classrooms. A comprehensive teacher's guide CD outlines lesson plans aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Standards included. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Read More

K'nex
$449.99 at Amazon

The K'NEX STEM Explorations set is designed for students to investigate a variety of concepts related to science, technology, engi...neering and math. The modules are hands-on, cooperative activities providing stimulating inquiry and problem solving through design. With the software, Interface, various input/output devices, motors, and K'NEX Rods and Connectors, the students will experience problem solving in design and automation using programming, construction techniques, and devices to help them understand how to program and operate computer controlled devices. The Teacher's Guide provides guidance to the teacher as they present a comprehensive STEM experience for their students with each and every lesson. Students will be given a specific problems, ask questions and conduct research using fair and consistent testing procedures, chart and analyze their data, refine solutions through feedback from their designs, and communicate their results. The set comes complete with 820 K'NEX® parts, enough to build 9 computer controlled models, one at a time, a K'NEX Interface and software (with site license), motors, push button switches, reed switches, a buzzer, and LEDs. Grades 5 - 9. Building instructions and teacher's guide aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math standards included. Packaged in a strong storage tub with Snap-on lid. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX® models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards Read More

K'nex
$199.99 at Amazon

Bring STEM concepts to life with K'NEX® Education! The Real Bridge Building set is designed to assist students in their study of t...he history, function, structural design, geometry and strength of bridges. They will also investigate concepts related to the physical properties of materials and their application in the placement, design, and construction of bridges. The Teacher's Guide offers a wide choice of activities and extensive background information provided to assist you as you present the materials and answer student questions. Each lessons includes background Information, Student Objectives, Student Inquiry Sheets, Glossary of Key Terms, Journaling Opportunities, and Skill Builder Activities Set includes 2282 K'NEX® parts - enough to build 7, five to six foot long K'NEX® Bridge models, two at a time. Support 6 - 8 students working as a team. Grades 5 - 9. Building instructions comprehensive teacher's guide aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Standards included. Packaged in two strong storage trays with Snap-on lids. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX® models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Also see K'NEX® Education's Intro to Structures: Bridges for grades 3 - 6. Read More

VINCI
$199.99 at Amazon

Unlocked, dual SIM and dual standby, VINCI MV is the only smart phone specifically designed with young children in mind. Parents c...an use VINCI MV as a regular Android smartphone, and at the same time, feel safe sharing it with their young children. Besides voice and data services (where your service plan is available) and family entertainment, VINCI MV lets you access directly to pre-qualified children's educational content, including VINCI Curriculum (sold separately) and VINCI Kids Library.<P> <table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" border="0" width="250" align="left"> <tr><td align="center"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B00AALKTR8-1.jpg" alt="Created for Families" width="300",height="180"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>Created for Families<br></em></b></font> </td></tr> <tr><td align="center"><img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B00AALKTR8-2.jpg" alt="Play and Learn with VINCI Curriculum" width="300",height="180"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>Play and Learn with VINCI Curriculum<br></em></b></font> </td></tr> </table> <b>Created for Families</b> <br>Share your VINCI Tab MV with your kids to give them access to a wealth of child-specific content and feel worry-free with VINCI Tab MV's silicone protective case and handle. Powered by MTK 6575 system-on-the-chip processor with integrated high performance GPU, VINCI MV keeps you constantly connected and up-to-date with the high speed WCDMA wireless network. Drop tested and certified for child safety, VINCI MV is everything you need from a tablet to share with your child, plus everything you need from a world phone. <P> <P><b>Play and Learn with VINCI Curriculum</b> <br>VINCI award winning curriculum (sold separately) is based on proven cognitive science principles and provides children ages 1.5 to 6 years old with a comprehensive, step-by-step learning structure. It is comprised of three learning levels - Level 1: The Curious Toddler, Level 2: The Confident Preschooler, and Level 3: The Capable Kindergartener - along with assessments that cover all six aspects of a child?s developing mind including thinking skills, emotional and social skills, language and literacy, math and logical reasoning, general knowledge and science. <P> <P><b>VINCI Differentiation</b> <br>? Learning Structure: VINCI Tab, VINCI Curriculum, Guide for Parents are all part of VINCI Early Learning System, specially designed to help your child succeed by enabling your child to have fun, while learning and climbing the learning ladder. VINCI Curriculum Levels are sold separately. ? VINCI Kids Library: With VINCI Tab, experience the safe and healthy digital learning environment which is free from commercials, adult content, violence and addictive in-app purchases. VINCI Kids Library apps are to be purchased separately. Certain Kids Library apps are free. ? Safety: VINCI tablets are the only ones certified for FDA Child Safety and use food grade materials.<P> <b>What's In The Box?</b> <br>VINCI Tab MV Micro USB to USB Cable USB Power Adapter Quick Guide <br clear="all"> <table cellpadding="30" cellspacing="0" border="0" align="center"> <tr> <td align="center"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B00AALKTR8-3.jpg" alt="VINCI 5 MV Phone/Tablet Combo WiFi, Android 4.03" width="560",height="250"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>VINCI 5 MV Phone/Tablet Combo WiFi, Android 4.03</b></em></font> </td></tr> </table> <br clear="all"> Read More

K'nex
$199.99 at Amazon

Go green and bring STEM concepts to life with the K'NEX Education Renewable Energy Set! Designed to address critical science, tech...nology and engineering concepts in the middle school classroom, this set provides instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of real-world issues. Students will work together to learn about alternatives to fossil fuel energies as they construct and evaluate several models powered by wind, water, and solar power. Using K'NEX pieces, a solar panel, motors, and a capacitor, students will generate electricity to operate 9 different machines, investigating and comparing the efficiency and power capability of each, learning how these power sources are environmentally friendly while being equally proficient. A comprehensive teacher's guide CD outlines 9 lesson plans that will help guide and facilitate student learning, emphasizing hands-on exploration in conjunction with an engaging inquiry-based approach to learning as students build, investigate, discuss, and evaluate concepts, ideas, and designs. The key concepts covered in these lessons include: renewable energy; reducing greenhouse gas emission; solar, wind, and hydro power; radiant, mechanical, and electrical energy; energy storage; reducing dependence on foreign energy; electrical and hydroelectric energy generation; conservation of energy; kinetic and potential energy; energy efficient technologies; innovation and invention; green/clean energy; mechanical and electrical systems; force, motion, work and power; Newton's Laws; and much more! The K'NEX Education Renewable Energy Set includes 583 K'NEX pieces, a solar panel, capacitor, 3 motors, and a power cord, in addition to a Teacher's Guide CD and building instructions for 9 different renewable energy models. This set is designed to support 6-12 students working cooperatively in teams to build up to 3 models at a time, and is recommended for use in 5th through 9th grade classrooms. All parts of this set come packaged in a strong plastic tray with Snap-on lid for easy storage in the classroom. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX® models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Read More

Sportime
$193.32 at Amazon

<div class="aplus"><p>Sportime rack is used for storing and transporting medicine balls, and has two shelves for holding six medic...ine balls each. The rack is made of 2.0 x 1.0 inch/5.1 x 2.5cm tubular steel for durability, and has wheels for portability. Steel is a good general purpose material, and has better weldability and increased rust resistance over wrought iron. The rack is versatile for storing up to 18 men?s basketballs as an alternative use, and measures 55.0 x 15.0 x 35.0 inches/139.7 x 38.1 x 88.9cm (L x W x H). (L is length, the horizontal distance from left to right; W is width, the horizontal distance from front to back; H is height, the vertical distance from the lowest to highest point.)</p><p>Physical education products are used by health teachers, physical education instructors, and recreational professionals to help individuals develop knowledge and skills to participate in a variety of physical activities. Physical education products include gear, such as mats, balls, nets, disks, gloves, helmets, and track and field equipment, to support gym, athletic, and recreational activities, as well as fitness and health-related toys, books, and games.</p><p>School Specialty provides instructional materials and supplies under dozens of brands, among them Abilitations, Think Math, Delta Education, Frey Scientific, Neo/SCI, Childcraft, School Smart, Sportime, Speech Bin, and Sax Arts. The company, founded in 1959, is headquartered in Greenville, WI.</p></div> Read More

littleBits Electronics
$189.00 at Amazon

<div class="aplus"> <div class="leftImage" style="width: 350px;"> <div id="image0"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images.../I/31pqWGtffhL.jpg" alt="littleBits Space Kit"><div class="imageCaption">littleBits Space Kit</div></div> </div> <h4><div id="header0">littleBits Space Kit</div></h4> <div id="text0" class="a-spacing-small"><p>littleBits brings you fun and powerful ways to explore Earth + Space science in the classroom and at home. Designed in collaboration with NASA scientists & engineers, this kit is the perfect tool for educators and parents focused on getting kids excited about space science. It's also perfect for space enthusiasts and science buffs. The kit's instruction book contains 5 NASA lesson plans and 10 STEAM activities, with many more available free at the littleBits website. Learn scientific principles like Electromagnetic, Kinetic, & Potential Energy. Make a Mars Rover or an ISS; transmit music wirelessly and more! Connect with the littleBits library to infinitely expand your discoveries.</p></div> <h5><div id="header1">littleBits in collaboration with NASA</div></h5> <div id="text1" class="a-spacing-small"><p>To promote student interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM), littleBits and NASA have partnered on activities around the fundamentals of energy, robotics, wireless data transmission, physics, astronomy and more STEAM topics. Explorers can now learn how scientists communicate with a spacecraft billions of kilometers away, transmit electromagnetic energy, see sound energy and explore first-hand how the AURA satellite senses gases in our atmosphere ? plus hundreds more lessons and projects available for free at littleBits website.</p></div> <h5><div id="header2">What?s in the kit?</div></h5> <div id="text2" class="a-spacing-small"><p>12 modules that give you everything you need to conduct powerful scientific experiments: DC motor, Light sensor, Powers (2), Wires (2), Bright LED, Microphone, IR LED, Number, Remote Trigger, Speaker. Also includes, 9-volt battery+cable, motormate, screwdriver and 30 page booklet.</p></div> <div class="break"></div><br> <div class="sixth-col"> <div class="centerImage"> <div id="image1"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/01QYPNUippL.jpg" alt="Space Kit Box" ><div class="imageCaption">Space Kit Box<br>View larger</div></div> </div> </div> <div class="third-col"> <h5><div id="header3">Why Space?</div></h5> <div id="text3" class="a-spacing-small"><p>Scientists have been exploring the earth and space science from as early as 4900 B. C. From ancient Egyptians, to Galileo, to Neil deGrasse Tyson, the secrets of the cosmos have kept us wondering, observing and learning. The littleBits Space Kit will enable anyone to build their own space investigations with little to no engineering knowledge.</p></div> </div> <div class="sixth-col"> <div class="centerImage"> <div id="image2"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/01VSgdL3h6L.jpg" alt="Number Module" ><div class="imageCaption">Number Module<br>View larger</div></div> </div> </div> <div class="third-col last"> <h5><div id="header4">Featured Module: Number</div></h5> <div id="text4" class="a-spacing-small"><p>The number module displays information about the signal it?s receiving from your other modules. It has two modes: in ?value? mode, it displays a number from 0 to 99 on its LED display, where 0 is totally off, and 99 is all the way on. In ?volts? mode, it displays the actual voltage on the signal pin, from 0.0 to 5.0 volts. It takes the same signal it receives and sends it out to the next module.</p></div> </div> <div class="break"></div> <div class="sixth-col"> <div class="centerImage"> <div id="image3"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/11AxKFHoOML.jpg" alt="Satellite Orbit Lesson" ><div class="imageCaption">Satellite Orbit Lesson<br>View larger</div></div> </div> </div> <div class="third-col"> <h5><div id="header5">Featured Lesson: Satellite Orbit</div></h5> <div id="text5" class="a-spacing-small"><p>When a satellite looks down on the Earth from space, it only sees a small part of the surface at a time during each orbit. But after many orbits, it eventually sees all of the surface so that a full map can be put together.</p></div> </div> <div class="sixth-col"> <div class="centerImage"> <div id="image4"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/11cE7Qu5FpL.jpg" alt="Satellite Dish Lesson" ><div class="imageCaption">Satellite Dish Lesson<br>View larger</div></div> </div> </div> <div class="third-col last"> <h5><div id="header6">Featured Lesson: Satellite Dish</div></h5> <div id="text6" class="a-spacing-small"><p>A very beautiful property of parabolas is that at a point called the focus, all of the lines entering the parabola parallel to its axis are ?reflected? from the parabolic curve and intersect the focus. This property is used by astronomers to design telescopes, and by radio engineers to design satellite dishes.</p></div> </div> <div class="break"></div> <div class="sixth-col"> <div class="centerImage"> <div id="image5"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/11rU25wIQRL.jpg" alt="Data Communication Project" ><div class="imageCaption">Data Communication Project<br>View larger</div></div> </div> </div> <div class="third-col"> <h5><div id="header7">Featured Project: Data Communication</div></h5> <div id="text7" class="a-spacing-small"><p>Learn how to wirelessly transmit music using a digital signal. How does it work? Your digitized music is fed through the microphone and converted into a series of light wave pulses. The pulses are decoded by the light sensor and converted into sound waves by the speaker. NASA uses electromagnetic waves to communicate with satellites orbiting Earth.</p></div> </div> <div class="sixth-col"> <div class="centerImage"> <div id="image6"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/11AKHElO8GL.jpg" alt="Mars Rover Project" ><div class="imageCaption">Mars Rover Project<br>View larger</div></div> </div> </div> <div class="third-col last"> <h5><div id="header8">Featured Project: Mars Rover</div></h5> <div id="text8" class="a-spacing-small"><p>Learn how NASA scientists are able to explore new worlds. Learn how NASA scientists are able to explore new worlds! This Mars rover, based off NASA's Opportunity, gathers and displays light information from the environment as it drives. Control it wirelessly using the remote trigger and a household remote control!</p></div> </div> <div class="break"></div> </div> Read More

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