Recommended for ages 8 to 14 years 16 pieces
PLEASE NOTE: This kit requires one 9-volt battery, which is available separately.
Build a zany inflatable tube dancer that uses the physics of flowing air to perform its eye-catching moves. Like the air dancers and tube men you may have seen around your town, this motorized device uses a blower motor and a fabric tube to slink, shimmy and shake around. Assemble the model to learn about its inner mechanisms, including fan and electric circuit, complete with battery, motor and switch. Conduct four fun additional experiments that demonstrate principles in air pressure, air flow and aerodynamics. Make a ball float on a stream of air, practice your aim in a game of air basketball, and launch balls into the air with the air cannon. This hands-on kit brings physics to life as it demonstrates the power of air pressure at work. An eight-panel, full-color manual guides your model building with step-by-step illustrated instructions.