An entertaining educational kit demonstrating the concept of a salt powered automotive engine. It gives the next generation a look at alternative means of propelling cars of the future.
It works with a combination of salt water and magnesium plates. When salt water is added it dissolves the magnesium to form hydrogen which is attracted to the cathode creating a flow of electrons.
A detailed step by step assembly manual for connecting the myriad of components is included and the car engine can be configured as a V8 or flat engine. The cylinders also move up and down as the car moves forward. The finished vehicle is 4 wheel drive and the body will twist as it navigates its way over small pebbles and bumps. Watch a demonstration video on our website.
You may require the use of a side cutter and flat/phillips head screwdrivers
Assembly time: 3 hours
Recommended for ages 8+
|Kit Form : Educational Kit Series|
|Kit Group : Educational|
|Difficulty : Simple|
|Recommended Minimum Age : 8 Yr|
|Estimated Construction Time : 3 hr|
|Contains High Voltage Components : false|
|Instructions Included : true|
|Additional required items : Salt water|
|Length : 120. mm|
|Width : 100. mm|
|Height : 91. mm|
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