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K'NEX® Education Amusement Park Experience

K'NEX® Education Amusement Park Experience










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Item # 503282
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Recommended Grade(s): 5-9
Web Price $265.00
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Description

The K'NEX® Education Amusement Park Experience Set provides an opportunity to combine real-world applications with STEM concepts in a middle school classroom environment. Using these materials, students will be engaged and energized as they experience the interrelationships and further their knowledge and understanding of the science, technology, engineering and math concepts associated with such rides and structures.

Build classic amusement park rides including a roller coaster with clothoid loop, carousel, Ferris wheel, pirate ship (classic pendulum), scrambler, swing and boom rides, plus half pipe and inclined plane ramp systems (with circular loop). Explore gearing options for rotating rides. Models are compatible with data logging sensors from Vernier, Pasco and Texas Instruments (not included).

The Teacher's Guide offers a teaching approach that challenges students to take an active role in constructing their own knowledge by engaging in hands-on, inquiry-based learning, and by interacting and collaborating with other students while discussing ideas and concepts, informs the activities associated with the K'NEX® Education Amusement Park set.

Set includes 2264 K'NEX® parts – enough to build 13 K'NEX® Amusement Park Rides, including 2 Roller Coasters! Builds two of most models simultaneously. Support 6 - 8 students working as teams. Building instructions comprehensive teacher's guide aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Standards included. Packaged in three strong storage trays with snap-on lids.

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  • Type: Manipulatives

Safety

Warning WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - SMALL PARTS. Not for children under 3 yrs.

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