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Bristlebot Pack of 30

Order code: BDGBB30
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Scientrific's price  $205.00    
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A Bristlebot is a small robot made by combining a toothbrush head and a vibrating pager motor.

Description
The vibrations from the pager motor travel down the bristles and cause the brush to scoot and spin on flat surfaces. Build a Bristlebot in your home or classroom to teach basic engineering, motors, circuits and balance principles. Bend, twist and angle the chenille stems into different positions and see how it affects the movement and direction of your Bristlebot.

Suitability
NOT SUITABLE AND NOT AVAILABLE FOR HOME USE.
Suitable for: Years 4+.
Be aware of the dangers associated with small button batteries especially if swallowed. We suggest that students are not allowed to take this product home.

Tasks
Build a Bristlebot: Build time: 5 to 15 minutes
Explore properties of Bristlebot
Have a Bristlebot race!

Curriculum alignment
Australian Curriculum: Technology (Design and Technologies)
Australian Curriculum: Science
Australian Curriculum: Mathematics

Year 6 Science
Physical Sciences
Electrical circuits provide a means of transferring and transforming electricity (ACSSU097)
• Recognising the need for a complete circuit to allow the flow of electricity
• Investigating different electrical conductors and insulators
• Exploring the features of electrical devices such as switches and light globes

What’s included?
This kit comes with everything you need to build 30 Bristlebots that each require:
• 1 Pre-cut toothbrush head
• 1 Double-sided tape strip
• 1 Vibrating pager motor
• 1 Button battery
• 2 Googly eyes
• 2 Chenille stems

Construction Video: View >>>>

Last edited 13th Oct 2016


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