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Solar Racer
Solar Racer

Solar Car

Order code: BDGSR
Purchase QTY: (Each)1+    
Scientrific's price  $56.00    
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These solar cars have an adjustable 6V solar panel that provides power and interchangeable gears to adjust the torque.

The Solar Racer is powered by a 6V solar panel and a DC motor. Interchangeable gearing allows you to adjust the speed and torque. Personalise yours with wood stain or a nice paint job.

Suitable for: grades 4+

Build Time: 30 minutes
Explore efficiency by changing gears to alter torque
Have a solar car race!

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

What’s included?
• 6V solar panel
• DC motor
• Chassis kit
• 2 gears
• Wire

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Last edited 6th Oct 2021

This product is used in teaching these Australian Curriculum codes:
ACSSU190 - Physical Sciences - Energy Conservation - Energy conservation in a system can be explained by describing energy transfers and transformations
ACSSU229 - Physical Sciences - Forces and Motion - The motion of objects can be described and predicted using the laws of physics
ACSSU097 - Physical Sciences - Electrical Circuits - Electrical energy can be transferred and transformed in electrical circuits and can be generated from a range of sources
ACSSU117 - Physical Sciences - Forces and Machines - Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces, including Earth’s gravitational attraction, acting on the object
ACSSU155 - Physical Sciences - Energy Forms - Energy appears in different forms, including movement (kinetic energy), heat and potential energy, and energy transformations and transfers cause change within systems

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