NEW PRODUCT – littleBits Space Kit: A collaboration between littleBits and NASA, the littleBits Space Kit is an easy-to-use and infinitely customizable kit designed for doing space themed science investigations from your very own home!
This kit is perfect for anyone who’s ever wondered how satellite orbits or space station transmissions or the inverse-square law works. It’s great for teachers, students, and space enthusiasts of all ages. With 12 modules, 5 lessons, 10 projects, custom accessories, and a 30+ page project booklet, there’s a wealth of possibilities for the space-obsessed. And all of it has been designed by NASA scientists and engineers to give you an authentic, boundary pushing technological experience.
There are over one million possible circuit combinations so there’s almost no limit on your exploration. Sample project ideas include making your own International Space Station to learn how the ISS wirelessly transmits data down to earth and a satellite project that uses a DC motor to create a working model of a satellite in orbit. Each of these takes a couple hours to put together and are just a few examples of what the kit has to offer.
- Two battery cables
- Two power jacks
- Two batteries
- One microphone
- One remote trigger
- One light sensor
- One number display
- One DC motor
- One bright LED
- One IR LED
- One motorMate
- One screwdriver
- One speaker
- Two wires
- One 1/8th inch audio cable
- One 36-page booklet with step-by-step instructions for 10 great project, module descriptions, and science facts
littleBits has won over 20 awards, including Dr. Toy’s 100 Best Children’s Products and 10 Best Technology Toys 2013, Parents’ Choice Gold Award 2013, and International Design Excellence Awards’ Gold Award 2013.
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