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Carolina STEM Challenge®: Motors Kit

Item # 750034 Exclusive

Grades 6–12. Get charged up about motors and electrical engineering. Design teams assemble a simple motor from a D-cell battery, wire, and a magnet. After experimenting with wire type (gauge and metal), number of wire coils, and magnets (quantity and type), designers enter their best models in the fastest motor challenge. Teach electricity, circuits, and motors with this engaging, hands-on engineering activity. Materials support 10 teams. Instructions included.

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Grades 6–12. Get charged up about motors and electrical engineering. Design teams assemble a simple motor from a D-cell battery, wire, and a magnet. After experimenting with wire type (gauge and metal), number of wire coils, and magnets (quantity and type), designers enter their best models in the fastest motor challenge. Teach electricity, circuits, and motors with this engaging, hands-on engineering activity. Materials support 10 teams. Instructions included.

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Components Qty Included?
D-Cell Battery Holders 10 Included
D-Cell Batteries 10 Included
Ring Magnets 18 Included
Neodymium Magnets 14 Included
#16 Bare Copper Wire, 34 ft 1 Included
#20 Bare Copper Wire, 50 ft 1 Included
#28 Enameled Wire, 75 ft 1 Included
#22 Nichrome Wire, 7 in 10 Included
Sandpaper Squares 5 Included
Teacher's Manual and Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Metric Rulers 15 Needed, Not included
Timers 15 Needed, Not included
Wire Cutters 1 Needed, Not included
Scissors 1 Needed, Not included
Additional D-Cell Battery Holders (optional) Needed, Not included
Other Types of Battery Holders and Batteries (optional) Needed, Not included
Other Types of Wire (optional) Needed, Not included
Other Types of Magnets (optional) Needed, Not included


Carolina STEM Challenge

Carolina STEM Challenge® Physical Science Series

Engineer excitement with NEW kits for middle and high school physical science that:

  • Incorporate STEM concepts
  • Promote creativity, team building, and fun
  • Encourage interest in science

Easily integrate exciting STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities into any physical science curriculum with Carolina STEM Challenge® Physical Science Series kits. They engage and inspire students with fun real-world design challenges in an exciting tournament-style format.

Hands-on activities center on engineering concepts and practices from the Next Generation Science Standards. Design teams design, build, test, and modify their prototypes to provide an innovative solution to the class challenge. These activities strengthen students’ critical-thinking and creative problem-solving skills, while encouraging creativity, collaboration, and teamwork.

Designed with ease of use in mind, Carolina STEM Challenge® Physical Science Series kits have the materials and information needed for classroom success:

  • Warm-ups and demonstrations
  • Science content
  • Literacy extensions
  • Notebooking options
  • Grading and scoring rubrics

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