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Thames & Kosmos®: Big Engineering Makerspace Kit

Item # 752190 New Online Only This product is not available in our print catalog.
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Grade 3 and up. With the Big Engineering Makerspace, students can explore marine vehicles, submersibles, buoyancy, wind power, rotation, gears, energy conversion, center of gravity, balance, pneumatics, hydraulics, statics, optics, and much more. Includes materials for over 20 models and experiments.

Price

$99.95

In stock and available to ship.

Grade 3 and up. Introduce your students to physics and engineering design with the Big Engineering Makerspace. With it they can build and test over 20 functional models and perform experiments using over 250 building pieces. Students can explore marine vehicles, submersibles, buoyancy, wind power, rotation, gears, energy conversion, center of gravity, balance, pneumatics, hydraulics, statics, optics, and much more. The Big Engineering Makerspace is divided into the following chapters (modules), each focused on a different area of engineering:

  • On Land and Sea—Build a jet boat, catamaran, submarine, and pumping station.
  • On the Road—Engineer models of a dragster, tricycle, automobile with brake, automobile with pneumatic shock absorber, and tower crane.
  • Up in the Air—Construct models of a helicopter, hang glider, windmill, and falling leaf.
  • Man versus Machine—Assemble models of a forklift, spinning top, hydraulic lift, surveyor's wheel, and robotic arm.
  • Optical Devices (all things camera)—Build models of a camera stabilizer, tripod, selfie stick, and smartphone microscope.

  • WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small Parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.
  • This item is only available at Carolina.com.
 
Components Qty Included?
Short Anchor Pin, Blue 40 Included
Anchor Pin, Red 20 Included
Shaft Plug 2 Included
Shaft Pin 1 Included
Joint Pin 12 Included
Short Button Pin 6 Included
Two-to-One Converter 6 Included
90° Converter X 2 Included
90° Converter Y 2 Included
1-Hole Connector 4 Included
Round Curved Rod, White 1 Included
Curved Rod, Black 7 Included
3-Hole Rod 3 Included
3-Hole Cross Rod, Black 6 Included
5-Hole Rod 4 Included
5-Hole Cross Rod 4 Included
5-Hole Rod C, Black 3 Included
7-Hole Wide Rounded Rod 4 Included
7-Hole Flat Rounded Rod 4 Included
9-Hole Rod 6 Included
11-Hole Rod 4 Included
Long Rack Gear 2 Included
Square Frame 2 Included
5 x 15 Frame 2 Included
Crankshaft Gear A 2 Included
Crankshaft Gear B 2 Included
Axle, 35 mm 3 Included
Axle, 60 mm 2 Included
Axle, 70 mm 2 Included
Axle, 100 mm 3 Included
Axle, 150 mm 2 Included
Axle Lock 2 Included
Small Gear, Red 6 Included
Medium Gear, Blue 2 Included
Extra-Large Gear, Yellow 2 Included
Small Sprocket 2 Included
Small Pulley Wheel 2 Included
Medium Pulley Wheel 2 Included
Large Pulley Wheel 2 Included
Small O-Ring 2 Included
Medium O-Ring 2 Included
Large O-Ring 2 Included
Bar Connector 2 Included
Hook 1 Included
String Spool 1 Included
Crank 1 Included
Wheel Rim 4 Included
Tire 4 Included
Small Rubber Band 2 Included
Large Rubber Band 2 Included
Flange 6 Included
Cap for Air-and-Water Tank/Pontoon 4 Included
Air-and-Water Tank/Ballast Tank 2 Included
Tube, 1,200 mm 2 Included
Small Security Nut 1 Included
Switch 1 Included
Pneumatic Piston Cylinder 1 Included
Pneumatic Piston Handle 1 Included
O-Ring 1 Included
Air Tank 1 Included
Pump 1 Included
Clamp 1 Included
Air Tank Bracket 1 Included
Straight Connector 1 Included
Washer 1 Included
Short Anchor Pin, Black 4 Included
Bamboo Dowel, 150 mm 2 Included
Bamboo Dowel, 220 mm 2 Included
Bamboo Dowel, 300 mm 3 Included
White String 1 Included
Anchor Pin Lever 1 Included
Microscope Bracket Piece 2 Included
Plastic Sheets 1 Included
Cutout Counting Wheel 1 Included
Short Anchor Pin, Yellow 2 Included
Small O-Ring for Valve 1 Included
Valve 1 Included
Valve Controller 1 Included
Manual (printed) 1 Included
Scissors Needed, Not Included
Adhesive Tape Needed, Not Included
Measuring Tape Needed, Not Included
Small Objects (e.g., toy cars or building blocks) Needed, Not Included
Objects That You Can Grasp (e.g., small balls) Needed, Not Included
Kitchen Scales Needed, Not Included
Board, 3 ft Needed, Not Included
Books Needed, Not Included
Small Coins or Stones Needed, Not Included
Large Water Container (e.g., bucket or plastic tub) Needed, Not Included
125-g Weight (e.g., washers or quarters) Needed, Not Included
Chair Needed, Not Included
Smartphone Needed, Not Included
Flashlight, Bicycle Light, or Headlamp Needed, Not Included
Small Transparent Items (leaves, petals, etc.) Needed, Not Included
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