Teaching Kids About Solar Energy
Grasshopper Solar Powered Bug – $13.95
Grasshopper Solar Powered Bug is an educational mini solar toy. It helps kids to learn more about solar energy, and shows them how solar energy can be transformed into electrical energy and then mechanical energy. With adequate sunlight or indoor lighting, the little bug will start to move around.
On this particular online store Fat Brain Toys, average customer gives a 4 out of 5 star rating. Some customers suggest that the toy could be more fun if it comes as a kit that requires assembly, and some advise that the Grasshopper does not jump as you would expect from a grasshopper, it just vibrates and wiggles around. But overall, it’s a cool, fun, and affordable toy for kids with an inquiring mind.
Product Description: Explore the potential of solar power with this neat science kit. This build-it-yourself educational solar hobby kit is for the first time science experimenters with little or no experience. Manufacturer Recommended Minimum Age: 10. Not for children under 3 yrs. Product Dimensions: 3.2 x 1.5 x 6.5 inches.