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Create Your Own Unique Light Bulb
Retrace the steps of Edison and other inventors as you build a working light bulb using the filament materials of your choice. Learn about electricity, light, properties of matter, energy, and the scientific method. A great project for a science fair, you can test the effects of vacuum on the life of your bulb.
. Concepts Taught by this Science Kit
-Electricity and Circuits (uses and effects)
-Light (light intensity, spectral emissions)
-Properties of Matter (change)
-Energy (electricity to light and heat)
-Air Pressure (how a pump works)
-The scientific method
-History of the Light Bulb and Edison (and Swan!)
-Invention and the Inventive Process
Included in this kit:
Safety vacuum chamber, hand vacuum pump,
filament materials including tungsten and carbon,
test leads, 28 page instruction manual.