Let your students explore the powers of wind and water with the K'NEX Education Exploring Wind and Water Energy Set!This engineering education toy allows young builders to construct six different fully functioning replicas of renewable energy machines, two at a time. It consists of more than 280 assorted parts made of durable plastic. These include rods and connectors for creating a wind-powered lift, a sail car, and a water-powered grist mill that actually move.Study after study reveals that students have more success learning STEM subjects through activities related to the real world than through reading about abstract concepts in textbooks. This building set is designed to introduce students to scientific concepts while they enjoy hands-on learning. With this fun and inquiry-based approach to concepts, students in grades five to nine can build, investigate, and evaluate scientific principles in action.Not only does K'NEX Education stimulate kids' brains, it promotes social skills through teamwork and collaboration. This building set makes a great learning tool for students, as it can be built by one person or by two working as a team. Building instructions and a comprehensive teacher's guide aligned to national educational standards, including ITEEA, NSES, NCTM, NGSS and Common Core, are included. Recommended for children ages nine and above. Enjoy a quick and hassle-free cleanup after playtime. This building set comes with a handy reusable bin for convenient transport and storage. This teaches builders to keep their playing areas tidy and organized at all times.Have a fun and enjoyable learning experience with K'NEX Education Exploring Wind and Water Energy Set today!