The Explorer2 electronics kit is designed to build upon the skills already learnt and to increase the student's knowledge of the principles of electronics. The kit is for use in the home or the classroom and could be used to enhance the understanding of Key Stage 3 and 4 electronics.
How do the parts fit together? The parts are designed for quick and easy assembly, all components being connected together with press-studs on a baseboard. Very little skill is required to assemble the components so making the kit suitable for all abilities.
A manual showing over 900 circuits that can be built with the kit is provided.
. Learn about and use different types of switches
. Experiment with an electric motor
. Learn about series and parallel circuits
. Find out about AND and OR gates
. Build a flying fan
. Produce electronic police and ambulance sirens
. Build a medium wave radio
. Build a rain detector
. Investigate light operated circuits
. Build your own burglar alarm circuits
. Build an FM radio
. Program a 7 segment display
. Learn about and use transistors
. Use the solar panel to power your circuit
Turn your computer into an oscilloscope and study the waveforms of the sounds you produce.
Suitable for ages 10 to 14