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Reinventing Edison: Build your own Light Bulb
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Reinventing Edison: Build your own Light Bulb is a fun science kit designed to excite and engage experimenters of all ages as they recreate the experiments that lead to the development of the first real light bulb.

Build your own working light bulb using the included safety vacuum chamber and a number of different filament materials.

Available As:
    RS-LBI      (Individual Kit)
    RS-LBC    (Classroom Set of 8)
    RS-LBI-R  (Refurbishment Pack)

Audience:

    Science Educators, Parents, and Students
    Science Fair and Hobby Experimenters
     (Ages 12 and up, under adult supervision)
Reinventing Edison: Build your own Light Bulb
Ordinary Pencil Lead Glows to Incandescence
  
STEM 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.
 
List of Experiments Included in the Manual:

    Your First Working Light Bulb

    Experimenting with the Vacuum
    Experimenting with Different Filaments
    Quantitative Experiments (Data Tables)
    History of the Light Bulb

Experiments are designed to align to the “National Science Educational Standards” and “Standards for Technological Literacy.” The kits are a great way to teach STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) concepts while integrating history and an appreciation of invention.

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Contents of the Reinventing Edison Science Kit other than its manual
Contents of the Reinventing Edison Kit (minus the 28 page Manual)
 
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