Grades: Suitable for most grades w/ adult supervision
Number of Students: 1
Number of pieces: 76
Conduct scientiﬁc experiments! Learn about aerodynamics and physics! Drive a Hovercraft that drifts on a cushion of air by remote control! Start with the base, ﬁn and skirt materials provided, and test as you go.
Take your prototyping even further and use the templates to make your skirt and base designs with cardboard and household trash or around school recycling bins. Try making different shapes for each part and watch your Hovercraft drifts!
Tinker and Test – experiment and test this project with materials already included or enhance the hovercraft with materials around your home to improve the speed.
High Acceleration – make a set of hovercrafts and race with friends!
Fun with Physics – makes project learning about aerodynamics and the forces at work.
Multi-Terrain – test the different terrains it can drift over.
All materials are custom-made, durable, and reusable – finish building, disassemble, and begin a new project.
- Building straws – 240mm Blue × 40
- Connectors – 1-leg Blue × 15
- Die cut ﬁn × 1
- Die cut base × 1
- Plastic sheets × 4
- Skirt template × 1
- Speed controller × 1
- Double sided tape × 1
- Single sided tape × 1
- Sticker sheets × 2
- Receiver × 1
- Brushless motor × 1
- Servo Motor with arm × 1
- Remote control × 1
- USB charging cable × 1
- Motor pod assembly: fan, cover, duct × 1
- Battery 7.4V lipo 1200mAh × 1
- Instruction booklet × 1
Watch a step-by-step unboxing and building video.
The Hovercraft vehicle is powered by a rechargeable battery. The remote control requires batteries and are not included.