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Horizon Hydrocar

Horizon Educational SKU: HFC-FCJJ-20

Horizon Hydrocar

Horizon Educational SKU: HFC-FCJJ-20
Regular price $154.00
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Horizon Hydrocar

Hydrocar introduces students to the hybrid technology that is fueling todays automotive revolution! Hydrocar demonstrates a complete, clean-energy system with solar to hydrogen power generation. Powered by electricity from sunlight, the reversible fuel cell illustrates the principles of water electrolysis, separating hydrogen from water and then recombining these elements to create power in an extremely efficient process. Whats more, the car can steer independently to avoid running into obstacles.

  • Great entry-level fuel cell car kit, and one of Horizons best sellers
  • Demonstrates electrolysis of water into oxygen and hydrogen‚ 
  • Includes solar panel to power electrolysis process‚ 
  • Includes experiment guide on CD, as well complete manual
  • Easy to build and operate, steers independently when meeting obstacles


All Horizon STEM materials are aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards and Energy Literacy Framework. Subject areas include Physics, Chemistry, and Earth Sciences for middle and high school grades.

  • Assembly and operation of the Hydrocar‚ 
  • The effect of Heat on Solar Panels‚ 
  • The effect of Shade on Solar Panels‚ 
  • The effect of Tilt Angle on Solar Panels‚ 
  • Finding the Solar Panels Maximum Power Point (requires variable resistor module - sold separately)
  • Electrolysis Mode Generating Hydrogen and Oxygen from Water‚ 
  • Fuel Cell Mode Generating Electricity from Hydrogen and Oxygen‚ 
  • Determining the Minimum Voltage for Water Decomposition‚ 
  • Polarization States for Hydrogen Fuel Cells‚ 


Kit Includes:

  • Chassis with an LED light and motor‚ 
  • Reversible (PEM) fuel cell
  • 0.75 Watt solar cell
  • 2 x 2mm Connecting leads
  • battery pack with connecting ‚ leads
  • Hydrogen tank‚ 
  • Oxygen tank‚ 
  • Inner Gas containers‚ 
  • Plastic plug pins for fuel cell‚ 
  • Transparent silicon tubing
  • Syringe
  • Assembly instructions‚ 
  • CD-ROM with renewable energy curriculum manuals


To avoid the risk of property damage, serious injury or death: This kit should only be used by persons 12 years old and up, and only under the supervision of adults who have familiarized themselves with the safety measures described in the kit. Keep small children and animals away, as it contains small parts that could be swallowed. Read the instructions before use and have them ready for reference.

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