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Gravity Bugs Free- Climbing Microbots


Since Spring is here, that means the bugs are starting to emerge outside.  This is a fun time to teach your kids about bugs, and Thames and Kosmos has a fun way to let your kids build their own bug!

Gravity Bugs by Thames and Kosmos are fun to build microbots that are recommended for children 8 and up. The kits have 78 pieces to build your own bug!  These STEM kits teach children about air pressure and suction and are perfect for introductory engineering.

Kids will be so excited seeing their Gravity Bugs Free-Climbing MicroBot climb up smooth surfaces.  

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These retail for $19.95.  See purchasing link below.

About Gravity Bugs

Going up! Build a mighty robotic bug that defies gravity to crawl up, down, and all around windows with ease! This motorized, multi-legged machine uses an ingenious system of suction cups to walk on smooth vertical surfaces like windows and glossy panels. Assemble the robot to learn about its inner mechanisms, including gears and an electric circuit complete with motor, battery, and switch. Then experiment to see which types of surfaces your Gravity Bug can climb best. Read about how suction cups work and how this robot climbs. This hands-on construction kit brings engineering and physics to life as it demonstrates the power of air pressure at work. An eight-panel, full-color manual guides your model building with step-by-step illustrated instructions.

+ Build a small but powerful robot that walks up windows and other smooth, flat surfaces

+ Learn about air pressure and suction cups

+ Third-generation wall-walking technology with advanced suction-cup design

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