The snap-together Solar Grasshopper kit uses solar energy to generate electricity and propel itself around. It’s an easy to assemble electronics project that’s great for first-time experimenters with little or no experience. Ages 10 and up.
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Launched originally as a source for back issues of MAKE Magazine, the Maker Shed expanded rapidly to meet the demand for ‘projects in a box,’ otherwise known as kits. Now we have a little bit of everything for makers, crafters, and budding scientists, from Arduinos to sock monkeys to chemistry sets .