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New in the Maker Shed: Reinventing Edison Lightbulb kit

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The famous story goes that Thomas Edison said he didn’t fail 700 time in trying to make the lightbulb, he succeeded in proving 700 way not to make a lightbulb. Now’s your chance to build one yourself! The Reinventing Edison: Build Your Own Lightbulb Kit 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 including carbon and tungsten.

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Reinventing Edison: Build Your Own Lightbulb Kit in the Maker Shed.

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