Based on our dynamic, open-ended, spatial building system, K'NEX Education provides manipulatives, ideas and lesson plans that promote student engagement in math, science, engineering and technology (STEM).
Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) January 23, 2012
K’NEX Brands, the US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love™, is pleased to introduce an exciting new product, Energy, Motion & Aeronautics™, to its K’NEX® Education Middle School product line.
Based on our dynamic, open-ended, spatial building system, K'NEX Education provides manipulatives, ideas and lesson plans that promote student engagement in math, science, engineering and technology (STEM). Our new Energy, Motion & Aeronautics set helps students learn about these real-world concepts and principles and how they fit within the continually expanding field of engineering.
Energy, Motion & Aeronautics™
Three groups of students can simultaneously explore Newton's Laws, mechanical systems, projectile motion, airplane flight surfaces, aeronautic and aerospace training devices, parachute technology, optical illusions, and much more. Realistic and fun models include: Rocket Launcher, Centrifuge, Rubber Band Powered Dragster, Airplane and more. The comprehensive teacher's guide includes lesson plans, background information, teacher notes and re-producible worksheets and is aligned to state and national standards.
The creation of Energy, Motion & Aeronautics was inspired by the NASTAR (National AeroSpace Training and Research) Center, a world-class aerospace training facility that provides state-of-the-art simulation equipment, training courseware, and professional services to support the training, research, and educational needs of the aerospace industry.
Suggested retail price for the new K’NEX® Education Energy Motion & Aeronautics™ Set is $179.99 and it is available now at education retailers.
About K’NEX Brands
Founded in 1992, K’NEX Brands, the world’s most innovative construction toy company, was established to make and sell what has become one of the world’s leading integrated construction systems for children. Winner of over 200 international awards and recognitions, K’NEX is America’s building toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love, and encourages youngsters to “imagine, build and play.” For more information, please visit http://www.knex.com.
About NASTAR Center
The National AeroSpace Training And Research (NASTAR) Center, wholly owned by ETC (OTCQB: ETCC). NASTAR Center is a state-of-the-art aerospace training, research, and educational facility dedicated in improving the health and safety of humans in extreme conditions. NASTAR Center serves military aviation (fixed and rotary wing), civil aviation (fixed and rotary wing), space travel (government and private) and provides research support for component and human factors testing. For more information, please visit http://www.nastarcenter.com