With over 270 pieces, Vroom! Stem V8 Model Combustion Engine, both children and parents alike will be amazed by the realistic engine simulation. After enhancing oneÃ¯Â¿Â½s divergent thinking, manual dexterity, and gratifying sense of accomplishment, Vroom! Stem V8 Model Combustion Engine will be the prize trophy on any car loverÃ¯Â¿Â½s desk, shelf, or classroom. With a simple press of the power button, prepare to be amazed. The cooling fan spins, pistons fire up and down, light bulbs flick on and off in perfect sequence mimicking the air-fuel combustion process, and since it runs on three AAA batteries (not included) there is no need to worry about pricy gasoline to enjoy the show.
In addition to the mechanical skills acquired through building, Vroom! Stem V8 Model Combustion Engine also includes a detailed introduction in the instruction manual. By reading, children will recognize the difference between an electric motor vs. the powerful V8, and learn about different types of combustion engines. Lastly, the introduction delves into the four stroke cycle through a visual representation of the four steps (Intake, Compression, Power, and Exhaust). Once children build the kit, and read the introduction they will have a full grasp of the science, engineering, and physics that go into this automotive cornerstone. It is never too early for your young mechanic to start learning how a real V8 combustion engine works.