The fischertechnik Introduction to STEM I set provides an ideal pathway for introducing students to everyday technology and to enable them to understand how the things around them actually work. Contains 500 pieces along with a detailed, full color 170 page pictorial assembly manual, with instructions for building 40 different models in all. Students can build a centrifugal governor, manualtransmission, block and tackle, wind turbine, a beam balance, and more. Comes packed in sturdy plastic Gratnell's storage box. Explore essential STEM concepts, including: Simple machines, Cause and effect, Energy and matter, Structure and function, Stability and change, Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information, Energy and motion, How is energy transferred?, Systems and system models, Analyzing and interpreting data, Constructing explanations, and Designing solutions. Recommended: 1 set per 2 students.