Have you ever wondered which Planet is closest to the sun or how many moons Jupiter has or how long it takes for Mars to go around the sun? find out with this mechanical DIY solar system kit. Have fun learning all about the names, positions and sizes of all the planets in your solar system. It's Educational, it's fun - a great way to learn about our solar system. Ideal for your budding astronomer! take yourself on a journey through the solar system as you assemble, paint and display all our planetary neighbors in a mechanical solar system. This kit takes you through the assembly of your solar system with hints on painting and illustrated instructions on assembly. Also learn details about the planets in 6 languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese and Italian. Remember, this model is a representation of our solar system but not a scale model. A scale model would have earth in your neighbors yard. Each Planet must be assembled and painted before mounting on to the mechanical armatures. Use the gearing system to rotate your solar system around your sun for a perfect display. Includes base, mechanics and armatures, and parts for the sun and 8 planets. Mercury, Venus, earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune plus paints and a paint brush. For ages 8+
For ages 8 and up.
10" x 9" x 3"