Solar Bugs Class Pack

Solar Bugs – STEM that works for any budget!

Brown Dog Gadgets is another by educators for educators which is AMAZING!  The products are created by STEM Educators for STEM Educators.  STEM is their focus.  However, we feel they should say STEAM because many of their sets incorporate the arts.  Their kits and projects are designed to unlock creativity in all students.

Explore how solar power is converted into motion with a Solar Bug. A 2V solar cell connects directly to a self-stick vibrating motor causing this bug to wiggle around when placed in direct sunlight. This project allows students to flex their creative muscles, while also learning about solar power, motion, and vibration. We recommend personalizing your Solar Bugs by painting or coloring the cardstock before assembly.



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STEM Educational Solar Powered Science Kit the Solar-Powered Insects aka Solar Bugs!

Unlock the Secrets of Solar Energy: Dive into the world of renewable energy with this STEM educational kit. Learn how solar power is converted into motion and sound, making science fun and engaging. 

Create a solar-powered insect that moves with this fun-filled STEM project!

Easy Assembly: No soldering required!

Each kit is designed for quick and easy assembly. Build your solar bug in just 5-10 minutes, then spend additional time decorating it to your heart’s content.  Rich Online Resources for Extended Learning are accessible from BrownDog Gadgets.  Access expanded directions, lesson plans, and other solar-related activities from their online Project Database. Take your learning experience to the next level with this comprehensive educational package.

Warning: Kit includes small parts and batteries. These are a choking hazard. Not intended for children under the age of 10.

They are perfect for:

  • Remote learning
  • Homeschooling
  • Parents and kids to play with at home
  • Small classrooms or groups

Solar Bug Kits Include:

  • This Classroom Set comes with supplies for 25 bugs and includes 2 card stock bug designs for each student to choose from. Additional designs and body parts can be printed off their website, as well as student activity pages and lesson plans.

The Solar Bugs will need sunlight to work.  If you want to test them indoors with a flashlight, we recommend the flashlight we have linked here.  Not all flashlights work.


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