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Voyage to a distant galaxy or colonize a new world with this awesome 24 in 1 National Geographic Space kit from Laser Pegs! You are the astronaut as you build out of this world models like the Mars Voyager, Hover Vehicle, Alien Stunt Fighter, Star Cruiser, and many more. When space gets too dark light up your creations to keep exploring to the edge of the universe and beyond!
- 36 Laser Pegs®
- 125 Tinted construction parts
- 1 Triangle Power Base
- 1 Instruction Manual
100% Compatible with Other Major Construction Kits
Requires 3 AA Batteries, Not Included
Little Scientists: National Geographic kits from Laser Pegs
The National Geographic sets from Laser Pegs show a few famous historical items in a new light. Kids can now build their own spaceships, dinosaurs and pyramids using the specialized light-up pegs. The prices for each kit range from $24.99 to $79.99, and they will be in stores starting in August this year.
Finalists also included Oregon Scientific’s SmartGlobe Star — an interactive constellation globe for kids to learn about the stars — and Uncle Milton’s Star Wars Mini-Kits that can help kids learn the properties of snow, lava and slime.
National Geographic Space Exploration Building Set Instructions and Manuals
Download All Manuals, (zipped) – 23.2 Mb
2 Stage Rocket pdf – 7.2 mb
Alien Stunt Fighter pdf – 1.2 mb
Astronaut pdf – 4.6 mb
Flag on Moon pdf – .9 mb
Giant Robot, 1.6 mb
Helper Bot, .9 mb
Hover Vehicle, 1.3 mb
Mars Transport Vehicle, .9 mb
Mars Voyager, 1.3 mb
Mini Robot, .9 mb
Mini Space Shuttle, 1 mb
Moon Rover, 9.5 mb
Moon Speedster, 5.2 mb
Other Worldly Walker, 6.8 mb
Rocket, 3.1 mb
Shuttle and Gantry, 4 mb
Space Capsule, 2.5 mb
Space Marine Troop Lander, 2.9 mb
Space Shuttle and Satellite, 3.1 mb
Space Telescope, 3.8 mb
Starship, 3.5 mb
Transport Shuttle, 2.4 mb
Space Shuttle Carrier, 1.9 mb
Star Cruiser, 5 mb
|Dimensions||3.5 x 14 x 14 in|
S.T.E.M. Education and Learning
|S.T.E.M & STEM Approved||Battery Type 3AAA / Button Cell||Ages 5 Yrs Up||For Boys & Girls|
|Enforces Cognitive Development||Stimulates Co-operative Play||Builds Hand/Eye Coordination||Encourages Imaginative Play|
|Allows Imitative Play||Develops Language||Letter Names and Phonics||Builds Maths Skills|
|Motor Skills Improvement||Encouraging Problem Solving||Fosters Role Play||Improves Sensory Development|
|Enhances Visualisation and Memory||Word Building||Science Engineering Technology Math||1 Year Warranty|
STEM generally supports broadening the study of engineering within each of the other subjects, and beginning engineering at younger grades, even elementary school. It also brings STEM education to all students rather than only the gifted programs.
Its Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy developed a list of 10 actions and the top 3 are listed here:
- Increase America’s talent pool by improving K–12 science and mathematics education
- Strengthen the skills of teachers through additional training in science, mathematics and technology
- Enlarge the pipeline of students prepared to enter college and graduate with STEM degrees
Here are a few more examples of Laser Pegs S.T.E.M. (Science Technology Engineering Math) Benefits
- Enhances Creative Reasoning
- Improves Hand/Eye Coordination
- Promotes Cognitive Development
- Encourages Communication and Teamwork
- Inspires Creativity and Model Building
- Develops Math and Reasoning Skills
- Education Educational Kits learning S.T.E.M. STEM
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration also has implemented programs and curricula to advance STEM education in order to replenish the pool of scientists, engineers and mathematicians who will lead space exploration in the 21st century.
After-school STEM programs children learn what the most promising practices are and how to implement them to increase the chance of student success.
Continuing S.T.E.M. education has expanded to the post-secondary level through masters programs. Laser Pegs enhance, encourage and compliment all STEM Programs.