Age range 8 years thru 12 years
Toy Type AE Active CO Construction CT Cultural EC Eco-friendly ES Educational Skills GN Green HO Hobby MA Math OP Outdoor Play SC Science SR Socially Responsible Captain Roam-E-O is a romantic all-terrain solar vehicle, equipped with 6-wheel mechanical suspension and 4-wheel drive system. After building the 4.13 inch x 2.97 inch x 3.11 inch kit, it is able to conquer and go beyond boundaries of other solar kits. It is ideal for a do-it-yourself science fair, after-school, or summer workshop project with the bonus gift of learning mechanical transmission and electrical motor theory. Navigating planet Earth on two legs or less is a humanistic challenge. After failing to find love on Mars, OWI's Captain Roam-E-O has landed on our native soil to show us its roving glory. Experts believe that the retention of child's learning experience is multiplied if they can coordinate reading with actual hands-on experience. With only 67 assembly parts, it's a wonderful instrument for the beginner enthusiast 8-years and up, and a gateway to ignite opportunities in fun learning. Captain Roam-E-O has a fantastic planetary gear transmission system and adjustable robotic arms to add more layers of fun. Harnessing the power of the sun, Captain Roam-E-O is ready to take your young scientist on his or her next journey. The OWI company is dedicated to work together to be a part of the larger conversation of energy efficiency, celebrate environmental friendliness and sustainability and seeks to empower children with the knowledge to make our world a better place to live. OWI fabricated this and other simple mini solar kits to engage curiosity and awareness.