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These kits consist of a bag of parts and a book of instructions for building a wide variety of electronic circuits. Even if you just follow the pictures and assemble the circuits you will learn the basic vocabulary of electronics, learn how to identify basic electronic components and get some basic building experience. By carefully reading the manual as you work, you can get a good overview of electronic theory. These kits emphasize hands-on activity more than teaching theory, so for deeper knowledge they should be accompanied or followed by studying one of the books in our Recommended Electronics Books category.
 
Basic Electronic Components



This kit contains over 45 common electronic and hardware components and a short pamphlet that describes each component including its basic purpose, construction and identifying marks. This is a great orientation to electronics components for someone who wants to jump into electronic kit building. Catalog number: 1667. Brand: Elenco Electronics. Brand's Part Number: ECK-10. 24 pages.

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Soldering Training Kit: Siren Project



Soldering is an essential skill if you want to build or repair your own electronic circuits. This kit provides a comprehensive, hands-on introduction to soldering for electronics. It includes a printed manual that that explains soldering theory and practice and shows how to identify the most commonly used electronic components. The kits includes a nicely made printed circuit board (PCB) and all the components needed to build an electronic siren as your first soldering project.

The kit includes a tube of solder and a strip of desoldering braid. You need to provide your own soldering iron, such as Basic Soldering Tool Set or Solder Wick, and a 9v battery such as Alkaline 9v Battery - Pack of 1. Catalog number: 2080. Brand: Elenco Electronics. Brand's Part Number: SP-1A. 16 pages.

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Soldering Training Kit: Blinking LEDs Project



Soldering is an essential skill if you want to build or repair your own electronic circuits. This kit provides a comprehensive, hands-on introduction to soldering for electronics. It includes a printed manual that that explains soldering theory and practice and shows how to identify the most commonly used electronic components. The kits includes a nicely made printed circuit board (PCB) and all the components needed to build a blinking LED circuit as your first soldering project.

The kit includes a tube of solder and a strip of desoldering braid. You need to provide your own soldering iron, such as Basic Soldering Tool Set or Solder Wick, and a 9v battery such as Alkaline 9v Battery - Pack of 1. Catalog number: 2102. Brand: Elenco Electronics. Brand's Part Number: SP-3B. 16 pages.

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Soldering Training Kit: Siren Project w/ Iron and Cutters



Soldering is an essential skill if you want to build or repair your own electronic circuits. This kit provides a comprehensive, hands-on introduction to soldering for electronics. It includes a printed manual that that explains soldering theory and practice and shows how to identify the most commonly used electronic components. The kits includes a nicely made printed circuit board (PCB) and all the components needed to build an electronic siren as your first soldering project.

The kit includes a tube of solder and a strip of desoldering braid. You need to provide your own soldering iron, such as Basic Soldering Tool Set or Solder Wick, and a 9v battery such as Alkaline 9v Battery - Pack of 1. Catalog number: 4799. Brand: Elenco Electronics. Brand's Part Number: AK-100. 16 pages.

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SMT Soldering Training Kit: Decision Maker Project



Soldering is an essential skill if you want to build or repair your own electronic circuits. The latest electronics components utilize Surface Mount Technology (SMT) to reduce circuit size by putting componments in tiny packages with minimal soldering surface. This kit provides a comprehensive, hands-on introduction to manual SMT soldering. It includes a printed manual that that explains soldering theory and practice and shows how to identify the most commonly used electronic components. The kits includes a nicely made printed circuit board (PCB) and all the components needed to build an electronic decision maker as your first surface mount soldering project.

The kit includes a tube of solder and a strip of desoldering braid. You need to provide your own soldering iron, such as Basic Soldering Tool Set or Solder Wick, and a 9v battery such as Alkaline 9v Battery - Pack of 1. Catalog number: 2103. Brand: Elenco Electronics. Brand's Part Number: SM-200K. 16 pages.

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SMT Soldering Training Kit: Decision Maker Project

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50-in-1 Electronics Playground



Learn basic electronic by building real circuits. This kit uses the spring-clip method for attaching all components, so the only loose parts are strips of wire. Catalog number: 4437. Brand: Elenco Electronics. Brand's Part Number: EP-50. The manufacturer recommends this product for ages 10+.

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50-in-1 Electronics Playground

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Basic Electronics Experiments Kit w/Breadboard and Parts



This is a great little kit to get you started learning about electronics. It includes a 72 page manual which describes the theory and application of each component and provides 50 experiments to show how these components are used in practical circuits. The kit includes a solderless Bredblox for assembling your circuits and all the resistors, capacitors, diodes, transistors and other components needed for the experiments. The experiments include: Electronic Keyboard, Water alarm, finger touch lamp, electronic kazoo, battery tester, magnetic bridge, voltmeter, Morse code and a lot more. Catalog number: 1019. Brand: Elenco Electronics. Brand's Part Number: PK-101B.

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The Dangerous Book for Boys: Essential Electronics from Thames & Kosmos



Based on the bestselling children's book The Dangerous Book for Boys, this kit presents electronics every kid should know through fun, engaging, and impressive experiments and activities. Learn about electric current and electrons. Conduct hair-raising experiments with static electricity. Read a brief history of the research and discoveries associated with electricity and electronics. Investigate materials to see if they are conductors or insulators. Assemble series circuits and parallel circuits. Discover the relationships between voltage, current, and power. Experiment with resistors, capacitors, diodes, and LEDs. Investigate logical circuits and transistors. Build an electromagnet, an electric motor, a voltaic pile, a joy buzzer, and a vibrating bug. Learn about how some common electronic devices work, such as cell phones, computers, satellites, and televisions. Parents and grandparents will appreciate this nostalgic kit, updated for today's kids. With more than 30 hands-on experiments and projects, it offers a great opportunity for parent-son bonding. The full-color, 32-page manual guides your experiments. Catalog number: 4620. Brand: Thames & Kosmos. Brand's Part Number: 600002. The manufacturer recommends this product for ages 8+.

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The Dangerous Book for Boys: Essential Electronics

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Electronics Learning Circuits from Thames & Kosmos



Construct circuits with colorful electric building blocks to learn about electricity and how electronic devices work. With the innovative snap-together blocks in the ElectronX building system, children eight and up can safely and easily begin experimenting with electronic circuits.These building blocks are specially designed to make learning electronics fun and accessible. Because the blocks are brightly colored and have unique shapes, it is easy to follow the assembly diagrams to construct functional circuits. And because the circuit symbols are printed directly onto the blocks, you can quickly become familiar with the symbols and learn how to read circuit diagrams.The fun building projects include an alternating blinker, a police siren, an ambulance siren, an alarm system, a light detector, a conductivity tester, a rain warning system, a timer, and logic circuits.The electronic components in this kit include capacitors, resistors, transistors, LEDs (light emitting diodes), a phototransistor, a switch, 30 contact blocks, cable blocks, a battery holder, a speaker, and a sound integrated circuit. The 64-page, full-color experiment manual guides you through 70 circuit building experiments with easy-to-follow diagrams.This kit provides kids with the tools and instructions they need to experiment with their own hands and learn firsthand how electronics work.

Catalog number: 4733. Brand: Thames & Kosmos. Brand's Part Number: 615819. The manufacturer recommends this product for ages 8+.

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Electronics Learning Circuits

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130-in-1 Electronics Playground



This is the Electronic Playground 130 & Learning Center by Elenco(R) Electronics. Suitable for Ages 12 & Older.

Features:Includes:Requires:Comments: Catalog number: 4438. Brand: Elenco Electronics. Brand's Part Number: EP-130. The manufacturer recommends this product for ages 12+.

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Electricity & Magnetism from Thames & Kosmos



Conduct more than 60 electrifying experiments with circuits and magnetic contraptions to learn about electricity and magnetism, and how these two fundamental properties are closely related. Children eight and up can safely and easily experiment with electric current and magnetic fields using the colorful snap-together blocks and components in this hands-on kit.Build series and parallel circuits to light up a light bulb. Experiment with push buttons and on-off switches. Assemble circuits that include a spinning motor, two switches, and up to three light bulbs.Conduct tests to see which materials are magnetic. Learn about the force of magnetism and magnetic poles. Magnetize a metal. Use iron fillings to make invisible magnetic fields visible. Investigate magnetic force and direction with a magnetic pendulum device. Learn how a compass works and about Earth's magnetic fields. Conduct a series of experiments with a sturdy electromagnet.Finally, put everything you have learned to good use by constructing a loudspeaker, an electromagnetic relay switch, and a morse code telegraph key.The components are specially designed to make learning fun and accessible. The electrical blocks fit together with simple plugand- socket connectors. Because the blocks are brightly colored and have unique shapes, it is easy to follow the assembly diagrams to construct functional devices.The 64-page, full-color experiment manual guides you through experiments with easy-tofollow diagrams.

Catalog number: 4734. Brand: Thames & Kosmos. Brand's Part Number: 620417. The manufacturer recommends this product for ages 8+.

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200-in-1 Electronics Lab



This lab includes a solderless breadboard, dozens of electronic components and an easy-to-read, illustrated, lab-style manual demonstrating 300 exciting electronic projects using both digital and analog circuits.

Projects include: building a radio, AM broadcast station, burglar alarm, electronic game, ohmmeter, telegraph, rain detector, sound effects, and so much more!

This is a great learning kit to get you started designing and building your own circuits. Once you finish the exercises, you can continue to use the kit indefinitely as a handy prototyping tool for testing circuits you design or discover in books or on the WEB. Catalog number: 4976. Brand: Elenco Electronics. Brand's Part Number: MX-907. The manufacturer recommends this product for ages 10+.

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200-in-1 Electronics Lab

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300-in-1 Electronics Lab from Tinkering Supplies



This lab includes a solderless breadboard, dozens of electronic components and an easy-to-read, illustrated, lab-style manual demonstrating 300 exciting electronic projects using both digital and analog circuits.

Projects include: transistor radio, multiple counter, rain detector, organ, digital light dimmer, voltage drop alarm, burglar alarm, tone burst generator, logic checker, delayed timer, audio signal tracer, function generator, electronic game, electronic candle, voltage controlled amplifier, optical Volume, Voice level meter and many, many more!

This is a great learning kit to get you started designing and building your own circuits. Once you finish the exercises, you can continue to use the kit indefinitely as a handy prototyping tool for testing circuits you design or discover in books or on the WEB. Catalog number: 1006. Brand: Tinkering Supplies. Brand's Part Number: 1006.

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