Spacecraft Materials Kit
Subject: Science, Physics, Technology
Experiment, compare and group together everyday materials on the basis of their properties:
- resistance to impacts
- electrical conductivity
- thermal conductivity
- and measuring mass.
The Spacecraft Materials Kit is a box containing six sets of cubes made of a variety of materials, as well as all the necessary equipment for testing the cubes.
You can borrow the kit through your local ESERO office. Use the contact details of your national ESERO on your national country page to find out about the loan procedure in your country, as well as to get the documents translated into your national language.
Visual instructions describing how to set up and use the kit.
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