The only MECHANIX Robotix set with a wheel and tracks sets comes with a lot of goodies. A high powered motor can run the track system to create vehicles that have a go anywhere capability or in some cases can be used as a conveyor belt in a machine. But thats not all, gears and other accessories help create some amazing mechanisms and machines that are sure to keep anyone engaged for hours.
How to Play
This kit comes with all the tools, and parts to build 8 different models, one at a time. After completing these 8 models, the builder can use the nuts bolts, and other versatile parts to create many more models and projects.
The manual provided can help you build any of the models mentioned in the set. Just remember these few points in your build: 1. Follow the steps mentioned in the manual and watch out for the notes mentioned. 2. Always remove the parts required in the step aside. After completing the step, noticing if any parts are left is a good way to recheck before moving on.
What you Learn
The MECHANIX system provides the user with tools he/she needs to help them bring an idea, a or a thought to reality. It inculcates curiosity to learn, ability and confidence to build something with real life tools. This is an important skill that helps in being able to think out of the box and builds your cognitive skills.
Like you need to put a child in water to teach him to swim, you need to give him the MECHANIX pieces and screw driver to make him want to connect things. Construction is building up of an Idea or project first in the mind, with the right tools in the hand.
The Robotix-2 set is a special set, that teaches a child about continuous track propulsion, friction, gears, motions and many other STEM concepts. While he builds any of the models in the set, there is magic that happens in his/her mind. You will notice their concentration while they are trying to follow the instructions and build something, or problem solving when he/she reaches a roadblock and finally the special feeling of delayed gratification when they finally finish their masterpiece. A feeling and experience every child must be privilege to.