Scorpio supports innovation and creativity in the STEM areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Our products suit the Australian Curriculum requirements and have an emphasis on LEARN TO MAKE. MAKE TO LEARN.

We are happy to introduce these new products. More are on the way! All our prices include GST.

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MAKE YOUR OWN CLOCK

Code: KJ8996

This is a stimulating, educational working clock that is easy to assemble. Clock operates mechanically using a spring and gears. No batteries are required.

Learn how clocks are made, how gear wheels work and how the swinging pendulum keeps accuracy. Full instructions included, 31 pieces, diameter:19.5cm

Suitable for Ages 6+

Price: $14.95 (incl. GST)

 

BOOK : EASY ELECTRONICS

Code: BOOKEASYELEC

Charles Platt’s book “Easy Electronics” is an excellent resourse which provides a lot of activities to try.

INTRODUCTORY PRICE $14.00 until 30 November 2018 1 December 2018 price $15.50

 Charles Platt’s book “ Easy Electronics ”
 
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BLUEY

CODE: BLUEY

SERIES: Blue Brothers

PRIMARY STEM project introducing simple planning and construction concepts. Race the cars down a ramp or use them to experiment simple concepts of Physics.

PRICE 1-19 $4.75, 20 + $4.60

 
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BOOK: MAKE: ELECTRONICS

CODE: BOOKMAKEELEC

Charles Platt’s book “Make: Electronics” is an hands on primer for the new electronics enthusiast.

PRICE $43.00

 
Bluebird

BLUEBIRD

CODE: BLUEBIRD

SERIES: Blue Brothers

PRIMARY STEM project introducing simple circuits. Motive power is provided to the real axle by an electric motor-driven belt. Students may experiment with design by adding a wing or wind sail to the basic design.

PRICE 1-19 $7.75, 20 + $7.50

 
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BREEZY

CODE: BREEZY

SERIES: Blue Brothers

PRIMARY STEM project introducing simple circuits. The vehicle uses a battery operated motor-driven propeller to make it move. You may choose to experiment with simple concepts of electric circuits and investigate Newton’s 3rd Law of Motion in Physics.

PRICE 1-19 $9.10, 20 + $8.85

 
Blue Sky

BLUE SKY

CODE: BLUESKY

SERIES: Blue Brothers

PRIMARY STEM project introducing electricity generation by solar power. Motive power is provided to the rear axle by a belt drive from an electric motor powered motor powered by the solar panel. Use the cars to perform basic experiments relating to solar energy.

PRICE 1-19 $18.50, 20 + $17.95

 

MORSE CODE SET

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CODE: MORSE

The newest Scorpio kit in the coding range is the MORSE CODE SET. It is also an example of a simple circuit.

The kit provides a basic Morse code set

  • a tapping key, a buzzer, indicator light, battery holder

  • Teacher notes with background information

PRICE 1-19 $12.90, 20 + $12.50

 
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WIND GENERATOR

CODE: WINDGEN

The newest Scorpio kit in the sustainability range is the WIND GENERATOR. The printed circuit board is connected to the generator. The graduated LED display lights provide a visual demonstration of how increased revs (Revolutions per minute) correlates to increased power output. Flexibility to construct traditional Australian outback windmill or modern wind turbine.

PRICE 1-19 $7.70, 20 + $7.50

 
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INTRODUCING ELECTRONICS

Code: INTROELEC

This kit is designed for SECONDARY school students. The kit includes components such as bulbs, battery holders, switches, resistors and lots more. The kit promotes experimentation, testing and recording observations.

Available as a single kit (no book) or 10 sets per kit (includes bonus “Easy Electronics” book) We recommend that this kit is used together with Charles Platt’s book “Easy Electronics” (Code: BOOKEASYELEC)

AVAILABLE JANUARY 2019 | PRICE: TO BE ADVISED

 
Simple circuit kits

SIMPLE CIRCUITS KITS

Code: SIMPCIRC

This kit is designed for PRIMARY school students. It introduces students to basic electricity concepts such as

  • component names,

  • series and parallel circuits,

  • open and closed circuits,

  • electric circuit symbols and diagrams.

Kit includes switch, bulb holder, bulb, battery holder, alligator clips, tape and screws. This kit is designed to be used by groups of 2-3. Teaching unit includes simple experiments that promote critical thinking skills and deductive reasoning.

Available as a single kit or 10 sets per kit.

AVAILABLE JANUARY 2019 | PRICE: TO BE ADVISED

 
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FERRIS WHEEL V2

Code: FERRIS V2

This STEM kit makes a realistic Ferris wheel and has an extensive teaching resource section. Available as a Solder or No-solder version.

This kit is NOT the same kit as our previous Ferris Wheel FERR and FERR-NS. These kits are now renamed WHIRLY and WHIRLY-NS.

AVAILABLE JANUARY 2019

FERRIS V2 1-19 $8.38, 20+ $8.13

FERRIS V2 NS 1-19 $8.98, 20+ $8.71

 
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ELECTRICITY GENERATION DEMONSTRATOR

Code: ELGENDEM

Demonstrating electricity generation has always been difficult in the classroom setting. This kit combines a modified version of 2 earlier kits, and by constructing the Generator Output Monitor together with the Motor Speed Controller, you can demonstrate that, the faster the motor is rotated the more LEDs illuminate, showing increased power generation.

AVAILABLE JANUARY 2019

PRICE: 1-19 $13.85, 20+ $13.45