Ages 9+
Ages 9+

Jumping Robot

$27.954.5

What you get

Take a leap into engineering with this jumping robot! Assemble a spring-powered mechanism to make the robot hop along, then experiment with the design to customize its jumps and its looks. Along the way, learn how the physics of potential and kinetic energy puts the spring in the robot’s step. Ready to hop to it?

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Step-By-Step
Instructions

Engineering
Challenges

From the desk of the product designer:

Behind the design


We got our first prototype to jump using rubber bands from around the workshop, but we switched to springs because they’re stronger and more reliable.

By the numbers

Jumping mechanism prototypes: 8

Battery pack placements tested: 12

Test hops: +1,000



Reviews

4.5

4 reviews

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zorty
Jun 1 2022

Loved watching grandson assemble. Excited with Jumping robot - he joined in with the jumping!

Jaytorr
Feb 20 2022

Amazing! The instructions are very easy to follow and the product works very well

STEPHEN
Jan 10 2022

I have purchased before for another grandchild. This one is waiting to be built. However, I am sure it will be fantastic.

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