Build this Strandbeest kit yourself! It has a very interesting mechanism: blowing into the fan makes the animal start walking against the wind. The wind power is conveyed to the legs by 2 gears.
The 28-page science guide gives you the history of the real Strandbeest that Theo Jansen started building in 1990. The guide also includes easy-to-follow assembly instructions.
For ages 8 and up.
Key Features :
A Strandbeest is a creature made of plastic pipes and is powered The World of Theo Jansen by windTheo Jansen's strandbeests are outstanding in their structures and their remarkable motionsThe wind power is conveyed to the legs by 2 gears