Hydraulic Arm Activity

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  • Regular price $178.00


Design your own “robotic”, remotely-controlled hydraulic arm. Use it to pick up your room, eat dinner, stack blocks or compete against other fluid-powered arms – it’s totally up to you! Tap, ream, screw and cut real components, outfitting three cylinders to move the arm and three cylinders to form the control panel. Learn about hydraulic and pneumatic power, Pascal’s Law and introductory robotics in this true STEM project. Comes with Instructables from Teacher Geek and lesson plan aligned to the Indiana State Standards in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics from 1st Maker Space. Requires Maker Tool Kit. Comes with enough materials for 40 students (4 students/kit) and is a consumable item.

Sold in packs of 10 or individually.