10 Top Science Toys for Kids - Spinning Top Generator

This kit shows kids how electricity is created.

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Green Science--Spinning Top Generator (4M Industrial Development Limited), $11.99, ages 8 and up. This science kit shows kids how electricity is generated through a coil of wire, LED light, and a magnetic spinning top. Parents’ Choice calls it “an excellent representation of how electricity is generated at large power plants that supply electricity to our homes.” It even contains an environmental lesson in how electricity need not come from burning fossil fuels.

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