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The Maglev Train Kit (MNS-2100-KIT) kit can be used with the Science Fair Project Ideas listed below. Click on any project below to see the full information. Using the tabs on the project, you can view background information and the steps of the experimental procedure.

Science Fair Project Idea
thumbnail How can you make a train without wheels? By using magnets! In this project you will build a magnetic levitation ("maglev" for short) train that floats above a magnetic track. How much weight can you add to the train before it sinks down and touches the track? Read more
Phys_p093
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Time Required Average (6-10 days)
Prerequisites None
Material Availability This project requires the Magic Bullet Train kit, available from the …. Estimated time required includes shipping for the kit.
Cost Low ($20 - $50)
Safety Keep magnets away from small children and pets who might swallow them.
Science Fair Project Idea
thumbnail Did you know that you can use magnets to build a train that floats above its tracks? In this project, you will also use magnets to make the train stop, preventing it from crashing into the end of the track. Will adding more magnets help the train stop sooner? Read more
Phys_p105
+ More Details
- Less Details
Time Required Average (6-10 days)
Prerequisites None
Material Availability This project requires the Maglev Train kit, available from the …. Estimated time required includes shipping for the kit.
Cost Low ($20 - $50)
Safety Keep magnets away from small children and pets who might swallow them.

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