Hydraulic Mini Scissor Lifts are cool machines that are used on building sites to lift a platform horizontally. They are commonly used to reach high places like ceilings with a steady place to work from.
This model uses the same principles as those in real situations, except you use water instead of hydraulic fluid - nice!
Once made the Scissor Lift provides an excellent example of how we use technology to reach the top Great for kids to learn about hydraulics, levers and simple machines. Simple to build in less than an hour, you need only a pair of scissors to make this fun and functional model.
Best of all: no batteries required!
$17 one set /$120 for 10 sets
Great for STEM programs!