The Pitsco 59794 Shockwave Car Video DVD demonstrates how to build the Shockwave electric car (sold separately) as a hands-on activity for students in grades 6-12 studying scientific concepts of motion, drag, friction, and alternative energy. The video discusses the history of electric cars and provides step-by-step instructions to build the Shockwave electric car. The video also gives instructions for attaching the Shockwave launch system to an electronic CO2 race system (sold separately). The 18-minute video is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired. An instructional video is typically used in an educational setting to complement classroom activities.
Science education products incorporate applied math and science principles into classroom and homeschool-based projects. Teachers in pre-K, elementary, and secondary classrooms use science education kits and products alongside science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum to demonstrate STEM concepts and real-world applications through hands-on activities. Science education projects include a broad range of activities, such as practical experiments in engineering, aeronautics, robotics, energy, chemistry, physics, biology, and geology.
Pitsco Education develops K-12 science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum, educational kits, and classroom tools. The company, founded in 1971, is headquartered in Pittsburg, KS.