Solar Thermal Exploration Kit

Solar Thermal Exploration Kit

Solar Thermal Exploration Kit


The Solar Thermal Exploration Kit is modeled after a domestic solar water-heating system. Explore variables such as box color, light intensity, tube design, rate of water pumping, and amount of time it takes to heat the water. Learn about what makes a solar water heating system more or less efficient.

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Solar water heaters are becoming a popular alternative to conventional water heaters because they save the homeowner money, and they reduce carbon emissions. The instructions that come with these kits include some basic information on solar water heating systems and how they work.

What's Included

  • 25 ft clear tubing*
  • Black plastic box (1)
  • Clear plastic lid for plastic box (1)
  • Small plastic bucket (2)
  • 2 V/400 mA Solar Panel (1)
  • KidWind Small Water Pump with tubing (1)
  • Alligator clip cord pair

* The clear tubing is a consumable and excluded from warranty.


There are no accessories available for this product.


User Manual

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5-year limited warranty (1 year on pump, consumables excluded)

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Educational use only: Vernier products are designed for educational use. They are not appropriate for industrial, medical, or commercial applications.

* AP and Advanced Placement Program are registered trademarks of the College Entrance Examination Board, which was not involved in the production of and does not endorse this product.

** The IB Diploma Program is an official program of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) which authorizes schools to offer it. The material available here has been developed independently of the IBO and is not endorsed by it.