STEM Gear Tech

Make the basics of different types of gears in secondary education understandable and ensure lasting comprehension!

Art.-No. 559886
Top Facts:
  • 320 components are included
  • 17 quickly buildable models and 26 exciting experiments for secondary schools
  • The time required for the task sheets is 45 to 90 minutes
  • Enclosed printed assembly instructions
  • Suitable for group work of 2 to 4 pupils

Product Description

17 exciting models ready for discovery by the technicians of the future! Students can complete X fun experiments using models like a beam balance, a scissors lift or a windscreen wiper to learn about the exciting technology behind them. Of course, they can also build all kinds of different gears, like a clockwork mechanism, different planetary gears or a differential gear. Additional free materials are available online to help teach about these concepts.

Accompanying teaching material:

fischertechnik Education products include comprehensive, freely accessible teaching materials. These have been developed together with teacher training colleges, teachers and didacticians and are ideally suited to the needs of the classroom. In addition to the topic introduction, lesson plans with task sheets and educational plan references are available.

- The topic introduction provides content that can be optimally used for lesson preparation and integrated into the lessons. Definitions, history, basic knowledge and much more are provided.

- The teaching material includes an overview of the learning objectives as well as the time required for the tasks.

- In line with the curriculum-relevant topics, various tasks are included within which different experiments are dealt with.

- The tasks are divided into a construction task, thematic task and experimentation task. In this way, one progresses from building, to learning technical content, to applying the acquired knowledge.

To the teaching material
  • Lever principles
  • Ratios
  • Four-link systems
  • Pulleys
  • Differential gears
  • Planetary gears


In the education set included:

  • Gear wheels in different sizes
  • Bevel gears
  • Screw
  • Various axes
  • Rope with winch and pulleys
  • Chain
  • Building blocks and base plate 258x186mm
Parts summary

Technical Data

Technical Data

Size of packaging 44x31,5x8 cm
Number of models 17
Number of parts 320
EAN-Code 4048962424676

Documents for Downloading

Single Part list Each individual fischertechnik part can be ordered through the fischertechnik Single Parts Service, so that fischertechnik sets are always complete and ready for instruction at any time.
Assembly instruction