Smart Materials Kit

Explore a range of Smart materials with this kit. Find out the properties and use for these materials. Ideal for key stage 3, 4, 5 & 6.

Kits are rented on a termly basis and can be hired for up to 6 weeks. Only 2 kits per school at any time.

Smart Materials kit is suitable for Key Stage 3-6, using various materials on their effectiveness by completing testing and examinations such as Making putty and slime, Absorption of liquids and many more.  

The Kit Contains:

  • Thermochromic pigment 
  • Thermofilm 
  • Heat sensitive paper 
  • Phase change powder  
  • Shape memory polymer  
  • Superelastic wire (thick)  
  • 2 way memory spring  
  • Memory / SMART wire (thin)  
  • Eco film 
  • Kevlar (yellow)  
  • Carbon fibre fabric (black) 
  • Ripstop Nylon 
  • Lycra (blue)  
  • Silk  
  • Silk Cocoons 
  • Glow in the dark film 
  • Optical Fibre 
  • UV Fluid 
  • UV beads 
  • Rare Earth Magnet 
  • Chopped Carbon Fibre 
  • QTC Pills 
  • Broken shells 
  • Old Bank of England money 
  • Chameleon Nano flakes  
  • Smart film 
  • Polymorph 
  • Hydrogel 
  • Expancel 
  • Chromatic Alginate 
  • LEDs: clear, RGB, white 
  • 1 UV Hand Lamp 
  • 1 SEPs Memory wire holder 
  • 1 Pair sde cutters 
  • 1 Scalpel  
  • 2 Plastic forceps  
  • 1 Smart Materials Handbook 
  • 1 Pair Scissors 
  • 4 Pipettes 
  • 6 Wooden sticks 
  • 6 Tongue depressor 
  • 1 Case Key 
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