The Pitsco 57469 Heavy Density Balsa Wood strips are microcut wood strips for building structures such as model bridges or towers for students in Grades 3-12 studying the scientific concepts of engineering, structural forces, and geometry. The density range for these strips is 10.1 to 14 pounds per cubic foot. Balsa wood is lightweight and easy to cut. A package contains 100 36-inch long heavy-density 1/8-inch balsa wood strips. Balsa wood is typically used in an educational setting or by hobbyists to build model structures that demonstrate engineering and physics.
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.
Drilling, sawing, sanding, or machining wood products generates wood dust, a substance known to the State of California to cause cancer. Avoid inhaling wood dust or use a dust mask or other safeguards for personal protection.