OWI's farm system has cultivated yet another possible Rookie of the Year prospect. Rookie Solar Racer V3 is the latest version of the successful line of Rookie Solar Racers. The modernized variant possesses all the qualities of a five-tool player: strength, power, speed, building, and cost-effectiveness. Strength - supported by a durable plastic frame that features a transparent and rugged SUV-like body design. Power -harnessed by the most powerful and efficient source of energy...the sun. The photovoltaic cell (solar panel) converts the sun's energy directly into electrical energy. Speed - backed by a lightweight design, possesses surprising quickness with a catch me if you can attitude. Building the (2.83-inch x 1.25-inch x 1.42-inch) kit is ideal for a do-it-yourself science fair, after-school, or summer workshop project with the bonus gift of learning how automotive transmission and motors work. A vital cog in the development of a child's mind; experts believe that the retention of a child's learning experience is multiplied if they can coordinate reading with actual hands-on experience. The Rookie Solar Racer V3 includes a full curriculum, complete with quiz questions, answers, and fun activities built into the manual, enhancing the educational value of the kit. Cost-effectiveness - like all Rookies, they are affordable alternatives to other high-priced players. The Rookie Solar Racer V3 is the least expensive mini solar kit in OWI's award-winning line. With only 17 assembly parts, it is the perfect beginner kit for children ages 8 and up.