Fans can purchase the set from the Panama Stem website – LEGO Education sets are not usually available to regular retail customers, making it a good opportunity to pick up 2000451 Panama Canal. The set contains 1,184 pieces and is priced at $249.95 with free worldwide shipping.
The official description reads:
Designed and build by LEGO Education at their factories in Billud Denmark, this amazing set contains everything you need to learn more about the STEM behind this modern engineering marvel and its newly inaugurated Third Set of Locks. Either because your intention is to collect this special unique limited edition, to build with your familiy the 5 separated moduls or to teach Engineering and Math behind the Panama Canal, the LEGO® Education Panama Canal will fullfill all your expectations.
The set includes 5 different mini cargo ships such as Car Carrier, Container Carrier, Bulk Carrier, LNG and a Cruise Ship. It also includes a mini figure representing the more than 10 thousand panamanians that transit 4% of the world commerce on a daily basis through the Panama Canal waters.
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