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Thames & Kosmos® Gyroscopes and Flywheels Kit

Item # 752184
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Grade 3 and up. Students experience hands-on applications of rotational motion, gyroscope forces, angular momentum, and moment of inertia. Introduce students to topics such as the technology and concepts behind smartphone screen orientation and robotics automation; the reason why bees stay upright during flight; and a small model for Earth's precession and axis of rotation.

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$26.95

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Grade 3 and up. Students experience hands-on applications of rotational motion, gyroscope forces, angular momentum, and moment of inertia. Introduce students to topics such as:

  • The technology and concepts behind smartphone screen orientation and robotics automation
  • The reason why bees stay upright during flight
  • A small model for Earth's precession and axis of rotation

Kit provides enough materials for 1 student or a small group of students working as a team. Kit also comes with an instruction manual that contains a set of activities, including 20 separate experiments.

Note: Due to the small, snug-fitting components contained in the kit, pliers (not included, see item #646244) may be needed during the building process. Kit contains 31 separate types of pieces.

 
Components Qty Included?
Short Anchor Pin 19 Included
Joint Pin 3 Included
Cone Pin 1 Included
Sphere Pin 1 Included
Shaft Plug 2 Included
Two-to-One Converter 6 Included
Tube, 30 mm 3 Included
5-Hole Rod 4 Included
Curved Rod 4 Included
90° Converter X 2 Included
90° Converter Y 2 Included
Small Pulley 2 Included
Head 1, Front 1 Included
Head 2, Neck 1 Included
Head 3, Back 1 Included
Gyro Cover Plate 2 Included
Rod-to-Tube Connector 1 Included
5-Hole Dual Rod B 1 Included
3-Hole Wide Rounded Rod, Black 5 Included
3-Hole Wide Rounded Rod, Green 3 Included
3-Hole Cross Rod 3 Included
7-Hole Flat Rounded Rod 2 Included
Anchor Pin Lever 1 Included
Frame, 13 x 3” 2 Included
Arm Flat Rod 2 Included
45° Curved Track 4 Included
Sloped Track 4 Included
Rip-Cord Gyroscope 1 Included
Flywheel Engine 1 Included
Rip Cord 2 Included
7-Hole Wide Rounded Rod 2 Included
Instruction Manual 1 Included
Pliers 1 Needed, Not Included
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