With this kit, students can explore the astonishing powers of the gyroscope by building seven motorized models, including a robot that can balance on two linear wheels and move along a tightrope! Gyroscopes are used in countless devices. From smart phones, tablets, and video game controllers to airplanes and space telescopes, gyroscopes perform tasks ranging from the everyday to the extraordinary. Using fun, hands-on experiments with the motorized gyroscope physical laws become tangible and easier to comprehend.
A full-color, 24-page, illustrated experiment manual provides step-by-step assembly instructions and scientific explanations. Ages eight and up. 102 pieces.