Gyrobot by Thames & Kosmos

Article number: 5175
Availability: In stock

Gyroscopes move in every direction and play an important everyday role in smartphones, tablets and video games and even more extraordinary roles in airplane navigation systems and space telescopes. With this Thames & Kosmos Gyrobot kit, children can explore the astonishing powers of the gyroscope and have fun building seven unique models, including a robot that can balance on two linear wheels and move along a tightrope!

Features & Pieces:

  • Seven different models
  • 24-page, full-color book
  • Step-by-step instructions & scientific explanations
  • 102 pieces
  • Requires 3 AAA batteries (not included) to power the electric motor base

Ages:

  • 8 & up

This toy teaches, encourages, develops & supports:

  • Cognitive Learning
  • Sensory Awareness
  • Exploration & Discovery

Specific Benefits:

  • Easy to assemble
  • Encourages STEM learning & skills
  • Promotes manual dexterity
  • Explains physical science principles of balance, rotation & orientation

Awards:

  • 2014 Parents' Choice Gold Award
  • Dr. Toys Best 100 Winner
  • Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Winner
  • National Parenting Publications Gold Award
  • Family Fun Top Ten toy of the Year (#4)

Warning: Small parts. Not suitable for children under 3 years of age.

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