Smartphones, airplanes, and space telescopes all make use of the wonderful scientific power of gyroscopes, and now you can too! The gyroscope is a rapidly spinning wheel mounted in such a way that its axle can move in any direction. Thames and Kosmos' Gyrobot lets you construct your own gyroscope using robot to accomplish all sorts of amazing feats. With this kit you can make 7 different Gyrobots, including a tightrope walker, the balance game, and the Gyrobot itself. The Gyrobot is the winner of the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio's Platinum best toy award, and a Parent's Choice Gold Award. Box contains 102 pieces for 7 experiments, and a 24 page manual. Ages 8 and up. Imported. Choking hazard, keep away from children under 3 years.