- Original TEDCO Gyroscope
Original TEDCO Gyroscope
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Gyroscopic forces have amazed mankind for hundreds of years. Now these amazing forces are yours with this great value gyroscope. You can perform feats that seem to defy gravity. Your original TEDCO gyroscope will spin on its pedestal... dance on a string tightrope... balance perfectly on the lip of a drinking glass. Discover the secret and make your gyroscope do these and other astounding tricks. Complete instructions, pedestal and string inside.
Age: 8 +
What you get
Original TEDCO Gyrosope, instructions, pedestal and string in an attractive transparent box. Colours vary and will be selected randomly for your order.
How does it work
The original gyroscope will keep spinning in the same direction and maintain its position, even when titled. It relies on one of Newton's laws: an object in motion stays in motion unless acted upon by a force. This sophisticated spin top will introduce you to several mechanical principals - although you may not realize it. And the peculiar ways it moves are guaranteed to fascinate.
- Gyroscopic inertia
- Centripetal forces
- Conversation of angular momentum and stability
- Inertia the faster it spins, the harder it is to change its angle of spin.
- Newton's laws of motion
WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD Small Parts. Not for children under 3 years.
|Age Group||7-8 Years, 9-10 Years, 11-12 Years, 12+ Years|
What are the shipping costs?
FREE Shipping is available on all orders over $120 to anywhere in Australia!
Orders under the value of $120 incur a low flat rate shipping cost of only $9.95 to anywhere in Australia.
Express, Registered and International delivery options are also available. The cost for these premium shipping services will be automatically calculated during the checkout process. Please conact us if you have any queries with these services.
In some cases we may need to apply a shipping surcharge to large or fragile items, especially to remote or non-urban locations. You will be contacted by us for confirmation if this additional charge is applicable.
How long will it take for my order to arrive?.
You should receive your order within 2 to 4 working days, although to some regional and out back areas it can take up to 2 working days longer. Orders going to WA also take a little longer, up to 6 working days.
All standard orders are shipped using Australia Post's eParcel service, so you'll be kept fully informed of the progress of your order during its journey to you. Aside from receiving regular email updates, you can enter your tracking number into Australia Post's website at any time for information about the delivery status of your order.
International delivery will take from between 1 to 4 weeks depending on the destination and potential customs clearance delays.
When will my order be shipped?
We ship every Victorian business day. Orders received and paid for by 12pm AEST time will generally be shipped the same day.
If you require your order urgently, we have a next day delivery express service available.
What locations do you ship to?
We ship to both Australian and International customers.
What shipping options are available?
The majority of orders are shipped using Australia Post's trackable eParcel service, with larger orders being sent by national courier.
We also have options for express or registered post. A number of international delivery options are also available. These can be selected during checkout.