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American Educational 7-792 Precision Gyroscope, 7-1/4" Length x 4-1/4" Width x 4-1/2" Height
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Specifications for this item
|Brand Name||American Educational Products|
|Item Weight||1.15 pounds|
|Number of Items||1|
|Overall Height||4-1/2 inches|
|Overall Length||7-1/4 inches|
|Overall Width||4-1/4 inches|
|Size||7-1/4" Length x 4-1/4" Width x 4-1/2" Height|
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The American Educational 7-792 Precision Gyroscope demonstrates principles of physics including angular momentum and teaches about navigation and guidance systems for students in grades 8-12. It includes adjustable bearings for precision. It measures 4-1/2 x 4-1/4 x 7-1/4 inches (H x W x D). (H is height, the vertical distance from the lowest to highest point; W is width, the horizontal distance from left to right; D is depth, the horizontal distance from front to back.) It comes with plastic gimbals, a rocker, pivoting housing, string, and instructions.
Science education products incorporate applied math and science principles into classroom and homeschool-based projects. Teachers in pre-K, elementary, and secondary classrooms use science education kits and products alongside science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) curriculum to demonstrate STEM concepts and real-world applications through hands-on activities. Science education projects include a broad range of activities, such as practical experiments in engineering, aeronautics, robotics, energy, chemistry, physics, biology, and geology.
American Educational Products manufactures learning materials in math, science, and reading/language arts for students in pre-kindergarten through grade 12. The company, founded in 1986, is headquartered in Fort Collins, CO.
What's in the Box?
- Gyroscope: gimbals, rocker, housing
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Top Customer Reviews
Think about it. If it's way out of balance, it really defeats the purpose. Junk.
Another problem that occurred within the first few uses was that the rotating stand (pictured left in the preview) became loose and the entire assembly started sagging slightly. The cause of this was a loose screw that had partially come out due to the vibration of the gyroscope.
If you're looking make a demonstration using gyroscopes, stick with one of those cheap toy versions or find something of higher quality. The "precision" gyroscope is not precise at all, making it a waste of money.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This is a piece of trash. Do not buy it. I ordered two of them, and brand new out of the box they wouldn't spin for more than 15 seconds. These were designed by children. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Riley Moore
Crap, same bearing slop as a 8$ toy purchased at the Cincinnati train depot.Published 9 months ago by bboy
HAD GREAT PROMISE AS DEMO UNIT. WOULD OF PREFERRED OUT SIDE BEARINGS WERE LOCKED. iT TOOK TWO PEOPLE TO START THE SPIN.Published 15 months ago by SIGMUND BLACK
This device is not well engineered. It literally fell apart with the weighted rind falling off of the shaft. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Stave Opresko