The sweetest way to experiment with physics!
Tracks and stunts snap easily onto the towering base of this genius gumball machine to create endless gumball-run possibilities, not to mention endless ways to learn about real scientific principles.
Learn about simple machines with the pulley lift stunt. See the concept of energy-transfer in action with the domino slide. Experiment with force, motion, and gravity with the trampoline and the variable-slope ramp.
There’s also a pendulum, a pinball launcher, a funnel, and more, all waiting to fascinate, inspire, and teach!
With the Gumball Machine Maker, physics becomes an adventure in trial-and-error. Will your gumball successfully make it to the end of the track, or will you have to reengineer your machine to make it work?
Gumball Machine Maker
Kit for building and experimenting with a gumball machine marble run
Encourages spatial reasoning, planning, problem-solving, critical thinking, creativity
A fascinating way to inspire scientific exploration and discovery!
Different track pieces teach different lessons in physics and engineering
Features pulley, pendulum, funnel, trampoline, variable-slope ramp, pinball launcher, domino slide, and more
Learn about simple machines, force, motion, momentum, gravity, Newton’s laws, energy transfer, and more
Trial-and-error experimentation – Will your gumball make it to the end?
Includes full-color 16-page manual with lessons in physics
Features collection cup to place at end of track so gumballs can be sanitarily placed back at the top
Works with standard machine-size 16mm gumballs
Includes a small supply of gumballs to get you started
High-quality materials and construction – Lasting durability
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