Zome is a completely unique construction 'toy' in that it is easy enough for a 6-year-old to play with, while at the same time letting adult users build truly mind-boggling models. A Fun Construction Toy for Kids
A Learning Aid for Teachers
A Research Tool for Scientists
The Construction Toy
Many of the construction toys available today use magnets to stick together. Thatís pretty cool, but unfortunately the weight of the parts restrict building any large or mobile structures. Zome uses precisely constructed pieces that fit together perfectly and offers the ability for kids to expand their objects in up to 61 different dimensions! When completed a Zome built object can be picked up, turned around, and examined from any angle.
The Educational Toy
Zome is the most versatile and most fun construction toy ever built. It is based on actual mathematical principles of nature. Its construction allows the modeling of geometric shapes, molecular structures, quasicrystals, and more. Yes, Zome is fun AND educational, at the same time.
The Learning Aid for Teachers
Zome is used in over 6,000 schools and institutions across the US and in numerous schools and universities across the globe. It is used in grades one through the university level to help teach algebra, scale, number sense, symmetry, proportion, geometry, DNA structure, trigonometry, and more.
The Crazy Bubble Kit allows you to build basic 3-D shapes to dip into soap solution and create amazing bubbles. The kit contains full color instructions that make bubble-sculpting a breeze, all packed in a convenient plastic jar. Instructions include a bubble recipe using ordinary dishwashing soap (not included).
There are 72 parts that include:
12 white nodes,
36 each of 3 lengths blue struts,
12 each of 3 lengths yellow struts
12 each of 3 lengths red struts,
Oppenheim Toy Portfolio: Gold Seal Award 2000
Dr. Toy: Best Vacation Children's Products 1999
Child Magazine: The Year's Top Toys 1999
Ages: 6 years +