A perfect addition to any classroom, home or office, this popular toy is guaranteed to please. The bright rainbow colours are a joy to watch as you bounce it, play with it in your hands, walk it down stairs and slopes or let it fall in free flow to see just how far this extra-long spring can go!
The Questacon Rainbow Spring is made of plastic, has ‘Questacon Canberra’ printed on it and is a great way to introduce physics concepts such as gravity, energy and rotational momentum in a simple and enjoyable way. Try it out to get a small taste of the wonder and excitement of Questacon!
Not suitable for children under three years of age.
Spring size: 150 x 70 x 75mm
Packaging size: 150 x 75 x 75mm
This product also makes a great classroom teaching resource. This product can be used in classroom activities that align with the Australian Curriculum.
Foundation - ACSSU005
The way objects move depends on a variety of factors, including their size and shape
Year 4 - ACSSU076
Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a distance
Year 7 - ACSSU117
Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces, including Earth’s gravitational attraction, acting on the object
Year 8 - ACSSU155
Energy appears in different forms, including movement (kinetic energy), heat and potential energy, and energy transformations and transfers cause change within systems