In utilizing the Geodesic Dome Kit, the children can build structures and arrange them to build spheres or a model station for an alien planet. Students learn about the construction of geodesic domes and the shapes that go into their development. Architectural concepts are also studied. This kit includes heavy pre-printed cardstock that students can use to build and decorate their geodesic dome according to the criteria and constraints from the teacher.
This product is part of KELVIN® Engineering Principles Series™. This series is comprised of a group of activities that focus on one or more engineering or scientific principles. Products are made from light, rigid cardstock, or a combination of cardstock and other hardware, such a gears, motors and wheels. In assembling the kits, children learn about the basics of working with paper (cutting, bending, paper strength and fastening) as well as the engineering principle associated with the product. This series offers a range of learning experiences for a range of students.