This Colourwave molecular model kit shows the highly symmetrical structure of Carbon 60. It is composed of 12 pentagons and 20 hexagons with alternating double and single bonds illustrated by different colour tubes in the model.
Part of the Orbit Colourwave series, the model is easy to assemble and robust with sufficient atoms to see the relationships between structure and physical properties. Different coloured tubes illustrate the different the types of bonding.
Suitable for GSCE and Advanced levels of education.
Contents: 60 carbon atoms
Shape: "Buckyball" |
- Teaching resources
- Forms of Carbon: Diamond
- Web link
- Primary school buckyball activity
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Orbit ColourWave C60 Fullerene Model Kit
Submitted by: Mr John Pearson (03/07/2021)