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Soccer ball⚽/ Fullerene

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What is it?

This is a Soccer ball / Fullerene. This is made by combining 20 hexagons of different colors. (Blue, Yellow, Orange, Red, Green) This shape is also known as “Fullerene.”

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Why did I build it?

I came up with this idea when I was playing with my son.  I thought this would be a fun way to introduce him geometric shapes and how they are formed/constructed.

 

Why do I believe this would make a great LEGO set?

The concept is very simple yet challenging enough to engage everyone. It can attract both grown-ups and children.  For grown-ups, this set can be built and displayed in the office, soccer stadiums, and sports bars as a promotional item.  For children, this could be a great new STEM toy/educational tool to teach kids about geometric shapes. What’s more to it is that children can learn to concentrate (as it requires good fine motor skills to build it) and give them some cognitive challenges (they have to think of color combination as well for not placing same color of hexagons side by side.)

Key words would be “angle” and “color coordination” to make it precisely.  I bet everyone can feel a sense of accomplishment in the end!