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Making large magnetic cubes

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How can you make a cube with magnetic rods and spheres? Magnetic Games demonstrates in this click-filled video. Watch and listen as 936 5x25mm rod magnets click together with 110 10mm steel balls into a variety of cube structures.

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Related play: Magnetiles, Speks, Zometool Creator 1 Construction Kit, and Zometool Hyperdo Science Kit.

Previously: ‘Big Ben’ clock tower made with 17,144 magnetic balls, Neodymium magnet collisions filmed in slow motion, and more videos with spheres and cubes.

Plus: Videos about engineering.

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