Googolplex (toy)

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Type Construction set
Company Arlington-Hews, Inc
Country Canada

Googolplex was a construction toy made by Arlington-Hews, Inc, intended for the educational market. It is a building toy made for children 5 and up. The starter kit includes 92 pieces of various geometric shapes including a triangle, square,and hexagon, various beams and connectors, and treads that can be attached to shapes to form wheels. It features model instructions inside the box.[1]


  1. ^ Unknown, Unknown. "Vintage Googolplex Space Building Toy". Unknown. Retrieved 9 October 2014. 


  • U.S. Patent 5,046,982
  • Erickson, Harry (1991). Exploring the structure of molecules with Googolplex. Vancouver: Arlington-Hews. ISBN 0-921208-04-9. 
  • Banbury, Allen (1988). Investigating polygons and polyhedra with googolplex : a teacher's resource book of ideas for grades K-6. Vancouver Philadelphia: Arlington-Hews. ISBN 0-921208-00-6. 
  • Berman, Sheldon (1988). Understanding polygons and polyhedra with googolplex : a guidebook for teachers of grades 7-12. Vancouver Philadelphia: Arlington-Hews. ISBN 0-921208-01-4.