This was quite impressive. Rarely do products like up to their descriptions, but this does. My son bought it after seeing something similar at a museum. He brought it in to school to share with his class, and it made it to school and then home on the bus, so it seems pretty sturdy.
Plasma balls are cool and fun decorative items for any teen's bedroom! The Plasma Ball - 6 Inch - Nebula, Thunder Lightning, Plug-in makes a fantastic 17th birthday gift, featuring 2 interactive modes - a touch-sensitive show of multi-colored lights and a mode where the plasma reacts to touch and sound.