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  1. Zoomy™ 2.0 Handheld Digital Microscope - Blue

    Zoomy™ 2.0 Handheld Digital Microscope - Blue

    SKU: 12287

    $59.99

    Zoom in on the world around you! This freshly updated, all-in-one handheld digital microscope gives early scientific study a whole new perspective, and is easy for young children to use. Now in vibrant blue, Zoomy 2.0 magnifies up to 54x and allows students to closely analyze the structure of objects in greater detail than ever before. Use with a computer, projector, or interactive whiteboard. Uploads and connects via USB. Features 640 x 480 pixels, VGA CMOS sensor, 4 LED lights, and 2 head adapters. Compatible with PC and Mac. Measures 2½”L x 2½"H. Ages 4+. From Learning Resources. Learn More
  2. Zoomy™ 2.0 Handheld Digital Microscope (Purple)
  3. Zombie Farm Growing Kit

    Zombie Farm Growing Kit

    SKU: 0764

    $24.99

    What can make a garden more fun than Zombies tearing around it? Maybe unusual Zombie plants like grass that grows in shades of red and green, a silver plant that has been used in Witches' spells and making absinthe, a plant that grows brains and more! Your Zombie Farm comes with all kinds of Zombie accoutrements such as Zombie plant stakes, Zombie decals, and a limited edition Notchster - Drew the Droolin' Zombie! The garden even comes with spooky gravel that glows to illuminate the madness at night. This collection of spine-tingling plants is quick to sprout and guaranteed to grow! Learn More
  4. Worm Farm Science Kit

    Worm Farm Science Kit

    SKU: 12128

    $13.99

    Earthworms are the most fascinating, safe, clean, easy-care pets under the Earth! Almost any soil will do, and they cost next to nothing to fee. The sliding Privacy Screen means they will burrow right next to the window for easy viewing. And the Tracking Sands leave colored trails exposing secret worm activity! Full color instructions feature real science explorations that will leave you amazed by the Powers of your Earthworms. NOTE: Earthworms and soil are NOT included. Worms from the garden can be used and can also be purchased from online suppliers. For ages 6+. This kit is for use by children under adult supervision. Not suitable for children under 36 months. Contains small parts - choking hazard. Learn More
  5. Wind Racer Science Kit

    Wind Racer Science Kit

    SKU: 12114

    $19.95

     

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    Make sail cars and sailboats! Construct five vehicles powered by the wind, including three sail cars and two sailboats, and a wind direction indicator. Investigate the physics behind how they work. Learn how sails function like wings to capture the forces of the wind and generate lift. Ages 8+ From Thames & Kosmos. Learn More

  6. Wind Power V3 Science Lab

    Wind Power V3 Science Lab

    SKU: 1996

    $54.95

     

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    Renewable Energy Science Kit. Build a realistic wind turbine to harness power out of thin air. Wind is one of the most promising sources of clean, renewable energy available today. Wind energy has been used for centuries to pump water and crush grain in windmills, and is increasingly being used to generate electricity to power our modern world. Ages 8+. From Thames & Kosmos. Learn More

  7. Weather Tracker

    Weather Tracker

    SKU: 0117

    $34.99

    Chart temperatures and cities using bar and line graphs. Introduce Isobars, Jet Streams, Wind Chills and more with this super-sized 44" W x 28" H weather map of the U.S. and Canada. Write-on/wipe off board. Folds flat. Teacher's guide with weather terms activites, vinyl cling weather symbols and student recording charts included. Grades 3-8

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  8. Weather Station

    Weather Station

    SKU: 7119

    $31.99

    Over 30 fascinating activities all about weather and climate. Build your own barometer; weather vane; rain gauge; and hydrometer. Observe the weather traits and see how they'll affect tomorrow's weather. Make a rainbow; produce clouds; lightning; rain; and even a thunderstorm! Ages 8+ Learn More
  9. Water Clock

    Water Clock

    SKU: 7116

    $24.95

    Make a clock that can work just on tap water! You will never need batteries again! Also works on a variety of household materials such as: cola, fruit juice and even ketchup! Try other materials and see how the clock never stops. This is the best timekeeper you will ever have. Ages 8+ Learn More
  10. Watch-A-Bug

    Watch-A-Bug

    SKU: 8334

    $5.99

    Just press the secret leaf to open this handy wrist habitat. Kids can view their bugs up close and then pop open the Watch-A-Bug when its “time” to let their critters go! The breathable, see-through mesh canopy allows kids to “watch” their bugs. The strong and secure bug chamber floor is made of high impact plastic. Watch-A-Bug clicks tightly shut so you won’t find your critters in unexpected places! One size fits all. Insect figure included. Recommended for Ages 4 and Up with Adult Supervision. From Insect Lore. Learn More
  11. Volcanoes and Earthquakes Science Kit

    Volcanoes and Earthquakes Science Kit

    SKU: 7103

    $36.95

     

    NOT AVAILABLE ONLINE - IN-STORE PURCHASE ONLY

    Earth is constantly changing. Massive pieces of its outer layer are slowly sliding under, over, away from, or past each other. Earthquakes shake the continents and oceans, and volcanoes spew out the molten insides of our planet. By studying these awe-inspiring and devastating natural phenomena, you can learn more about the inner workings of Earth. Build and erupt a model volcano with plaster-based "lava" that hardens after each eruption. The volcano can be erupted multiple times, and the volcanic cone builds up with each eruption, like a real volcano. Learn about the different types of volcanoes. Build a working seismograph, and fake some 'quakes to see for yourself how scientists measure earthquake forces. Discover plate tectonics, and see how volcanoes and earthquakes are caused by the constant movement of the planet's parts. Assemble a plate tectonics puzzle and a geological globe. Play a volcano quiz game to learn about well-known volcanoes. A full-color, 48-page experiment manual is included. Ages 10 and up. From Thames and Kosmos. Learn More

  12. Volcano Crater Garden Kit

    Volcano Crater Garden Kit

    SKU: 12797

    $19.99

    Grow your own dangerous garden on top of a volcano! Like the volcano, the included fly traps are meat eaters! The foliage of the volcano plantis red and black like fire and smoke and engulfs the top of the volcanic planter. The depth of this stunning planter is accentuated with the included foreground and background decals. This fun and exciting kit comes complete with decorative stakes, dragon, planting mixture, and more! Learn More
  13. Ventilated Bug Jar

    Ventilated Bug Jar

    SKU: 7444

    $6.99

    Catch 'em and Keep an Eye on 'em with this Best ever bug jar ... with an addition! A shatterproof jar with the features of this Best Ever Bug Jar for safe bug-keeping, but with a built-in 3x-magnifier lens for super bug-viewing! Giant lens is scratch-resistant, and housed in a decorative lid that's kid-hand grippable and twistable. The top-mounted tote handle rotates for easy carrying, and then out-of-the-way for catching and clear views of your little friends. Ages 4 and up. From Insect Lore. Learn More
  14. US Treaure Mining Dig

    US Treaure Mining Dig

    SKU: 3692

    $12.99

    Unearth 12 beautiful rocks from the USA-shaped block and then match them up to the map. Includes digging tools, magnifying glass and learning guide. Age 6+ Learn More
  15. UltraLight Airplanes Kit

    UltraLight Airplanes Kit

    SKU: 12113

    $19.95

     

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    Build and fly five experimental gliders! Construct awesome flying gliders with ultralight plastic and bamboo parts. Build five different types of planes with different wing configurations to learn how wings provide lift and how planes stay up in the air. Ages 8+. Makes 5 Models. From Thames & Kosmos. Learn More

  16. Two-Way Bug Viewer

    Two-Way Bug Viewer

    SKU: 6005

    $9.95

    2-Way Bug Viewer. Features: Allows 2 People to View Simultaneously; Ventilated Bug Viewer with Base; Top View 6x Magnification; Bottom View 4x Magnification; Ages 5+ Learn More
  17. Treasure Tracker Digital Metal Detector

    Treasure Tracker Digital Metal Detector

    SKU: 0456

    $39.00

    The POOF-Slinky Treasure Tracker Digital Metal Detector will provide hours of fun as you and your child hunt for coins, watches, jewelry and other buried treasures under sand, dirt and more. This real working metal detector has a backlit digital LCD screen that provides an easy to see and understand rotating icon with text messaging to indicate when a metal object is found. The battery life monitor detects how much battery power remains in its 9-volt battery (not included). The easy-to-read display is hinged so it can be positioned in its protective housing or opened for regular operation. The Treasure Tracker can be can assembled into a full-sized metal detector that you use while standing up or converts with its adjustable handle into a smaller, handheld unit for searching in confined areas. Slinky Science Treasure Tracker also includes volume control to adjust the audio tone when passing over a metal object and a sensitivity controller adjusts the powerful metal detector’s search coil when switching from deep underground hunting to just skimming the surface searching. Explore the science behind searching for valuables at the beach or in your own backyard and become amazed by what you can find buried right beneath you. The Treasure tracker can detect objects up to 6-feet deep, is made of ABS and PP plastics, measures up to 28-inches tall and is easy to assemble and operate. Ages 6+ Learn More
  18. Tornado Maker

    Tornado Maker

    SKU: 3317

    $24.99

    Tornado Maker. See a tornado form right before your eyes! Has built-in lightning and thunder sounds! Includes a 35-page Fun & Fact booklet. Ages 6 and up.

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  19. TKI Telescope & Astronomy Kit

    TKI Telescope & Astronomy Kit

    SKU: 6034

    $169.95

     

    NOT AVAILABLE ONLINE - IN-STORE PURCHASE ONLY

    With this excellent entry-level telescope and astronomy kit, Thames & Kosmos continues a long tradition of inspiring people to reach for the stars. This high-quality refractor telescope with coated glass optics and plenty of accessories allows for countless exciting space observations. With it, you can see Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter (including its stripes), Saturn, the moons of both Jupiter and Saturn, Uranus, and many craters on the Moon. You can also see various nebula and galaxies including the Hercules nebula, Eagle nebula, Andromeda galaxy, and a seemingly infinite number of stars. Beginners and advanced amateur astronomers alike can appreciate the quality optics, durable construction, sturdy aluminum tripod, and comprehensive, easy-to-follow astronomy book — all at a great value. In the instruction book, the scope and accessories are clearly explained so that even beginners can quickly find the moon, constellations, or planets in the night sky. Terrestrial observations on Earth are also possible by using the 1.5x erecting lens. Ages 12+ From Thames & Kosmos. Learn More

  20. TK2 Microscope & Biology Kit

    TK2 Microscope & Biology Kit

    SKU: 3050

    $134.95

     

    NOT AVAILABLE ONLINE - IN-STORE PURCHASE ONLY

    Embark on a guided journey through the microscopic world, revealing its hidden creatures and unseen structures with the new TK2 Scope. First, learn how to use the microscope and all of its parts. Next, become familiar with your scope by examining some prepared slides. Now, you are ready to take off on a guided investigation of plant and animal specimens that you gather and prepare yourself. This kit gives you the tools, knowledge, and skills you need to view virtually any specimen you can find. The microscope is a dual light 40-, 100-, and 400-power metal and plastic microscope. The two battery-powered LED light sources allow for both the viewing of large or opaque objects lit from above and the viewing of thinly sliced or translucent specimens lit from below. It has a 10-power ocular lens; 4-, 10-, and 40-power objective lenses; and an aperture wheel. The lenses are all professional-quality optical glass. The microscope is durable and powerful, permitting years of continued observations. The full-color, 48-page manual guides you through set-up, usage, and dozens of fascinating observations of biological specimens. Ages 8 and up. • learn how to use the microscope and how to prepare slides • 2 bright LED lights, above and below • 40x, 100x, and 400x magnification • 4x, 10x, and 40x objective lenses and a 10x ocular lens, all made of optical grade glass • over 20 tools and accessories Learn More

  21. The Badlands Dinosaur Excavation Kit

    The Badlands Dinosaur Excavation Kit

    SKU: 13206

    $15.99

    Kids have a fascination and fondness for dinosaurs! Fuel their thirst for these oversized, extinct monsters with Excavation Badlands, a simulated dinosaur fossil expedition. With this hands-on Dino Horizons learning kit, kids will unlock the secrets hidden in the sands of time in North America’s immense desert wasteland, a hot spot for dinosaur fossil discoveries. Kids will excavate replicas of both body and trace fossils of dinosaurs that actually lived in the area millions of years ago. Includes fossil digging block, digging tools, rocks samples, T-Rex footprint replica, a dinosaur guide, a location map and a posable T-Rex skeleton model. For ages 5+ Learn More
  22. Swamp Thing Garden Kit

    Swamp Thing Garden Kit

    SKU: 12515

    $19.99

    Grow your own swamp plants in an enveloping murky garden. Place your pet crocodile amongst plants that move and can grow in water and soilalike! Watch the miniature swamp plants store water in their bulbous bases and grow pony-tail like foliage. Both of your swamp plants will sproutand grow easily. Complete your bog with themed stakes, foreground and background decals, alligator, and more! Learn More
  23. Strange Plant Collection Growing Kit

    Strange Plant Collection Growing Kit

    SKU: 8989

    $24.99

    Experience the strangest that the world of plants has to offer. In this astounding collection, you will find plants that move, plants that grow eyeballs on top of their foliage, plants that grow flowers that look like brains, and finally plants that eat flies and small insects. Never before has such an eclectic combination of plants been brought together! All these wacky plants are easy to grow and quick to show their freaky side. Get your strange and bizarre garden growing today. Learn More
  24. Storm Catcher Weather Laboratory

    Storm Catcher Weather Laboratory

    SKU: 12131

    $19.99

    Make your own wind gust /direction recorders, rain gauge, wearable compass, solar UV sensor and more! The learning guide includes activities for learning all about weather. The Wild! Wind Recorder is unique! Set it up on a pole, come back the next day and WOW. See the maximum gust speed overnight AND where it came from, or take it with you wherever you go. The Recording Rain Gauge is real too. The Solar Radiation sensor can see the direction of invisible UV even on cloudy days. Be a junior meteorologist and understand the biggest challenges facing the planet today. Ages 8+ Learn More
  25. STEM Structures Buildings & Bridges Science Kit

    STEM Structures Buildings & Bridges Science Kit

    SKU: 3376

    $39.99

    Get the STRUCTURES: Buildings and Bridges set and learn all about buildings and how they literally support our lives! Construct different types of bridges and find out how their architecture design provides massive weight support. Discover all the types of forces applied and how engineers manage to reduce their effects. Build 9 working models such as a house, a pyramid and various types of bridges: beam, arch, truss, cable-stayed and suspension bridge. You can find easy-to-follow building instructions for all models either online or in the booklet included. The booklet provides detailed explanations of the different scientific principles applied and incorporates innovative experimental activities for hands-on learning. A Quiz section is also available to challenge your newly acquired knowledge! Conduct thorough experiments and discover:

    - how triangulation provides strength on a building;
    - what are the main types of forces acting on structures;
    - how do trusses work;
    - what are the major types of cable bridges.

    Ages 8+

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