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  1. Electro-Magnetix Mini Lab Science Kit

    Electro-Magnetix Mini Lab Science Kit

    SKU: 6369


    The POOF-Slinky Slinky Science Electro Magnetix Mini Lab reveals the mysterious behavior of magnets and how they work. This kit contains (30) different fun games, tricks and experiments that your “young scientist” will conduct to discover how and why magnets work and how magnetism is related to electricity. Some of the activities in this kit include making a magnet float in mid-air, building a compass, creating magnetic fields, working with a magnetic pendulum, making magnets jump and a working electromagnetic motor that even scientists can't explain. This fun, safe and educational kit comes with a 31-page step-by-step instruction booklet that makes it easy to start and finish all the activities included. Harness the mysterious power of invisible force fields with Electro Magnetix. This kit contains a steel plate, magnet cover, (2) red plastic plates, (4) red support posts, plastic sleeve, (2) bar magnets, (10) disk magnets, motor magnet, compass needle, compass card, coil of copper wire, nail, rubber band, (2) brass contact clips, (2) sets of decal dots, bag of iron fillings, sandpaper, battery holder and a 31-page instruction manual. Some activities require a “D” battery and other common household items that are not included. Learn More
  2. Electronics Advanced Circuits Science Kit

    Electronics Advanced Circuits Science Kit

    SKU: 7634




    Tap into the awesome world of electronics with this advanced system of snap-together electric building blocks. Start out by experimenting with colorful light-up circuits as you dive into the basics of electricity. Install a sound module to generate the sounds of police cars, ambulances, or fire engines. Learn the important role resistors and potentiometers (variable resistors) play in an electronic circuit. Use a multimeter to measure invisible voltage and current flowing through your circuit. Investigate transistors in switches and amplifiers to learn how the logical circuits in computers work. Build circuits that use sensors to detect moisture, temperature, and visible light. Incorporate capacitors in your circuits to store and discharge electricity for specific functions, such as a countdown clock and a red-green alternate flasher. Test out the indispensable 555 timer to build some complicated circuits. Use an operational amplifier and an FM radio module to build an alarm clock. This kit uses the same unique electric building blocks as our other electronics kits, with the addition of many new advanced components, allowing you to build more complex circuits. The more than 140 electronic components include capacitors, resistors, transistors, LEDs (light emitting diodes), phototransistor, switches, speaker, integrated circuit, infrared LED, diodes, FM tuner, 555 timer, operation amplifier, two potentiometers, electrodes, voltage and current meter, microphone, and 9-volt battery pack. Ages 10 and up; 168-page Manual; 144 Experiments Learn More

  3. Elements of Science Kit

    Elements of Science Kit

    SKU: 3139




    Investigate the most important phenomena in biology, chemistry, and physics by conducting more than 100 fun experiments. A broad yet elaborate introduction to the physical and life sciences, this kit is intended to expose children to the full spectrum of science and show firsthand how these three core disciplines interrelate. Ages 10 and up. The full-color, 112-page book is organized into the following 15 chapters: 1. Water: adhesion, cohesion, buoyancy, density, states of water, surface tension 2. Air: Bernoulli's Principle, gases, pressure, wind, molecular theory 3. Heat: temperature, evaporation, heat energy 4. Sound: music, sound waves, vibration 5. Forces: centrifugal force, energy, weight, gravity, inertia, pendulums, rockets 6. Magnetism: magnetic fields, compasses, magnetic poles, radiation 7. Electricity: electric motors, lightbulbs, simple circuits, static electricity 8. Electromagnetism: electromagnets, the EM spectrum, waves, current indicators 9. Light: camera obscura, light and shadow, light intensity 10. Optics: microscopes, telescopes, lenses, prisms, reflection, refraction, optical illusions 11. Plants and Animals: seeds, microscopic organisms, plant cycles, plants and light 12. Colors: color theory, printing, spectrum 13. The Human Body: brain, eyes, circulatory system, ears 14. Chemistry: acids, bases, chromatography, filtration, reactions, tricks, safety 15. Earth and Sun: globes, day and night, seasons, rotation, sundials, time zones

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  4. EM4 Robot Kit

    EM4 Robot Kit

    SKU: 12391


    A child can bring EM4 Educational Motorized Robot Kit to life in one of its four exciting modes: Cricket—who’s a joy on 6 legs, Beast—the master of bipedal movement, Trailer—the little engine that could move forward thanks to its motorized transmission, and good ole Grandpa-bot—everyone’s favorite bobble-headed gear-driven family member. Each mode is equipped with its own unique form of movement and with a few easy steps, transforming between each mode is a breeze. Learn More
  5. Erupting Cross-section Volcano Model

    Erupting Cross-section Volcano Model

    SKU: 7096


    There's nothing like an erupting volcanic eruption to get your child fired up about science! Create your very own erupting volcano with this unique no assembly required model. Includes an easy-to-prepare lava recipe, a 13" clear plastic tray and a removable tube that allows for quick clean up. Detailed cross-section shows the inside of the volcano. Includes a fact-filled Activity Guide, with all the information kids want to know about volcanoes. Ages 6+. From Learning Resources. Learn More
  6. Everyday Uses Rock & Card Set

    Everyday Uses Rock & Card Set

    SKU: 6764


    We all loved learning about rocks and couldn’t resist licking Halite, which is where we get table salt and writing with our Graphite rock. Identify various rocks and minerals and correlate them to their real-life uses with this hands-on rock and card set. Each double-sided card features a photo of a rock in the set, pictures of the way it is used in everyday life, and fun, kid-friendly facts. From Educational Insights. Ages 8-12 Learn More
  7. Fairy Triad Garden Kit

    Fairy Triad Garden Kit

    SKU: 6655


    Create your own fantastic, fun, fairy wonderland! This amazing kit comes with everything needed to get your indoor fairy garden growing and attracting fairies to your home-Lobelia to attract fairies, Thyme to enable you to see them, Evening Star to make fairy brews, and more! Learn all about the history and lore of fairies while you create your own fairy fantasy with four special fairy plant varieties, multi-colored fairy gravel, fairy dust, a fairy wheel, fairy bells, stakes and decals, and a fairy! Informative instructions detail sprouting and growing methods as well as a plethora of information about fairies and fairy gardens. Safe for ages 4 and up! Actual Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 4.8 x 9.3 Each Complete Kit Includes: ◾Sprouting and Growing Dome ◾Four Color Seed Packs: Great Blue Lobelia Clover Evening Star Thyme ◾Fairy Planting Mixture ◾1 Fairy ◾1 Fairy Pinwheel ◾2 Fairy Bells and String ◾4 Fairy Plant Stakes ◾Rainbow Fairy Gravel ◾Growing and Care Instructions Learn More
  8. Farmer's Garden Growing Kit

    Farmer's Garden Growing Kit

    SKU: 12190


    Start your own farm, not an ordinary farm, but a micro farm that you can grow on your windowsill! Experience the peace of the countryside as you grow a variety of crops you can really use. Fill out the farm with the included color decals and plant stakes. Divide your fields with natural gravel and finish the scene with your fun farm friend! Cultivate crunchy sweet peppers, snapping green beans, mouth-watering strawberries, crispy lettuce, and delicious baby carrots. Keep the harvest for yourself or sell them at your farmer’s market! Learn More
  9. Field Botanical Press

    Field Botanical Press

    SKU: 8151


    Simple to assemble and even easier to use and get great results! Perfect to take along on a field exploration. Easy-to-carry fabric handle, large easy to grip knobs and enough corrugated drying plates to press six layers of leaves, flowers and grasses at one time. A must have tool to start your collection or to begin creating beautiful pressed specimens for framing. Made in the USA! This flower press, leaf press is: • 7" x 6 5/8" in size • and comes with enough drying pads to press up to 6 layers at one time Learn More
  10. Fingerprint Detective Science Kit

    Fingerprint Detective Science Kit

    SKU: 12097




    Hunt for fingerprints and use them to ID suspects! Collect and analyze fingerprints to learn about scientific investigation. Use black powder to dust for fingerprints and look for genetic traits. Ages 7+ From Thames & Kosmos. Learn More

  11. Fingerprint Files Science Kit

    Fingerprint Files Science Kit

    SKU: 6366


    The POOF-Slinky Slinky Science Fingerprint Files Kit will quickly turn your child into a "junior detective" by locating hidden fingerprints with methods used by the real Police and FBI . This kit includes a 16-page booklet and collection cards to store fingerprint information. The POOF-Slinky Slinky Science Fingerprint Files Kit is recommended for children 8-years of age and older. Learn More
  12. Fingerprint Science Kit

    Fingerprint Science Kit

    SKU: 3630


    This Fingerprint Science kit lets you utilize real Police and FBI methods to gather your family and friend's fingerprints. A 16-page instruction manual is included with step-by-step instructions on how to make fingerprints visible, lifting the print and how to store fingerprint information by using the included classification cards. Understand how to classify all fingerprint patterns by arches, loops and whorls. Once you understand the process, attempt the (5) different investigation activities that include “Who Touched the Object”, “Who Stole the Cookie”, “Fingerprint ID Race” and more. This set dives even deeper to answer some common and not-so common questions. Why do fingerprints form patterns? Can you change fingerprints? Do other parts of the body have prints? What else are fingerprints used for besides catching criminals and many more. This kit includes dusting powder, dusting brush, (3) sheets of tape squares, (8) sheets of classification cards, magnifying glass and 16-page instruction manual. Ages 8 and up.

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  13. Flower & Leaf Press

    Flower & Leaf Press

    SKU: 12101




    Press and dry flowers and leaves for crafts! Preserve flowers and leaves that you collect with this specially designed press device. Use your pressed specimens for crafts. Learn about the botanical structure of plants. Ages 7+. From Thames & Kosmos. Learn More

  14. Fly Trap Fiends Plant Kit

    Fly Trap Fiends Plant Kit

    SKU: 6658


    Grow your own collection of feared and famous meat-eating plants. This kit features the infamous Venus Fly Trap. Watch these fascinating plants grow from harmless seeds into vicious bug-eating monsters! Make your own authentic bog with the included peat planting mix, blue Swamp Rocksª, and a companionable Bog Buddyª. With proper care, this rare and unusual collection of carnivorous plants will flourish for years in this specially designed terrarium. Safe for ages 3 and up! Actual Product Dimensions: 9 x 4.5 x 6 Each Complete Kit Includes: ◾Venus Fly Trap Seed Pack ◾Windowsill Greenhouse ◾Blue Swamp Rocks ◾Bog Buddy ◾Planting Mixture ◾Instructions and Information Sheet Learn More
  15. Flying Bird Circuit Science Kit

    Flying Bird Circuit Science Kit

    SKU: 0795


    Connect all the wires and circuits to build a bird and tree frog rescue game to play with friends! Includes catapult rescuers and speed controllers. Build the science kit and play with the toy. Ages 8+ Connex is a series of educational science kits that provide useful knowledge about simple physics. Smartly designed, each Connex kit allows kids to snap the pieces together with ease and breeze. Simply snap all key components and modules together to start and pull apart once finished. Encourages kids to experiment on their own for additional learning. Best of all, each kit can snap to another to integrate functions and double (triple, quadruple) the fun! Learn More
  16. Forensics Fingerprint Lab

    Forensics Fingerprint Lab

    SKU: 7111




    Become a science sleuth as you practice the science of fingerprint detection and collection. Collect fingerprints by dusting them with black powder and lifting them with clear stickers. Design a fingerprint file card and take prints from your friends and family. Learn how the FBI classifies fingerprints. Once you have mastered fingerprinting, put your skills to the test by playing a detective game to find and match prints. Learn why our fingers leave prints and why they are such solid evidence in criminal investigations. Ages 8 and up. From Thames and Kosmos. Learn More

  17. Fossils Collection

    Fossils Collection

    SKU: 6759


    Hold a 70-million-year-old fossil in your hand! Features 9 fossils chosen for their color, texture, and beauty. Also includes a 4-color identification chart, self-adhesive labels, handy storage tray, and an information-packed guide. Ages 8+. From Educational Insights.. Learn More
  18. Frog Life Cycle Stages

    Frog Life Cycle Stages

    SKU: 7443


    Children can see how Frogs change as they grow with Insect Lore’s Frog Life Cycle Stages. These oversized, anatomically correct figures have been accurately painted and sculpted to show the four stages of Frog development: spawn, tadpole, frog with tail and adult frog. This detailed, four-piece set is made of durable, flexible plastic and is fun and educational. Mix them up and encourage your child to place them in the correct order. Recommended for Ages 4 and up. Learn More
  19. Fuel Cell 10

    Fuel Cell 10

    SKU: 6300




    The Fuel Cell 10 Car & Experiment Kit provides a hands-on introduction to one of the most significant technologies of the early 21st century. With this kit, you can build a model car that actually runs on water! First, use solar energy to separate water into hydrogen and oxygen. Then, plug in the motor and the fuel cell uses these gases to produce electricity that moves your vehicle across the floor. The only by-product is clean water. Roll up your sleeves and find out about fuel cells, solar cells, and electrolysis through more than a dozen experiments and demonstrations you can do on your own, in a classroom, or with friends. Some fuel cells, such as this one, do not consume fossil fuels and therefore are considered environmentally friendly. Recently redesigned, this 10th Anniversary Edition includes a completely redesigned car, multimeter, solar panel, and manual. The kit also comes with a rolling display stand and a battery pack. The full-color, 64-page manual is a comprehensive lesson in solar cells and fuel cells. Ages 10 and up. • Learn how solar cells turn sunlight into electricity • Experiment with a unique reversible Proton Exchange Membrane fuel cell • Discover how fuel cells work • Learn how to use a multimeter • Calculate the efficiency ofthe solar cell and fuel cell From Thames & Kosmos. Learn More

  20. Fuel Cell X7 Hydrogen Powered Car Kit

    Fuel Cell X7 Hydrogen Powered Car Kit

    SKU: 7110




    Hydrogen powered car. The Fuel Cell X7 is a simpler edition of the original Fuel Cell Car & Experiment Kit. This kit includes the award-winning model fuel cell car with its unique reversible fuel cell. The Fuel Cell X7 edition is designed to be accessible to more users, both in terms of content and price. The manual focuses more on building and designing a fuel cell car, rather than the comprehensive lesson on the science of fuel cells and solar cells found in the original version. The minimum age is lower and the instructions are geared toward a younger audience. The kit has been optimized for simplicity and ease of use over thorough experimentation. With its new focus, some parts have become unnecessary and have been removed. The kit that is right for you or your child will depend on your needs, interest level, and age group. The full-color, 16-page manual contains easy, step-by-step instructions for assembling and using the car, as well as scientific explanations. Ages 10 and up. • assemble a working fuel cell car • discover how fuel cells work • use a unique reversible fuel cell • learn about the potential alternative energies for automobiles • learn about fuel cell car design. From Thames and Kosmos Learn More

  21. Gallon Measurement Set

    Gallon Measurement Set

    SKU: 7426


    Familiar containers help students identify common liquid capacities. Supports life-skills activities, science experiments, classroom demonstration and individual exploration of liquid measurements and related topics. Includes gallon, half-gallon, quart, pint and cup pieces resembling household containers that students recognize. Features clear markings of equivalencies. Provides Activity Guide with conversion tables. 5-Piece set is made of sturdy plastic Grades PreK+ From Learning Resources. Learn More
  22. Gears! Gears! Gears!® Beginner's Building Set

    Gears! Gears! Gears!® Beginner's Building Set

    SKU: 7219


    The perfect introduction to building toys! Features sturdy plastic gear pieces that snap together and are compatible with all other Gears!Gears!Gears!® building sets. Encourages creativity while building fine motor skills in hands-on construction play. Ages 3+. From Learning Resources. Learn More
  23. Genetics & DNA Science Kit

    Genetics & DNA Science Kit

    SKU: 6307




    Biological Inheritance & Genetic Engineering. Head into the lab for an in-depth investigation of genetics, the branch of biology focused on heredity and variation in organisms, and DNA, the acid that holds the blueprints for life. See genetic material with your own eyes as you isolate the DNA from a tomato in a test tube. Investigate inheritance and learn how traits are passed down from parents to children. Learn about dominant and recessive genes and play inheritance games to determine how traits will be expressed. Learn about the biology of reproduction, the components of cells, and how chromosomes are combined and copied. Assemble a model to see the elegant double-stranded helical structure of DNA. Then crack the genetic code and find out how the different parts, called nucleotides, fit together to compose it. Read about how scientists use DNA sequencing to reveal the order of nucleotides in DNA. Analyze DNA evidence to identify suspects and solve a crime. Learn about the influential scientists, including Mendel, Watson, and Crick, who made breakthrough contributions to this field. Breed your own bacteria colony to experiment with genetic engineering. Read about how mutation affects genes and how scientists clone plants and animals. The full-color, 48-page manual guides your experiments. Ages 10 and up. • isolate the DNA from a tomato • learn about inheritance and how traits are expressed • build a DNA model • breed bacteria to experiment with genetic engineering. From Thames & Kosmos. Learn More

  24. GeoSafari Ant Factory

    GeoSafari Ant Factory

    SKU: 4326


    It's easy for students to set up and maintain their own ant habitats! Ant Factory, measuring 9" high by 15"wide, provides great lessons in responsibility, basic ecology, and much more! Each habitat includes 24-page guide book with ant care and colony observation hints, water dropper, unique Sugar cement sand, canal starting tool, and certificate to obtain ants by mail ($2.00 fee required for shipping, handling, and insurance). Learn More
  25. GeoSafari Dino Dig Triceratops

    GeoSafari Dino Dig Triceratops

    SKU: 3496


    GeoSafari® Dino Digs Triceratops. Offers a big dino-digging challenge on a small scale. Paleontology set provides a realistic archaeological challenge on a student-size scale. • Invites students to excavate and assemble a complete skeleton from “fossilized” rock like real archaeologists—the perfect hands-on activity for dinosaur units • Includes excavation tool, dust brush, wax adhesive and 32-page Activity Guide with complete instructions and triceratops facts. Grades 2+. Ages 7-11. Learn More

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