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  • Item #: 048425
    Retail: $72.00
    Rainbow Price: $69.95

    Like the other kits from Nature's Workshop Plus, this kit contains some of the harder to find items to complete the labs found in Apologia's Physical Science course (sold separately), and they are packaged according to lessons for convenience.

    This kit contains: safety goggles, baking soda, 9-volt battery, insulated wire, scissors, clear tape, yarn, pencils, antacid tablets, cotton balls, thermometer, candles, plastic bags, matches, yeast, balloon, test tubes, paper towels, Epsom salts, paper cup, comb, pens, sugar, table salt, cooking oil, olive oil, paper clip, toilet paper, dish soap, wax crayon, white cotton string, cornstarch, 1.5 volt battery, 3-inch nail, cardboard, stopwatch, measuring tape, index card, aluminum pie pan, marble, eraser, small block of wood, sandpaper, ruler, rubber stopper, aluminum foil, black marker, thread, washers, balls, Styrofoam cup lip, plastic wrap, rice, flat mirror, protractor, white paper, flashlight w/batteries, and black construction paper.

    You will still need to gather some items to round out the supply list, but this kit makes the shopping easier. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 048424
    Retail: $80.00
    Rainbow Price: $78.95

    This lab kit from Nature's Workshop Plus is designed to accompany Apologia's Exploring Creation with General Science and includes many of the harder to find items you need to complete the labs found in the text (sold separately). For ease and convenience, items are packaged according to the lessons.

    Kit contains: safety goggles, vegetable oil, corn syrup, piece of cork, blue food coloring, balloons, baking soda, funnel, pencil, sheets of paper, thumbtacks, yarn, cardboard, cardstock, paper clip, flashlight w/ batteries, spoons, table salt, scissors, facial tissue, soap bar, chewing gum, black pepper, tweezers, toilet paper, wooden ruler, bamboo skewers, alum, cotton string, washers, black construction paper, magnifying glass, sand, plaster of Paris, bowls, lima beans, paper towels, limestone rock, steel wool, foil baking pan, small shovel, modeling clay, paper plate, petroleum jelly, seashells, index cards, pipe cleaners, colored beads, rubbing alcohol, iodine, masking tape, nylon stocking, rubber bands, chicken bouillon cube, pen, crayon, yeast, plastic bags, butter knife, plastic bandage, tealight candle, vinegar, matches, mirror, straws, oral thermometers, saltine cracker, antacid tablets, stopwatch, flexible tubing, red food coloring, tea bag, coffee filter, practice golf ball, toothpicks, blindfold, and printouts.

    There are still a number of items you will need to gather from around your home, but the list will be much shorter if you use this assembled kit which will save you time, money, and gas by putting supplies at your finger tips. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 048254
    Retail: $92.20
    Rainbow Price: $74.95

    This kit contains most of the harder-to-find items you'll need to complete the labs in Exploring Creation with Physical Science. Kit includes: two test tubes (16x150 mm), a 12-pack of antacid tablets, two hard rubber balls (baseball-sized), balloons, a 9-V battery, a D-cell battery, a candle, a size 9 cork, 100g of Epsom salt, a 3.5" x 3.5" plastic mirror, a 6" plastic protractor, a 22"l x 5"w wooden ramp, one sheet of medium-grit sandpaper, a stopwatch, a measuring tape (150 cm), a thermometer, 14-gauge insulated copper wire, and a 1.5" x 1.5" x 0.75" wooden block. If you already have a well-stocked home and kitchen, this is a more economical kit choice.

  • Item #: 026884
    Retail: $12.50
    Rainbow Price: $9.95

    One of the coolest things I remember about visiting a local rock and gem museum was the room with the "glowing rocks." Under regular light, they look like any other rock, but turn on a UV light and they glow in beautiful colors – pink, green, blue, purple. Now you can see this phenomenon with the Fluorescent Rocks Science Kit by GeoCentral.

    The kit contains 9 rocks (approx. ½" to ¾" each), a guide, magnifier, streak plate and UV pen. Use this kit to learn why rocks glow, test their hardness, and more. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 052593
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $14.99

    This might just be the most awesome volcano kit we carry! This kit includes a volcano mold, plaster, eruption powder, paint, paintbrush, booklets, and real specimens (geode, obsidian and pumice). Be creative and paint your volcano to make it personally yours, then make it erupt over and over with the erupting powder. The geode, obsidian and pumice are included so you can see and feel the different types of igneous rocks. You even get the bonus activity of breaking the geode to see what types of crystals are inside the rock. The Activity booklet includes ten fun puzzles - word search, dot-to-dot, word jumble, crossword, a very challenging volcano maze, and five more types of puzzles. The Adventure Guide includes information about volcanoes, structure of the earth, plate tectonics, etc. accompanied by colored photographs.

    This Discover with Dr. Cool Kit is just that – COOL! Great fun to paint, erupt, and learn about volcanoes and rocks. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 045291
    Retail: $99.95
    Rainbow Price: $89.90

    When it comes to hands-on projects, there seem to be two kinds of people in the world: those who want to assemble all the pieces necessary in the least expensive way and those who just want a complete kit so they don't have to run around and purchase supplies. If you're one of the latter, you will appreciate the wide range of equipment and tools included in this kit, as well as the comprehensive experiment guide. Like other kits from Thames & Kosmos, this one is well-produced and includes quality materials and a full-color experiment manual. The manual includes instructions for completing 100 experiments in the areas of physical science, earth and space science, and life science with specific chapters for experiments on: water, air, heat, sound, forces, magnets, electricity, electromagnetism, light and shadow, optical instruments, plants and animals, colors, human body, earth and sun, and chemistry. Looking through the manual, I recognize many experiments that are common middle-school fare such as weighing balloons with different amounts of air to show that air does have weight, making an atomizer that displays Bernoulli's Principle, changing water to ice to water vapor, observing that water expands when frozen, observing sound waves on the surface of water, swinging a cup of water to observe centrifugal force, building simple circuits, making an electromagnet, using mirrors to explore rays of light, making a camera obscura, dying carnations by placing them in colored water, listening to your heartbeat, building a sundial and many more that are often seen in curriculums or experiment books at this level. All special equipment is included, as are common objects like balloons, straws, modeling clay and black paper. Materials needed are listed at the beginning of each activity, with materials in the kit in regular font and additional materials needed in italics. Because so much is included here, materials that you provide are "basics" like water, batteries, flashlights, newspaper, and scissors. With the breadth of topics covered, this is one science kit that you'll use again and again. – Jess

  • Item #: 001302
    Retail: $12.99
    Rainbow Price: $8.75

    Create slimes with fun properties to explore - a slime that jiggles; a sticky ooze that can glue things together; a mystery material that's solid one minute, liquid the next; a rubbery, stretchy putty; and a classic oozy slime. Science booklet, recipe cards, and slime chemicals are included.

  • Item #: 030141
    Retail: $22.00
    Rainbow Price: $15.50
    This great kit for the little ones will dazzle friends and family as they perform colorful and fun amazing experiments. This kit includes crosslinked polyacrylamide, color tablets, mixing cups, 3 test tubes with caps, a pipette, color mixing tray, magnifier, test tube stand, and 10-page activity guide. You will experiment with crystals, fragrances, fizzing bath balm, make oatmeal soap and scrub, and much more. This is a fun and safe kit for curious little ones. ~ Donna
  • Item #: 041719
    ISBN: 9781400662449
    Retail: $79.95
    Rainbow Price: $71.90

    Almost every science course reviews the work of famous scientists and the groundbreaking discoveries that they made. Reading about their work is good, but actually performing the same experiments that these scientists did would be so much more meaningful. With this Thames & Kosmos kit, you can do just that, without the hassle of assembling all the materials yourself. Build a telescope like Johannes Kepler, a spectroscope like Joseph von Fraunhofer, a phonograph like Thomas Edison, a steam engine like James Watt – in all, 100 experiments and discoveries covering the work of 140 scientists and inventors. Chapters are included on: Light, Colors, and Sound; Heat, Steam, and Engines; Magnetism and Electricity; Communication and Microelectronics; Forces; Life; Atoms and Molecules; Stars and Planets; and the Periodic Table. In addition to the models mentioned above, students will also make or study a battery, telegraph, radio, airplane, star map, and many others. All components needed for all the experiments are included in the kit, except a 9-volt battery to power some of the experiments. The 94-page Experiment Manual is an excellent teaching tool in itself; in addition to giving verbal and visual instructions for all experiments, lots of historical information and "Did you know …" tidbits are included. The manual is full-color and contemporary, but includes period photographs and drawings that resemble a lab journal from the past. Over the years, you could be pulling this kit off the science shelf again and again, unless your kids decide to do all of the experiments right away!

  • Item #: 060553
    Retail: $34.95
    Rainbow Price: $31.40
    The sky is the limit with the hands-on learning that takes place in this kit. Thames & Kosmos makes learning about rocketry and space loads of fun through 18 experiments that reinforce the concepts of physics. Experiments include using a stomp-on launcher to shoot foam rockets, launch water and air powered rockets, and build balloon propelled vehicles. This kit includes 3 foam rockets, launch tubes, a connection piece, mounting rod, mounting foot, tank, hose, closure clip, balloons, string, drinking straws, rubber band, wooden sticks, glass and wooden marbles, and space and vehicle shapes made of cardstock. The included 32-page guide offers step-by-step instructions for the experiments. You will also need a few things from around your house to complete the activities. Propel yourself into the wonders of physics and rocketry!
  • Item #: 030139
    Retail: $22.00
    Rainbow Price: $15.50
    Thrilling children of all ages is the secret to a successful amusement park. But have your children ever asked you the inquisitive "why?" questions about their favorite rides? Unless you are a physicist, you may have been stumped. This set is designed to teach scientific concepts in a way children can relate - through their amusement park experiences. Covering the science behind popular rides like roller coasters, carousels, bumper cars and others, children will learn the answers to their questions as they create their own small scale amusement park. Step-by-step instructions, fun facts, explanations and all necessary materials are provided to complete the six activities.
  • Item #: 053043
    Retail: $22.00
    Rainbow Price: $15.50

    A cross between mini-mysteries and a detective science kit, this fun set teaches children forensic techniques while they work through two mysteries! In the first mystery, "The Case of the Mysterious Painting," young detectives will examine a painting for clues, analyze suspect data using a graph, test the pH of a water sample, measure shoeprints, extract DNA from strawberries (or other fruit), and compare DNA profile strips. In the second mystery, "The Case of the Cursed Cookies," kids learn even more techniques, including ink chromatography, testing flour and baking soda with citric acid, and examining fingerprints. Although the stories are a little cheesy and actual forensic techniques are a bit more complex, putting the experiments in the context of the story really brings the techniques to life and makes them extra exciting! Although all special supplies are included, you will need some household items to complete the activities – and a discreet adult helper to set up at least one test. – Jess

  • Item #: 014079
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $19.95
    This beginner set of 10 fossils is a great collection for getting started or for study purposes – it includes dinosaur bone, shark tooth, ammonite, brachiopod, crinoid, gastropod and more (specimens may vary a bit by kit). The 16-page full color guide is the same as the guide found in #014056, so not all of the specimens in the guide will be found in this kit. Intended for the curious, this kit can be used as a hands-on supplement to your science curriculum or just use it to explore. Specimens range in size from about ¾" to 1½ ".
  • Item #: 027797
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $39.99

    Introduce children to the power of the sun! This kit contains everything necessary to build a working solar powered rover. Once built, the rover will drive forward and backward (no steering mechanism). Children will learn the intrinsic power of the sun as they see, firsthand, the rover in action. Backup power generator included for extended play. While designed for older children to complete independently, younger children will enjoy the experience with an older sibling or parent. This truly is environmental science for all ages! ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 060639
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $15.95
    (Publisher Description)

    Clifford and his friends love exploring the world around them and with this exhilarating kit they are learning all about WATER SCIENCE. Emily Elizabeth, the narrator in the colorful 20-page manual, guides young scientists through water experiments with catchy titles such as floating and sinking, icebergs, phases of water, water cycle, making rain, colored celery, chromatography, submarine, foam boat, and water magic. Young Scientists will feel like real scientists when they use the included lab tray, measuring cup, pipette, chromatography paper, and test tubes to perform their experiments! Join Clifford and his friends on an adventure into the world of science!

  • Item #: 043867
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $15.95
    (description by publisher - stay tuned for our own!) Clifford and his friends love exploring the world around them and with this exhilarating kit they are learning all about BUBBLE SCIENCE! Emily Elizabeth, the narrator in the colorful 20-page manual, guides young scientists through exciting experiments with catchy titles such as oil and water, water bubbles, jumping pepper, gliding boat, bubble sculptures, big bubbles, mini bubbles, funnel bubbles, colored bubbles, bubble prints, bubble blow art, pipe cleaner bubbles, and carbon dioxide bubbles. Young Scientists will feel like real scientists when they use the included colorful lab tray, measuring cup, and funnel to perform their experiments! Join Clifford and his friends on an adventure into the world of science! (Ages 3 and up)
  • Item #: 043906
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $15.95
    (description by publisher - stay tuned for our own!) Clifford and his friends love exploring the world around them and with this exciting kit they are learning all about KITCHEN SCIENCE! Emily Elizabeth, the narrator in the colorful 20-page manual, guides young scientists through captivating experiments with catchy titles such as test tube explosion, making slime, crystal star, crystal art, milk glue, colored celery, waking up fungus, fungus eats bananas, fungus in a tube, sticky ice, upside down trick, crystal garden, and exploding volcano. Young Scientists will feel like real scientists when they use the included colorful lab tray, measuring cup, test tubes, and funnel to perform their experiments! Join Clifford and his friends on an adventure into the world of science! (Ages 3 and up)
  • Item #: 060638
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $15.95
    (Publisher Description)

    Clifford and his friends love exploring the world around them and with this exciting kit they are learning all about MAGIC SCIENCE. Emily Elizabeth, the narrator in the colorful 20-page manual, guides young scientists through magical experiments with catchy titles such as funny mirrors, reverse reflections, building a kaleidoscope, underwater rainbow, magic rainbow glasses, magic comb, jumping pepper, tornado in a bottle, paper making magic, floating egg, magic crystals, and magic test tube explosion. This kit comes with rainbow glasses, measuring cup, test tube, bottle connector, screen, sponges, and much more. Young Scientists will feel like real scientists when they use the included colorful lab tray, measuring cup, and test tube to perform their experiments! Join Clifford and his friends on an adventure into the world of science!

  • Item #: 043907
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $15.95
    (description by publisher - stay tuned for our own!) Clifford and his friends love exploring the world around them and with this colorful kit they are learning all about RAINBOW SCIENCE! Emily Elizabeth, the narrator in the colorful 20-page manual, guides young scientists through thrilling experiments with catchy titles such as milk rainbow, mixing colors, rainbow star, ceiling rainbow, moving colors, chromatography bookmarks, colored bubbles in oil, colored bubbles in a tube, catching a rainbow, rainbow glasses, rainbow spinner, and rainbow explosions . Young Scientists will feel like real scientists when they use the included colorful lab tray, measuring cup, test tubes, pipette, and funnel to perform their experiments! Join Clifford and his friends on an adventure into the world of science! (Ages 3 and up)
  • Item #: 055988
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $24.95

    Take static electricity fun and learning to the next level! In addition to the Fun Fly Stick set, the 25-piece experiment kit includes electrostatic motor, ion motor, flying saucers (small aluminum pie pans), Leyden jar, and more. Illustrated experiment guide is included.

  • Item #: 015457
    Retail: $69.95
    Rainbow Price: $62.90

    We have many excellent science kits, but this one looks at science a bit differently. Everything found in this kit will help you look at science through the lens of doing "magic" tricks. We all know there is no magic, but use the contents of this kit and the explanations offered in the experiment manual to perform feats that will bewilder and amaze your family and friends.

    Included in this kit is potassium permanganate, iron powder, strontium chloride, lycopodium powder, sodium bicarbonate, polymer crystals, magnesium oxide, cue cards, plastic film, lid remover, measuring spoon, 3 measuring cups, 2 measuring cup lids, 3 plastic pipettes, porcelain bowl, plastic tube, funnel, marble, 3 tealight candles, balloons, white pillar candle, sheet of labels 3 aluminum tealight candle holders, cue card holder, tealight stands, and one pair of really nice safety glasses. The experiment manual includes safety information, explanations about the kit contents, and how to set up your own science show. Experiment/demonstration information is illustrated in a comic book format in full color. The information tells how to do the activities and an explanation of the science that is happening. Crush a soda can with water, heat water in a balloon, and levitate soap bubbles – all with science. Besides chemicals, some experiments require the use of fire so parental guidance is necessary. The publisher has tried to use some creative titles for the activities, and a couple of them are titled in a way that might be offensive to some. Two experiments using lycopodium spores (flammable, waterproof tiny balls of oil) are called witch's thimble and witch's powder. The activities are done to show the two different properties of lycopodium spores. Learning science concepts doesn't have to be dry and boring, so apply your science and have some fun. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 048113
    Retail: $8.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.65

    Whoa! This putty eats magnets! Kids will be amazed at this moldable putty that actually moves—and apparently tries to eat!—magnets. The secret is in the iron filings blended throughout the goo. Kit contains a metal tray, a bar magnet, the magnetic putty, and an instructive and informational booklet.

  • Item #: 018673
    Retail: $11.00
    Rainbow Price: $7.95
  • Item #: 040952
    Retail: $22.00
    Rainbow Price: $15.50

    You can conduct lots of cool experiments with this kit. Wanna make a mini volcano? You can. Jelly-like crystals? Do it. Temporary sparkling water? Yes! This awesome kit comes with enough materials to do all the experiments, and even redo the ones you really like. – Stephen

  • Item #: 018674
    Retail: $11.00
    Rainbow Price: $7.95
  • Item #: 007373
    ISBN: 9780977691616
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $9.95

    If you're already doing Apologia's Exploring Creation with Biology, did you know that you are all set up for seamlessly tying in this course with Science Roots to learn 123 life science roots. Science Roots is set up in much the same way that Vocabulary Vine is (please see our Spelling/Vocabulary section for complete description), where the student is given a main list of roots, and they make a study card for the root, including a root definition, example words and their definitions, and the source language (Greek or Latin). The roots are arranged in the order they are encountered in Exploring Creation with Biology, so vocabulary study can be tied in chapter by chapter. The study would also work for any other biology text, but the coordination would not be as good. The author recommends this vocabulary study as a two-year plan, ideally started before Exploring Creation with Biology. In this case, the student would study 63 roots of more general science terms the first year, and 60 roots of more specifically life-science terms the second year. Detailed instructions and implementation are offered to get you up and running, along with frequently asked questions and some suggested learning games using the vocabulary roots. The appendix contains a taxonomy chart, a complete vocabulary list, and vocabulary lists for following either the one-year or two-year plan. If you're already doing Exploring Creation with Biology, why not link vocabulary study as well? - Jess

  • Item #: 013805
    Retail: $32.95
    Rainbow Price: $22.95

    The Chem 60 Kit will provide hours of experiment fun without harmful chemicals. Topics covered in the activities are chemical reactions, acids and bases, chromatography, crystal growing, surface tension, solutions and colloids, expansion of gases, magnetism, optics, growing plants,

    The Chemistry 60 Kit will provide hours of experiment fun without harmful chemicals. Topics explored include: chemical reactions, acids and bases, chromatography, crystal growing, surface tension, solutions and colloids, expansion of gases, magnetism, optics, growing plants, and much more. While some activities will require adult supervision, many of them can be done independently. Most items are provided in the kit, but you will need to gather household items to complete some of the activities.

    Each activity is colorfully illustrated with step-by-step instructions, and a very simple explanation for each activity is offered at the end. Students will test for acids by using red cabbage juice, write a magic message using lemon juice, build an erupting volcano, see and hear gas expand, grow salt crystals, and much more.

    Kit contains sodium hydrogen carbonate, iron powder, sand, plastic test tube rack, plastic test tubes, test tube holder, stopper, magnifying glass, green felt tip pen, plastic beaker, 25 milliliter measuring cup with lid, safety goggles, measuring spoon, eye dropper, funnel, tweezers, magnet in holder, washers, paper clip, pH scale, pH paper, thread, mirror, drinking straw, modeling dough, rubber band, Styrofoam, and instruction booklet. Stir up some ChemFun and learn some basic chemistry! ~ Donna

  • Item #: 047032
    ISBN: 9780982856826
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $65.00
    (Publishers Description)

    Complete Junior High/Middle School Life Science Curriculum

    280+ page hardcover textbook including study questions at the end of each chapter

    High quality, full color pictures and graphics

    Answer Key including study question answers, test answers, and chapter summaries with key teaching points

    Complete Syllabus/Daily Schedule

    Test Booklet

  • Item #: 030494
    Retail: $9.95
    Rainbow Price: $8.95
  • Item #: 047918
    Retail: $18.00
    Rainbow Price: $14.95

    Includes 8 egg drop protection experiments - tricky crush, super shell, egg dive, egg flight, parachute drop, spine shield, balloon cushion, and straw cell. Materials include parachute canopy, egg cup, suspension strings, landing legs, rubber bands, balloons, fasteners, plastic straws, and triple-leg joints.

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