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  • Item #: 008779
    Retail: $48.30
    Rainbow Price: $47.95

    Contains dissecting pan and flex pad, a set of dissecting tools, and earthworm, frog, fish, and crayfish specimens.

  • Item #: 031154
    Retail: $21.60
    Rainbow Price: $21.45

    If you already have the dissection tools you need, this set just includes the individual specimens: an earthworm, a frog, a fish, and a crayfish.

  • Item #: 012729
    Retail: $20.00
    Rainbow Price: $17.95

    If youre looking for a good starter set for dissection, this may be the one. This set includes a 10 x 6 sturdy, plastic tray; a fitted, reusable pad; scissors; a probe; forceps; and a teacher guide. A cover that fits over the tray will help you keep your set together. This size of tray and pad is the perfect size for smaller specimens such as an earthworm, frog, clam, or grasshopper. Youll notice this kit doesnt include a scalpel, as it is assumed you have access to one. Instruments are sharp, and students should use caution in working with them. Wont it be fun working with your student when they dissect for the first time? ~ Donna

  • Item #: 045220
    ISBN: 9780671763428
    Retail: $16.00
    Rainbow Price: $11.95

    How to Dissect is a one-stop book for all of your dissecting guidelines. This book offers step-by-step illustrations and instructions for dissecting an earthworm, crayfish, grasshopper, clam, squid, starfish, shark, perch, frog, and fetal pig as well as a gladiolus to introduce botanical dissection. Dissections range from beginning to advanced and discuss the digestive, circulatory, reproductive, excretory, nervous, and respiratory systems. The book begins with an explanation and importance of dissection, points for successful dissection, and a list of tools commonly used in the process. A conversion table from English to metric measure is included for easy reference, since science tends to use metric as the universal system. Each dissection lesson includes background information about that animal, materials needed for the dissection, and black & white illustrations along with instructions for each step of the dissection. It also explains compass points of anatomy (anterior, posterior, etc.) which are found in all creatures and are used to help observe life. This 200+ page, paperback guide would be a terrific resource to accompany any biology curriculum.

  • Item #: 011114
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $38.45

    Contains cow eye, cow heart, and fetal pig specimens.

  • Item #: 006157
    Retail: $57.75
    Rainbow Price: $57.50
  • Item #: 050261
    Retail: $219.95
    Rainbow Price: $187.95

    Includes all lab supplies and dissection specimens (earthworm, grasshopper, freshwater clam, perch & double-injected fetal pig).

  • Item #: 049866
    Retail: $64.95
    Rainbow Price: $54.95

    Includes earthworm, grasshopper, freshwater clam, perch & double-injected fetal pig.

  • Item #: 031156
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $54.95

    Designed for use with Exploring Creation with Marine Biology, this set and includes a clam, starfish, and a dogfish shark (yes, a shark!) for you to dissect. Brine shrimp eggs, a natural sponge, a coral specimen, and dried sea fireflies are also included for you to explore. A large 31 1/2" x 16" dissecting tray and a glowing light stick are also included. Specimens are preserved in odorless, non-toxic Nasco-Guard solution and stored in thick plastic bags. No need to refrigerate! Just keep them sealed until you are ready to dissect. No dissection instructions are included. - elise

  • Item #: 048253
    Retail: $69.95
    Rainbow Price: $60.95

    This general biology dissection kit contains your most commonly dissected specimens, and can be used with just about any biology program. The kit contains four preserved specimens (frog, fish, earthworm and crayfish), a 15-piece dissection tool set, a 10-pack of T-pins, a frog dissection guide, and an 11 x 7 x 1 aluminum dissection pan.

  • Item #: 205773
    ISBN: 9781591662228
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $49.95
  • Item #: 033761
    ISBN: 9781579249793
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $14.72
  • Item #: 033779
    ISBN: 9781591660323
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $15.00
  • Item #: 028523
    ISBN: 9780757000300
    Retail: $14.95
    Rainbow Price: $13.95
  • Item #: 024986
    Retail: $7.00
    Rainbow Price: $6.25

    Ever wonder what owls eat? Dissect an owl pellet and find out! Owls regurgitate the indigestible remains of their meals, which make their diet easy to investigate. This pouch contains one sanitary owl pellet and a bone chart. Use a tweezers or other small tool (not included) to dissect the pellet and then identify the remains using the chart. However, if youre grossed out by the real thing, you may want to check out the Skeleton Pellets, which are synthetic versions of owl pellets with one (non-surprise) animal skeleton inside. - Jess

  • Item #: 028542
    ISBN: 9780757000348
    Retail: $14.95
    Rainbow Price: $13.95
  • Item #: 054351
    Retail: $13.50
    Rainbow Price: $11.50

    As a homeschool mom, dissecting owl pellets was at the bottom of my list of priorities. Thankfully, I was convinced differently by my inquisitive children! This handy book provides insights into barn owls along with their habits and characteristics, ecology, habitats, and prey. This valuable asset to your owl pellet dissection projects contains information about the pellet and its contents. Black and white illustrations and measurements help children identify bones found in the pellet. Beneficial helps include instructions on building an owl nest box, a glossary, selected readings and short answer review questions (no answers to reviews questions are provided, although correct answers are readily found in the text). 28 pgs. ~Deanne

  • Item #: 043262
    ISBN: 9781424303106
    Retail: $69.95
    Rainbow Price: $49.45

    We get requests every year for DVD courses. We finally have a Bible-based biology course on DVD which qualifies for high school credit. Students watch as the instructor, Wes Olson, explains the definition of life and takes you through the days of Creation and the specimens created on those days. In order, you will learn about plants, water animals, flying creatures, land animals, and mankind, and wrap it all up with lessons about genetics.

    There are 4 DVDs for a total running time of 4 hours. The video is well done, the sound is clear, and a little humor is thrown in to keep the content interesting. The author describes this course as a super-condensed, fun-filled, fascinating overview of the world of biology. If you grasp the basics taught in this program, youll have a solid understanding of biology. The 4th disc contains pdf files from which you can print the guidebook, quizzes, and the schedule to follow for high school credit. Guidebook pages follow the points of the video presentation along with black/white illustrations and interesting tidbits of information printed in the margins. At the end of each section is a multiple-choice quiz and a list of possible discussion questions. Answers to the quizzes are found in the back of the book. The Course Accreditation Program is a weekly schedule for DVD watching, discussion, reading and activities with the amount of time you should allot for each. It then gives you a space to record the actual hours spent on each activity. High school credits are based on hours spent on a course of study, and 120-180 hours constitutes one credit. This course totals 135 hours if you follow the accreditation schedule. You could add dissection labs or microscope labs for more content. Note that the activities in this course are simple labs like identifying plants and animals or watching a fish, so if you live in a state which requires lab sciences for high school credit you will need to make some additions. Its nice to have alternatives to traditional textbooks, and this DVD course offers an interesting, family-friendly option. - Donna

  • Item #: 043174
    Retail: $119.95
    Rainbow Price: $107.90

    Microscope activity books are great if you already have everything you need to start making your own slides, but what if you dont? Thats why I like this kit. The experiment manual is solid enough to stand on its own - a rarity in most science kits today - and the kit includes everything you need to begin using the microscope, exploring prepared slides, and preparing and making your own slides. The full-color 48-page manual begins by explaining microscope use and care, as well as how to safely make thin slices from specimens using a scalpel or razor blade. Then young scientists are ready to start observing! The following sections focus on viewing cells of different types, including cheek cells, onion skin, onion cells affected by salt, egeria/elodea, various fruits and vegetables, starch from foodstuffs, hydra, pollen grains, salt and sugar crystals, insect wings, insect specimens, mushrooms, root hairs, watermelon water ducts, blades of grass, leaves, hair, nettle hairs, and feathers. Each section provides informational text about the subject viewed, detailed instructions on how to make and mount the specimen, tips on specimen-making techniques, and photos of photographed specimens under the microscope. Since the student will probably not be very proficient at preparing their own slides, several prepared slides are included as examples, and the more difficult-to-make specimens are saved for later in the book. The photos of example specimens are also helpful for beginners. Unlike many microscope kits, this one actually has a fairly decent microscope. It is constructed of metal and plastic microscope and has pretty good focusing ability. Features include: a monocular 10X eyepiece, 4X, 10X and 40X glass objective lenses (for 40X, 100X and 400X total magnification). The microscope includes two bright LED lights, one above and one below the stage. This kit would be a great choice for a microscope study, along with a science curriculum, or just for the interested student, especially if you are not planning on investing in a good-quality microscope in the future. Kit includes the experiment manual, microscope, blank slides, prepared slides, coverslips, tweezers, a dissection needle, a scalpel, a pipette, Petri dish with lid, stain, lens paper, blank labels for slides, and a dust cover for the microscope. Microscope requires 3 AA batteries (not included). - Jess



    If youre not sure which microscope best fits your needs, check out our Microscope Comparison Sheet for a side-by-side comparison of all microscope models we offer.

  • Item #: 049865
    Retail: $154.95
    Rainbow Price: $132.95

    Contains: dissection pan, dissection tool set, 5 blank slides (glass), 1 depression slide (glass), plastic cover slips (package of 100, 22mm x 22mm), methyl cellulose (30 ml), methylene blue (15 ml), iodine (Grams iodine, 30 ml), Wrights stain (15 ml), plastic eyedropper, protist culture kit and set of 9 prepared slides used in the course.

  • Item #: 011506
    Retail: $245.00
    Rainbow Price: $239.95
    (description by publisher - stay tuned for our own!) This DIVE Biology Lab Kit provides most everything you will need to complete many of the DIVE Biology video lab activities including the dissecting labs. There are a few common household items and several high-expense items that are not in the kit (to make the kit affordable for the customer). It includes the blood typing kit, prepared microscope slides, chemicals, a human torso model, dissection specimens with tools, and much more. Everything is packaged in one convenient box!
  • Item #: 009097
    Retail: $19.00
    Rainbow Price: $16.45

    Includes several videos of interesting experiments that require special equipment or supplies or that you probably shouldnt do at home, such as a human cadaver dissection and an examination of the human brain with its spinal cord attached. Also includes short videos of a teacher pointing out anatomical features on plastic models and pronunciations of technical words.

  • Item #: 017300
    Retail: $39.99
    Rainbow Price: $29.95
    (description by publisher - stay tuned for our own!) Zoom in on the fun with the Nancy B Microscope! From peacock feathers and goldfish scales to your own skin and cheek cells, get up close and personal with this 2-in-1 light and dissecting microscope. The included keepsake journal features 22 pages of fun science experiments for kids and activities from observation to creative writing, drawing, and more.
  • Item #: 279935
    ISBN: 9781606822036
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $31.67
    (description by publisher - stay tuned for our own!) The Lab Manual Teachers Edition makes life science labs easier for you, whether you have a strong background in science or turn green at the thought of dissecting a frog! Answers are provided for each of the Applications as well as for the questions in the Investigations. Suggestions for grading are included where appropriate. Margin notes throughout the labs give suggestions for substituting materials, hints for making the labs go smoothly, tips for making the labs work in a homeschool setting, tips for explaining difficult concepts and procedures, and helpful background information.
  • Item #: 006143
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $59.95
    Kit includes: bag of rocks, baking soda, blue food coloring, bran flakes, cardboard, corn seeds, cotton ball (2 pk), diluted iodine solution, dissecting pins (10 pk), eyedropper, forceps (tweezers), 12 oz glass jar w/ lid (2), graduated cylinder (plastic, 100ml), lancet, lima bean seeds, magnifier, large marble, small marble, match book, microscope slides & coverslips (10 pk), modeling clay, oblong baking pan, large paper clips, paper towel, plaster of paris, plastic container, plastic funnel, plastic spoon, primary pan balance, rubbing alcohol, sand, scalpel, sea shells, short board, small block of wood, soil, student thermometer, sugar, table salt, tea candle w/ holder, vinegar, white paper (2), and yellow construction paper.
  • Item #: 028210
    ISBN: 9780764147630
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $8.25

    What tools do you use when you read? Background music? Post-it notes? Highlighter? Do you like to read small chunks at a time? Or spend hours? Middle school and high school students are usually still figuring out exactly what tools work best for them and if they need different tools for different types of reading. In a humorous, conversational manner written directly to the student, the reader has the opportunity to examine a myriad of tools that various people use to make reading more profitable. Each tool/skill is dissected and taken in small chunks with Lets Practice! exercises at regular intervals. Chapters conclude by asking the student to reflect on what he has learned followed by a collection of review questions labeled Brain Ticklers. (Answers for these are on the following page.) For instance, the chapter on Different Types of Reading focuses on reading textbooks. Students are encouraged to start by looking at how the textbook is set up and then are given specific strategies for textbook reading. The SQ3R method (Survey, Question, Read, Record, Review) is covered thoroughly as well as the idea of using a textbook response sheet. And the book is packed with practical ideas for conquering reading skills graphic organizers, helpful hints, and mnemonic devices, to name just a few. With reading passages and questions as well, this book is more than a supplement; rather, it is like a study skills class for the wanting-to-succeed student or the need-to-catch-up student. 210 pgs, pb. ~ Janice

  • Item #: 019071
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $99.00

    (Description by publisher stay tuned for our own!) The perfect microscope for elementary level instruction. Magnifies 20 times: prepared slides, insects, flowers, rocks, dissecting. Unlike standard classroom microscopes, the image is upright and unreversed, making it easier for young students to manipulate specimen on stage. No accessory mirrors or lights required to see a bright, sharp image. Optical glass lenses and prism. Easy rack and pinion focusing. Metal construction. Great for field trips.

  • Item #: 052445
    Retail: $27.99
    Rainbow Price: $17.50

    What better way to learn all about your brain than with a visual model? This great kit includes all the pieces to construct your own model skull complete with all the brain pieces crammed inside! Pieces include 8 squishy brain parts, 2 squishy eyeballs, transparent skull model and base (made up of 8 pieces), 4 vertebrae pieces with the spinal cord, forceps, scalpel, and tweezers for your constructions and dissections, and a 31-pg colorfully illustrated book to teach you all about your amazing brain (including step by step directions for completing your model).

  • Item #: 005267
    ISBN: 9780988898905
    Retail: $39.00
    Rainbow Price: $34.95

    This book should be on every homeschoolers desk (and I dont mean the bookshelf!). Rarely will you hear me be quite so emphatic, but this book is a treasure! Designed to be a companion to Teaching the Classics, a Socratic approach to teaching literature, and undoubtedly an amazing resource for those using that approach, it is also an incredible reference for anyone who wants flexibility in terms of teaching literature coupled with just enough structure.

    The authors identified 200 books for grades K-12 and then (in a wonderful spreadsheet format) annotated them with tons of information plot, conflict, theme, aids & devices, and alternate titles (other books that could be used). In short, it lists everything you need at your fingertips to supervise a comprehensive literary analysis of the book. As if that werent enough, they further reworked that annotated information into six different curriculum models daily, weekly, monthly, six-week, quarterly, and seasonal. These different models mean that you can teach literature in whatever way you want. Want to focus on literature everyday? Want to conduct a short-term co-op course? Want to hit literature hard for a little while and then be done? This resource will help you plan and implement any of these scenarios.

    The usefulness doesnt end there, however. There are separate chapters on writing from literature, learning objectives by grade level, grading and assigning credits, and major historical periods in western literature. The writing from literature section gives a brief overview of writing assignments (what sort and how long) for the elementary, junior high, and senior high levels. On the other hand, the analytical essay is dissected very thoroughly and a helpful tootsie-roll diagram helps the student to see how the parts of the essay work together. Just as helpful is the model essay that illustrates the effective use of this diagram. The graded learning objectives for literature are quite specific and can be used as a scope and sequence or for developing lesson plans. I used high school literature texts as references when I wanted information about the history of literature, but to have that same information at my fingertips would have been a beautiful thing. 230 pgs. pb ~ Janice

  • Item #: 040976
    ISBN: 9780761161738
    Retail: $9.95
    Rainbow Price: $7.95

    Exercise your brain in a big way with this little book! This book contains over 500 dazzling full-color puzzles designed to challenge your thinking. The puzzles (dubbed PlayThinks by the author) are divided into twelve chapters that focus on specific skills: geometry, graphs and networks, patterns, dissections, numbers, logic and probability, science, and more. Puzzles are rated by difficulty level (1-10) and use a variety of skills, including drawing, tracing, mental visual-spatial reasoning, thinking through story problems, and others. The problems can be completed solo or with two or more students. Detailed solutions included. Digest-sized. 454 pgs, pb. ~ Lisa

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