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  • Item #: 055988
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $23.95

    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 #: 006691
    Retail: $17.00
    Rainbow Price: $11.95

    This is a hands-on introduction to electrical circuits and electricity. Your young scientist will learn about series, parallel and short circuits, voltage, switches, and more.

  • Item #: 048638
    ISBN: 9781410987310
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.75
  • Item #: 022777
    ISBN: 9781886978003
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $22.50
  • Item #: 065423
    ISBN: 9781937032364
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $6.00
  • Item #: 033157
    ISBN: 9781433941498
    Retail: $11.95
    Rainbow Price: $8.55
  • Item #: 020687
    ISBN: 9780736878883
    Retail: $8.10
    Rainbow Price: $6.75

  • Item #: 035467
    ISBN: 9781619301801
    Retail: $13.95
    Rainbow Price: $10.50

    Learning about electricity is not just for older students. Children of all ages should be introduced to this vital element of our everyday lives. Children will explore static electricity, lightning, how batteries work, simple circuits, conductors and insulators, motors, generators, and electricity and magnetism. For each chapter in the book, textual information is included with vocabulary words listed in bold with definitions. Projects vary and include constructing a simple circuit, paperclip switch and a solar oven. Complete supply lists and numbered instructions are included. A glossary, resource page, and index are found at the back of the book. A great resources to enhance your science or unit studies and bring some fun back to science! 90 pgs. ~Deanne

  • Item #: 034481
    Retail: $59.95
    Rainbow Price: $53.90

     Children as young as 3rd grade can explore the world of electricity and magnetism with this kit from Thames and Kosmos. Curious scientists can build 30 different circuits with the snap-together blocks and do over 60 experiments with the constructions. The included experiment manual will walk builders through each of the projects with illustrations and text. Build electrical circuits, an electric motor, and experiment with magnetism and electromagnetism. Along with the items in the kit, you will need some additional items that are listed on page 5 of the experiment manual. A great way to learn is to do, and this kit offers that opportunity. 64 pieces. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 029531
    Retail: $34.99
    Rainbow Price: $25.95

    This kit contains everything your student needs to learn about electricity and magnetism. The included instruction booklet takes students through a progression of experiments from the basics of magnetism all the way to constructing a small electric motor. Kids will learn the basics of circuits, generators and more. After completing all the experiments in the instruction booklet, kids will be able to design their own electronic circuits. The pieces are constructed of durable plastic and fit easily together with no springs or wires that need stripping. Even the batteries are included! ~ Megan

  • Item #: 029581
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $15.95
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  • Item #: 013845
    Retail: $20.95
    Rainbow Price: $18.85
    A great way to try out Snap Circuits on a small scale! This kit includes 12 pieces (including a meter) to complete 9 projects such as measuring current from a light bulb, wiring projects in series and in parallel, and dividing current. Requires 3 AA batteries, not included.
  • Item #: 058947
    Retail: $199.95
    Rainbow Price: $179.90
    No doubt the "big kahuna" of electricity labs, this kit contains 119 experiments and plenty of durable components to try all of them—or even set up your own! The manual begins pretty simply, discussing basic concepts such as series and parallel circuits, switches, conductors, how current flows, and more. All lessons teach one specific concept and gradually build off each other. Once the basics of electricity are covered, the guide moves on to measuring current, magnetic forces, electricity and magnets together, alternating current, capacitors, coils and oscillating circuits, and electricity in chemistry. Each section includes roughly 10-20 experiments, all focusing on one particular application of the given topic. Experiments are many and varied; in the electricity and magnetism section, you may create a jumping iron rod, test how two iron objects react inside an electrified coil, and even slow the fall of a magnet using aluminum. While studying coils and oscillating circuits, you might make a singing coil, a backward transformer, or electric current filters. One thing's for sure: you'll almost never run out of things to try with this kit! The most helpful feature of the manual is the plethora of information included on each page. Every experiment receives a clear-cut, fully-illustrated color diagram of how the set-up is supposed to look, how to perform the experiment, and what's happening in technical terms. Beyond this, many experiments incorporate helpful or cautionary tips and explanations of particular topics (such as "Ohm" units). A bonus 'Check It Out' section is also given at the end of every chapter. The "Electrical Current and Magnetism" chapter, for example, offers interesting information on electromagnets, generators, Lenz's law, the word 'relay', power lines, and electric circuit breakers. All in all, this is probably the most thorough electrical lab I've seen. All parts are clearly labeled and large enough to be handled and positioned easily. Pieces easily fit together, and every one features a line or some other diagram demonstrating where the current is flowing and what the object is doing using circuit symbols. This kit is no doubt a short-circuit to understanding electricity—before long, your brain will be hardwired to understand these concepts!
  • Item #: 030394
    ISBN: 9780980107500
    Retail: $44.90
    Rainbow Price: $40.41

    This neatly packaged product teaches your young scientist about circuits and how to build them, with step-by-step instructions, a workspace, and storage all in one place. A 62-page, spiral-bound "Kit Book" is attached to the front of the box and inside the back cover are the encased wires with built-in snaps, on which you will build your circuit projects. Firmly packaged between the two covers you will find all you need to finish your circuits – 1AA battery, 2 jumper wires, 2 lamps, 1 motor, 1 buzzer, 1 color wheel, 1 push switch, 1 slide switch, 1 16P nail, 4 ft. of wire, 1 compass, 1 penny, 1 brass screw, 1 wooden craft stick, string, short section of a drinking straw, rubber band, and paper clips.

    I played with this set and built the circuits shown in the project book. The best part is that you can look at the information in the book and see the illustrations as you snap in and connect the parts, which is a great way to make sure you do it correctly.

    The information in the book is divided into 8 chapters – getting started, simple circuits, batteries, conductors and insulators, switches, series circuits, parallel circuits, and electromagnetism. An introduction and "How to Use" section of information will get you started with explanations about the "Power Page" (encased wires with built-in snaps) and all of the components that are included. Each chapter begins with an explanation of the concepts within, goals for the chapter and definitions and symbols that might be new. Each chapter ends with questions for discussion and a challenge to extend the information. There are nine total activities in chapters 2-8, allowing children to put into practice the concepts learned in those chapters. They can clip the jumper wire onto the snaps to complete a simple circuit; snap the switches in place for a circuit that can be opened and closed; or make an electromagnet by snapping a push switch in place and using the nail and jumper wires as the magnet – watch the paper clips jump to your homemade magnet.

    Because components are snapped into place (just like snapping your coat) younger ones with smaller hands are able to complete the activities too. What a great teaching tool! ~ Donna

  • Item #: 012395
    ISBN: 9780794522179
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.19

    What is electricity? How do magnets work? Electricity and Magnetism works to unfold the answers to these questions and explain the connection between the two. It was only in the last century that scientists discovered how to generate the electricity that powers our lights, heating and air conditioning systems, and electronic devices. Although current electricity is the most important form of electricity, the book also covers natural or static electricity. Surprisingly, magnetism was discovered over 2000 years ago, but it was not until relatively recently that scientists began to investigate its mysterious properties. Learn all about magnetic forces and fields and how to create your own magnet. ~ Enh

  • Item #: 025678
    ISBN: 9780941008891
    Retail: $19.95
    Rainbow Price: $16.16

    36 hands-on activities allow students to observe and experiment with electricity, using simple objects. Students will create parallel and series circuits, predict electricity flow using Ohm's law, split water, build working galvanometers, resistors, fuses, electroscopes, storage cells, ammeters, and more!

  • Item #: 008146
    Retail: $11.95
    Rainbow Price: $9.95

    A shockingly enjoyable introduction to the study of electricity! Take the mystery out of electrical circuitry as you race to complete workable 6-volt or 110-volt circuits. But be careful not to get shocked or shorted out! Deck of 84 cards include energy sources, users, switches, wires, fuses, etc. Game also includes simple explanation of electrical circuits. 2-6 may play.

  • Item #: 025635
    Retail: $79.01
    Rainbow Price: $49.95
  • Item #: 052718
    ISBN: 9780811871402
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $15.50

    If you're looking for a simple, enjoyable electronics project with plenty of room for extra creativity, BlinkyBugs! is a great choice. This kit-in-a-book contains all of the supplies you need to create three BlinkyBugs, quiet little creatures with long antennae and flashing LED eyes. Illustrated just like a comic book, the instruction book is very well done! Each page features large, fully-illustrated panels with clear, step-by-step directions. Additional background on the simple circuitry involved, experiments for BlinkyBugs and possible design suggestions are also included. All supplies are included on the inside front cover: CR2032 lithium batteries, LEDs, guitar strings, pipe cleaners, plus feathers and pom poms for additional decorating. Other tools needed include scissors, tape, a ruler, needle-nose pliers and a permanent marker. It's a perfect project for the less electronically-inclined, or for those just dipping their toes in the water. – Jess

  • Item #: 025785
    ISBN: 9781404803435
    Retail: $8.95
    Rainbow Price: $6.95

  • Item #: 067237
    Retail: $71.69
    Rainbow Price: $45.95

      This sharpener contains an easy-turn-dial allows sharpening for 6 different sizes ranging from small to large, and even a triangular pencils option. The Tip Saver Technology extends the life of pencils by protecting against over sharpening. It features a large pencil shaving compartment for easy emptying. The base, when removed, prevents the sharpening mechanism from running. The base has 5 suction cups which hold it firmly on smooth surfaces. 6-foot power cord. Not for use on colored pencils. 10.63” x 9” x 6.13” – Logan

  • Item #: 011601
    ISBN: 9781465408990
    Retail: $16.99
    Rainbow Price: $11.95
  • Item #: 025620
    Retail: $55.66
    Rainbow Price: $35.95
  • Item #: 001851
    ISBN: 9780590446839
    Retail: $6.99
    Rainbow Price: $5.25
  • Item #: 025613
    Retail: $35.86
    Rainbow Price: $23.95
  • Item #: 025630
    Retail: $69.24
    Rainbow Price: $43.95
  • Item #: 025612
    Retail: $64.53
    Rainbow Price: $39.95
    This sharpener fits six different sizes of utensils and utilizes a fly-away cutting system that prevents over-sharpening. Although it has a heavy duty motor, it runs quietly and will not start unless the receptacle is in place – safety first! Larger than our X-ACTO Mighty Mite sharpener, the School Pro is designed for higher traffic and can hold fifteen whole pencils' worth of shavings before the receptacle is full. Comes with a 10-year warranty. – Rachel
  • Item #: 053812
    Retail: $49.95
    Rainbow Price: $44.90
    This kit gives kids hands-on experience with turbines, turning wind energy into electrical energy, which they can store in the rechargeable battery! 6 models include a glider, sail car, tractor and racecar.
  • Item #: 050743
    ISBN: 9781421542379
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.19
  • Item #: 009883
    ISBN: 9781576900826
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $7.95