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  • Item #: 029043
    Retail: $12.00
    Rainbow Price: $10.25

  • Item #: 046444
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $2.95

    This spirit-filled thermometer on aluminum backing measures a temperature range of -30°C to 100°C

  • 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 #: 020028
    Retail: $144.95
    Rainbow Price: $139.95

    Chemistry labs can be scary and overwhelming, especially if you don't have a curriculum that lays them out for you. It can be expensive to buy the equipment and many of the chemicals are restricted and difficult to obtain.

    MicroChem Experiment Lab is a kit that takes away some of the pressure and expense of those high school chemistry labs. This kit includes scaled-down amounts of chemicals (about 1/100th the usual amount) and is enough to do experiments about 5 times. By scaling back on the chemicals and using plastic equipment (where possible) the cost is controlled a bit and there is less of a problem with chemical disposal at the end of the course. Chemicals come in dropping' bottles, so they are ready for use. No mixing and less spilling is a definite benefit to this kit. Experiments may cause for a drop' or drops' of a chemical, so the special bottles are great for dispensation.

    The kit includes a 119-page manual that contains introductory information, how to use it, and safety information. The manual includes experiments and instruction for each goals, materials/equipment needed, background information, and step-by-step procedures. Suggested answers are given for questions in each experiment, and solutions to experiments are included at the back of the manual. If you are already using a curriculum and just need labs, an included chart shows correlation to A Beka Chemistry, 2nd ed.; ACE Chemistry, 1996 ed.; Alpha Omega Publications, grade 11 Chemistry; Apologia Exploring Creation with Chemistry; Bob Jones Chemistry, 3rd ed.; Glencoe Science, Chemistry: Matter and Change; and Prentice Hall, Chemistry. If you are using a different curriculum and just need the labs, just match the labs up to the concept you are studying for a lab companion. This kit isn't a complete chemistry curriculum, so you should be using a course text for explanations; there is also an assumption that students using this kit have knowledge of Algebra.

    There is a lengthy list of items included in the kit. Call our customer service if interested in the complete list; however, the chemicals included are acetic acid, bromophenol blue indicator, calcium nitrate, copper nitrate, glycerin, hydrochloric acid, lead nitrate, nickel nitrate, phenolphthalein indicator paper, potassium hydroxide, potassium iodide, sodium acetate, sodium hydroxide, sodium oxalate, sodium sulfate, sodium thiosulfate, universal indicator paper, zinc nitrate, magnesium sulfate, potassium hydrogen phthalate, cetyl alcohol, and palmitic acid liquids are in 0.1M dropping bottles.

    As with all kits, there is always a list of items you will need to supply. Most are household items black paper, books, felt-tip pens, water soluble ink, distilled water, food coloring, graph paper, ice, matches, natural indicators, paper towels, clear tape, printed paper, scissors, shallow pan, table salt, stapler, source of heat (microwave, stove, etc.), stopwatch or watch with a second hand, table sugar, vinegar, and white paper. Another item mentioned in the experiments is a voltmeter, which you would need to provide. You can either skip those labs or a voltmeter can be purchased at a minimal cost.

    These are real chemistry labs intended for the college-prep level of learning and can be used to really beef-up your high school chemistry course. ~ Donna

    Supplies included in this kit: instruction manual, 9-volt battery, 15mL, 30mL, 150mL plastic beakers, 50mL glass beaker, Capillary tubes, Chromatography paper, Conductivity apparatus, Cotton swabs, Electrolysis device, Felt-tip pen with black, water-soluble ink, 10mL plastic, graduated cylinder, 1.0mL measuring spoon, Graduated, mini, and thin stem pipettes, Plastic toothpicks, 96-well reaction plate, 24-well reaction plate, Rubber bands, 15 cm ruler, Safety goggles, Fine sandpaper, Spring clamp, 6x50 mm test tubes, 12x75 mm test tubes, Celsius thermometer (-10° to 102°C), Washing bottle, Wire gauze, Wood splints, Lab Manual, Acetic acid, Calcium nitrate, Copper nitrate, Hydrochloric acid, Lead nitrate, Potassium Hydroxide, Potassium iodide, Sodium acetate, Sodium hydroxide, Sodium oxalate, Sodium sulfate, Sodium thiosulfate, Zinc nitrate, Magnesium sulfate, Potassium hydrogen phthalate, Cetyl alcohol, Palmitic acid, Bromophenol blue indicator, Glycerin, Phenolphthalein indicator paper, Universal indicator paper, Copper, Lead, Nickel, Zinc. – all solutions are in 0.1M bottles.

    1CHOKING HAZARD (1, 4). Not <3yrs.

  • Item #: 048425
    Retail: $72.00
    Rainbow Price: $70.95

    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 #: 048427
    Retail: $78.00
    Rainbow Price: $76.95
    Personal-sized fans, AA batteries, pepper packets, balloon, construction paper, glue, plastic cup, paper cup, nails, blue drink mix, yellow drink mix, spoon, cardstock, clear tape, small cups, table salt, paper clip, pencil, colored yarn, petroleum jelly, gloves, stopwatch, plastic bags, chalk, tape measure, small box, vanilla, sea shell, Cheerios, disposable containers, sand, modeling clay, black permanent marker, plaster of Paris, thermometer, wooden ruler, battery holder, insulated copper wire, electrical tape small light bulb, light bulb holder, file folders, index cards, six-sided die, sea animal game pieces, Triops, colored pencils, scissors, cardboard, sheets of foam, dropper pipette, water bottle w/lid, large & small google eyes, brown & red pipe cleaners, cotton string, red drink mix, coral specimen, plastic tubing, binder w/lined paper, toothpicks, feathers, straws.
  • Item #: 019074
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $84.95

    The corresponding lab kit from Nature's Workshop makes finding those "household items" even more convenient. Containing most of the more difficult items to find, this kit saves you time, allowing you more time to enjoy science with your children. You still need to provide various food items (eggs, celery, soda, etc.), binoculars and a few other household items.

    Kit includes a 9 Volt Battery, aluminum foil, assorted nuts, various colors of construction paper, balloons of various sizes, black marker, trash bags, thin white box, candle, candle holder, cereal, clay-dough, straws, compact disc (CD), cooking oil, cork, cotton ball, crayons, D-Cell batteries, deep plastic bowls, digital thermometer, dish soap, duct tape, Epsom soap, feathers, flashlights, flavored gelatin, fluorescent light bulb, food coloring, forceps (tweezers), glass jars and lids, index card, iodine, foil baking pan, plastic bottles and lid, lima beans, magnifier, measuring cups and spoons, mirror, modeling clay, notebook, mentos, newspaper page, paper clip, paper cups, paper towels, pen, pencil, pepper, peppercorns, plastic cling wrap, plastic plates, plastic water bottles, rubbing alcohol, ruler, safety goggles, saltine crackers, scissors, paper plates, poly funnel, small shovel, spoons, straight pin, Styrofoam cups, sugar, sunscreen, table salt, tape, tea bag, toilet paper, toothpicks, turkey baster, umbrella, vanilla, vinegar, white cotton string, white paper, wood block, wooden matches and Ziploc bags. ~Deanne

  • Item #: 010306
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $52.50

    Intended for use with Apologia's Advanced Physics in Creation and assembled by Nature's Workshop, this kit contains: golf ball, scissors, thread, measuring tape, clear tape, 4 #2 pencils, matchbook, wooden ruler, paper cup, 2 small nails, 3 Styrofoam cups, 5 paper clips, stopwatch, 3-inch iron nail, small block of wood, 3 ping pong balls, nylon string, 4 ¾-inch washers, 3 Ziploc bags, double-sided tape, 3 wooden matches, cardboard tube, mini flashlight, thick lead pencil, slinky, single pulley, Celsius thermometer, funnel, comb, 6 large balloons, 3 d-cell batteries, medium-sized marble, and black construction paper. There are still items you will need to provide for the experiments, but this kit gives you some of the harder to find items. Items are not packaged by lesson, as in some of the other Apologia lab kits; a packing sheet is included with a list of the kit contents. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 048428
    Retail: $75.00
    Rainbow Price: $73.95
    Colored candies, white paper, paper towels, construction paper, stopwatch, animal cutouts, lemon gelatin, red, blue, green food coloring, deep bowls, paper cups, masking tape, thermometer, white and black trash bags, blindfold, masking tape, clear tape, cardboard, deer pictures, scissors, wooden ruler, cougar pictures, world map, child's goggles, breathing mask, foil baking pan, concrete mix, small board, peanut butter pack, shelled sunflower seeds, owl pellet, paper plate, bamboo skewer, tweezers, paper plate, gloves, file folder, world map, continent cutout sheets, index cards, yellow, red, blue, green colored beads, water bottle, pin, large balloon, plastic bags, cardstock, hanging wire, yarn, PVC pipe, foam board, permanent black marker, flashlight w/ batteries, foam cup w/lid, nail polish, chalk, copies of human body, shovel, oblong baking tray.
  • Item #: 057731
    Retail: $1.58
    Rainbow Price: $1.50

    Glass, filled thermometer contains a non-toxic, red fluid. This partial immersion thermometer is perfect for home and school science labs. While non-toxic red-filled thermometers are not considered as accurate as mercury-filled thermometers, they are effective for most laboratory applications. Includes plastic storage case with detachable lid. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 006695
    Retail: $11.00
    Rainbow Price: $7.75

    Contains more than 25 energy conservation experiments for the ecology-conscious student! It comes with a solar collector, solar heater, thermometer & more.

  • Item #: 017330
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $389.70

     The lab kit contains Lab Apron; reusable safety gloves; safety goggles; Micro Lab Butane Burner; ring support stand; ring support; wire gauze; clay triangle; 10ml, 150ml, and 250 ml beaker; 10 ml, 25ml, and 100ml graduated cylinder; evaporating dish; watch glass; funnel; crucible tongs; filter paper; sand; bar magnet; lab spatula; test tube brush; test tube rack; test tubes; Sulfur; Hydrochloric Acid; iron filings; Iron II (ferrous) Sulfate; wooden ruler; Vernier Caliper; 50 ml and 600 ml beaker; wooden splints; Spectroscope; Potassium Chloride; Potassium Nitrate; Sodium Chloride; Sodium Nitrate; 9-Volt battery; electrical tape; LED light diode; resistor; insulated copper wire; Acetone; modeling clay; crucible with lid; stirring rod; copper wool; Sodium Hydroxide; Sulfuric Acid; Magnesium Ribbon; sandpaper; pipettes; Copper II (cupric) Sulfate; wash bottle; Sodium Bicarbonate; thermometer; capillary tubes; rubber stoppers; marbles; stopwatch; Ethyl Alcohol; China marker; Ammonium Chloride; Stoddard-type test tube clamp (holder); Styrofoam cups; cardboard; Copper metal shot; laser pointer; pipette filler; Burette Clamp; Sodium Thiosulfate; Erlenmeyer flask; rubber stopper for flask; Iron III (ferric) Chloride; Potassium Thiocyanate; Thymol Blue Solution; Methyl Orange Solution; Methyl Red Solution; Acetic Acid; Potassium Hydrogen Phthalate; multimeter; alligator clip connectors; Zinc electrode; Potassium Permanganate; Iron (II) Sulfate Heptahydrate; Sulfuric Acid; Methanol; Isopropanol; Salicylic Acid; copper wire; cork; and Isopropyl Alcohol Solution.

    1CHOKING HAZARD (1, 4). Not <3yrs.

  • Item #: 016153
    Retail: $120.00
    Rainbow Price: $118.95

    The Elementary Chemistry & Physics by Apologia uses very specific items in their labs; this kit is a great convenience to complete those labs. Bagged and labeled by lesson, the kit includes: 25ml plastic cylinder, table salt, plastic straw, turkey baster, die, bead, ping pong ball, small block of wood, cork, aluminum foil, Neodymium magnet, effervescent tablet, popcorn kernel, rubbing alcohol, flavored gelatin, wax paper, needle, pint and gallon size bags, gum, balloon, Epsom salt, Pop Rocks Candy, small paper plates, paper plate, Nerds candy, yeast, gloves, Peanut M&Ms, peroxide, borax, cornstarch, spoon, rubber band, string, bamboo skewers, Styrofoam cups, red & blue litmus paper, Mentos, steel wool, cardboard tube, thread, sugar, candle wick, thermometers, vinegar, alum, potassium nitrate, cotton swab, coffee filter, white sand, sand, dish soap, chalk, stopwatch, marbles, index card, pie pan, modeling clay, toothpick, washer, baking soda, funnel, black powder paint, Cheerios, dominoes, mirrors, prisms, bouncing ball, adhesive putty, colored cellophane pack, PVC elbows and pipe, small nail, film canister, rubbing alcohol, cooking oil, small paper cups, sandpaper, cardboard, electrical tape, 6-volt battery, insulated copper wire, small light bulbs, light bulb holders, large paper clips, paper fasteners, d-cell battery, Wint-O-Green Lifesaver, pepper packet, LED bulb, needle, bar magnet, horseshoe magnet, iron filings, compass, AA battery, lid for water bottle, bare copper wire, round magnets, 3" iron nail, paper clips pack, small board, rope, and plastic tubing. Some items used in the labs are too large to be bagged with the lesson and are found loose in the kit. Those items are marked with an asterisk on the packing list that is included. You will still need to gather some items from around your home, but this kit really takes a lot of the effort out of it. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 050669
    Retail: $255.00
    Rainbow Price: $247.95

    This kit from Nature's Workshop includes many of the labs from the DIVE curriculum, but some have been omitted because of packaging and safety constraints. Materials are included for the following labs – 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 (part 2), 7, 12, 13 (part 2), 14, 15 (part 2), 18, 19 (part 1), 20 (parts 1 & 2), 21 (part 2), 23, 24, 25 (parts 1 & 2), and 28. Each lab comes with a materials sheet, safety cautions, chemical instructions, and lab techniques. DIVE materials sold separately.

    Contains alcohol burner, digital pocket scale, weighing dish, 100 M&Ms, 250 ml Erlenmeyer Flask, 100 ml graduated cylinder, 10 ml graduated cylinder, balloon, chemical scoop, safety goggles, metric ruler, 250 ml beaker, 100 ml beaker, 1 foot of aluminum foil, 50g Epsom salts, 50 ml household ammonia, iron ring, ring stand, wire gauze, clay triangle, funnel, filter paper, 2 bar magnets, stirring rod, iron filings, wooden splints, calcium chloride, copper chloride, lithium chloride, manganese chloride, potassium chloride, strontium chloride, crucible tongs, 2 test tubes, 9V battery, zinc powder, sulfur, copper sulfate, potassium hydroxide, magnesium ribbon, Styrofoam cups, thermometer, watch glass, 50 ml Burets, Buret clamp, dropper, phenolphthalein, sodium hydroxide, foam block, 100g and 200g hooked weights, spring scale, pulleys, pulley cord, 3 ft. rope, matches, water balloon, rubber tubing, Cartesian diver kit, metals of similar mass, plastic rod, wool square, plastic comb, balloon, magnetic compass, insulated copper wire, D-cell batteries and holders, miniature lamp bases and 6V lamps, cardstock, enameled copper wire, sandpaper, iron bolt, paper clips, sound resonating tube, tuning fork, mirror, pins, slinky and protractor. You will still need to gather some common items from around your home to use in some experiments. The curriculum for use with this kit is sold separately.

  • Item #: 048423
    Retail: $72.00
    Rainbow Price: $70.95
    Paper towels, aluminum foil, electrical cord, light socket w/plug, 15-watt fluorescent spiral light bulb, plastic plates, glue, herb seeds, foam cups w/ lids, small paper bags, thread, glycerin soap bar, cooking oil, craft sticks, fragrance, scissors, sunflower seeds, bean seeds, pad of paper, plastic bags, coin envelopes, clear tape, ruler, magnifying glass, white paper, clay, cotton swabs, borax, construction paper, packet of seeds, file folders, index cards, assorted nuts, six-sided die, dandelion tufts, samara, burr, colored pencils, plastic bag, clothespin, washing soda, gloves, blue food coloring, thermometer, peat pellets, pencil, black permanent marker, measuring tape, thumb tacks, pinecone, red & blue paint, paintbrush, hanging wire, yarn, cardboard, binder w/lined paper.
  • Item #: 018745
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $6.50

    Use indoors or out - has large, visible numbers in Celsius and Fahrenheit. Includes mounting screws and is made of durable, waterproof plastic. 3" x 14½".

  • Item #: 008778
    Retail: $58.00
    Rainbow Price: $45.95

    Includes mass scale, red and blue litmus paper, Celsius thermometer, 6 test tubes, plastic funnel, alcohol burner with stand, 250 ml beaker, 100 ml beaker, watch glass, 2 dropper pipettes, stirring rod, 50 ml graduated cylinder, filter paper, test tube cleaning brush, 50 mL plastic graduated cylinder and safety goggles.

  • Item #: 043909
    Retail: $39.99
    Rainbow Price: $32.50
    What better way to peak a young scientist's interest in the weather than by learning with Ms. Frizzle and the gang? This bus-shaped science kit contains loads of fun experiments to try out such as making a tornado in a bottle, capturing a rainbow, building a weather station, and using a sundial. Kit comes with 28 experiment cards, weather station base, wind vane, plastic cup with rounded top, measuring cup, sponge, thermometer, pinwheel, three pieces of clay, peat pellet, paper plate, string, dish, two cardboard circles, bar magnet, three plastic tubes, straw, pencil, index card, petri dish, weather chart, snake model, anemometer, bottle connector, and two sticker sheets. Also included is a data notebook for students to record their findings in. ~Janine
  • Item #: 015327
    Retail: $12.99
    Rainbow Price: $10.50

    Set of 10 simple student thermometers marked in Celsius on one side, Fahrenheit on other. The sturdy plastic backing measures approx 15 cm and thermometer is about 12 cm. They contain no mercury and are individually calibrated for accuracy from -25 to +122 F and -35 to +50 C.

  • Item #: 050666
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $49.95
    Contains blindfold, convex lens, drawing compass, drinking straw, flat mirror, forceps, glass slides & cover slips, graduated cylinder, iodine solution, limestone rock, magnifying mirror, metal washer, modeling clay, paper fasteners, pen light, pipette, protractor, ruler, stopwatch, thermometers, umbrella, and wood blocks. You will still need to gather some common items from around your home to use in some experiments. The curriculum for use with this kit is sold separately.
  • Item #: 050663
    Retail: $165.00
    Rainbow Price: $159.95
    Contains 250 ml beaker, alcohol lamp with stand, baby lima bean seeds, biology slide set, calcium oxide pellets, economical magnifier, economy dissection tool kit, electrolysis kit, foil baking pan, friction pad, glucose test strips, graduated cylinder, grass seed, household ammonia, hydrochloric acid, iodine solution, marble set, marigold seeds, methylene blue, peat moss, pen light, petri dishes, phenolphthalein solution, radish seeds, red & blue litmus paper, ring stand with base, safety goggles, sand, cover slips and slides, sodium sulfate, stirring rod, test tube rack, test tubes, thermometer, thermometer clamp, thistle tube, wire test tube holder, and wood splints. You will still need to gather some common items from around your home to use in some experiments. The curriculum for use with this kit is sold separately.
  • Item #: 050664
    Retail: $225.00
    Rainbow Price: $219.95
    Contains 10 ml graduated glass cylinder, 100 ml graduated glass cylinder, 250 ml glass beaker, 250 ml glass Erlenmeyer flask, 600 ml glass beaker, acetate sheets, alcohol burner, ascorbic acid, borax, Boyles Law apparatus with instructions, bulb with socket, calcium chloride, D-cell battery with holder, economy magnifier, electrode set, glycerol, hydrochloric acid, ferrous sulfate, ferric chloride, granular iron, lead shot, lithium chloride, magnesium ribbon, Milk of Magnesia, modeling clay, Nichrome wire with handle, nylon casting line, paradichlorobenzene, pH Papers (1-14 range, 100 pack), pipette, plastic funnel, potassium chloride, potassium chromate, potassium permanganate, ring stand with base, 3" diameter ring support, safety goggles, silver nitrate, slinky, sodium hydroxide, spectroscope, stirring rod, strontium chloride, sulfur, sulfuric acid, test tube brush, test tube clamp, test tube rack, test tubes, thermometer, triangle, 12"-20mm glass tube, 3"-5mm glass tube, watch glass, wire gauze, and zinc. You will still need to gather some common items from around your home to use in some experiments. The curriculum for use with this kit is sold separately.
  • Item #: 050668
    Retail: $75.00
    Rainbow Price: $73.95
    Contains 250 ml beaker, alcohol lamp with stand, bar magnet, bird seed, bubbles, foil baking tray, food coloring, graduated cylinder, mass scale, modeling clay, pipette, ruler, safety goggles, sand, sulfuric acid, thermometer, thread, and vials. You will still need to gather some common items from around your home to use in some experiments. The curriculum for use with this kit is sold separately.
  • Item #: 050667
    Retail: $121.00
    Rainbow Price: $119.95
    Contains 250 ml glass beaker, alcohol lamp with stand, bar magnet, electrostatic kit, graduated cylinder, horseshoe magnet, inflatable globe, iodine solution, iron metal filings, large marbles, mass scale, Milk of Magnesia, phenolphthalein solution, pipette, Plaster of Paris, plastic funnel, pulley, red and blue litmus paper, ruler, safety goggles, cover slips and slides, spring scale, stirring rod, stopwatch, test tube rack, test tubes, thermometer, and wire test tube holder. You will still need to gather some common items from around your home to use in some experiments. The curriculum for use with this kit is sold separately.
  • Item #: 050665
    Retail: $240.00
    Rainbow Price: $234.95
    Contains acetate sheets, bar magnet, 100 ml glass graduated cylinder, acrylic cube prism, adding machine tape, alligator clip, steel ball, D-cell battery with holder, bulb with holder, carbon paper, 8 ½"x 11" cardboard, 2" C-clamp, Burette clamp, modeling clay, compass, converging lens, digital pocket scale, Dynamic cart set with spring, electrostatic kit, 6"-20mm glass tube, graph paper, grooved plastic ruler, microscope slides, iron metal filings, liquid graphite, oleic acid, pen light, pipette, threaded pith balls, polarizer analyzer, protractor, ring stand with base, rubber stoppers, rubbing alcohol, semicircular petri dish, slinky, spark timer, helical spring, stopwatch, student thermometer, talcum powder, tongue depressor, tracing paper, weight set with hook. You will still need to gather some common items from around your home to use in some experiments. The curriculum for use with this kit is sold separately.
  • Item #: 006138
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $59.95
    Kit includes: bag of rocks, baking soda, large balloons (5), black construction paper (3), small brown gift box (2), chalk, clay (Play-Doh), cocoa, comb, cone-shaped drinking cup, copper tube, dry cereal, flashlight, flat baking pan, food coloring (blue), glue, index cards, inflatable globe, large glass jar (12 oz), large glass jar lid, lima beans, magnifying lens, mass scale, matches, measuring tape, moldable wax, small nail, paper cups (10), paper towel sheets (4), pencils (2), permanent marker, piece of lined paper, pieces of rubber (2), plastic wrap, potting soil, red drink mix, rubber band pack (6 different sizes), ruler, salt, sand, sandpaper, scissors, small glass jar w/ lid (8 oz), small mirror, small wood block, sponge, stickers (4 pk), stopwatch, straight pins (3), student thermometer (2), tea light candles (3), thumbtacks, toothpicks, tuning fork, vinegar, waxed paper, white cotton string, white paper (5), wire coat hangers (2), and wooden dowel 6".
  • 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 #: 031256
    ISBN: 9781940110721
    Retail: $139.00
    Rainbow Price: $138.95

    Apologia revised Exploring Creation with Astronomy in 2016, and with it came different labs and bonus activities. Apologia has now published its own science supply kit to accompany this course, and includes the materials needed for all experiments and bonus activities (minus the food items). Note: The lab kit available from Nature's Workshop includes most of the materials needed for the regular experiments, but not the bonus activities. Bonus Activities are printed in brown in the notebooking journals; instructions for doing the Bonus Activities are also included in this kit. Some materials are bagged by activity, with other items that are used repeatedly packaged in multi-use bags.

    The Apologia Astronomy Kit 2nd Edition includes: aluminum foil, aquarium rocks, astrolabe template, 2" astronauts, balloons, binder rings, birthday candle, boxes, bubble wrap, calendar template, cardboard, chenille sticks, clay, clear plastic cups, compact disc, constellation cards, construction paper, craft pompoms, craft sticks, diffraction glasses, drinking straws, effervescent tablets, electrical tape, flashlight, foam ball, foam plates, food coloring, funnel, glue, goggles, hole punch, inflatable globe, magnet, magnifying lenses, markers, measuring tape, meteor shower dates, needle, note cards, paperclip, paper cups, paper towels, pencil, pipettes, plastic bottles, plastic spoons, red paper, rubber bands, salt, scissors, star maps, star-shaped stickers, thread, Styrofoam cups, tape, thermometer, thimble, timer, toothpick, UV beads, umbrella, washers, white chalk, white paper, wooden sticks, yarn, zipper bags.

  • Item #: 027801
    ISBN: 9780596514921
    Retail: $29.99
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    Although I get excited about a lot of new products, when I saw this one my first thought was, "Why wasn't something like this available when I was in high school?" Subtitled "All Lab, No Lecture," and written for the do-it-yourselfers of all types and ages, I can't imagine a more fitting homeschool chemistry lab guide. Author Robert Bruce Thompson has studied chemistry most of his life after receiving a chemistry set for Christmas when he was a boy. With the growing realization both that the chemistry sets offered today have been so "whittled down" due to liability that they no longer can teach actual chemistry, and that schools often "skimp" on science, he was determined to write a complete lab manual for people truly interested in learning chemistry. And he has done a fantastic job.

    The lab manual contains two year's worth of chemistry labs (including AP recommended labs), organized topically. Because this is lab material only, you may need to do a bit of coordinating to plan for labs that correlate with what you are studying in your chemistry text. Further aiding your lesson planning, he sorts out lists of labs in the introduction, providing three suggested lists of labs for high schoolers who are not planning on going into a science major in college, those who are planning on a science-related major in college, and those who are wanting to take the AP Chemistry test for college credit (a chart is also included here matching AP recommended experiments with particular labs in the book). You may want to modify these lists or even create your own, however, based on the chemistry curriculum you are using. Before we jump into the labs, however, there is plenty more "good stuff" to read, including information on setting up and using a lab notebook, lab safety information, guidance on assembling equipment for your home laboratory, and advice on obtaining chemicals for the lab. While I could gloss over this and go onto the labs, I want to reinforce how helpful these chapters will be both to you and your student. With the background of someone who has built and used his own home chemistry lab for years, he offers a wealth of knowledge on specific apparatus and chemicals that you won't find in any packaged chemistry curriculum's teacher manual. In the chapter on equipping the lab, he goes into detail on specific types of glassware, and recommends specific sizes and quantities for each. This information is also helpfully found in a chart form as well. Other equipment, such as balances, heat sources, support stands, pipettes, thermometers, scoops, filter paper, rubber stoppers and more are covered separately, and he also provides a chart for these as well. I can appreciate how he keeps cost in mind, and often recommends substitutes or sources for items that he has found helpful. The last part of this chapter offers advice on where in your home to locate your chemistry lab (I have to grin, thinking of my own makeshift 1950's diner table in the corner of the dim basement). The chapter on obtaining chemicals is a gold mine all by itself (a tricky area, since some forms are classified as hazardous or restricted!). Here the author provides excellent reference material for the non-chemist/homeschool parent. He includes information on chemical names, how to understand chemical grades, information on chemical risk phrases and markings, safe chemical handling and storage. Next you'll find charts of all recommended basic and supplemental chemicals (with suggested quantities) needed for the labs in the book, helpfully organized on a chart complete with storage codes, risk and safety phrases, and quantities (in grams and mL, not moles!). Also very helpful are the appended notes that provide sources and alternatives for the chemicals in the list. More extensive notes on recommended supply sources can be found at www.homechemlab.com. A few words on hazardous chemical shipping are also included. The last chapter before the labs provides explanation and instruction on common laboratory skills the student will need, like how to correctly measure liquids, use a balance, perform titrations, using various heat sources, cleaning glassware, and more. Inside the back cover you'll also find a fold-out periodic table and a chart of formula weights for commonly used chemicals.

    The last 300+ pages of the book are devoted to the labs. These are grouped in chapters according to topic, as mentioned above, so you may be jumping around the book completing them according to your chosen chemistry text rather than completing the labs front to back. Topics covered in the lab chapters include: separating mixtures, solubility and solutions, colligative properties of solutions, introduction to chemical reactions and stoichiometry, reduction-oxidation reactions, acid-base chemistry, chemical kinetics, chemical equilibrium, gas chemistry, thermochemistry and calorimetry, electrochemistry, photochemistry, colloids and suspensions, qualitative analysis, quantitative analysis, synthesis of useful compounds, forensic chemistry. Each lab contains background information and advice, a checklist of equipment and chemicals, a step-by-step procedure, charts with blanks to guide lab report recording, and long-answer review questions based on the lab. The layout is extremely easy to read and well-organized, and also often contains full-color photos of set-ups or results. Side notes on substitutes and modifications, optional activities, and comments from the author's technical editors all make these labs non-threatening, as if you have a team of experts to support you. Because the review questions are all related directly to the experiment, the answers should be attainable for the student. Unfortunately, no answers are included in the book (which fits with the spirit of self-discovery found throughout), but if you absolutely need them, you can subscribe to the author's newsletter ($18 per year) and receive an electronic copy. The e-mail newsletter contains additional labs and updates. Whether or not you subscribe, you should definitely check out www.homechemlab.com for the lists of corrections found since the book's publication.

    In summary, I would stack this lab guide up against any lab manual from a purely school/educational publisher. You can't beat the price for the treasure trove of practical information and advice from someone who has "been there, done that" before, also on a budget. It's extremely user-friendly for both the student and the parent and the professional-looking, with ample use of charts and photos make it easy on the eye as well. Have I said enough yet? Perhaps so; I think it's time for me to go start setting up my own lab, this time as a hobbyist! 416 pgs, pb. – Jess

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     Included in the 8th grade supply kit: safety gloves, lab apron, safety goggles, digital scale, set of 4 specific gravity cylinders, wooden ruler, 25 ml & 250 ml graduated cylinder, glycerin, glass pipette, protractor, string, 1” washer, straws, bamboo skewers, inflatable globe, modeling clay, tape measure, tea light candle, cardboard, 50ml & 250ml beaker, 6-volt battery, bulb holder, screw base for bulb (2.5v), C-clamp, dowel rod, USA map (political) placemat, insulated copper wire, right angle clamp, ring support stand, Alum, stirring rod, 3x/6x magnifier, Magnesium Sulfate, 1.5” Alnico bar magnets, rock & mineral test kit, 100g spring scale, Hydrochloric Acid, Trilobite fossil, Marble stone, cheesecloth, 1000ml beaker, hydrometer with thermometer, paper cups, thistle tube, watch glass, pill bottle w/child proof lid, sand, soil test kit, pea gravel, Plaster of Paris, clear plastic cups, rubber stoppers, test tubes, test tube rack, foam board, dowel rod, 1” screw, outdoor thermometer, rubber bands, compass, index cards, push pins, The Night Sky Star Map, straight pins, cardboard tubes, 50mm and 300 mm convex lens, balloon, fishing line.

    1CHOKING HAZARD (1, 4). Not <3yrs.