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  • Item #: 031658
    Retail: $24.99
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    Recycling; Scientific Measurements; Magnets

  • Item #: 031663
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    Bacteria and Fungi; Weight and Volume; Acids & Bases

  • Item #: 031667
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    Mirrors; Electricity; Circuits and Electromagnets

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  • Item #: 008749
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    Learn about a myriad of optical science and art topics with fun, hands-on experiments! Students can build a color wheel, a camera obscura, and pinhole glasses. They can experiment with spatial vision and depth perception with 3D glasses, view optical illusions, and test their blind spot. This kit contains over 35 experiments, guided by a 48-page, full-color book. Contents are as follows: transparent paper, lens, rubber ring, wooden beads, cord, mirror, several colors of film, blue chalk, a spinning top, optical fiber, modeling clay, a cup, mounting stand, a push pin, a 3D poster, a flip book paper sheet, and die-cut sheets. Topics covered include light and color, reflection and refraction, the human eye, color mixing, perspective, examples in art, and much more. ~ Lisa

    CHOKING HAZARD (1,4). Not <3yrs.

  • Item #: 069673
    Retail: $29.99
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     Smithsonian combines 6 great activities into one kit to let you sample projects in environmental science, physical science, and earth science. Grow a crystal, build a weather station and a model of the earth, dig out the bones of a dinosaur, assemble a volcano, and a habitat dome for bugs. A 35” x 23” poster is included – the instructions for each project is printed on the back of the poster. This kit is a good option for the student who has interests in multiple areas of science, and they want to dabble with a variety of projects. ~ Donna

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  • Item #: 045291
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    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 #: 024255
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    It's easy to see the power of water during a flood, in the waves of the ocean, or when you visit a dam. It's harder to understand how to harness that power to generate electricity! This kit delves into the properties of water by leading students to investigate surface tension, adhesion and cohesion and water pressure while building machines that convert energy from water. I like that the less exciting "water properties" experiments are mixed in with the building and construction, which will hold their attention better than having to start with the absolute basics. Students will build a waterwheel, a sawmill, a hammer mill and even a hydroelectric power station that will power an LED. The 12 experiments and building projects will help students develop a much better understanding of the possibilities and challenges of hydroelectric power. – Jess
  • Item #: 074838
    ISBN: 9781338355291
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  • Item #: 066504
    Retail: $13.00
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     This little set includes 9 crystal specimens (1/2” to 3/4” in size) in labeled plastic tray, 3 pieces of dolomite for growing your own crystals, 1” plastic magnifier, streak plate, and instruction guide that defines crystals and how they grow, a guide to the crystals in your kit (with photos), instructions for growing your own crystals (with vinegar and food coloring), and two word puzzles that incorporate some of the new words found in the guide. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 064259
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       Learning about fossils is a lot more fun if you can get a sample in your hand. Who has time to go out and collect them? Packaged neatly, this set of 9 specimens will intrigue your learners as they learn about fossils. The included guide book offers additional information on the specimens in this kit – sea urchin, white clam, gastropod, crinoid stem, brachiopod, ammonite, sand dollar, shark tooth, and coral. Each fossil ranges in size from ½” to 1” – a good size to see details. The guide book also includes a word scramble and word find for a little bit of fossil-word fun. ~ Donna

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

  • Item #: 062618
    Retail: $39.95
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    Maybe you have a budding botanist in your house – this kit has everything they need to get started. They will perform a variety of experiments to demonstrate what plants need to grow, germinate plants from seeds, grow a flower garden, learn how you can force buds to bloom, and so much more. Experiments are done in special greenhouse domes that become your laboratory.
  • Item #: 060639
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  • Item #: 054451
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    The instruction manual contained in this kit is an education in itself, but for children there's nothing quite like getting their hands involved in seeing for themselves how things work. As you work your way through the activities in this kit with your children, they'll learn all about magnets, the way they're attracted to iron, poles, compasses, magnetic force fields, and electromagnets. Then at the end, they'll get to have some fun with magnet games—for a total of 33 experiments to do! The kit includes ring, block, and ball magnets; plastic chips; a horseshoe and bar magnet set; compass; iron powder; an iron rod; wire; a polystyrene disk; and a cardboard strip for one of the games. Additional items are needed for some of the experiments, all of which are normal household items. –Chad

  • Item #: 053043
    Retail: $22.00
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    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 #: 052593
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    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 #: 050516
    Retail: $17.50
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       Study the science of black light, UV light, luminescence, and fluorescence with this handy little kit. The black light flashlight (four inches long) included in this kit is well-made to stand up to repeated use and requires 3AAA batteries (not included). Also included in this kit are two highlighter pens, black construction paper, glow-in-the-dark slime, and an activity sheet. Nine different activities include things like find a hidden bar on your money to confirm that it isn’t fake, look at a banana during different stages of ripening to see the fluorescence, and observe flowers that are kept fresh in tonic water – what do you see? Have some fun as you learn about these science concepts and you can use the flashlight for your investigations too! ~ Donna

  • Item #: 050238
    ISBN: 9780760362624
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $14.95

    Billed as the world’s smallest science lab, this tiny kit contains small versions of basic science equipment. So, if you don’t have much room for science equipment and you don’t mind doing experiments on a small scale, this kit is for you. You also get a 48-page lab manual-ette that contains 20 experiments, all using common household ingredients not included with the kit. Kit includes 3 test tubes with stand, beaker, flask, graduated cylinder, funnel, petri dish & lid, balance scale w/ 3 weights, magnifier, 10 cm steel ruler, pipette and scoop, and a 5”x3.5”x2” cabinet to store it all in.

  • Item #: 048254
    Retail: $101.72
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    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 #: 045072
    ISBN: 9780890512807
    Retail: $5.99
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    Features Nicolaus Copernicus, Aristotle, Galileo, Johannes Kepler, Rene Descartes, Archimedes, Blaise Pascal, Robert Boyle, Christian Huygens and Kit Wren.

  • Item #: 043907
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