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    Recycling; Scientific Measurements; Magnets

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    Weather Station; Solids, Liquids and Gases; Volcanoes

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    Minerals; Geodes; Fossils

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    Bacteria and Fungi; Weight and Volume; Acids & Bases

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    Water; Capillary Action; Air

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    Flight; Heart and Lungs; Digestive System

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    Bones and Muscles; The Senses; Light

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    Mirrors; Electricity; Circuits and Electromagnets

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    Magnetism; Static Electricity; Tornadoes, Clouds and the Water Cycle

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    Seeds, Fruits, and Other Plant Parts; Eggs; Owls

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    Stars; Planets; Forces

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    Surface Tension; Polymers; Famous Scientists and Their Experiments

  • Item #: 033546
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      Explore space with Ms. Frizzle and the gang with your own Magic School Bus Space Lab. Create a planet poster, make a night vision flashlight, make a constellation box and planet mobile, and use the Star Pilot™ (batteries included) to navigate the night sky. Have hours of fun throughout the year as you explore the planets and stars. Add a Magic School Bus DVD (#024221) and books (#060069, #022996) to create your own unit study. All of your supplies are neatly packed in a Magic School Bus-shaped box and includes: Star Pilot™, 20 experiment cards, string, straws, planet poster, constellation fact sheet, constellation box, sticker sheet, constellation booklet, constellation cards, data notebook, pipe cleaners, cut outs of planets, red cellophane, elastic band, and constellation chart. Enjoy the adventure!▲CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not <3yrs

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  • Item #: 029587
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    Travel with Ms. Frizzle and her class through the land of microscopy with this lab kit. This kit includes the things that young researchers need to explore the world of tiny things – microscope, blank slides, cover slips, tweezers, collecting vial, 20 colorful experiment and instruction cards, prepared slides of fungi and algae, and a data notebook for recording your own scientific observations all packaged in a cool Magic School Bus-shaped box. The microscope operates on 2 AA batteries (not included) and is made of plastic with 100, 300 and 600x magnification. Although that sounds powerful, this is still a toy and doesn't give the quality and clarity of higher priced microscopes. I spent some time looking at the prepared slides and had some difficulty with the viewing on 600x but got a pretty good view with the 100 and 300x settings. Overall this is a good starter set for beginning to explore with Ms. Frizzle. - Donna

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  • Item #: 047956
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    Even if you live in an urban area, you can still learn all about animal tracks and make your own realistic casts with this kit from Young Scientist's Club. The kit includes plaster of Paris, a brush, sand, two bowls, an animal track game with 80 cards, a poster, stickers, two popsicle sticks, a measuring cup, watercolor paint and an instruction manual. Play the card game to match animals with their tracks (learning 40 animal tracks in the process!), and place matching animal and track stickers on the poster. Several groups of animal tracks are featured at the bottom of the poster – can you tell the "story" behind them? Then get ready to make your own set of animal track casts using the eight included molds and plaster! After you've perfected your casting technique, it's time to look for animal tracks in nature. When you find one, follow the instructions to capture the track using wet plaster and add your "wild find" to your new collection of animal tracks. The full-color instructions walk parent and child through the activities and directions, and provide a place to record answers and observations. This would be a fun kit to explore before taking a hiking, hunting or camping trip; you could even take the animal track matching game on the road with you for the whole family to enjoy! – Jess

  • Item #: 047955
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    Even young players can start identifying animal tracks with this fun game! Animal Tracks! includes 40 animal track cards and 40 animal cards. The track cards include a black print of the animal track, the animal's name, and the typical size of the track. Animal cards feature a full-color photo of the animal and its name. Directions for three games are printed inside the box lid (Yay! No papers to lose!); Concentration, Bingo, or "Guess the Tracks." If you're studying animals and/or tracking in your science curriculum, these would make nice thick flashcards as well. Any way you use them, players are sure to gain familiarity with the shape of the animal tracks and the animals that make them, while having some fun too! – Jess

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    Would you rather learn about engineering from a book, or by building, doing and experimenting? Go with Ms. Frizzle as she explains engineering and takes you through examples of engineering that we see around us. 33 double-sided experiment cars teach you about light reflection, solar ovens, designing a car, constructing a balloon jet, and much more. The set includes the following supplies: a solar panel, string, tubing, cardboard base and wheels, circular papers and cardboard, black construction paper, clothespin, 2 thin dowels, data notebook for recording information, buzzer, balloons, wires with alligator clips, glue, motor, flashlight, measuring cup, craft sticks, straws, foil, black and white paper, wire without insulation, stickers, and a paper cup. Each card lists the materials needed and procedure for the activity. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 022318
    ISBN: 9781463549152
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    If you can gather some household supplies, make a weekly trip to the library and delve into this book, you will not only have the makings of an exciting, hands-on science program, but I bet you'll have some very enthusiastic young scientists on your hands too! Easy-to-read and easy to use, this guide is packed with loosely-scripted teaching suggestions and relevant hands-on activities for children ages 4-13. The guide contains 20 topical chapters; ten for children 4-7 and ten for children 8-13. For ages 4-7 chapters include: the senses, human body, dinosaurs, animals, insects/bugs, magnets, stars and planets, health, plants, and animal ecology. Chapter topics for ages 8-13 are: insects, microscopes and invisible creatures, atoms and molecules, matter, chemistry, weather, force and motion, simple machines, light and color and plants. Each chapter begins with a list of materials needed, which are predominantly common household items and food items. The rest of the chapter walks you through the activities – and these are not your typical "stick a piece of celery into a glass of colored water" type activities, but lively, effective activities that will likely seem almost like play - especially to younger students. For instance, in the chapter on insects for 4-7 year-olds, you'll go on a "small creatures activity hunt" looking for insect homes, make a spider web out of string, pretend to be young spiders "ballooning" into the breeze, make a spider snack, make straw proboscises and use them like a butterfly, burst out of a toilet-paper "cocoon" like a caterpillar, make butterfly print paintings, do a bee "dance," locate a trail of ants outdoors, experiment with sow bugs' lighting preferences and more. Occasionally, activities will reference a specific book to read, a DVD (like a Magic School Bus video) or a specific kit to do (if you do these activities, you'll need to plan in advance to have these things on hand). For comparison, here are a few of the activities you'll do in the insects chapter for older students: learn about animal classification and coming up with a mnemonic device to remember the classification groups, demonstrate how an insect molts by inflating a balloon inside a paper bag, draw the butterfly life cycle, keep mealworms and crickets to observe metamorphosis, draw and label the parts of a cricket, play some outdoor games to practice insect communication methods, investigate insect camouflage by scattering colored toothpicks in the grass and more. The chapters for 8-13 year-olds also each include a 10-question multiple-choice test at the end (answers are found at the end of the book). It's designed simply, with no extra fluff - teaching text or explanations are in regular text and activity instructions in italic font. Occasional black-and-white diagrams and illustrations aren't fancy but provide useful examples. All in all, it's a practical, user-friendly science resource that could be used as the basis for a science program or as an activity resource. 201 pgs, pb. – Jess

  • Item #: 061900
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    This model kit allows your young dinosaur enthusiast to take their passion to the next level! Children will experience the thrill of being a paleontologist as they construct the 15" T-Rex layer by layer, from squishy organs to the clear plastic body shell. Dinosaur includes 5 squishy organs (heart, intestines, lungs, stomach, and tongue), 9 plastic bones and muscles, and clear outer shell pieces. Once completed, your dinosaur can be displayed on the plastic 'rock' stand. Kit also includes The Mighty Rex, a 24-pg. book from Dennis Schatz, a noted scientist from Seattle's Pacific Science Center. Evolutionary content. Detailed instructions included. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 060640
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