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  • Item #: 010031
    Retail: $28.63
    Rainbow Price: $23.75

    - Human skin - hair follicle

    - Skeletal muscle (t.s. & l.s.)

    - Kidney IS.

    - Taste bud

    - Earthworm T.S.

    - Artery & Vein T.S.

    - Sperm human, smear

    - Lung (sec)

    - Fresh water fish region of gill T.S.

    - Frog skin pigment cell

    - Frog egg early cleavage (sec)

    - Lymph node (sec)

    - Ovary from mammal (sec)

    - Nerve cell (w.m.)

    - Simple squamous epithelium SEC

  • Item #: 017139
    Retail: $29.95
    Rainbow Price: $28.95

    Raising frogs from tadpoles sounds like a fun and educational experience, but if you don't have the time or desire to collect your own and make them a home, consider this kit. The kit was changed for 2015 and now includes a packet with tadpole food, nutri-sand and a postcard to request your tadpole and its new larger habitat. When you receive the packet from us, use the postcard to order the tadpole and its habitat from the supplier (no additional postage is necessary; please note that tadpoles may not be able to be shipped at certain times of the year, due to low temperatures. Cannot be shipped to Hawaii, Alaska, or Canada). The tadpoles are somewhat transparent so you can see into their bodies and even watch their heart beat. In 6-8 weeks the tadpole undergoes metamorphosis into an adult frog. The habitat and supplies provide the right balance of algae and other microorganisms to keep the frog healthy. Food is also included with a serving spoon to nourish all the way through metamorphosis. A Fun & Fact handbook gives detailed instructions, shares interesting facts about your new pet, and answers common questions. Once the frog has developed, you can send in for "stage two food" and a larger habitat if you wish. Frogs have an average life span of five years. ~ Rachel S.

  • Item #: 044982
    Retail: $4.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.75
  • Item #: 044981
    Retail: $4.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.75
  • Item #: 021733
    ISBN: 9781580176668
    Retail: $9.95
    Rainbow Price: $7.95

    Watching a horse in action is one of the most beautiful things in the world. Zach and I just love to go outside and watch Challi, Tonto, and El Guapo tearing around and goofing off in their pasture. Tonto especially, as a Friesian cross, has a spectacular trot. This collection of posters depicts horses in thundering gallops, floating trots, and more. As with the rest of the series, the photographs and backgrounds are beautiful and will thrill your horse lover.

  • Item #: 018078
    Retail: $8.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.50

    This sturdy wooden butterfly net has a 14" handle with a long length of white netting and should last many collecting trips! - Jess

  • Item #: 041486
    Retail: $15.00
    Rainbow Price: $12.95

    Doesn't it sound like fun to raise your own praying mantises? This is an activity I thoroughly enjoyed when I taught school. This kit gives you everything you need to raise your own live mantises from egg case (ootheca) to adulthood. When you purchase this kit you'll get an instruction and activity book, net habitat, magnifier, pipette, tweezers, and details on how to order your egg cases (current options included in the kit instructions will run you around $20 including shipping, but you can often find praying mantis egg cases at local nurseries in the spring months, which will be a more economical option). The instruction activity book includes a picture of a praying mantis to color, a page of activities, and information about the mantis. The information includes their life cycle, molting, feeding, reproduction and care. The net habitat makes it possible for you to see your mantises as they emerge from the egg and as they go through every step of their life process. The best part is that you can reuse the habitat for raising future science experiments. A project the whole family can enjoy! ~ Donna

  • Item #: 005409
    Retail: $23.99
    Rainbow Price: $19.95

    The life of ants goes on pretty much unnoticed by people (unless they are in your house or picnic basket), so we don’t get to see the intricate tunnels and constructions they create. This huge ant farm allows viewers to see their ants build roads, dig tunnels, make bridges, and more. It is a tradi-tional thin rectangular habitat (13” x 9”) that comes complete with tunneling sand, connecting “antway” tube, and instruction guide. Top of the habitat includes a picnic background for fun authenticity. Add to the fun by collecting ants around your yard! (Ants not included). Your family will be amazed as you watch these tiny ants go to work! ~ Megan/Deanne

  • Item #: 046114
    Retail: $14.95
    Rainbow Price: $12.95

    Add some multi-colored pizzazz to your ant farm with this fun ant habitat. It comes with a see-through, curved, acrylic case and different colors of sand (white, red, yellow, blue, and black). It's like an art project at first, as you get to layer the sand however you wish. Then you infuse the sand with sugar water while you send away the included coupon and wait for your ants to come in the mail. No further feeding is required, so once you add the ants you have no more responsibilities. Simply watch in amazement as the ants tunnel through the multi-colored sand, shifting it around and dragging different colors to the top. It's a sand sculpture and ant habitat all in one! A facts and instructions booklet and zoom lens are also included with the habitat, sand, and mail-in coupon for ants. Please note ants can not be shipped to Alaska or Hawaii.

  • Item #: 002256
    ISBN: 9781587920127
    Retail: $3.99
    Rainbow Price: $3.50

    Want to carry fifty wild animals in your pocket at once? Then you need to get these pocket flash cards highlighting fifty different reptiles, mammals, fish, birds, and amphibians. Each of the colorful 5 1/4" x 3 1/8" cards is made out of sturdy cardstock. The cards are color-coded to indicate class. On the front of the card is a full-color picture of an animal and a map showing where in the world they can be found. On the back, there are facts about what food they eat, their average size, countries they can be found in, and their preferred habitat. Their scientific classification information is given in the upper right-hand corner. There is also a list of interesting characteristics and facts about the animal. Five cards are included which give more information about the five different classes of vertebrate animals. Your kids can use these cards to master the facts about the different animals or they can simply play the Crazy Pairs card game (instructions included). Your child will be an animal expert after they learn all the information on these cards! - elise

  • Item #: 044983
    Retail: $4.99
    Rainbow Price: $4.75
  • Item #: 033686
    Retail: $21.50
    Rainbow Price: $18.95
  • Item #: 033687
    Retail: $25.25
    Rainbow Price: $22.75
  • Item #: 001707
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $21.25

    Watch ants dig underground tunnels with this unique ant habitat. This habitat is designed to be identical to an ant's real home, as the "cross-cut" design features an oversized tunneling chamber for easy observation. The habitat stands 8.5 inches high and its base is 11 inches x 5 inches, which makes tipping over virtually impossible. Thankfully, a locking lid also makes escape impossible for the ants! The habitat comes with "easy dig" sand, a sand rod, and instructions. A voucher is also included for Harvester ants to fill the habitat. The ants are free, but you will need to pay $4.00 shipping for 25 ants within the U.S. or $5.00 shipping for Canada. Please note that ants can not be shipped to Oregon or Hawaii. The double-sided viewing area and the dome shaped design make this habitat practical and fun.

  • Item #: 031945
    Retail: $16.95
    Rainbow Price: $15.25

    This inexpensive basic kit contains everything you need to raise a family of Triops, including a covered tank, Triops eggs, food, nutrient packs, thermometer, fossil replica, magnifying glass/ruler, gravel, and glow beads.

  • Item #: 031947
    Retail: $5.95
    Rainbow Price: $5.35

    If your first batch of Triops have all passed away, it's easy to start the cycle again with this inexpensive refill pack. Contains Triops eggs, nutrients, and food.

  • Item #: 005818
    ISBN: 9780486295282
    Retail: $1.50
    Rainbow Price: $1.30

    The intriguing illustrations of 60 bugs will invite youngsters to color and learn about these common bugs. Includes the praying mantis, the walking stick, glowworm, dragonfly, and the carpenter ant, among others. - Stephanie

  • Item #: 033515
    Retail: $9.95
    Rainbow Price: $6.95
  • Item #: 004513
    Retail: $3.49
    Rainbow Price: $3.25

    This is likely the most inexpensive bird feeder you'll find. The feeder part is a plastic tray that screws onto a 2-liter plastic bottle. Fill the bottle with bird seed, turn it upside down, and hang (hanger included) in a tree, or mount it.

  • Item #: 004280
    Retail: $3.99
    Rainbow Price: $3.79

    Good things come in small packages, right? Well, this compact little bug jar has everything you need to identify and study your little friends at a minimal price! The jar measures about 3" tall and 2.5" in diameter. It features a handy snap-on lid, air-holes, two levels of observation (2X and 4X), and a .4cm grid on the bottom for size comparisons or maybe even drawing ease. Don't worry - the spider that comes inside isn't real! ~ Megan

  • Item #: 023205
    ISBN: 9780761154143
    Retail: $12.95
    Rainbow Price: $9.95

    This Fandex provides interesting stats and facts about 47 various insects, spiders, scorpions, and other bugs like the Hercules beetle, walking sticks, dragonflies, and cicadas. Did you know the Hercules beetle is the strongest creature on Earth and can lift 850 times its body weight? Or that the common house fly can walk upside down? Learn these fun facts and much more. There is also a vividly colored photo of each bug that provides an accurate, detailed representation of the creature. A convenient source of information and visual representations all at the tip of your fingers! -Enh

  • Item #: 018670
    ISBN: 9780761125778
    Retail: $12.95
    Rainbow Price: $9.95
    These great informational cards feature bright pictures of butterflies at the top so you can easily spot each type. The cards contain a wealth of information about each kind of butterfly, and they are all connected so they won’t get lost or separated and can easily be flipped through.
  • Item #: 002775
    Retail: $13.00
    Rainbow Price: $8.95

    Catch and view bugs one-handed with this amazing bug viewing tool! This bug viewer is different than any of the other bug viewers we carry. It has an 8" handle with a great hand grip. At the end is a bug-trapper that is 2 1/4" x 2 3/4" and has a 5X power clear acrylic magnifier that allows you to see the smallest details of your bug. To use, completely open the thumb-operated trapping slider and place the magnifier over your specimen. Then carefully close the slider under the specimen to trap it! Now you have your bug in an area where you can watch its every move up close! When you are done viewing, simply let them go by opening the slider. This durable bug viewer is a great buy and a lot of fun as your kids can catch many bugs without having to touch a single one! - elise

  • Item #: 030673
    Retail: $3.99
    Rainbow Price: $3.50

    This 3" bug viewer is a plastic jar with a lid that has holes in it so your bugs can breathe. There is a built in magnifier in the lid, and it has a dual-action rotating lens! Talk about good magnification! You could also view coins or any other collectible/item that would fit in this spacious jar. It comes with a large vinyl spider to start you out with. Start collecting those bugs and get down to all the minute details! ~ Phyllis

  • Item #: 002179
    Retail: $18.95
    Rainbow Price: $11.50

    This large poster classifies insects into three main categories: Prominent Wings, Wingless, and Modified Wings. The purpose of the chart is to introduce students to the various types of insects, learn the insect orders, and identify the characteristics that determine an insect's classification. For each of the three categories, colorful illustrations of several insects are displayed, listing their order with info that describes them and points out why they are classified the way they are. The bottom of the chart describes basic insect anatomy and defines some terms found on the poster. This provides a great way for students to visualize the organization of insect orders and learn how to classify insects themselves. 24" x 36". ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 035432
    Retail: $20.00
    Rainbow Price: $16.95

    A space-age habitat for ants! In 2003, NASA conducted a mission to study insect life in micro-activity conditions. This unique ant habitat is based on the technology used by NASA in the shuttle experiment. The 5 1/2"h x 6"lw x 1 1/4"d plastic habitat is filled with a special gel that not only keeps the tunnels from collapsing, but also provides the necessary food and water that the ants need to survive. This unique, self-contained environment allows you to observe your ants as they travel through the 3-D, translucent tunnels they create. A magnifying glass and extreme zoom lens is provided to help you watch every move they make! This home is ideal for 20-25 ants that you can either collect yourself or order using the enclosed order form. A detailed instruction manual provides you with instructions on using your tunnel-starting tool to help get your ants digging, where to store your habitat, special things to observe, and all sorts of fun facts about ants. So, if furry pets aren't allowed or fish sound too high-maintenance, then why not consider investing in a low-maintenance ant colony that is "out of this world"? – elise.

  • Item #: 026726
    Retail: $34.95
    Rainbow Price: $28.95

    This unique kit lets you set up your own "worm farm" and see for yourself how worms create useful soil from organic waste, aerate the soil, and more! The kit contains a double-sided viewing unit with a shield and tray designed to keep it dark for the worms, and keep the worms from escaping, an illustrated and well-explained experiment booklet, a facts and anatomy poster, worm cutouts, magnifying glass, growing tray, litmus paper and cups. Send in your certificate and $9.95 (includes shipping and handling) to receive 200 live worms, 3 different soil layers, worm castings and food, and you'll be all set to watch them tunnel, eat, and move below the ground in a view you could only otherwise get if you dug a deep cross-section out of the soil. Worms and accessory components are shipped Priority Mail year-round in the 48 contiguous states. - Jess

  • Item #: 018383
    ISBN: 9780890515006
    Retail: $18.99
    Rainbow Price: $13.95
    Whether you’re planning a trip to the zoo or would like to complete an animal study within the comfort of your own home, this creation-based resource provides you with lots of information, tips, and activities for a fascinating look at 27 different animals. The book speaks to the user in either situation; however, it certainly leans toward the zoo-goer. The hardcover “field-trip-in-a-book” houses a spiral bound book as well as a “tool kit” – a pouch in the back cover holding additional materials. The book is divided into the following four sections: Before the Zoo, At the Zoo, After the Zoo, and Appendices. In the Before the Zoo section, you’ll become acquainted with the Complete Zoo curriculum, utilize the planning calendar and supplies list if you are taking a trip to the zoo, and enjoy 7 devotionals meant to prepare you for the trip and the amazing creatures God has designed. The At the Zoo section is the heart of the book. Here there are a couple of pages with information about field assignments (assigning children to different roles at the zoo – photographer, trail finder, etc.), field journals, and tips for behavior while at the zoo. Then it’s on to the animals! The 27 animals detailed are organized in 5 tabbed sections - birds, paws and claws, hooves, reptiles, and amphibians. There are 2-3 pages devoted to each of the 27 animals. These pages include lots of interesting text about unique characteristics/design, behavior, and lifestyle as well as photographs, fun facts, and a map showing where in the world the animal lives. The After the Zoo section holds several reproducible follow up activities for younger ages, intermediate students, and advanced students including matching exercises, word searches, coloring pages, and other activities to complete using the materials found in the tool kit. In the Appendices section, you’ll find helpful resources such as scripture verses to memorize, educator notes for parents/teachers, and a glossary. Throughout the entire book you’ll enjoy lots of colorful photographs of a variety of animals.

    The Tool Kit holds 4 different resources. First, there is a field card for each animal covered in the book. These cards hold general statistics for the animals, including how big, how heavy, diet, habitat, life span, special features, and more. Each statistic appears in the same order on all of the cards for easy comparison and information gathering. Next there are 7 biome cards, each with a picture of the biome on the front (along with a map showing where in the world that biome exists) and information on the back. Thirdly, there are 3 field journals included with the book (a reproducible form is included in the book in case you need more than 3). These “journals” are pamphlet-sized and made out of cardstock (an 8.5” by 8.5” sheet folded in half). The journal features 32 boxes to fill out on the trip to the zoo (or on the trip through the book!). The students record the type of animal, write its name in the blank, and draw or describe any special features in the blank space. Lastly, there are 12 name badges, which are glossy cardstock and feature space for the student’s name as well as their field assignment. All in all, this curriculum offers a great way to expand your trip to the zoo and does an excellent job of dispelling evolutionary myths about God’s creation and instead pointing to our wonderful Creator. – Melissa

  • Item #: 044831
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $19.95
  • Item #: 047956
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $23.95

    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