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Science Experiments on the Go Kit
Science Experiments on the Go Kit
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Don’t let vacation and road trips keep you away from the fun of science experiments. This travel-friendly kit lets you take your curiosity on the road. These bite-sized projects can be done in planes, trains, and automobiles. Assemble a simple pair of binoculars and learn how they work. Set up a mini cable car to run between car windows or airplane tray tables. Explore rotational speed with a spinning disk experiment. Measure weights on a balance scale you build yourself. Calculate how fast you’re traveling and learn to determine distance on a map. Learn fun facts about migrating animals and how fast Earth is moving through space. Experiment with a mini boomerang. Observe optical illusions with a spinning top. Make a "lenticular" postcard that looks different depending on the viewing angle.


$14.95
Rocket Science Kit
Rocket Science Kit
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The race to the moon in the 20th century inspired an entire generation of scientists and engineers. In this century, Mars rovers have captivated us and captured our imagination. We use rely on satellites every day, for phone service, internet access, even the GPS in our cars. All of these pursuits need the skills of rocket scientists, whether you’re putting humans on the moon, robots on Mars, or satellites in orbit.


$34.95
Eco-Battery Vehicles Kit
Eco-Battery Vehicles Kit
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It's looking increasingly inevitable that electric vehicles (EVs for short) will be the cars of the future. More specifically, battery electric vehicles (or BEVs)—which are powered entirely by rechargeable chemical cells—are starting to become practical. Many major auto manufacturers have BEVs in development, and a few already have BEVs on the road today. The challenge in making BEVs a viable transportation solution is the battery. Batteries must be easy to recharge, able to hold enough charge to drive long distances, and more efficient than gasoline engines. Scientists and engineers around the world are tackling this battery challenge, and major progress is being made.


$64.95
Little Labs: Intro to Engineering Kit
Little Labs: Intro to Engineering Kit
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Intro to Engineering welcomes young children to the field of engineering with 25 experiments and building projects in five sections. By engaging in hands-on activities, children will learn how engineers apply their scientific and technical knowledge to design machines and devices.


$36.95
Hydropower Kit
Hydropower Kit
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Hydropower has been used for hundreds of years in watermills and is now commonly used to generate electricity in applications such as hydroelectric dams and tidal power plants. Explore the power of water by building models and conducting experiments with them. Learn about how different devices are used to extract useful energy from moving water—from a waterwheel in a small stream to a giant turbine in a tidal power station.


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National Geographic Space Exploration Kit
National Geographic Space Exploration Kit
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Blast off on a mission to explore outer space and the objects in it with a wide array of cosmic experiments. Launch three types of rockets using balloons and chemical reactions to learn about rocket propulsion. Build a telescope and star map to investigate the stars and constellations. Assemble a model of the solar system and learn about the planets that share it. Find out how Earth's rotation creates day and night, how Earth's axis and revolution around the sun cause the seasons, and how the moon's rotation around Earth gives us the phases of the moon. See for yourself how meteorites formed the craters on the moon. Make a moon flipbook and a moon calendar, and find the man in the moon. Model lunar and solar eclipses. Build a sundial and a solar collector to experiment with the sun. Grasp a comet's tail and learn how meteoroids become falling stars. See how the universe is expanding with a simple model.


$34.95
Fluorescent Glow Rocks Mineral Science Kit
Fluorescent Glow Rocks Mineral Science Kit
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Of all the minerals in the world, only about 15 percent of them can fluoresce—or glow under special UV light. This kit contains six of these rare minerals, a portable UV lamp, and an adventure guide with 10 experiments to get you started exploring this cool geological phenomenon. You can even take the UV lamp outside to begin exploring for other glowing rocks. Winner of Dr. Toy’s Seal of Distinction in 2012.


$29.95
National Geographic Elements of Science - Updated Edition
National Geographic Elements of Science - Updated Edition
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Hands-on experiments introduce the most important phenomena in biology, chemistry, and physics in this fun kit. National Geographic's broad yet elaborate introduction to the physical and natural sciences covers the full spectrum of science and shows first-hand how these three core disciplines overlap to help us understand the world around us. Full color, 112-page guide is organized into the following 15 chapters:

  • Water: adhesion, cohesion, buoyancy, density, states of water, and surface tension
  • Air: Bernoulli’s Principle, gases, pressure, wind, and molecular theory
  • Heat: temperature, condensation, evaporation, and heat energy
  • Sound: music, sound waves, tone, and vibration
  • Forces: centrifugal force, energy, weight, gravity, inertia, pendulums, and rockets
  • Magnetism: magnetic fields, compasses, magnetic poles, and radiation
  • Electricity: electric motors, light bulbs, simple circuits, and static electricity
  • Electromagnetism: electromagnets, the EM spectrum, waves, and current indicators
  • Light: camera obscura, light and shadow, and light intensity
  • Optics: microscopes, telescopes, lenses, prisms, reflection, refraction, and optical illusions
  • Plants and Animals: seeds, microscopic organisms, plant cycles, plants and light
  • Colors: color theory, printing, spectrum
  • The Human Body: brain, eyes, circulatory system, ears
  • Chemistry: acids, bases, chromatography, filtration, reactions, chemistry tricks, safety
  • Earth and Sun: globes, day and night, seasons, rotation, sundials, time zones


$84.95
Deluxe Remote-controlled Snap Circuits Rover
Deluxe Remote-controlled Snap Circuits Rover
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Color-coded components make experimenting with simple circuit boards fun and easy. Includes step-by-step instructions for 63 hands-on projects, including a disk-shooting rover, a flickering metronome, and a car alarm. The plastic components snap together with no glue needed.


$99.95
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