Teach children how to care for the environment and the life that inhabits it. With Kaplan’s environmental science selection, students can learn about biomes, organisms, gardening, the importance of recycling, and more.
3 years & up. Introduce conservation practices to your children with this descriptive Recycling Zone Learn What Materials Can Be Recycled. This poster promotes environmental awareness, community, and earth conscientiousness. Children will learn what common materials from their home can be recycled. For an after lesson game, divide your class into four teams, and have them discuss what should be recycled. Afterwards, have them place the tiles under the correct zone. Includes one large board and… More »
Ages 8 & up. The GeoSafari® MicroPro with 50x, 100x, 150x, 300x, and 600x magnifications allow young scientists to investigate everything from cells to crystals! Perfect for individual or classroom use, the glass eyepieces and power settings from 50x to 600x provide users with superior precision viewing. The built-in light and rack and pinion focusing help deliver bright, clear images. The 48-piece kit has professionally prepared slides and everything users need to make their own specimen… More »
8 years & up. Learn about renewable energy with this wind generator. LED light will glow as it is powered by free energy from the wind. No batteries required! Kit contains all the materials needed to build a 5" windmill generator, just add a recycled soda bottle. Detailed assembly instructions included. An enclosed pamphlet contains fun facts about renewable energy
6 years & up. Introduce your children to biomes and what life lives within them with these Step into Biomes Reading Level Grades 1 & 2 Books for Young Readers. This set includes engaging fiction and authentic, informational texts. Children will love flipping through the books and learning about the diverse environments of each biome. These books promote literacy and vocabulary development. Encourage your children to ask questions about vocabulary or concepts they are unfamiliar with. Set… More »
PreK - Grade 1. Recycle, reuse, and create with this innovative activity book! Use bags to make masks, kites, buildings, art projects, and more. Meet state standards while helping children learn about the environment. 100 pages.
Encourage children to explore the world around them with this Animals and Nature from Around the World Poster Set. Children will love viewing the high quality, beautiful scenes from natural settings across biomes. Encourage your children to write and describe what they see in their favorite poster. Set of 12 posters. Measures 11"L x 17"W.
4 years & up. Introduce children to a real scientific toy that provides visual detail and information about animals, plants, and everyday household items. Fully functioning 5x microscope with two comfortable eyepieces contains 20 slides with 60 photo-quality images, and over 100 facts and questions. Multilingual audio-4 languages included! Requires 3 AAA batteries (sold separately).
Get started on the EarthBox adventure in your elementary classroom or add more earth boxes to curricular packages. Each kit includes: Container, Aeration Screen, 2 cubic feet of Potting Mix, 1 lb. Dolomite, 1 lb. Fertilizer, Fill Tube, 4 Casters, and 2 Mulch Covers.
3 - 8 years. Lab coats? Check! Goggles? Check! Check out Hands-On Science Fun. Safe, simple instructions lead you through the steps to make a fizzy rocket, mind-bending slime, and more! Perfect book set to bring STEM to life for early learners. Paperback set of 7 books.
3 years & up. Encourage your children to discover and explore the outdoors with these Let?s Take a Walk and Explore Nature Early STEM Concepts Books. Children will enjoy learning about the different elements of nature such as rocks, leaves, oak trees, maple trees, flowers, and seeds. Complete with beautiful photographs, children can explore and point out familiar elements they may encounter on walks. For extra learning, have a discussion about ecosystems or the animals that thrive from the different elements. Set of 6.
8 years & up. Learn about basic electricity principals while having fun! Snap Circuits® use brightly-colored electronic components that snap onto a clear plastic base to build different circuits.Follow the colorful pictures in our manual and build projects such as FM Radios, doorbells, recorders, digital voices and more. Kit includes an instruction sheet for the main project and up to 10 additional projects! Requires 3-AA batteries (not included).
4 years & up. These books demonstrate the importance of protecting nature. Books present brief, entertaining stories and feature amusing color illustrations on every page. A note at the back of each book is for parents and teachers, suggesting ways to use these books most effectively.
Grades 4 & up. Economical, soft foam cross-sections are realistically detailed. Printed with vocabulary terms on one side and letters on the other side for quizzing. Activity Guide features reproducible diagrams and anatomy facts. Features enamel, dentin, pulp, cementum, nerves, blood vessels, root and crown. Measures 5" H.
8 - 10 years. Many people believe that careers in science are difficult, dull, and boring. However, this is far from the truth. Children will discover how science careers can be full of adventure and excitement as they learn about researchers who study the insides of active volcanoes, inventors who build incredible new robots, divers who swim alongside fearsome sharks, and much more. They will also find out how they can begin thrilling science careers of their own. Paperback. 48 pages.
Grades 3 & up. A must-have resource, this book helps teachers guide students in communicating their scientific thinking through writing and speaking. Step-by-step strategies are provided for developing students' clear, concise writing and discussion skills about scientific concepts. Included in this resource are exemplar writing samples and a Digital Resource CD featuring student activity sheets and rubrics.
The EarthBox Garden Package brings the multi-faceted joys of gardening to life with an easy-to-use EarthBox container garden system that guarantees success without weeding, hoeing or digging. It is an ideal tool to build horticultural skills and self-esteem in youth populations. The flexible Youth Garden guide is ideal for multi-aged after school or child care programs. This kit comes with 5 EarthBox Ready-to-grow kits (each kit contains 1 EarthBox, potting mix, fertilizer, dolomite and casters)… More »
8 - 10 years. Rocks might not seem like the most interesting thing to study, but they are actually filled with information about our planet. Readers will discover how geologists study rocks to learn more about Earth, from how it was formed to how it has grown and changed over millions of years. They will also learn about the causes of earthquakes, volcanoes, and other Earth-shaking disasters. Paperback. 48 pages.
3 years & up. This wooden Reduce & Reuse Recycling Center provides a fun introduction that encourages building lifelong eco-friendly habits that contribute to being a responsible citizen. Gather up all your paper, plastic, metal, and compost tiles and sort the materials into the correct bin. Embark on a recycling adventure in the big green truck and collect materials to take to the recycling center. Pieces are made from solid cuts of natural wood finished with water-based safe paints. Included:… More »
5 years & up. Look, listen, and explore! The GeoSafari® Jr. Kidnoculars Extreme is focus-free binoculars featuring 3x magnification and built-in headset-free audio amplification to observe the world up close in a fun and exciting way. Bring these binoculars on your adventures encouraging scientific exploration and discovery through STEM-based play. Includes squint-free, extra-large eyepieces for easy viewing and a breakaway strap for safety. Requires 2 AAA batteries (not included).