Get children excited to explore the mysteries of the world with Kaplan's collection of earth and space activities. Products include games, models, and experiments to give that hands-on demonstrations explaining how the universe works.
6 years & up. There's nothing like an erupting volcano to get kids fired up about earth science! This large plastic model makes volcano demonstrations easy AND mess-free. One half of the detailed cross-section shows the inside, the other has corresponding labels A, B, C and D for assessing knowledge. Includes easy-to-make lava recipe and 13" clear plastic tray for quick clean up. Measures 11" H x 13" W and includes fact-filled Teacher's Guide.
3 years & up. Bring science into the classroom. This set of 12 Agate slices will delight the little explorer in any child. Transparent quality of each slice allows children to see the layers caused by formations. Color and texture variations can open discussions about likes and differences. The possibilities are endless! Each slice measures approximately 1 1/2" wide.
8 years & up. Young scientists can conduct whirling, swirling chemistry experiments with the Ultimate Vortex Generator and use tiny tools for big science experiments with Tiny Science! The spinning magnetic mixer creates a tornado in a beaker and includes an activity book with 20 experiments that explore STEM concepts. Mix up tiny chemistry experiments with the miniature science kit using itty-bitty beakers, test tubes, and flasks. Observe tiny specimens through the teeny-tiny magnifier. The… More »
3 years & up. The Bee-Bot® is a programmable floor robot that is ideal for teaching control, directional language, and programming to children. It has a sturdy and small design with clear and bright buttons and a memory of up to 40 steps. Sounds and flashing eyes confirm your instructions. Exciting way to introduce sequencing and can be used for individual or collaborative play. Rechargeable using the included USB cord attached to any computer. One-year warranty.
Grades 1 & up. This large wall-mount thermometer clearly gives temperature in both Celsius and Fahrenheit scales. Recessed tube prevents accidents. Temperature ranges: -40 to 50 degrees Celsius and -40 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Use indoors or out. Measures 15"H x 3"W.
3 years & up. Children will be excited by the Science center that contains this assortment of 18 nature items. Includes 2 fossils, 2 agate slices, 2 shells, and an interesting collection of rocks and minerals.
8 years & up. Add this set to your science center and watch children discover natural and polished gemstones, native rocks, sea shells, marine life, and fossils. Each set comes in a durable, clear plastic box, identified with name and information for each item.
Grades K & up. A simple twist of the wrist produces a realistic, tiny tornado from the white foam clouds. Hold it to the light and watch the iridescent currents swirl. Tornado facts printed on the back. Measures 2"W x 4.5"H.
8 years & up. Young scientists can conduct whirling, swirling chemistry experiments with the Ultimate Vortex Generator! This spinning magnetic mixer creates a tornado in a beaker. The activity book includes 20 experiments that explore and promote STEM concepts such as centripetal force, fluid dynamics, vacuums, vortexes, and magnetism. Included: Battery-Operated Magnetic Mixing Machine, Magnetic Stirring Disc, Tall Graduate Beaker, Jelly Balls, Unsink-a-Ball, Tornado Tube, and a 24-Page Science Activity Book.
3 years & up. Our geology sets let children explore different kinds of rocks and minerals firsthand. Receive all four sets: Sedimentary Rocks, Metamorphic Rocks, Minerals, and Igneous Rocks. Each of our collections include 10 easy-to-handle specimens, an identification card with images, and a storage box with compartments for easy display and storage.
4 years & up. Create snow at anytime, in any climate! Simply add a tablespoon of Super Snow powder to a quart of water and stir. The more it's stirred, the more it shines and sparkles. Super Snow expands to more than 100 times its size and lasts for weeks without rewetting. Makes over 15 gallons of snow.
Grades K - 1. With preprinted game boards, you'll only need to cut and laminate the game pieces! Includes 16 games that cover earth, space, physical, and life sciences--topics that support NSE standards.
Grades K - 6. This inflatable classroom set helps children understand the size and distance relationships of the solar system, while learning about rotation, revolution and orbit through class activities or demonstrations. Includes 23" Sun and proportionate planets and moon with sizes ranging from 5" to 14". Also includes a foot pump, hooks for hanging, and teacher's activity guide. Deflates for easy storage.
Grades 4 - 5. Complete lessons explicitly teach the process skills of inquiry. Includes photo-illustrated instructions for each hands-on activity for teachers at any experience of comfort level with science and assessment. Contains extension for other curriculum areas such as reading, math, social studies, and art. Physical, life, Earth, and space science content aligns with NSE Standards. Great source for differentiated lessons. Each teacher handbook contains 36 lessons and 45 blackline masters.… More »
Grades K - 5. Students will manipulate the oldest objects on the planet - rocks - as they learn about how they form, and what can be learned from the layers of the Earth. This dynamic combination of the ScienceWiz™ books, kits and internet resources provide the content and materials for meeting National STEM Requirements. Students will gain the skills necessary to do scientific inquiry and will develop a rich framework of knowledge in the areas of Rocks, Geology and Technology, as well as… More »
5 - 9 years. Did you know that lightning bolts can be over a mile long? Or that they may come from clouds that are ten miles high? Storms can be scary, but not if you know what causes them. Before the next thunderstorm, grab this book by veteran science team Franklyn Branley and True Kelley and learn what causes the flash, crash, rumble, and roll of thunderstorms!