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. With lively colors and language, this magnetic closure box is the home of 6 stones to teach others about crystals and their properties. Each stone is accompanied with a description on the scientific and healing properties of each stone. Inlcuded is a muslin bag for safe storing. Stone pack includes 6 assorted, polished, crystal stones: sodalite, red hasper, clear quartz, hematite, aventurine, tiger eye.
3 years & up. Look under the magnifying glass to see the different details of the shells or use for counting, sorting, and up-close viewing. These genuine, assorted sea shells come in different sizes. Available in a set of 12 or a set of 48.
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. The Blue-Bot is a programmable floor robot that is ideal for teaching control, directional language, and programming to children. It has a sturdy, small design with clear and bright buttons and a memory of up to 40 steps. Sounds and flashing eyes confirm your instructions. When Blue-Bot comes across another Blue-Bot or Bee-Bot® it will stop and say hello with a fun little sound. Provides an exciting way to introduce sequencing and can be used for individual or collaborative… More »
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.
3 years & up. Children will be excited with this assortment of 18 nature items. With different shapes, forms, textures and sizes, children will learn about the geological finds in the earth. Fossils may review traces of animals or plants, like stems, shells and more. This set includes 2 fossils, 2 agate slices, 2 shells, and an interesting collection of rocks and minerals.
4 years & up. Miracle Snow lasts for weeks, expands up to 100 times its size, is totally reusable, and looks like real snow! Simply stir the powder into water and watch it turn into fluffy, sparkling, shiny snow! Learn about color mixing, mass, evaporation, and much more. Classroom kit contains enough materials for 12 children and the 1 lb. bucket makes more than 5 gallons of snow. Each available separately.
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.
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.
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 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.
8 years & up. This two-tiered GreenThumb Classroom Greenhouse protects potted plants while providing plenty of room for growth. Greenhouse features two sturdy wire shelves that keep plants off the ground and a clear vinyl cover that fits snug over the metal frame. Clear cover is made with a zippered closure to easily access all plants inside. Designed for year-round gardening indoors and outdoors. Assembly required. Greenhouse measures 38"H x 36"W x 19"D when assembled.
PreK & up. Explore the life cycle of plants and introduce the wonder of growing things with 5 hands-on, age appropriate activities. Includes Earthbox with casters, potting mix, fertilizer, dolomite, and a standards-based curriculum guide.
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.
3 years & up. These large size geodes break open easily. They will amaze and delight your little scientist. Hollow in the center due to crystal formations, each one contains clues about the mystery of the formation of our earth. each piece measures approximately 1 - 1 1/2" diameter. Set of 10.
4 - 8 years. Readers follow two enthusiastic rock hounds around the globe as they add to their collection. Along the way they will learn how sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks are formed. From the Egyptian pyramids to Roman roads, from the diamond ring on your finger to the pebbles under your feet -- rocks are everywhere! Paperback. 32 pages.
3 years & up. The double-sided magnetic board and accessories set allows you to display your schedule in the way that best fits your needs. Includes a 18"L x 12"W magnetic board, 20 activity magnets, and 19 header magnets that support daily, weekly, and spontaneous designs.