3 years & up. This geology set lets children explore different kinds of rocks and minerals firsthand. This Sedimentary Rock collection includes 10 easy-to-handle specimens, an identification card with images, and a storage box with compartments for easy display and storage.
6 years & up. Bubble is a fun robot who comes with 2 modes; drawing mode and free form mode. In the drawing mode, press the colorful buttons on Bubble's back in order to give it commands to make it move in different directions. By inserting the pen in Bubble's holder, the robot will be able to transform this sequence of instructions into movement, therefore into a drawing. Also included are activity cards with mysterious patterns on one side and a code on the other. Give the code to the robot… More »
4 - 8 years. There are thousands of volcanoes all over the world. Some erupted millions of years ago and are quiet now. Others are newer and still active. Still others are being formed right now. Geologists study volcanoes-and so can you. Learn how the very structure of the earth predicts where they are found, and explains how they form and what makes them suddenly, and violently, erupt. Paperback. 32 pages.
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.
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!
4 - 8 years. The air is hot and still. Thunder rumbles and lightning flashes. A funnel-shaped cloud reaches toward the ground. TORNADO ALERT! A tornado is a powerful storm. A big tornado can destroy everything in its path. It can lift a car off the ground or a roof off a house. Read, and find out how, where, and when tornadoes happen, and what you should do to keep safe. Paperback. 32 pages.