Inquiry & Investigation

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STEM Exploration Table
STEM Exploration Table
Item: 29425
Status: In Stock
$649.95
4 years & up. This state-of-the-art interactive STEM table with 2 locking casters offers multiple, hands-on STEM learning experiences. Young learners can engage in a variety of child-guided experimental and investigative activities. The six activity blocks fit perfectly into either of the two recessed areas and give children the opportunity to experiment with magnets, heat, magnification, and more! Plenty of storage to accommodate a variety of supplies and specimens. Bins included! Measures… More »
Light Cube
Light Cube
Item: 27915
Status: In Stock
$259.95
3 years & up. This rugged light cube is portable, durable, and rechargeable. It even strobes, flashes, and changes color with the touch of a button! The cube is the perfect size for individual and small group play. Young children can stand or kneel at the cube and engage in focused, quiet play. The easy-to-clean surface is ideal for art and exploration activities both indoors and outdoors. Use the cube for examining transparent and opaque objects. Add interest to counting, sorting, sequencing,… More »
Sensory Tray
Sensory Tray
Item: 63166
Status: In Stock
$209.95
3 years & up. Explore a whole new range of sensory fun with the Sensory Table! Designed to produce simultaneous tactile, auditory and visual effects, the Sensory Table can be placed on top of the Light Cube (item # 27915 - sold separately) to add visual interest or use on top of other surfaces. Place water, sand or other sensory materials inside the tray. Turn the tray for vibration and watch the materials shake, sift and glide about! The tray is water-safe and easy to clean. Tray comes with… More »
STEM Journals - Set of 10
STEM Journals - Set of 10
Item: 86303
Status: In Stock
$21.95
3 years & up. This 8 page STEM Journal outlines how to utilize the scientific process in an early childhood classroom. Each of the 8 1/2" x 11" pages provide a space for children to draw pictures along with developmentally appropriate lines to write text as they utilize the scientific method. Perfect addition to any science center! Set of 10 journals.
Light Cube Accessory Kit
Light Cube Accessory Kit
Item: 27916
Status: In Stock
$51.95
3 years & up. This Light Cube Accessory Kit is the perfect light table starter kit for younger students! The kit features tons of safe and colorful materials to play with on the Light Cube (sold separately #27915). Count and sort beautiful bead shapes, examine details in x-rays, layer Optical Illusion sheets to discover interesting patterns, drop paint onto the washable surface, and drag paint scrapers on top to make swirls and lines. Includes: 5 clear plastic trays that fit snugly on the Light… More »
GeoSafari® Jr. Talking Microscope
GeoSafari® Jr. Talking Microscope
Item: 63770
Status: In Stock
$54.95
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).
Science Exploration Table
Science Exploration Table
Item: 70903
Status: In Stock
$369.95
3 years & up. Children can show off their projects, examine up close and display their exhibits easily with this exploration table. There are four compartment areas with 2 acrylic sliding panels that cover fragile nature collections and two removable mirror reflection boxes that insert into each end of the display areas. Shelf storage is accessible from both sides of the table to allow easy access for additional supplies. 24"H x 47"L x 14"D. Accessories are not included.
Primary Science Big View Telescope
Primary Science Big View Telescope
Item: 145154
Status: In Stock
$25.95
3 years & up. Reach for the stars! The power of discovery is in your hands with this perfect first telescope featuring a focus knob, soft rubber eyepiece, and 20x magnification for easy viewing. Use the adjustable tripod or remove the telescope for on-the-go exploration. It's never too early to start exploring! Telescope measures 10"L.
Steve Spanglers's Insta-Snow®
Steve Spanglers's Insta-Snow®
Item: 33285
Status: In Stock
$22.95
4 years & up. Looking for an easy and fun kid's science kit? Steve Spangler's Insta-Snow is a special mixture of powders in which you can have a snow day any day with this cool polymer powder! Just add water to the powder and watch it erupt into fluffy white "snow" in seconds! Kids won't believe their eyes! Let it dry and reuse it again and again. Teaches about the science of polymers, matter and its interactions and water absorption. Includes Insta-snow approx. 1 pound, measuring… More »
Coding Critters - Rumble & Bumble
Coding Critters - Rumble & Bumble
Item: 142448
Status: In Stock
$44.95
4 years & up. Join these playful dinos in early coding fun! This 15-piece Coding Critters set features interactive pets Rumble and Bumble along with a playset including a cave, slide, volcano launcher, and more. Play fetch, hide and seek, and other fun games with the pet playset or create your own coding stories and challenges. When you are not coding, you can pet, feed, and take care of Rumble just like a real pet in Play Mode. Read along and explore the coding adventures in the full-color… More »
Coding Critters - Scamper & Sneaker
Coding Critters - Scamper & Sneaker
Item: 142447
Status: In Stock
$44.95
4 years & up. Join these playful kittens in early coding fun! This 15-piece Coding Critters set features interactive pets Scamper and Sneaker along with a playset including a house, slide, yarn ball, cat toy, and more. Play fetch, hide and seek, and other fun games with the pet playset or create your own coding stories and challenges. When you are not coding, you can pet, feed, and take care of Scamper just like a real pet in Play Mode. Read along and explore the coding adventures in the full-color… More »
Nancy B's Science Club® Hydroponics Kit
Nancy B's Science Club® Hydroponics Kit
Item: 145608
Status: In Stock
$25.95
8 years & up. Is it magic or is it science? Watch plants grow without any soil with this incredible Hydroponics Kit! Your child will be able to see root systems clearly through water-filled flasks, monitoring not only the top of a plant's growth, but the bottom as well. Just put sprouted seeds in the included seed baskets, place them in the flasks, and observe the science behind the Aztec's amazing floating gardens! Included: 2 flasks with thermometers, 2 trellises with rulers, 2 seed baskets, 22-page activity journal
Giant Rain Gauge
Giant Rain Gauge
Item: 90750
Status: In Stock
$32.95
Plastic rain gauge has large numbers and measures up to 5 inches or 103 millimeters of rainfall with contrasting float making it easy to read. Measures approximately 41 1/2"H.
Animal Tracks
Animal Tracks
Item: 74221
Status: In Stock
$15.95
5 years & up. Students simply match the animals to their tracks through three different games. Includes 80 high quality and colorful cards, a plastic storage tray, and detailed instructions for using the cards for versions of Concentration, Bingo, and Guess-the-Tracks!
Magtronix Starter and Expansion Set
Magtronix Starter and Expansion Set
Item: 147645P
Status: In Stock
$39.95 - $78.95
5 years & up. Build your own working electronic circuits by piecing together magnetic circuit blocks in a variety of different combinations with the Magnatronix Starter and Expansion Set. Take on the challenge of following the circuit pattern ideas featured in the activity guide or make up your own circuit patterns as you learn the basics of systems engineering. Develops children's fine motor and problem-solving skills through STEM-based play. Both the Starter and the Expansion pack require… More »
Oobleck Colorful Substance - Set of 6
Oobleck Colorful Substance - Set of 6
Item: 33289
Status: In Stock
$62.95
4 years & up. Looking for an easy and fun kid's science kit? Steve Spangler's Oobleck is a special mixture of powders created to replicate quicksand. Children of all ages will find hours of fun and learning with Oobleck. Simply adding water turns the powder into a liquid and a solid depending on the force used to move the matter. Easy clean up plus, it doesn't stain your hands. Oobleck is safe, non-toxic and can be dried out and reused time and time again to keep the imagination and learning… More »
Simple Machines Classroom Pack - For 12 - 18 Students
Simple Machines Classroom Pack - For 12 - 18 Students
Item: 55487
Status: In Stock
$259.95
Grades 3 & up. This collection includes everything you need to kickstart your simple machines curriculum. 6 individual STEM building kits are included. Each individual set can support 2 to 3 students, working in teams as they learn all about different Simple Machines concepts. Each pack includes a comprehensive, standards-aligned Teacher's Guide and enough pieces for 12-18 students. Each of the 6 sets is individually packaged in a handy, reusable tray with a snap-on lid for easy classroom storage and organization.
ECO Ten Transforming Science Kit
ECO Ten Transforming Science Kit
Item: 147568
Status: In Stock
$50.95
8 years & up. Explore alternative energy and discover the future of power! With the ECO Ten Transforming Science Kit, harness the sun or wind to build and operate 10 different working models. Learn about renewable energy by using solar power, wind power or a generator to construct models. No batteries required! Young engineers can engage in the ultimate transforming technology through STEM-based play. Buildable models include a Triceratops, Stegosaurus, Apatosaurus, Helicopter, Space Explorer,… More »
Pulleys in Motion Class Set
Pulleys in Motion Class Set
Item: 74163
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$82.95
Grades 4 - 8. The Pulleys in Motion Class Set provides hands-on activities that give students practical experience with this simple machine. Includes 18 single pulleys, 12 double pulleys, and 12 triple pulleys along with spring scales, twine, pulley links and a 32-page resource guide! 70 pieces total!
What's Inside Me Doll
What's Inside Me Doll
Item: 63741
Status: Temporarily Out of Stock
$71.95
3 years & up. Science has never been so cuddly! Introduce children to basic organs and systems of the human body with this interactive toy. Unbutton the chest to explore and match organs to systems. Squeeze the heart, lungs and stomach to hear different sounds. Includes an 18" doll, 7 organs which measure approximately 3 1/2", and a guide.
Blue-Bot Programmable Floor Robot with Bluetooth®
Blue-Bot Programmable Floor Robot with Bluetooth®
Item: 55563
Status: In Stock
$119.95
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 »
Coding Critters - Ranger & Zip
Coding Critters - Ranger & Zip
Item: 142446
Status: In Stock
$44.95
4 years & up. Join these playful pups in early coding fun! This 15-piece Coding Critters set features interactive pets Ranger and his friend Zip along with a playset including a house, slide, tennis ball launcher, and more. Play fetch, hide and seek, and other fun games with the pet playset or create your own coding stories and challenges. When you are not coding, you can pet, feed, and take care of Ranger just like a real pet in Play Mode. Read along and explore the coding adventures in the… More »
Solitary Bee Habitat
Solitary Bee Habitat
Item: 142384
Status: In Stock
$29.95
8 years & up. Not all bees live in hives! Some are solitary and don't swarm like honey bees. Mason bees are one type of solitary bee that will benefit to having a safe place to lay and rear their young. The habitat can be disassembled for easy cleaning. Habitat measures 7.5" x 4.5" x 6.5". Included: Wooden Bee Habitat and Instructions.
Giant Water Pump - Hand-Operated Toy for Water Exploration - Promote Curiosity
Giant Water Pump - Hand-Operated Toy for Water Exploration - Promote Curiosity
Item: 55553
Status: In Stock
$219.95
3 years & up. An early STEM tool, children will experience cause and effect as they discover how the pump works to draw water up and out the spout. Pump features a cog system that is powered by turning the handle to transport water up a narrow tube and out through the spout. Includes stand, 3 cogs, plastic tubing, outlet pipe, water drive cord, suction feet and plastic cover. Measures 19"L x 12 1/2"W x 30"H.