Inquiry & Investigation

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Ramptastic - STEM Ramp for Testing Velocity on Different Surfaces
Ramptastic - STEM Ramp for Testing Velocity on Different Surfaces
Item: 63780
Status: In Stock
$54.95
3 years & up. This sturdy wooden incline ramp invites children to explore STEM concepts through prediction and experimentation. The six varying textures give children the opportunity to test the effects of surfacing, weight, and velocity on the potential speed and function of different objects. Ramptastic also introduces simple machines to children and is the perfect addition to the STEM toys in your classroom. Activity cards included. Cars sold separately. Measures 4.5" H x 4.5" W x 12.5" L.
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 »
Chemistry Plus School Science Pack
Chemistry Plus School Science Pack
Item: 51584
Status: In Stock
$263.95
$100.00
Grades K - 5. Learn all about the alphabet of the universe - the periodic table of elements. 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 Chemistry and Technology, as well as an enriched historical and social perspective. Kit contains twelve 40 page student… More »
Transparent Light and Color Blocks - 108 Pieces
Transparent Light and Color Blocks - 108 Pieces
Item: 31535
Status: In Stock
$54.95
3 years & up. A rainbow assortment of 6 different colors and 6 different shapes make up this set of plastic translucent building blocks. These colorful Transparent Light and Color Blocks area great way to promote creativity. They also make a perfect accessory for a light table. Encourage children to get creative and build a unique block structure. For further learning encourage children to identify the colors and shapes of the blocks they are using. Largest block measures 3 15/16" x 1 5/16". 108 piece set.
Bee-Bot® Docking Station
Bee-Bot® Docking Station
Item: 62969
Status: In Stock
$65.99
3 years & up. This docking station is not only easy to carry around your setting, but is an excellent storage device for a class set of Bee-Bots. It can be wall mounted with six Bee-bots docked. Charge your Bee-Bots within half a day for approximately four hours of normal use. Bee-Bots are not included. Bee-Bots are sold separately (item #62984). One-year warranty.
Kids First Automobile Engineer
Kids First Automobile Engineer
Item: 143946
Status: In Stock
$52.95
3 years & up. Read the story of two inquisitive kids and build simple models of the vehicles they encounter on their comical trip to the supermarket with their dad. Along this roundabout journey, the kids build various vehicles to help the people in their town solve problems and complete tasks. As you follow the story, you can build models of the 10 vehicles in the story. Large, colorful plastic building pieces make it easy for small hands to put the models together. This 70-piece science kit… More »
Kids First Science Laboratory Experiment Kit
Kids First Science Laboratory Experiment Kit
Item: 143948
Status: In Stock
$52.95
3 years & up. Inspire young children to explore and learn about the world around them through experimentation, observation, and play. This Science Laboratory Kit by Thames & Kosmos comes with everything your little ones need to experiment freely and learn about science and the way the world works. Encourages creativity and fosters natural curiosity with unique laboratory tools and fun STEM related activities. Storage case measures 14.7" x 6.3" x 9.4" and manual measures 5.5"… More »
Plastic Mirror Inserts Only - Set of 5
Plastic Mirror Inserts Only - Set of 5
Item: 63547
Status: In Stock
$59.95
$54.95
3 years & up. Five unbreakable, plastic mirrors and super strong adhesive mounting tape ready for installation by Panelcraft®. Use as hand-held mirrors, or perform experiments with multiple reflections! Perfect for use in the frame side of the Panelcraft® Rainbow Solid Set (item #63546) panel. Mounting instructions are included.
Tactile Turn-n-Match
Tactile Turn-n-Match
Item: 63594
Status: In Stock
$54.95
3 years & up. Five shapes rotate displaying a different tactile material on each side. Match or mix the panels from left to right, or play matching games with additional, corresponding tactile tiles. Strengthens tactile perception, concentration, and cooperation. Measures 9 1/2"W x 6"D x 5 1/2"H.
Sensory Tray Accessory Kit
Sensory Tray Accessory Kit
Item: 63599
Status: In Stock
$51.95
3 years & up. Explore a range of activities and experiences with this exciting Sensory Tray Accessory Kit. These colorful pieces are a great way to promote sensory learning. Use the tray to pour your sensory materials such as sand or goo without a mess left on the table. Encourage children to explore textures, smells, colors, and more using the tools provided. This kit includes 50 Skyscraper Building Cards, 50 Super Topplers, 1 lb (454 g) of colored rice, 4 Junior Goo Spreaders, 10 Squiggle… More »
Pulleys in Motion Class Set
Pulleys in Motion Class Set
Item: 74163
Status: In 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: In Stock
$72.95
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.
GeoSafari® Jr. Talking Microscope
GeoSafari® Jr. Talking Microscope
Item: 63770
Status: In Stock
$55.95
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).
Discovery Shapes
Discovery Shapes
Item: 63812
Status: In Stock
$54.95
3 years & up. Discovery Shapes are an ideal way to help children exercise fine motor skills and promote colorful, fun-filled sensory exploration. These translucent, acrylic shapes and matching bases in 4 bright colors are perfect for individual or group play on a light board. Easily recognizable shapes of triangles, circles, squares, and plus signs nest in their corresponding tiles in four different colors. Children can engage in multiple sorting, matching and sequencing games that they will… More »
Clear Treasure Blocks - Set of 8
Clear Treasure Blocks - Set of 8
Item: 91346
Status: In Stock
$54.95
3 years & up. What can we find today? Collect trinkets, natural materials and sensory objects to place in the beautiful Treasure Blocks. Smooth hardwood frames with inset, transparent acrylic windows have a removable panel to place small objects to observe or display. Ideal for color exploration and light table activities. Holds marbles, beads, twigs, leaves, small toys and more. Two screws on the removable panel keep objects securely in place until ready to be replaced. Set of 8. Largest Block… More »
Primary Treasure Blocks - Set of 8
Primary Treasure Blocks - Set of 8
Item: 91353
Status: In Stock
$54.95
3 years & up. What can we find today? Children can collect sensory objects, natural materials and trinkets to place in the beautiful Treasure Blocks. Smooth hardwood frames with inset, colored transparent acrylic windows have a removable panel to place small objects. Ideal for display, observation, color exploration, light table activities and more. Largest Block measures 5.5" L x 5.5" W x 2" H. Set of 8.
Treasure Tubes - Clear Set of 8
Treasure Tubes - Clear Set of 8
Item: 31286
Status: In Stock
$54.95
3 years & up. Children can easily collect, curate, experiment with, and display found objects and liquids with these sturdy, clear acrylic Treasure Tubes for 360 degree viewing. The lids sit on top of the tubes and do not secure, making it easy to add trinkets, natural materials, and sensory objects to observe, display, and rattle. Ideal for color and sound exploration and light table activities. Holds marbles, beads, twigs, leaves, small toys and more. Stack the tubes on top of each other to… More »
Treasure Tubes - Primary Colors Set of 8
Treasure Tubes - Primary Colors Set of 8
Item: 31386
Status: In Stock
$54.95
3 years & up. Children can easily collect, curate, experiment with, and display found objects and liquids with these sturdy, colorful acrylic Treasure Tubes for 360 degree viewing. The lids sit on top of the tubes and do not secure, making it easy to add trinkets, natural materials, and sensory objects to observe, display, and rattle. Ideal for color and sound exploration and light table activities. Holds marbles, beads, twigs, leaves, small toys and more. Stack the tubes on top of each other… More »
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 »
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 »
Rainbow Gel Letter Boats and Number Fish
Rainbow Gel Letter Boats and Number Fish
Item: 34457P
Status: In Stock
$72.95 - $84.95
3 years & up. The Rainbow Gel Alpha Boats and Number Fish contain gel-like beads in 7 colors: red, orange, yellow, green, light blue, dark blue, and purple. The jelly-like, squishy texture makes these perfect for sensory activities. The Alpha Boats have uppercase letters on one side and lowercase on the other. The Number Fish have numbers 0-20 on one side and the corresponding dots on the other. Both sets contain a loop at the top for hanging or displaying. Boats measures 4.1"L x 3.6"W… More »
Bubble Intelligent Robot - Educational Robot For Children - 2 Modes
Bubble Intelligent Robot - Educational Robot For Children - 2 Modes
Item: 147800
Status: In Stock
$120.95
$89.95
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 »
Bee-Bot® Programmable and Rechargeable Robot
Bee-Bot® Programmable and Rechargeable Robot
Item: 62966
Status: In Stock
$98.95
3 years & up. Bee-Bot® is an exciting new robot designed for use by young children. This colorful, easy-to-operate, and friendly little robot is a perfect tool to teach sequencing, estimation, problem solving and just having fun. Tell Bee-Bot® to move forward, back and turn left or right by pressing the arrow keys. Then press GO and send him on his way. Bee-Bot® stops, beeps and blinks after each step so you can follow along as Bee-Bot® executes your program. Bee-Bot® remembers… More »
eFlex™ Digital Microscope with Flexible Neck
eFlex™ Digital Microscope with Flexible Neck
Item: 29639
Status: In Stock
$84.95
4 years & up. This powerful digital microscope displays the magnified image right onto your computer screen. The impressive 75x/300x magnification unlocks tiny details of our world. The flexible neck stand with suction cup attaches to any smooth surface, or the included base with ease. Resolution is 1600 x 1200 pixels. Compatible with Windows XP SP2 or above, Windows Vista (32 bit or 64 bit), Windows 7 (32 bit or 64 bit), Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. Mac OSX 10.4.9 or later. Does not work with tablets.