Science is easiest to learn with hands-activities to demonstrate tricky conceptual theories. Kaplan includes activity cards, teacher guides, and kits to help students understand everything from life science to simple machines.
4 years & up. Experience the fun and ingenuity of slippery spheres, silly squares, and jelly stones all in one convenient set. Simply add water and watch in amazement as they expand to as much as 200 times their size! Fun to bounce, roll, stack, and mix. They even slip, slide, and explode. Completely reusable, just dry them out and hydrate again and again. Environmentally friendly. Includes an informative guide. Trays are not included.
2 years & up. Green Beans, tomatoes, yellow squash, and carrots are the high-quality wooden vegetables that can be harvested and placed in the textured, woven basket with handles. The set includes a harvest basket with 12 green beans, 2 tomatoes, 3 yellow squash, and 3 carrots for a total of 20 colorful, delicious vegetables. Also includes 20 activity cards.
3 years & up. Encourage children to protect the earth by increasing environmental awareness. One large board and 20 tiles. Match the recyclable item with the correct recycling bin. Activity guide included.
3 years & up. Introduce early math, science, and literacy concepts, as well as fine motor skills, in a fun and engaging way by utilizing included materials on your light table. Over 200 pieces including transparent numerals, 2 and 3 dimensional shapes, circular dots, and bead-filled shapes - all in a variety of colors! Three sorting trays and an activity guide are also included.
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 »
Our lab coat is the perfect costume for children who enjoy anything STEAM! Add excitement and encourage engagement in any activity. Machine washable. Coat measures 24.8"L x 17.71"W. Also included in the "When I Grow Up STEM Series Environmental Scientist" kit, item #63179.
3 years & up. Over 300 pieces contribute to this kit's endless building possibilities. An assortment of activity cards illustrate possible animal and pattern configurations and encourage children to design their own creations. The Build an Animal STEM Kit builds on children's natural curiosity by providing the materials and freedom to explore. The Animal Building Cards give children a start by building a giraffe, lion, elephant, chicken, frog and bird. Children should then be encouraged to… More »
3 years & up. Bring nature inside with this collection of seeds, shells, pine cones, tree rounds, nuts, rocks & feathers. Includes approximately 30 specimens for your science center. *Allergy warning: set includes nuts.
4 - 11 years. Children will be fascinated by these real specimen sets and teachers will love they are indestructible. These sets provide children the opportunity to learn about organism groups, life cycles, and parts of plants and animals. The complete specimen set includes twenty safe, lightweight, unbreakable acrylic specimens, and the smaller sets include four specimens each. Measures from 1 5/8" x 2 7/8" x 1" to 3" x 3" x 1".
Grades 1 - 6. Teach students the science of simple machines. Kit contains four pulleys (two singles, one double and one triple sheave, plus joining pin) and instructional guide with suggested classroom activities. Sting(s) not included.
3 years & up. Take a closer look at natural wood elements and inspire curiosity while exploring this Natural Wood Treasures Pack! Discover various branches, drift wood, rattan, roots, bark, and willows. This set features 13 different natural wood elements: Branch Offcuts - Oval, Mulberry Slices, Small Cuts Tea Plant Branch Cuttings, Azalea Branch Cuttings, Drift Wood, Dark Brown Rattan, Dried Ginger Root, Mulberry Root, Rattan Slices, Bark Squares, Willow Branches, Incense Tree Root, and Twisted… More »
Grades K & up. Set sail with real STEM learning! Young learners can dive into early physics in a fun, colorful way with this two-piece submarine and floating raft along with weights, balls, and stars to bring investigations to life. This set also features 10 detailed Activity Cards (with over 20 engaging, high-impact activities) that cover all aspects of STEM, plus key science concepts of buoyancy, density, and more! Comprehensive activity guide with reproducible materials is also included.… More »
4 years & up. Real science tools perfectly sized for little hands! Includes 10 activities that cover science process skills, living and non-living things, physical science, senses and more. Includes beaker, magnifying glass, funnel, eyedropper, flask, tweezers, goggles, test tubes, and activity guide.
Grades 2 & up. Hands-on Investigation Kit supports building a variety of real-world models that demonstrate science and technology concepts. Students will explore through hands-on investigation concepts such as gearing up/down and increasing speed/force as they build crank fans, egg beaters and more. Includes building instructions for 6 different models with real-life photo and key facts. Complete set includes building materials in a sturdy divided case, teaching resource CD (with teaching notes,… More »
3 years & up. Take a closer look at botanical elements and inspire curiosity while exploring this Natural Botanicals Pack! Discover various leaves, pine cones, fibers, acorns, grass, seeds, sticks, lotus, and loofah sponges. This set features 17 different botanical elements: Yulan Leaves, Bodhi Leaves, Heart Leaves, Cercis Leaves, Assorted Pine Cones, Long Pine Cones, Mango Leaves, Palm Tree Fibre, Bamboo Leaves, Acorns, Wild Grass Bundles, Cotton Seed Capsules, Long Bamboo Sticks, Lotus Heads,… More »
3 years & up. As children study and practice science, provide them with opportunities to approach problems in different ways. The open-ended, hands-on materials in this kit help make the crucial repetition of concepts engaging, promote inquiry and investigation, and invite students to explore everything from color mixing to the properties of magnetism. Aligns with State Standards.
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. Take a closer look at outdoor elements and inspire curiosity while exploring this Natural Starter Pack! Discover various leaves, pine cones, fibers, acorns, grass, seeds, sticks, lotus, and loofah sponges. This set features 17 different natural elements: Willow Balls, Branch Chips, Oval Branch Offcuts, Circular Branch Offcuts, Rattan Slices, Bark Squares, River Pebbles, Assorted Small Polished Stones, Small Gemstones, Small Seashells, Assorted Pine Cones, Bodhi Leaves, and Colored… More »
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 »
8 years & up. Kids can have fun while learning about electronics with this Snap Circuits® Jr. Select kit! They can build over 130 different projects, such as a glow-in-the-dark flying saucer, phototranistor, or motor, using the easy-to-follow manual. This kit contains music, alarm, and space war ICs to make sounds. Set contains over 30 parts. Requires 2 AA batteries (not included).
5 years & up. The hunt is on! Customize your maze, then program the mouse to find the cheese. The inventive possibilities are endless. It's the perfect introduction to the concepts of coding, early engineering, step programming, and critical thinking. This deluxe science set includes 16 pieces to create a 20" x 20" maze board, 25 wall tiles to create paths that are straightforward, winding, and everything between, and sequence cards to plot your way to the cheese while tracking every… More »
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.
Grades K & up. Attract early learners to the wonders of magnetism! STEM lessons are irresistible when you add the excitement of fun, colorful tools to scientific exploration. Durable, playful magnets in a variety of shapes engage children as they explore magnetism, polarity, and magnetic attraction & repulsion. Comprehensive Activity Guide with reproducible materials is also included. Largest piece (maze tray) measures 11"L x 8 1/2"H x 1/2"W. Includes: 2 Bar Magnets, 2 Magnetic… More »