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. 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.
6 years & up. Discover one of the most famous prehistoric animals that once roamed the Earth millions of years ago! Build a 26-inch- long scale model of the Tyrannosaurus Rex skeleton and learn exciting insights about this dinosaur's anatomy. This skeleton model features 20 plastic pieces that easily snap together and a plastic base to display your skeleton. Learn how the structure of the mega-skeleton works and what parts it consists of. The full-color, eight-panel manual includes step-by-step… More »
3 years & up. Inspire crafts and scientific discovery with this Natural Stones and Minerals kit! This rock collection box includes more than 210 individual pieces and 11 different types: River Pebbles, Polished Stones (black, white, assorted), Tiger's Eye, Gemstones, Amethyst Points, Amethyst Clusters, Iron Pyrite, 2 Agate slices (large and small). An ideal addition to sensory bin, little geologists will love to sort, classify and identify the various stone characteristics! Use this kit to start… 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 »
Grades PreK & up. "The Beeman" is told from the viewpoint of a child whose grandpa is a beekeeper. Children will learn where bees live, how honey is made, what a beekeeper does, and more. Explore the honeybee life cycle and watch as it grows from an egg to a larva and to a pupa before finally emerging as a mature adult. Life cycle set includes four pieces and the paperback book has 40 pages.
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. 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.
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 1.625" x 2.875" x 1" to 3" x 3" x 1".
3 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 cards.
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. Learn about basic electricity principals while having fun! Snap Circuits® use brightly-colored electronic components that snap onto a clear plastic base to build different circuits.Follow the colorful pictures in our manual and build projects such as FM Radios, doorbells, recorders, digital voices and more. Kit includes an instruction sheet for the main project and up to 10 additional projects! Requires 3-AA batteries (not included).
Grades K - 5. The central concepts of molecular biology are made accessible as students discover the magic of DNA. 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 DNA and Technology, as well as an enriched historical and social perspective. Kit contains twelve… More »
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 »
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.
Grades K - 5. Students will manipulate the oldest objects on the planet - rocks - as they learn about how they form, and what can be learned from the layers of the Earth. 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 Rocks, Geology and Technology, as well as an enriched… More »
8 years & up. Does your kiddo ask questions on how just about everything works? Then this is the science kit for them! Children and users gain the knowledge of electricity, circuitry, automatic lights, motion detectors, security systems, and so much more. The kit comes with thirty plus projects involved with building a house with real, working 3-D circuits just like the ones they use every day in their own home. Includes 60 pieces.
8 years & up. Children will use their science inquiry and invesitgation skills as they explore this collecion. The collection contains 12 large minerals and 9 fossils. Each kit comes with an identification chart, storage tray, adhesive labels and information guide.
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 »
4 years & up. This smells like a good time! Match up the 30 scent filled cups with the associated illustrated picture cards. The self-sealing cups are perfect for storage and the scents will last for years! This kit includes six different games for a variety of developmental levels. The scents sort match-up kit is an exciting way to promote sensory learning. Includes a comprehensive guide and reproducible artwork.