18 months & up. The smooth, pleasing texture of the River Rocks invites children to engage in one of the early STEM activities listed in the included set of activity cards. Children can stack, sort, and use the River Rocks in the water table and a variety of other areas in the learning environment. Children will build a strong foundation in basic science, technology, engineering, and math skills. Incorporating River Rocks into the learning environment is the perfect way to introduce STEM for… More »
A small scale that does big jobs, this compact, heavy duty scale is perfect for small classrooms and science labs with little counter space. The large, clear digital readout and TARE button make it easy for younger and older learners alike to use this vital tool. Comes with 2 AA batteries, and a MODE button for easy conversion between grams, pounds and ounces. Capacity 5000 g/176.4 oz., Accuracy 1.0 g/0.05 oz., Weighting Modes grams/pounds/oz., Platform Size 5" diameter.
4 years & up. Inspired by the world of construction, little engineers can put their building skills to the test with the Gears! Gears! Gears!® WreckerGears by Learning Resources. Build bulldozers, wrecking balls, or create your own designs. This open-ended building set allows children to engage in STEM experiences to develop early engineering and fine motor skills. Included: 47 colorful gear pieces and an activity guide.
8 years & up. Experience the power of gravity with the Gravitrax Lifter Expansion Set! With over 25 additional elements, increase the action by taking your marble run experience to a whole new level. Add the Lifter to the Gravitrax Starter Set and raise the marble two levels higher by pressing a button-operated elevator. Gravitrax Starter Set not included.
8 years & up. Experience the power of gravity with the Gravitrax Trampoline Expansion Set! Add the Trampoline to the Gravitrax Starter Set and change up your marble run experience from racing to bouncing. The Trampoline features specifically angled height tiles and spring trampoline tiles that send your marble bouncing its way to tracks on the other side. Included: 2 Trampoline Tiles and 2 Angled Height Tiles. Gravitrax Starter Set not included.
8 years & up. Experience the power of gravity with the Gravitrax Scoop® Expansion Set! Increase the action and marble run excitement by adding the Scoop® to the Gravitrax Starter Set. The Scoop® is triggered automatically when the marble rolls onto it. Watch it pick up the marble, swing like a trebuchet, and propel the marble down the track of the next highest level. Included: Scoop® and 6 additional tracks. Gravitrax Starter Set not included.
4 years & up. The Cubelets Brilliant Builder Pack provides children an opportunity to explore and experience robotics through STEM-based play. Build your Cubelet robot and pair it with the compatible companion app to use as a remote control or change Cubelets' behaviors with the Personality Swap. Educators can implement this robotics set to teach computational thinking and tactile coding while engaging their students in hands-on STEM learning. This builder pack is designed to support a single… More »
3 years & up. Designed to stimulate fine motor, sensory, and cognitive development, Kinetic Sand™ is indoor play sand with properties of motion. Mold it into endless shapes and watch as it melts before your eyes. It's perfect for open-ended, non-directed play and leaves no sand or residue on your hands. Kinetic Sand™ is also great for kids with allergies - it is wheat, gluten and casein free and 100% safe and non-toxic.
3 years & up. Students discover which objects are and are not magnetic when they slide the attached magnet over the clear acrylic cover. Objects are sealed in 16 compartments. Wooden frame 8 1/2" square x 3/4" thick.
7 years & up. Construct tracks of tunnels, funnels, ramps, and chutes, then set the ball rolling and watch your creation come to life. The open-ended, no rules play promotes experimentation, creativity, and problem solving, which are key mental skills for aspiring young engineers and architects. As children build through trial and error, they gain an early understanding of physics and engineering concepts like balance and structural stability. No glue and no connectors means structures are vulnerable… More »
3 years & up. Pack it, pull it, and shape it! Designed for fine motor, sensory, and cognitive development it oozes, moves and melts while leaving hands completely dry. Can be used indoors or outdoors. Never dries out or hardens and can be used over and over.
Grades K & up. Keep it simple with real STEM learning! Discover amazing engineering wonders through scientific exploration with colorful, engaging tools and hands-on activities and experiments. Introduce and explore all 6 simple machines as you make amazing discoveries, design solutions for real-world problems, and conduct your own investigations. Comprehensive Activity Guide with reproducible materials is also included. Largest piece (cart) measures 5"L x 3 1/2"W. Includes: Lever… More »
7 years & up. Develop a knack to stack! No glue or connectors required -- simply stack wood planks to create buildings, monuments, and geometric forms. It's the ideal activity to help children gain an understanding of balance and proportion, as well as interest in architecture, building, and design. Set includes: 200 pine planks and an idea booklet.
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 »
Grades 4 & up. Build all 5 simple machines at once in science centers. Students can construct, examine and explain simple machines to develop a deeper understanding of how they make work easier. Contains enough pieces to build a lever, pulley, inclined plane, wheel and axle, and wedge all at the same time! Modify machines with 4 included weights (two 5 g and two 10g), plus 8 included rubber bands to explore effort, force, load, motion and distance. Includes 63 pieces and activity guide.
PreK & up. Everything you need to teach the basics of magnets! Includes 1 super magnet, 20 magnetic marbles, 4 wand magnets, 1 horseshoe magnet, 1 compass magnet, 1 set of floating ring magnets, and 2 plastic cased magnets.
3 years & up. Squeeze it or shape it then with a simple touch it melts back into its original form. It's kinetic which means it sticks to itself and not you. Non-toxic and gluten-free. Can be used over and over again. Available in four colors: blue, green, purple, and red.
6 years & up. Bring collaboration and STEM skills into your classroom like never before. Pieces snap, click, and pop together to form joints that rotate, limbs that extend, axles that spin, and lots more. Children can create simple models in minutes, or get absorbed and spend hours at a time. There's no limit to what they can build: from animals to aliens, from dinosaurs to DNA. Set includes: 175 Classic ZOOB® pieces, 2 Foam Building Pads, Nylon String (20' in length), 4 Wheels with Axles… More »
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.
8 years & up. Learn about renewable energy with this wind generator. LED light will glow as it is powered by free energy from the wind. No batteries required! Kit contains all the materials needed to build a 5" windmill generator, just add a recycled soda bottle. Detailed assembly instructions included. An enclosed pamphlet contains fun facts about renewable energy