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 »
3 years & up. Three sets of loose stones includes: assorted tumbled stones, rock crystal with rainbow tumbled stones, and agate tumbled stones. Each set has approximately 30-35 stones equal to 1 pound and are approximately 1"L. Perfect for loose parts activities, sorting, and discovery.
3 years & up. Challenge patterning and problem solving skills with this exciting set of gears, cranks, connectors, pillars, and interlocking plates! Includes over 80 pieces in one size for hundreds of 3-dimensional possibilities.
3 years & up. Reusable indoor dirt that is easy to mold with simple clean up. Make tracks, bury and Dig out whatever you choose. Shape dirt and disburse to form different and unique shapes and patterns indoors. Safe and non-toxic formula. Made from all natural materials. Cleanest dirt that is mess and germ free. Other items shown are not included.
4 years & up. Build towers of quirky robots, spinning gears, and wobbling cranes with this Robot Factory set by Learning Resources. Stack robots on top of each other and place them on spinning gears or hang them from wobbling cranes and springs. Each unique robot and building piece can be attached to another in several different ways and from several different angles so that the only limit on engineering is your imagination. Promotes STEM learning. Size: Robots measure 2.25"H. Includes:… More »
4 - 8 years. There are thousands of volcanoes all over the world. Some erupted millions of years ago and are quiet now. Others are newer and still active. Still others are being formed right now. Geologists study volcanoes-and so can you. Learn how the very structure of the earth predicts where they are found, and explains how they form and what makes them suddenly, and violently, erupt. Paperback. 32 pages.
4 - 8 years. Readers follow two enthusiastic rock hounds around the globe as they add to their collection. Along the way they will learn how sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks are formed. From the Egyptian pyramids to Roman roads, from the diamond ring on your finger to the pebbles under your feet -- rocks are everywhere! Paperback. 32 pages.
3 - 8 years. Lab coats? Check! Goggles? Check! Check out Hands-On Science Fun. Safe, simple instructions lead you through the steps to make a fizzy rocket, mind-bending slime, and more! Perfect book set to bring STEM to life for early learners. Paperback set of 7 books.
4 - 8 years. Long ago, dinosaurs ruled the Earth. Then, suddenly, they died out. For thousands of years, no one knew these giant creatures had ever existed. Then people began finding fossils -- bones and teeth and footprints that had turned to stone. Today, teams of experts work together to dig dinosaur fossils out of the ground, bone by fragile bone. Then they put the skeletons together again inside museums, to look just like the dinosaurs of millions of years ago. Paperback. 32 pages.
4 years & up. Create machines that really move with this Gears! Gears! Gears!® Machines in Motion set by Learning Resources. This open-ended building set allows your little engineer to hone their STEM skills such as critical thinking and trial and error. Use the instructions to build a variety of interactive machines and vehicles or make exciting creations of your own. If you build it correctly nothing will need batteries -- just crank the gears and watch your masterpieces go, go, go! Interchangeable… More »
What is a fossil? Sometimes it's the imprint of an ancient leaf in a rock. Sometimes it's a woolly mammoth, frozen for thousands of years in the icy ground. Sometimes it's the skeleton of a stegosaurus that has turned to stone. A fossil is anything that has been preserved, one way or another, that tells about life on Earth. But you can make a fossil, too - something to be discovered a million years from now - and this book will tell you how.