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SCIENCE & HEALTH / Weather & Climate

Students will be thrilled to understand the basics behind how wind, rain, and snow are formed. Kaplan offers books and activity kits that explore how weather and climate work through simple explanations and lessons.

  • Ultimate Vortex Generator & Tiny Science Set
    Ultimate Vortex Generator & Tiny Science Set
    $43.95
    $29.95
    • Item Number: 147497
    • In Stock
    8 years & up. Young scientists can conduct whirling, swirling chemistry experiments with the Ultimate Vortex Generator and use tiny tools for big science experiments with Tiny Science! The spinning magnetic mixer creates a tornado in a beaker and includes an activity book with 20 experiments that explore STEM concepts. Mix up tiny chemistry experiments with the miniature science kit using itty-bitty beakers, test tubes, and flasks. Observe tiny specimens through the teeny-tiny magnifier. The… More »
  • Classroom Thermometer
    Classroom Thermometer
    $7.95
    • Item Number: 46332
    • In Stock
    Grades 1 & up. This large wall-mount thermometer clearly gives temperature in both Celsius and Fahrenheit scales. Recessed tube prevents accidents. Temperature ranges: -40 to 50 degrees Celsius and -40 to 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Use indoors or out. Measures 15"H x 3"W.
  • Tornado Tube (Single)
    Tornado Tube (Single)
    $3.95
    • Item Number: 40388
    • In Stock
    Create a tornado in a bottle. Provides a hands-on opportunity for kids to learn and understand vortex action.
  • Weather Bear Set
    Weather Bear Set
    $55.95
    • Item Number: 97275
    • In Stock
    Introduce children to early weather concepts and teach them to dress for the seasons at the same time! Set includes one 12 1/5" bear and 4 seasonal outfits.
  • Season Wise
    Season Wise
    $12.95
    • Item Number: 63332
    • In Stock
    3 years & up. This quick-thinking game provides exciting prompts to stimulate discussions and thinking about seasons. It's time to be season wise. In which season do you play with snow? Turn over a card from the center pile, decide which season it belongs to, choose the right season prop, and place it on that season card. Comprehensive material for thinking about seasons in the early years.
  • Pet Tornado
    Pet Tornado
    $5.95
    • Item Number: 81903
    • In Stock
    Grades K & up. A simple twist of the wrist produces a realistic, tiny tornado from the white foam clouds. Hold it to the light and watch the iridescent currents swirl. Tornado facts printed on the back. Measures 2"W x 4.5"H.
  • Giant Rain Gauge
    Giant Rain Gauge
    $29.95
    • Item Number: 90750
    • In Stock
    Plastic rain gauge has large numbers and measures up to 5 inches or 103 millimeters of rainfall with contrasting float making it easy to read. Measures approximately 41 1/2"H.
  • Fountain Connection & Tornado Tube
    Fountain Connection & Tornado Tube
    $8.95
    • Item Number: 46452
    • In Stock
    Learn how gravity lifts water to make a fountain or spin the bottle to make a tornado like vortex.
  • Super Snow Bucket - 1.5 lb.
    Super Snow Bucket - 1.5 lb.
    $29.95
    • Item Number: 63606
    • In Stock
    4 years & up. Create snow at anytime, in any climate! Simply add a tablespoon of Super Snow powder to a quart of water and stir. The more it's stirred, the more it shines and sparkles. Super Snow expands to more than 100 times its size and lasts for weeks without rewetting. Makes over 15 gallons of snow.
  • Ultimate Vortex Generator
    Ultimate Vortex Generator
    $24.99
    $19.95
    • Item Number: 147227
    • In Stock
    8 years & up. Young scientists can conduct whirling, swirling chemistry experiments with the Ultimate Vortex Generator! This spinning magnetic mixer creates a tornado in a beaker. The activity book includes 20 experiments that explore and promote STEM concepts such as centripetal force, fluid dynamics, vacuums, vortexes, and magnetism. Included: Battery-Operated Magnetic Mixing Machine, Magnetic Stirring Disc, Tall Graduate Beaker, Jelly Balls, Unsink-a-Ball, Tornado Tube, and a 24-Page Science Activity Book.
  • Super Snow
    Super Snow
    $21.95 - $25.95
    • Item Number: 95432P
    • In Stock
    4 years & up. Super 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.
  • Jump into Science - Paperback
    Jump into Science - Paperback
    $14.95
    • Item Number: 17238
    • In Stock
    "Jump into Science" is the perfect way to turn children's love of active games into learning opportunities! The activities in each chapter are organized by level of difficulty and each one incorporates fun, exciting science experiences with movement. Most activities require few or no materials and include related children's books or music to extend the learning. The science skills index is an invaluable reference tool giving teachers flexibility to plan around children's interests. Paperback. 132 pages.
  • Mudpies to Magnets
    Mudpies to Magnets
    $16.95
    • Item Number: 15596
    • In Stock
    224 hands-on science experiments and ideas with step-by-step instructions delight and amaze children as they experience nature, the human body, electricity, floating and sinking, and more. Categorized by curriculum areas, each activity includes a list of vocabulary words and easily accessible materials. 157 pages.
  • More Mudpies to Magnets
    More Mudpies to Magnets
    $16.95
    • Item Number: 17235
    • In Stock
    Develop the natural scientist in every child with 260 hands-on science activities and ideas. Build science skills such as classification, measurement, time and space relationships, prediction, inference and numbers. 205 pages.
  • Weather Dress Up Puzzle (12 Pieces)
    Weather Dress Up Puzzle (12 Pieces)
    $24.95
    • Item Number: 31392
    • In Stock
    12 months & up. Introduce young children to the four seasons and how to dress for the weather. Each season is made up of 3 puzzle pieces and each season fits together to make one larger puzzle. Flip each season over to reveal a seasonal stencil for added enrichment. Completed puzzle measures approximately 9 1/4" in diameter.
  • Everyday Discoveries
    Everyday Discoveries
    $19.95
    • Item Number: 42226
    • In Stock
    PreK & up. Self-directed, open-ended activities incorporating daily events and ordinary materials help children easily learn science and math. 246 pages.
  • The GIANT Encyclopedia of Science Activities for Children 3 to 6
    The GIANT Encyclopedia of Science Activities for Children 3 to 6
    $34.95
    • Item Number: 42227
    • In Stock
    3 - 6 years. Written by teachers for teachers. Contains over 600 theme-based science activities to help children observe, predict, order, and explore. 575 pages.
  • Flash, Crash, Rumble And Roll - Paperback
    Flash, Crash, Rumble And Roll - Paperback
    $5.99
    • Item Number: 24355
    • In Stock
    5 - 9 years. Did you know that lightning bolts can be over a mile long? Or that they may come from clouds that are ten miles high? Storms can be scary, but not if you know what causes them. Before the next thunderstorm, grab this book by veteran science team Franklyn Branley and True Kelley and learn what causes the flash, crash, rumble, and roll of thunderstorms!
  • Science is Simple - Paperback
    Science is Simple - Paperback
    $19.95
    • Item Number: 47032
    • In Stock
    Great resource book with 250 activities spanning 39 concepts. From magnets to bubbles, children will be excited to learn about science and the role it plays in their lives. Paperback. 255 pages.
  • Weather Basics Books - Set of 6
    Weather Basics Books - Set of 6
    $42.95
    • Item Number: 51109
    • In Stock
    3 years & up. Introduce children to the basics of weather and captivate them with cool facts and awesome photos of the wonders of nature. Paperback. Set of 6 books.
  • Adventures Outdoors Idea Cards
    Adventures Outdoors Idea Cards
    $44.95
    • Item Number: 55543
    • In Stock
    2 years & up. This card set has been designed to offer portable inspiration whatever the weather. Printed on durable plastic, each pack contains 30 photographs with activity ideas on the reverse. Cards come on sturdy metal ring.
  • Wally the Weather Dog Felt Set
    Wally the Weather Dog Felt Set
    $19.95
    • Item Number: 62016
    • In Stock
    3 years & up. Discover a world of weather and how to dress for it! This set covers weather during each season and includes 3 labels to track weather: yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Set contains 7" Wally figure, assortment of felt clothing, 4 seasonal scenes, bilingual lesson guide and sequencing strips, felt thermometer, and 18 weather-related icons. Made in the USA.
  • Bringing STEM to Life - Set of 5
    Bringing STEM to Life - Set of 5
    $31.95
    • Item Number: 62977
    • In Stock
    3 years & up. Explore STEM concepts with this set of colorful, clear photos and facts. Set of 5 paperback books.
  • Science Adventures
    Science Adventures
    $24.95
    • Item Number: 85431
    • In Stock
    With more than 125 activities, Science Adventures opens up a world of exploration through nature activities in urban, suburban, or rural settings. From Big Step Measuring and Rocks That Write to The Ant Restaurant and How Far Can You Squeeze a Squirt?, the engaging activities in Science Adventures make exploring the environment fun and easy! The authors have adapted the kindergarten science standards set by the National Academy of Sciences to make them developmentally appropriate for preschool children.… More »

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