Get children excited to explore the mysteries of the world with Kaplan's collection of earth and space activities. Products include games, models, and experiments to give that hands-on demonstrations explaining how the universe works.
3 years & up. Look under the magnifying glass to see the different details of the shells or use for counting, sorting, and up-close viewing. These genuine, assorted sea shells come in different sizes. Available in a set of 12 or a set of 48.
6 years & up. There's nothing like an erupting volcano to get kids fired up about earth science! This large plastic model makes volcano demonstrations easy AND mess-free. One half of the detailed cross-section shows the inside, the other has corresponding labels A, B, C and D for assessing knowledge. Includes easy-to-make lava recipe and 13" clear plastic tray for quick clean up. Measures 11" H x 13" W and includes fact-filled Teacher's Guide.
3 years & up. Bring science into the classroom. This set of 12 Agate slices will delight the little explorer in any child. Transparent quality of each slice allows children to see the layers caused by formations. Color and texture variations can open discussions about likes and differences. The possibilities are endless! Each slice measures approximately 1.5" wide.
Grades K - 6. This inflatable classroom set helps children understand the size and distance relationships of the solar system, while learning about rotation, revolution and orbit through class activities or demonstrations. Includes 23" Sun and proportionate planets and moon with sizes ranging from 5" to 14". Also includes a foot pump, hooks for hanging, and teacher's activity guide. Deflates for easy storage.
8 years & up. With lively colors and language, this magnetic closure box is the home of 6 stones to teach others about crystals and their properties. Each stone is accompanied with a description on the scientific and healing properties of each stone. Inlcuded is a muslin bag for safe storing. Stone pack includes 6 assorted, polished, crystal stones: sodalite, red hasper, clear quartz, hematite, aventurine, tiger eye.
4 years & up. Create snow anytime, in any climate with this Realistic Snow Creation Kit for Science Lessons in Any Season! The enchanting 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! Children will learn about color mixing, mass, evaporation, and much more. The classroom kit contains enough materials for 12 children and the 1 lb bucket makes more than… More »
3 years & up. Children will be excited with this assortment of 18 nature items. With different shapes, forms, textures and sizes, children will learn about the geological finds in the earth. Fossils may review traces of animals or plants, like stems, shells and more. This set includes 2 fossils, 2 agate slices, 2 shells, and an interesting collection of rocks and minerals.
3 years & up. This bright colored Super Space Sand for Sensory Learning and Exploration is the perfect addition to sand and water tables. This magic sand will never get wet! Create underwater sculptures and watch as the sand is completely dry when removed from water. Children will love squishing the sand and exploring the reactions. Contains one pound each of red, blue, and yellow sand.
5 years & up. Give your children an exciting extreme weather lesson with this fun Create and Contain Realistic Tiny Tornado in a Can for Interactive Weather Learning. With a simple twist of the wrist, a realistic, tiny tornado is produced from the white foam clouds. Hold the can to the light and watch the iridescent currents swirl. This activity promotes STEM learning, discovery, and sensory learning. Tornado facts are printed on the back of the container. Use this activity over tornado safety… More »
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.
5 years & up. Bring outer space to the classroom with this Solar System Giant Magnetic Pieces for Visualizing the Planets. Children will love being able to visualize the solar system up close. This colorful, detailed magnet set includes planets, the Sun, Earth's moon, asteroid belt, and an activity guide. Pieces are great for use on the whiteboard. Sun measures 10" diameter. 12 peices.
4 years & up. Children will actively engage in STEM learning with this focus-free GeoSafari® Jr. My First Telescope! This telescope helps children understand magnification by keeping the field of vision wide when looking through the 9x magnified lens. The telescope has a collapsible tripod and extra-large comfortable eye-pieces with nose cut out for the best eye placement. Children will love exploring, discovering and learning with this helpful tool.
3 years & up. Bee-Bot® is an exciting new robot designed for use by young children. This colorful, easy-to-operate, and friendly little robot is a perfect tool to teach sequencing, estimation, problem solving and just having fun. Tell Bee-Bot® to move forward, back and turn left or right by pressing the arrow keys. Then press GO and send him on his way. Bee-Bot® stops, beeps and blinks after each step so you can follow along as Bee-Bot® executes your program. Bee-Bot® remembers… More »
PreK - Grade 1. Recycle, reuse, and create with this innovative activity book! Use bags to make masks, kites, buildings, art projects, and more. Meet state standards while helping children learn about the environment. 100 pages.
6 years & 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.
3 years & up. The double-sided magnetic board and accessories set allows you to display your schedule in the way that best fits your needs. Includes a 18"L x 12"W magnetic board, 20 activity magnets, and 19 header magnets that support daily, weekly, and spontaneous designs.
3 years & up. Geology gets exciting when you break open these geodes and find crystal treasures. These large size geodes break open easily. They will amaze and delight your little scientist. Hollow in the center due to crystal formations, each one contains clues about the mystery of the formation of our earth. This hands-on earth science experiment is sure to please. Each piece measures approximately 1 - 1.5" diameter. Includes 10 geodes.
3 years & up. Introduce children to the ever changing weather with these exciting Weather Basics Early STEM Learning Books with Photos. This set of books discusses different facts about weather and displays high quality photos of the weather. Encourage children to discuss their favorite weather conditions. Use these books to talk about safety during different weather conditions. Paperback. Set of 6 books.
8 years & up. Send your children on a fun treasure adventure with these Dig & Display Fossil & World of Gemstones Dig Kits. The 2 separate kits serve as an introduction to prehistoric Earth and Geology. With the Dig & Display Fossil kit, children will learn about the evolution of plants and animals as they uncover each fossil. The World of Gemstones Dig Kit will take your child around the world to dig up real gemstones and learn fun, relatable cultural facts about each country where… More »
8 years & up. This two-tiered GreenThumb Classroom Greenhouse protects potted plants while providing plenty of room for growth. Greenhouse features two sturdy wire shelves that keep plants off the ground and a clear vinyl cover that fits snug over the metal frame. Clear cover is made with a zippered closure to easily access all plants inside. Designed for year-round gardening indoors and outdoors. Assembly required. Greenhouse measures 38"H x 36"W x 19"D when assembled.
PreK & up. Explore the life cycle of plants and introduce the wonder of growing things with 5 hands-on, age appropriate activities. Includes Earthbox with casters, potting mix, fertilizer, dolomite, and a standards-based curriculum guide. Measures 11"H x 29"L x 13.5"D.
3 years & up. Explore STEM, its tools, and places where it can take you with this beautifully illustrated floor puzzle. This exciting, multi-subject puzzle promotes discovery, exploration, fine motor skills, and problem-solving skills. Have children identify the colors and objects they see after they solve the puzzle. The Science Discovery Floor Puzzle is great for individual or group play. It measures 24" x 36" and includes 48 pieces.
3 years & up. Introduce children to the wonderful magic of seasons changing with these exciting I See Books Observations About Seasons and Weather with Rhymes . This set of books promotes literacy, early vocabulary, and STEM concepts. Have children discuss their favorite seasons with a partner. Encourage children to ask questions about vocabulary words they?re unfamiliar with. Paperback. Set of 4 books.
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.