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.
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.
3 years & up. Bring literacy into your science center with this comprehensive Science Exploration Books for Literacy and Early STEM Learning. This collection of science themed books is great for introducing new STEM concepts to your children. These books discuss topics such as leaves changing, magnets, the five senses, and more! Encourage children to ask questions about vocabulary and concepts they?re unfamiliar with. Set of 7.
3 years & up. Make interactive reading even more fun with this Jurassic Adventure STEM Learning Interactive Take Home Activities Kit. The materials in this kit promote literacy, exploration, and problem solving. This exciting STEM Adventure kit invites families to participate in enjoyable STEM based learning together. The kit includes a book, learning materials, and an activity card.
3 years & up. Introduce conservation practices to your children with this descriptive Recycling Zone Learn What Materials Can Be Recycled. This poster promotes environmental awareness, community, and earth conscientiousness. Children will learn what common materials from their home can be recycled. For an after lesson game, divide your class into four teams, and have them discuss what should be recycled. Afterwards, have them place the tiles under the correct zone. Includes one large board and… More »
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.
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.
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 »
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 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 »
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 »
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).
Sea Beans are seeds from trees and vines that grow along tropical shores. They wash into the ocean, drift and are collected. The seeds are a beautiful, natural element for investigations, sorting, sand and water play and more."
3 years & up. Bring nature inside with this engaging Land & Sea Nature Loose Parts Collection for SensoryExploration. This exciting collection includes seeds, shells, pine cones, tree rounds, nuts, rocks, and feathers. These loose parts promote fine motor skills, exploration, sensory learning, and imagination. Encourage children to describe the textures and objects they?re feeling. Includes approximately 30 specimens for your science center, water table, and more. *Allergy warning: set includes nuts.
3 years & up. Over 300 pieces contribute to this kit's endless building possibilities. An assortment of activity cards illustrate possible animal and pattern configurations and encourage children to design their own creations. The Build an Animal STEM Kit builds on children's natural curiosity by providing the materials and freedom to explore. The Animal Building Cards give children a start by building a giraffe, lion, elephant, chicken, frog and bird. Children should then be encouraged to… More »
3 years & up. Explore a range of activities and experiences with this exciting Sensory Tray Accessory Kit. These colorful pieces are a great way to promote sensory learning. Use the tray to pour your sensory materials such as sand or goo without a mess left on the table. Encourage children to explore textures, smells, colors, and more using the tools provided. This kit includes 50 Skyscraper Building Cards, 50 Super Topplers, 1 lb (454 g) of colored rice, 4 Junior Goo Spreaders, 10 Squiggle… 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.
3 years & up. Take a closer look at outdoor elements and inspire curiosity while exploring this Natural Starter Pack! Discover various leaves, pine cones, fibers, acorns, grass, seeds, sticks, lotus, and loofah sponges. This set features 17 different natural elements: Willow Balls, Branch Chips, Oval Branch Offcuts, Circular Branch Offcuts, Rattan Slices, Bark Squares, River Pebbles, Assorted Small Polished Stones, Small Gemstones, Small Seashells, Assorted Pine Cones, Bodhi Leaves, and Colored… More »
3 years & up. Take a closer look at botanical elements and inspire curiosity while exploring this Natural Botanicals Pack! Discover various leaves, pine cones, fibers, acorns, grass, seeds, sticks, lotus, and loofah sponges. This set features 17 different botanical elements: Yulan Leaves, Bodhi Leaves, Heart Leaves, Cercis Leaves, Assorted Pine Cones, Long Pine Cones, Mango Leaves, Palm Tree Fibre, Bamboo Leaves, Acorns, Wild Grass Bundles, Cotton Seed Capsules, Long Bamboo Sticks, Lotus Heads,… More »
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".
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 »