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Illustrate scientific fundamentals with Kaplan's collection of physical science learning aids. Products include balances, games, books, magnets, rocks, scales, and more.

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Image of Super Shark Teeth Set - 40 Pieces
Super Shark Teeth Set - 40 Pieces
Item: 300586
Status: In Stock
$99.95
3 years & up. Encourage exploration and discovery with this authentic set of replica Super Shark Teeth. Providing children with replica shark teeth allows them to touch, examine and compare the size, shape and texture of different teeth. Inspire imaginative play as children pretend to excavate fossils or be marine biologists studying sharks, encouraging creativity, storytelling, and role-playing skills. Designed for children, this 40-piece set features a variety of sized teeth from a range of… More »
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Six Mighty Magnets
Item: 24381
Status: In Stock
$29.95
3 years & up. These plastic 5 inch horseshoe-shaped magnets are for small groups of individual learning.
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Classroom Compact Scale
Item: 50888
Status: In Stock
$53.95
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.
Image of Kinetic Beach Sand™ 3 lbs.
Kinetic Beach Sand™ 3 lbs.
Item: 55506
Status: In Stock
$22.95
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. Kinetic Sand contains silicone polymer.
Image of Gears! Gears! Gears!®
Gears! Gears! Gears!®
Item: 30994P
Status: In Stock
$44.95 - $62.95
3 years & up. Challenge patterning and problem solving skills with these exciting sets of gears, cranks, connectors, pillars, and interlocking plates! Includes plenty of pieces in one size for hundreds of 3-dimensional possibilities. Available in 100 and 150 piece sets.
Image of KEVA® Contraptions 200 Plank Set
KEVA® Contraptions 200 Plank Set
Item: 52468
Status: In Stock
$66.95
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 »
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Gears & Gizmos
Item: 36633
Status: In Stock
$49.95
5 years & up. Easy to assemble construction set features springs, spirals, and small, medium, and large gears and bases. 82 piece set can be used alone or with our Gears! Gears! Gears!® Sets.
Image of Stones & Minerals Loose Parts Kit
Stones & Minerals Loose Parts Kit
Item: 32920
Status: In Stock
$99.95
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 »
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Magnetic Discovery Board
Item: 61118
Status: In Stock
$51.95
3 years & up. Students discover which objects are and are not magnetic when they slide the attached magnet over the clear acrylic cover. Perfect for learning and discovering the scientific method and cause and effect. All of the provided objects are sealed in 16 compartments. Wooden frame 8.5 inches square x .75 inches thick.
Image of Gears! Gears! Gears!® Robot Factory STEM Set
Gears! Gears! Gears!® Robot Factory STEM Set
Item: 145895
Status: In Stock
$49.95
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 »
Image of Snap Circuits® Jr. Snap-Together Electrical Components
Snap Circuits® Jr. Snap-Together Electrical Components
Item: 24464
Status: In Stock
$49.95
Grades 2 - 4. Students can build over 100 experiments using light, sound, movement and more. Plastic circuit board comes with an easy to follow guide and over 30 parts that snap on so there are no wires to connect or tools required. You can even play electronic games, build radios, digital voice recorders and more. Uses 2 AA batteries, sold separately.
Image of Simple Machines STEM Activity Set
Simple Machines STEM Activity Set
Item: 53888
Status: In Stock
$36.95
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 3.5"W. Includes: Lever Board,… More »
Image of Dynamo Dominoes Construction Set - 107 Pieces
Dynamo Dominoes Construction Set - 107 Pieces
Item: 143588
Status: In Stock
$46.95
3 years & up. Watch the chain reaction of events as the dominoes fall down piece by piece! This set can be set up in all sorts of ways. Let kids take control of how to set up the trail! Set is made of wood, metal, water-based paint, TEP and ABS. Includes 100 wooden dominoes. 107 pieces total within the set.
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Play Dirt - 3 lbs.
Item: 63726
Status: In Stock
$32.95
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.
Image of K'NEX® Introduction to Simple Machines: Gears - 7 Model Builds
K'NEX® Introduction to Simple Machines: Gears - 7 Model Builds
Item: 25251
Status: In Stock
$69.95
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 »
Image of K'NEX® Introduction to Simple Machines: Levers and Pulleys
K'NEX® Introduction to Simple Machines: Levers and Pulleys
Item: 25250
Status: In Stock
$69.95
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 1st, 2nd and 3rd Class levers along with fixed, movable and combination pulley systems. Includes building instructions for 8 different models with real-life photo and key facts. Complete set includes K'nex rods and connectors in a sturdy, divided case, teaching resource CD (with teaching notes, building… More »
Image of Sink or Float STEM Activity Set
Sink or Float STEM Activity Set
Item: 53889
Status: In Stock
$36.95
Grades K & up. Set sail with real STEM learning! Young learners can dive into early physics in a fun, colorful way with this two-piece submarine and floating raft along with weights, balls, and stars to bring investigations to life. This set also features 10 detailed Activity Cards (with over 20 engaging, high-impact activities) that cover all aspects of STEM, plus key science concepts of buoyancy, density, and more! Comprehensive activity guide with reproducible materials is also included.… More »
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Pulleys Discovery Kit
Item: 24392
Status: In Stock
$14.95
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.
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Simple Machines Set
Item: 87505
Status: In Stock
$54.95
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 5g and two 10g), plus 8 included rubber bands to explore effort, force, load, motion and distance. Includes 63 pieces and activity guide.
Image of Force & Motion STEM Activity Set
Force & Motion STEM Activity Set
Item: 53886
Status: In Stock
$36.95
5 years & up. Get your motor running with real STEM learning! Discover the science of motion through scientific exploration with colorful, engaging tools and hands-on activities. Explore the science of "how things go" as you conduct investigations, solve problems, and explore early engineering. Features 10 double-sided Activity Cards covering all aspects of STEM, plus key science concepts of gravity, inertia, friction, push/pull, and more! Ladder measures 9.25"H, tracks measure… More »
Image of Ecosystems -Amazing and Diverse Places STEM Books - Set of 6
Ecosystems -Amazing and Diverse Places STEM Books - Set of 6
Item: 74583
Status: In Stock
$54.95
4 years & up. Teach your children about our ecosystems and climates with this set of Ecosystems--Amazing and Diverse Places STEM Book Set. These books encourage literacy, vocabulary, and early STEM concepts. For an interactive reading activity have children call out the animals they can find in each ecosystem. This set includes six books total about deserts, forests, rain forests, grasslands, wetlands, and oceans.
Image of Magnets STEM Activity Set
Magnets STEM Activity Set
Item: 53887
Status: In Stock
$41.95
Grades K & up. Attract early learners to the wonders of magnetism! STEM lessons are irresistible when you add the excitement of fun, colorful tools to scientific exploration. Durable, playful magnets in a variety of shapes engage children as they explore magnetism, polarity, and magnetic attraction & repulsion. Comprehensive Activity Guide with reproducible materials is also included. Largest piece (maze tray) measures 11"L x 8.5"H x 0.5"W. Includes: 2 Bar Magnets, 2 Magnetic… More »
Image of Simple Machine - Gear Train Model
Simple Machine - Gear Train Model
Item: 28259
Status: In Stock
$79.95
$59.95
This model is composed of three identical wooden gears mounted on a base with a hand turn crank. It is made from sturdy wooden construction and is ideal for classroom use. The model shows how gears work at a basic level to make work easier. Includes an instruction manual. Made of particle board and wooden components. Measures 16.25"W x 6.5"H x 3.5"D.
Image of Artie Max™ The Coding Robot
Artie Max™ The Coding Robot
Item: 37387
Status: In Stock
$130.95
8 years & up. Artie Max™ brings code to life with colorful works of art! Great for beginners and pro-coders alike, Artie Max™ draws in 6 major coding languages that kids can learn and perfect to level up on 21st century STEM skills. Getting started is easy and kids can get coding within minutes by connecting their WIFI device securely and directly to Artie Max™ - no internet needed. Based on the award-winning Artie 3000™ coding robot, Artie Max™ brings even more… More »