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.
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.
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 »
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 »
6 years & up. This is not your ordinary addition to the marble run family! Put the laws of motion to the test with this Mega Stunt set. The ingenious pieces interlock in endless configurations, while double-exit cubes keep you guessing on which way the marbles will go! Set includes: 108 cubes, 2 cascade stilts, 2 coaster tubes, 1 marble vortex, 1 pivot trampoline, 2 universal connectors, 30 steel marbles, and instructions.
8 years & up. Experience the power of gravity with the Gravitrax Starter Set! Build your own action-packed track system to send your marbles racing while learning about gravity, magnetism, and kinetics. With over 100 pieces and 18 different construction elements, discover how the laws of physics affect the track your marble takes with curves, crosses, freefalls, and even a cannon. Experiment using different heights and angles to control the speed of the ball. Build your track using the construction… More »
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 »
This model is composed of three pulleys mounted on a base with a string and hooks. It is made from sturdy wooden construction and is ideal for classroom use. The model shows how several pulleys work together to increase one's mechanical advantage. Includes an instruction manual. Made of particle board and wooden components. Measures 16.25"W x 6.5"H x 3.5"D.
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.
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. 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.
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.
5 years & up. Develop a knack to stack! No glue or connectors required -- simply stack wood planks to create buildings, monuments, and geometric forms. It's the ideal activity to help children gain an understanding of balance and proportion, as well as interest in architecture, building, and design. Set includes: 200 pine planks and an idea booklet.