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  1. Solid: Rigid, Plastic, Elastic Sort

    Solid: Rigid, Plastic, Elastic Sort - Young scientist hands-on physics activity set

    A great addition to your science curriculum, this hands-on physics activity set offers a brilliant way for children to notice how solids respond differently to stress, an important physics (and engineering) distinction. Learn More
    $11.95
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  2. The Mystery of Magnets

    The Mystery of Magnets

    Great photos of children working with magnets, combined with simple text for early readers, make this photo-based fact book a good introduction to magnets and their properties. Paperback, 16 pages Learn More
    $6.50
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  3. Iron Filings

    Iron Filings - 12 oz. from Dowling Magnets

    See magnetic fields in action! Manipulating iron filings with a magnet offers elementary-age children a fun hands-on experience making magnetic field patterns. Shaker-top dispenser bottle allows the filings to be dispensed as needed; 12 oz. Ages 8 and up. Learn More
    $7.95
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  4. Alnico Bar Magnets

    Alnico Bar Magnets - Hands-on physical science

    This magnet creates especially strong fields, with dramatic repulsion and attraction properties. Great For polarity experiments. (3" x ½" x ¼"); poles are marked. Learn More
    $14.95
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  5. Alnico Horseshoe Magnet

    Alnico Horseshoe Magnet - 2" horseshoe magnet from Dowling Magnets

    This horseshoe magnet is perfect for a magnetic/non-magnetic “fishing” game. It creates especially strong fields, with dramatic repulsion and attraction properties. (1¼" x 2" x ¼"). Aluminum-nickel-cobalt alloy. ¼" x 2" x ¼". Learn More
    $7.95
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  6. I Wonder Why Zippers Have Teeth

    I Wonder Why Zippers Have Teeth - and other questions about inventions

    This graphic format fact book answers questions children love to ask about inventions and inventors. Lively question and answer approach, incredible information, and appealing artwork. A favorite resource. Paperback, 32 pages. Learn More
    $6.95
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  7. Acrylic Refracting Prism

    Acrylic Refracting Prism - From Accoutrements

    Over 300 years ago, Sir Isaac Newton concluded that a prism separates white light into colored light. Now children can see for themselves—a beam of light split into a multi-colored rainbow. 4½" x 1⅜" x ⅝". Learn More

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  8. Triangular Acrylic Prism

    Triangular Acrylic Prism

    Discover the color spectrum first-hand with these acrylic prisms.Over three hundred years ago, Sir Isaac Newton concluded that a prism separates white light into red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. These durable prisms are great when glass is not an option. Learn More
    $5.25
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  9. Sink or Float?

    Sink or Float?

    From a very young age, children can observe that a beach ball floats and a rock sinks. But why? Sink or Float? is for younger children, with simple text and basic concepts. The full-color photographs show easily recognizable things that sink and things that float. Learn More
    $6.50
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  10. Floating and Sinking

    Floating and Sinking

    From a very young age, children can observe that a beach ball floats and a rock sinks. But why? Floating and Sinking is more advanced, covering scientific concepts like density, buoyancy, and displacement. It introduces more vocabulary, includes a glossary and an index, and describes a simple experiment suitable for young children. Learn More
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  11. If You Find A Rock

    If You Find A Rock

    This is one of those special books that adults never tire of reading and children never tire of hearing. It’s a celebration of the natural world and, more specifically, rocks — all the fun kinds of rocks there are, like skipping rocks, wishing rocks, climbing rocks, and more. 32 pages. Learn More
  12. I Wonder Why Planes Have Wings

    I Wonder Why Planes Have Wings - And other questions about transportation

    Why do cars need gas? Why don't trains fall off the rails? Why don’t ships sink?” Fact-based graphic format will appeal to children. The table of contents lists questions; the index points to facts about specific subjects. Paperback, 32 pages. Learn More
    $6.95
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  13. Mini Measuring Beakers Set

    Mini Measuring Beakers Set - 4 pieces from OXO Good Grips

    Ideal for measuring small amounts of liquids, this set of nesting beakers reminds us that cooking really is science. Each beaker is calibrated in both standard cooking units and milliliters, with a funnel-shaped top and spout for easy pouring. Learn More
    $9.95
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  14. Kitchen Science

    Kitchen Science

    Cooking is science! In the kitchen we measure, classify, use tools, observe, and follow steps. And, the resulting chemical reactions create the delicious foods we love to eat. Paperback, 16 pages. Learn More
    $6.25
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  15. Precision Weights

    Precision Weights - 100 grams in a plastic storage case

    Eight shiny metal weights are clearly marked (in grams) for a variety of science and measuring activities. They make good additional or replacement weights for use with your balance. Packed in a plastic storage case. Learn More
    $8.95
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  16. Magnetic Racer

    Magnetic Racer

    Use the power of magnets to propel this little racecar, using “push” or “pull” energy. Includes 2" plastic car and magnet, along with brief information about how magnets work. Learn More

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