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  1. Special Properties Rock Collection

    Special Properties Rock Collection - From Fossilicious.com

    Like early humans, your children will discover that rocks can be useful! This set includes: pumice (the rock that floats), optical calcite (look through it to see a double image), and magnetite (naturally magnetic). Description cards outline historical use and properties of each. Learn More
    $6.95
    EM34
    In Stock
  2. Rock & Mineral

    Rock & Mineral - Field Test Kit

    A hands-on rock and mineral classification activity. Children will explore the properties that geologists use to help them identify rocks and minerals (hardness, effervescence, streak color, magnetism, and appearance). Learn More
    $9.95
    EM35
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  3. Physical & Chemical Changes

    Physical & Chemical Changes - From In-Print For Children

    Whether living or non-living, everything experiences change. Learning to distinguish between physical and chemical changes is an important step for further exploration of chemistry. Children sort the picture cards under labels that clearly define physical and chemical changes. Learn More
    $14.95
    EM65
    Order Now! Due in Stock 7/26/2016
  4. What's Smaller Than a Pygmy Shrew?

    What's Smaller Than a Pygmy Shrew? - Read-aloud science concepts fact book from Robert E. Wells

    The perfect companion for a new microscope! A clever introduction with curiosity-tickling prose and accurate science. Children compare the very small with something ever smaller, right down to electrons. Paperback, 32 pages. Learn More

    Now: $6.75

    Was: $7.95

    No Longer Available
    EM806
  5. Rock Science Kit

    Rock Science Kit - 15 rock specimens from Toysmith

    This starter kit includes 15 numbered specimens representing a range of rocks, a small magnifier, and activity guide offering more test ideas for further study, all neatly packed in a sturdy box. Affordable, with just enough variety to whet the young geologist’s appetite. Learn More
    $10.95
    SC203
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  6. Mineral Science Kit

    Mineral Science Kit - 15 mineral specimens from Toysmith

    Children will learn to look for luster, (the way a mineral reflects light), hardness (measured on the Mohs scale), and color (with a streak test). Affordable, with just enough variety to whet the young geologist’s appetite. Learn More
    $10.95
    SC204
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  7. Glass Prism

    Glass Prism - Functional prism for experiments with light

    Children can set this prism in a sunny window and see for themselves what Newton discovered — a beam of visible light can be split into a rainbow when it shines through a glass prism like this. Learn More

    Now: $4.95

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  8. Jumbo Thermometer

    Jumbo Thermometer - Weather observation tool

    Your children can measure ambient temperature on Fahrenheit and centigrade scales, then perhaps record and graph their observations. A fascinating way to exercise observation, math, and writing skills. Clear, easy-to-read numbers; sturdy plastic. Easy to mount; 15". Learn More
    $6.95
    SC662
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  9. 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
    SC947
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  10. 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
    SC950
    In Stock
  11. 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
    SC951
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  12. 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
    EM100
    In Stock
  13. 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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  14. 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
    SC483
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  15. 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
    No Longer Available
    SC373
  16. 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

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