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  1. Special Properties Rock Collection

    Special Properties Rock Collection - From

    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
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  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
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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
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  4. 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
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  5. 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
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  6. 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

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  7. 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
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  8. 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
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  9. 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
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  10. 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
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  11. 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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  12. 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
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  13. 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
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  14. 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
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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
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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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