Tools for Exploring Science

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  1. Hand Crank Flashlight

    Hand Crank Flashlight - Battery-Free Rechargeable 3 LED Flashlight

    Cranking for about one minute creates enough electrical current for 30 minutes of use. An absorbing small motor activity. Producing light this way is an hands-on exercise in energy transfer, too. 6½" x 2". Learn More

    Now: $9.25

    Was: $11.50

    V72
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  2. Science Tools

    Science Tools

    From magnifiers and thermometers to seismographs and space probes, children are invited to observe and conjecture, while learning about familiar and specialized tools. Great open-ended question format. Glossary and index. Paperback, 20 pages. Learn More

    Now: $5.25

    Was: $5.95

    SC638
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  3. Sunprint Kit

    Sunprint Kit - The original non-toxic, sun-sensitive paper

    A great way to learn about shape! This fascinating step-by-step process appeals to young children. They’ll be quite satisfied with the surprising result of rinsing paper in water! 12 sheets (4" square) with instructions. Learn More
    $5.95
    A82
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  4. The Star Finder

    The Star Finder - Guide to the Northern Sky

    Simplified star chart for older children and families. Great for your classroom “star bag.”. Rotate blue wheel to align the clear window with the month. Stars and constellations show in window. Learn More
    $10.95
    EM27
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  5. Stainless Steel Funnel

    Stainless Steel Funnel

    A small funnel with a handle! The downspout of this funnel will fit into narrow-necked bottles such as the Pinch Decanter (G236), the Eye Dropper Bottles (J72, J82), and Tasting Bottles (Y70). 2⅛" dia. x 2⅜" long; ⅜" dia. downspout. Learn More
    $4.50
    G239
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  6. Small Clear Plastic Tank

    Small Clear Plastic Tank

    Aquarium… terrarium… temporary habitat… float and sink activity… storage… You’ll find many classroom uses for this small, ventilated tank. Learn More
    $7.50
    SC229
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  7. Medium Clear Plastic Tank

    Medium Clear Plastic Tank

    Between versatility and the great price, you’ll find many classroom uses for this ventilated tank. Aquarium… terrarium… temporary habitat… float and sink activity… storage…. Learn More
    $11.50
    SC233
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  8. Sand Timer Set

    Sand Timer Set - 3 pieces - 1, 2, and 3 minute timers

    Time literally passes before the child’s eyes as white sand funnels down through the hourglass. There are many possible uses for the three plastic timers that comprise this set. These inexpensive timers are approximately one, two, and three minutes. Learn More
    $6.95
    SC442
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  9. Thermometer Stamp

    Thermometer Stamp - Rubber stamp showing Fahrenheit and Celsius

    Use this rubber stamp to help children understand the measurements on a thermometer. Showing both Celsius and Fahrenheit in easy-to-read numerals, children will begin to internalize the relationship between these two measuring systems. 1½" x 4 5/8". Learn More
    $5.50
    SC445
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  10. Bug Catcher

    Bug Catcher - BugView from Carson

    Every beetle and bee is an observation opportunity! Easy for children to operate: lower open box over the insect, then slide the button down the handle to close box. 5X top magnifier. 2¾" x 2¼" viewing box. Learn More
    $10.95
    SC525
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  11. 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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  12. Household Specimens Slides

    Household Specimens Slides - Set of 4 sturdy slides

    Using a microscope is an eye-opening experience for young children! This set of four fascinating, ready-to-view slides (with 12 common items) make a rewarding activity even more accessible. 3¾" x 1". Learn More
    $3.95
    SC801
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  13. Arthropod Blocks Set 1

    Arthropod Blocks Set 1 - Real specimen encased in acrylic

    An ingenious way for children to examine a beautifully preserved, life-size specimen that won’t scurry away! Safe, fascinating viewing from every angle. Observe with the naked eye or any magnifier. Each specimen preserved in a solid acrylic block; 1 1/8" x 1¾". Learn More
    $12.95
    SC806
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  14. Arthropod Blocks Set 2

    Arthropod Blocks Set 2 - Real specimen encased in acrylic

    Safe, fascinating viewing from every angle. An ingenious way for children to examine a beautifully preserved, life-size specimen that won’t scurry away! Observe with the naked eye or any magnifier. Each specimen preserved in a solid acrylic block; 1 1/8" x 1¾". Learn More
    $12.95
    SC807
    In Stock
  15. Bug Viewer

    Bug Viewer - Real glass magnifier for insect observation

    Perfect for small hands and big eyes! Clever and practical, this intriguing viewing box has a real, scratch-proof 2.5X magnifier (2¼" dia.) and a secure, roomy chamber. 3½" x 3½" x 3" high. Learn More

    Now: $5.95

    Was: $6.95

    SC90
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  16. Bug Box

    Bug Box - Tiny magnifier for nature observation

    Children can remove the lid, place a specimen inside, replace lid, and view small rocks, seeds, coins, stamps, or bugs (briefly) through the top magnifier. Pocket-size (just 1½" square) for nature hikes. Learn More
    $3.00
    SC932
    In Stock

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