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Tools for Exploring Science

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  1. Leaf & Flower Press

    Leaf & Flower Press

    This durable press is ideal for classroom use and will accommodate a variety of specimen. Arrange leaves and flowers between layers, then tighten the bolts. Sturdy ½" birch plywood at top and bottom, with four pieces of cardboard. Instructions included. Made in U.S.A. 12" x 8". Learn More
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  2. MicroBrite

    MicroBrite - Pocket Magnifier from Carson

    Examine the natural world up close! This LED-lit pocket microscope features a 20x-40X magnification and two focus knobs for a clear, bright image. Includes two blank specimen slides, a stand, and batteries. Sturdy plastic body. 2½" x 4". Learn More
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  3. 3-in-1 Field Compass Tool

    3-in-1 Field Compass Tool - Expedition One Kit from Backyard Safari a division of Alex Toys

    One-handed operation and three fascinating, functional tools (liquid-filled compass, magnifier, red LED signal light) make this an exciting nature exploration gadget. Includes 3-in-1 Compass Tool, collectable embroidered iron-on patch, and pop-up field guide. Learn More
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  4. Precision Balance with Weights

    Precision Balance with Weights - From Learning Resources

    Which weighs more — my apple or your pear? A cup of beans or a cup of rice? Children experience real hands-on science and measurement with this calibrated scale, perfect for exploring concepts like equalities, inequalities, mass, comparisons, and order. Learn More
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  5. Pond Net

    Pond Net

    At the pond or lake, this durable net is a must. Perfect for catching (and releasing) tadpoles, minnows and other water creatures. Made of fine mesh with durable seams and a sturdy, coated-wire handle. 11½" handle; 8" x 6" x 6" net. Learn More

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  6. Pocket Microscope

    Pocket Microscope - Portable scope with 30X magnification

    Perfect for viewing all kinds of things, from leaves to fabric, this little microscope with its 30X magnification reveals amazing details. The adjustable focus wheel is easy for children to manage on their own. Durable, lightweight plastic. 4" x 6". Learn More
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  7. Terra Kids Beaker Magnifier

    Terra Kids Beaker Magnifier - From Haba

    Perfect for small specimens! This plastic jar has a lid with two plastic magnifying lens so children can take a closer look at whatever they find. 3” high x 2⅜” dia. Learn More
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  8. BugLoupe

    BugLoupe - A magnifying loupe from Carson

    This superior magnifying loupe is pre-focused so children don’t get frustrated when they’re examining the world up close. Place the loupe on top of any flat surface for a 5X view of what’s underneath. Acrylic; 4" base x 3" high. Learn More
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  9. 3X Magnifying Glass

    3X Magnifying Glass - Glass magnifier with plastic handle

    Invite children to take a closer look at any number of things, indoors and out! Features a glass lens (1⅝" dia.) and a sturdy, plastic frame and handle (4½" long). Learn More
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  10. Dynamo Mini Hand-Crank Flashlight

    Dynamo Mini Hand-Crank Flashlight - Portable winding flashlight from Coghlans

    Wind the handle for a minute—get 30 minutes of battery-free light. The clip attaches easily to backpacks, purses, and key chains. Compact and durable, with two long-life LED bulbs. Rugged plastic casing. 2" x 1¼". Learn More
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  11. Moon Night Light

    Moon Night Light

    Fall asleep to the light of the full moon. This stunning black-and-white photographic representation of the moon glows with a flip of the on/off switch. Bulb included. Plastic; 4⅛" overall, 3¼" dia. image. Learn More
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  12. Earth Night Light

    Earth Night Light

    Get the same view of Earth that the astronauts do, and drift off to sleep calmed by its beautiful glow. This photographic representation of the Earth illuminates with an easy on/off switch. Bulb included. Plastic; 4⅛" overall, 3¼" dia. image. Learn More
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  13. Adjustable Survival Lantern

    Adjustable Survival Lantern - From Toysmith

    A sturdy hands-free light for all kinds of nocturnal adventures. The head swivels to adjust the beam up, down, or anywhere in between. Long-life LED lights. Assorted colors. 7½" long. Learn More
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  14. Small Leaf & Flower Press

    Small Leaf & Flower Press - Adjustable wooden press

    Pressing flowers or leaves captures forever the beautiful colors and delicate intricacies of nature. Arrange specimens between the layers of cardboard, then tighten the wing nuts. Sturdy ½" birch plywood with bolts (4"), wing nuts, and 12 cardboard pieces. Learn More
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