Tools for Exploring Science

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  1. 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
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  2. 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

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  3. Bug Box Magnifier

    Bug Box Magnifier - Tiny magnifier for nature observation

    The perfect size to fit in a pocket when on a nature hike. Any small, wiggly creature can be temporarily held for viewing by putting it in the clear plastic box. The 2.5X magnifier is in the lid. More cooperative specimens, such as a rock, leaf, seed, coin, or stamp, are fun to examine closely too. 1½" cube. Learn More
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  4. Two-Way Bug Viewer

    Two-Way Bug Viewer - Big plastic magnifier for insect observation

    Take a closer look! An ingenious design allows top and bottom magnified observation of insects, spiders or nature items indoors or out. Lightweight plastic with easy-grip side handles. 7" x 4½" x 5"; 4" high. Learn More
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  5. Small Pal's Home

    Small Pal's Home - Temporary home for small pets, fish, or insects

    Young naturalists can get a “clear” look at salamanders, worms, lady bugs, caterpillars, or other small friends. Acrylic sides offer optimum viewing. Vented cover. Flip-top feeder. 7¾" x 4" x 5¾" deep. Learn More
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  6. Let's Experiment!

    Let's Experiment!

    Start children thinking like a scientist! This is an appealing introduction to the scientific method: observe, predict, experiment, then draw conclusions. Graphic instructions and related facts for six experiments. Paperback, 20 pages. Learn More
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  7. LED Head Lamp

    LED Head Lamp - Adjustable strap and beam from Schylling

    Perfect for hands-free reading, walking, and camping. Beam angle adjusts to any position between straight forward and straight down. Comfortable, adjustable elasticized straps stay put. 1½" lens; 3" x 1¼" padded lamp base. Needs 2 AA batteries (not included). Learn More

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  8. 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. Sturdy plastic body and stand. 2½" x 4 ". Learn More
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  9. 3-in-1 Compass Tool

    3-in-1 Compass Tool - Expedition One Kit from Backyard Safari Outfitters

    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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 3X Magnifying Glass

    3X Magnifying Glass - Glass magnifier with plastic handle

    Invite children to take a closer look at any number of things in their environment with this small sturdy glass lens magnifier. This 3X magnifier has a plastic handle, a 1⅝" dia. lens, and is 4½" long. Learn More
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  15. Dynamo Mini Hand-Crank Flashlight

    Dynamo Mini Hand-Crank Flashlight - Portable winding flashlight

    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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  16. 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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