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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
    No Longer Available
    V72
  2. Sunprint Kit

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

    Sunprint® paper makes photographic-type prints using sunshine (light) and water. This fascinating step-by-step process appeals to children and they’ll be satisfied with the surprising results. 12 sheets (4" square) with instructions. Learn More
    $5.95
    A82
    100+ In Stock
  3. Super Sunprint Kit

    Super Sunprint Kit - The original photo-sensitive paper

    Sunprint® paper makes photographic-type prints using sunshine (light) and water. This fascinating step-by-step process appeals to children and they’ll be satisfied with the surprising results. 12 sheets (4" square) with instructions. Learn More
    $18.00
    A83
    14 In Stock
  4. 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
    100+ In Stock
  5. Sand Timers

    Sand Timers - 3 piece set (1, 2, and 3 minute timers)

    Time literally passes before the child’s eyes as white sand funnels down through the hourglass. Many possible uses for these plastic timers. These inexpensive timers are approximately one, two, and three minutes. 3¾" high. Learn More
    $6.95
    SC442
    17 In Stock
  6. 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 4⅝". Learn More
    $5.50
    SC445
    57 In Stock
  7. 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
    $11.95
    SC525
    56 In Stock
  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
    100+ In Stock
  9. 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
    26 In Stock
  10. 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
    31 In Stock
  11. 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: $4.95

    Was: $5.95

    SC90
    95 In Stock
  12. 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
    $3.00
    SC932
    54 In Stock
  13. 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
    $4.95
    SC935
    31 In Stock
  14. Large Leaf & Flower Press

    Large Leaf & Flower Press

    Ideal for classroom use this press 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. 12" x 8". Learn More
    $28.95
    SC936
    59 In Stock
  15. 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
    No Longer Available
    SC615
  16. 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
    $14.95
    SC639
    100+ In Stock

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