Estes Estes 1225 Alpha Flying Model Rocket Kit

When a rocket has been sold to millions of model rocketeers for over three decades, there has to be a reason. With its high quality components, easy assembly and reliable performance, the Estes Alpha has become the all-time leading entry le...vel rocket! When powered with a C engine, this Skill Level 1 rocket can reach cloud topping altitudes of 1,000 feet. Rocketeers aged 10 and up can enjoy high-altitude thrills, with adult supervision for children under 12.

Assembled Rocket

The Estes Alpha has become the all-time leading entry level rocket!
Packaging

You'll feel patriotic as you watch your Alpha fly 1,000 feet into the air.
3, 2, 1, Lift Off!
With a rocket this well-known you are bound to get compliments from fellow rocketeers on choosing such a thoroughbred. Building the Alpha takes about an afternoon and flying is just as easy and enjoyable as building this classic. Its suggested color scheme and classy red, white and blue decals are as American as you can get. You'll feel patriotic building this sleek and colorful rocket as well as flying it. Get an Alpha and start flying today! Adding to your growing fleet of Rockets? Check out another Skill Level 1 Classic, the Der Red Max Model Rocket Kit.

Blast Off to Learning Fun
In addition to the excitement and entertainment it provides, rocketry also has significant educational value. Model rockets transform kids into amateur rocket scientists, encouraging them to think about how the rockets work. Rocket building teaches kids the basics of propulsion, flight, and aerodynamics, and can help foster an early interest in science and engineering. Some painting, gluing and sanding are required for the Alpha. Quality Estes body tubes, laser cut wood fins, molded plastic nose cone and self-stick decals make for an afternoon of building enjoyment with this Skill Level 1 kit.

Mission Control
The Alpha requires an Estes Launch System and Estes engines for the launch (not included). ½ A6-2, A8-3, A8-5, B4-4, B6-4, B6-6. C6-5 or C6-7 engines suggested for all missions. Unless otherwise specified, all models require assembly. Tools, construction and finishing supplies sold separately. In order to launch, a launch system, model rocket engines, igniters, recovery wadding and four 'AA' alkaline batteries are required ? sold separately unless otherwise specified. Read all instructions before beginning. Make sure you have all parts and supplies required. Test fit all parts before applying glue. Sand as necessary for precision assembly. Product color and shape may vary. When launching, stand back as far as the launch controller cord will allow (15 feet). Rocketry is not intended for indoor use. Choose a large field (500 feet), free of dry weeds and brown grass. Launch only with little or no wind and good visibility.

What's In The Box?
Estes body tubes, laser cut wood fins, molded plastic nose cone, self-stick decals, 12 inch preassembled parachute and instructions.

Parts

Requires some painting, gluing and sanding for the end result of hours of fun!

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Estes
$39.99 at Amazon

The D-Region Tomahawk is a 1/5 scale of NASA's sounding rocket. Launched only one time in 1968, this rocket was designed to take m...easurements of the D-layer of the ionosphere - thus its name. Our version of this fantastic scale rocket captures all the detail of the original in an easy to assemble Skill Level 2 model that flies as good as it looks. Rocketeers aged 18 and up can enjoy this high-powered kit, with adult supervision for those under 18. <P> <table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" border="0" width="250" align="left"> <tr><td align="center"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/B000QFEKVO-1.jpg" alt="Assembled Rocket" width="300",height="180"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>The D-Region Tomahawk is a 1/5 scale of NASA's sounding rocket.<br></em></b></font> </td></tr> <tr><td align="center"><img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/B000QFEKVO-2.jpg" alt="Packaging" width="300",height="180"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>In terms of performance, this gigantic rocket stands over 3 feet tall and can blast nearly 800 feet high.<br></em></b></font> </td></tr> </table> <b>3, 2, 1, Lift Off!</b> <br>In terms of performance, this gigantic rocket stands over 3 feet tall and can blast nearly 800 feet high when powered with our E engine. If you don't want to test the limits of your visibility, we've included an adapter to launch on Estes D engines. Finally, to protect this beautiful scale model when it lands, we've included an 18 inch preassembled nylon parachute! Get in touch with your inner astronaut today. Adding to your growing fleet of Rockets? Check out the 1/10 scale U.S. Army Patriot M-104 Model Rocket Kit.<P> <P><b>Blast Off to Learning Fun</b> <br>In addition to the excitement and entertainment it provides, rocketry also has significant educational value. Model rockets transform kids into amateur rocket scientists, encouraging them to think about how the rockets work. Rocket building teaches kids the basics of propulsion, flight, and aerodynamics, and can help foster an early interest in science and engineering. As a Skill Level 2 the D-Region Tomahawk is the first tier of more advanced kits that require beginner skills in model rocket construction, finishing and painting. It features molded plastic fins and nose cone as well as waterslide decals. <P> <P><b>Mission Control</b> <br>The D-Region Tomahawk requires a Porta-Pad E and E Launch Controller as well as Estes engines for the launch (not included). Estes D12-5 or E9-6 engines are recommended for all missions. Unless otherwise specified, all models require assembly. Tools, construction and finishing supplies sold separately. In order to launch, a launch system, model rocket engines, igniters, recovery wadding and four 'AA' alkaline batteries are required ? sold separately unless otherwise specified. Read all instructions before beginning. Make sure you have all parts and supplies required. Test fit all parts before applying glue. Sand as necessary for precision assembly. Product color and shape may vary. When launching, stand back as far as the launch controller cord will allow (30 feet). Rocketry is not intended for indoor use. Choose a large field (500 feet), free of dry weeds and brown grass. Launch only with little or no wind and good visibility. <P> <b>What's In The Box?</b> <br>Estes body tubes, molded plastic fins and nose cone, waterslide decals, 18 inch preassembled parachute and instructions. <br clear="all"> <table cellpadding="30" cellspacing="0" border="0" align="center"> <tr> <td align="center"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/B000QFEKVO-3.jpg" alt="Parts" width="560",height="250"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>You will get hours of building fun with the rocket construction, finishing and painting needed to complete this impressive Skill Level 2 kit.</b></em></font> </td></tr> </table> <br clear="all"> Read More

Estes
$31.99 at Amazon

The all new Mega Mosquito is a Super-Sized version of the original Mosquito! Like his ?little? brother before him, this newcomer ...to the Estes line is bound to be a classic. Hailing from the Skill Level 2 Series, the Mega Mosquito can reach heights of 750 feet using Estes D and E powered engines. As an added bonus, we?ve included the original Mosquito for free! Two easy builders, one great price! Rocketeers aged 18 and up can enjoy this kit, with adult supervision for those under 18. <p> <table align="left" border="0" cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" width="250"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"><img alt="Assembled Mega Mosquito" height="300" src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B004LGXCKY-1._V396353775_.jpg" width="180" /><br /><br /><span style="font-size: xx-small;"><strong><em>The Mega Mosquito can reach heights of 750 feet using Estes D and E powered engines.<br /></em></strong></span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="center"><img alt="Packaging" height="300" src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B004LGXCKY-2._V396353769_.jpg" width="180" /><br /><br /><span style="font-size: xx-small;"><strong><em>Skill Level 1 and Skill Level 2, all in one amazing kit.<br /></em></strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <strong>3, 2, 1, Lift Off!</strong> <br />D and E power with Mini Engine power too? That?s what you get with this exciting kit! The high-powered Mega Mosquito can reach heights of 750 feet, which is impressive considering it weighs in at more than 5 ounces! And let?s not forget about the bonus Mosquito that is included. Standing just 3.8 inches tall, this mini-powered rocket can reach up to 800 feet! It might take an afternoon of your time but then it?s off to the flying field for ?double? your fun. Whether launching on Estes D or E engines, the extreme Mega Mosquito is returned safely on a colorful 18 inch preassembled parachute, while the Mosquito uses tumble recovery. Adding to your growing fleet of Rockets? Check out the Estes Classic Payloader II Model Rocket Kit.</p> <p></p> <p><strong>Blast Off to Learning Fun</strong> <br />In addition to the excitement and entertainment it provides, rocketry also has significant educational value. Model rockets transform kids into amateur rocket scientists, encouraging them to think about how the rockets work. Rocket building teaches kids the basics of propulsion, flight, and aerodynamics, and can help foster an early interest in science and engineering. The Mega Mosquito, which is a Skill Level 2, is the first tier of more advanced kits that require beginner skills in model rocket construction, finishing and painting. Quality Estes body tubes, laser cut wood fins, molded plastic nose cone and waterslide decals make experience necessary to build this Skill Level 2 kit but the end result is worth the effort. As a Skill Level 1, the Mosquito only requires some painting, gluing and sanding with the same high quality laser cut wood fins, nose cone and decal to work with you?ll be flying this Estes original in no time.</p> <p></p> <p><strong>Mission Control</strong> <br />The Mega Mosquito requires a Porta-Pad E and E Launch Controller as well as Estes engines for the launch (not included). Estes D12-3, D12-5, E9-4 or E9-6 engines are recommended for all missions. The Mosquito flies on Estes Mini- Engines ¼ A3-2T, ½ A3-2T, A3-4T or A10-3T. Unless otherwise specified, all models require assembly. Tools, construction and finishing supplies sold separately. In order to launch, a launch system, model rocket engines, igniters, recovery wadding and four 'AA' alkaline batteries are required ? sold separately unless otherwise specified. Read all instructions before beginning. Make sure you have all parts and supplies required. Test fit all parts before applying glue. Sand as necessary for precision assembly. Product color and shape may vary. When launching, stand back as far as the launch controller cord will allow (15 feet). Rocketry is not intended for indoor use. Choose a large field (500 feet), free of dry weeds and brown grass. Launch only with little or no wind and good visibility.</p> <p><strong>What's In The Box?</strong> <br />Estes body tubes, high quality wood nose cones, waterslide decals, laser cut wood fins, 18 inch preassembled parachute and instructions. <br clear="all" /> <table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="30" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"><img alt="Assembled Mega Mosquito and Mosquito" height="250" src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B004LGXCKY-3._V396353768_.jpg" width="560" /><br /><br /><span style="font-size: xx-small;"><strong><em>As an added bonus you get the original Mosquito for free! </em></strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <br clear="all" /></p> Read More

Estes
$24.99 at Amazon

The Riptide Launch Set is another great kit from the Ready to Fly (RTF) Series and with no assembly required, you are on the launc...h pad quick! Using standard Estes engines, it can reach cloud topping heights of over 650 feet. Rocketeers aged 10 and up can enjoy high-altitude thrills, with adult supervision for children under 12. For your launching convenience, an Estes launch pad and controller are included in the set. <P> <table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" border="0" width="250" align="left"> <tr><td align="center"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B002TW4VSY-1.jpg" alt="Assembled Rocket" width="300",height="180"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>This shinny rocket is factory assembled by specially trained craftsman to give you a top quality beginners' rocket.<br></em></b></font> </td></tr> <tr><td align="center"><img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B002TW4VSY-2.jpg" alt="Rocket and Equipment" width="300",height="180"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>The Riptide can reach cloud topping heights of over 650 feet.<br></em></b></font> </td></tr> </table> <b>3, 2, 1, Lift Off!</b> <br>Punch a hole in the atmosphere with this rocket! The Estes Riptide Launch Set contains almost everything you need for hours of high flying fun! This shiny rocket is factory assembled by specially trained craftsman to give you a top quality beginners' rocket. The Riptide is ultra-aerodynamic and has highly reflective blue chrome colored fins and nose cone. The exciting Riptide stands 18 inches tall and returns smoothly to the launch site on a colorful 12 inch preassembled parachute. It also comes with an Estes launch pad and launch controller for your rocket launching convenience (four 'AA' alkaline batteries required ? sold separately). Adding to your growing fleet of Rockets? Check out another Estes Classic inspired by a long-range ballistic missile, the Patriarch RTF Model Rocket Kit, which uses the same launch system that comes complete with the Riptide!<P> <P><b>Blast Off to Learning Fun</b> <br>In addition to the excitement and entertainment it provides, rocketry also has significant educational value. Model rockets transform kids into amateur rocket scientists, encouraging them to think about how the rockets work. Rocket building teaches kids the basics of propulsion, flight, and aerodynamics, and can help foster an early interest in science and engineering. As a part of the RTF series, the Riptide can be assembled in just minutes. No special tools or painting are required for this kit, leaving more time for flying. The Riptide is a reliable, high performance rocket for kids of all ages to enjoy.<P> <P><b>Mission Control</b> <br>The Riptide requires Estes engines for the launch (not included). Start with the B4-4 engine for the first flight. Use Estes engines B6-4 or C6-5 for subsequent flights. Unless otherwise specified, all models require assembly. Tools, construction and finishing supplies sold separately. In order to launch, a launch system, model rocket engines, igniters, recovery wadding and four 'AA' alkaline batteries are required ? sold separately unless otherwise specified. Read all instructions before beginning. Make sure you have all parts and supplies required. Test fit all parts before applying glue. Sand as necessary for precision assembly. Product color and shape may vary. When launching, stand back as far as the launch controller cord will allow (15 feet). Rocketry is not intended for indoor use. Choose a large field (500 feet), free of dry weeds and brown grass. Launch only with little or no wind and good visibility. <P> <b>What's In The Box?</b> <br>Preassembled Riptide rocket, 12 inch parachute, Electron Beam Launch Controller, Porta-Pad II Launch Pad and instructions. <br clear="all"> <table cellpadding="30" cellspacing="0" border="0" align="center"> <tr> <td align="center"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B002TW4VSY-3.jpg" alt="Parts" width="560",height="250"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>With all the parts you need for your launch included, just add the engines and you'll be ready for the launch site in less than an hour.</b></em></font> </td></tr> </table> <br clear="all"> Read More

Estes
$21.99 at Amazon

The Big Bertha is an Estes classic from the Skill Level 1 Series. In just one afternoon you?ll be ready for an exciting time at th...e launch field! Propelled by powerful standard Estes engines, this beauty travels to 500 feet. If you've never flown a Bertha, get one and launch it. Once you've flown it, you'll take it to every launch! Rocketeers aged 10 and up can enjoy high-altitude thrills, with adult supervision for children under 12. <p> <table align="left" border="0" cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" width="250"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"><img alt="Assembled Rocket" height="300" src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B0006NAMUO-1._V396353776_.jpg" width="180" /><br /><br /><span style="font-size: xx-small;"><strong><em>Big, burly, black and beautiful perfectly describes this Estes classic.<br /></em></strong></span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="center"><img alt="Packaging" height="300" src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B0006NAMUO-2._V396353676_.jpg" width="180" /><br /><br /><span style="font-size: xx-small;"><strong><em>The Big Bertha checks in at an impressive 2 feet tall!<br /></em></strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <strong>3, 2, 1, Lift Off!</strong> <br />Big Bertha is an Estes original. Big, burly, black and beautiful perfectly describes this classic. She's an all-around Estes favorite that has truly withstood the test of time. Over the decades, Big Bertha has been most modelers' first ?big? build. While standing on its massive fins, this impressive rocket checks in at 2 feet tall, floating back to earth with a decorated 18 inch preassembled parachute. Adding to your growing fleet of Rockets? Check out another Estes favorite, the Der Red Max Skill Level 1 Model Rocket Kit.</p> <p></p> <p><strong>Blast Off to Learning Fun</strong> <br />In addition to the excitement and entertainment it provides, rocketry also has significant educational value. Model rockets transform kids into amateur rocket scientists, encouraging them to think about how the rockets work. Rocket building teaches kids the basics of propulsion, flight, and aerodynamics, and can help foster an early interest in science and engineering. Some painting, gluing and sanding are required for the Big Bertha. Quality Estes body tubes, laser cut wood fins, molded plastic nose cone and easy to apply self-stick decals make for an afternoon of building enjoyment with this Skill Level 1 kit.</p> <p></p> <p><strong>Mission Control</strong> <br />The Big Bertha requires an Estes Launch System and Estes engines for the launch (not included). Start with a B4-2, B4-4, B6-2 or B6-4 engine for the first flight. Use an Estes C6-5 engine for subsequent flights. Unless otherwise specified, all models require assembly. Tools, construction and finishing supplies sold separately. In order to launch, a launch system, model rocket engines, igniters, recovery wadding and four 'AA' alkaline batteries are required ? sold separately unless otherwise specified. Read all instructions before beginning. Make sure you have all parts and supplies required. Test fit all parts before applying glue. Sand as necessary for precision assembly. Product color and shape may vary. When launching, stand back as far as the launch controller cord will allow (15 feet). Rocketry is not intended for indoor use. Choose a large field (500 feet), free of dry weeds and brown grass. Launch only with little or no wind and good visibility.</p> <p><strong>What's In The Box?</strong> <br />Estes body tubes, laser cut wood fins, molded plastic nose cone, self-stick decals, 18 inch preassembled parachute and instructions. <br clear="all" /> <table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="30" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"><img alt="Parts" src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B0006NAMUO-3.jpg" width="560" /><br /><br /><span style="font-size: xx-small;"><strong><em>Requires some painting, gluing and sanding for the end result of hours of fun!</em></strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <br clear="all" /></p> Read More

Estes
$19.99 at Amazon

The Vector Force, with its high quality laser cut wood fins and balsa nose cone, has all the look and feel of a more advanced kit,... with the simple build and finish ease of a Skill Level 1. Perfect for beginners and rocket buffs alike, this beauty tops the altitude scale at 750 feet using powerful Estes engines. Rocketeers aged 10 and up can enjoy high-altitude thrills, with adult supervision for children under 12. <p> <table align="left" border="0" cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" width="250"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"><img alt="Assembled Rocket" height="300" src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B002TWBY98-1._V396353596_.jpg" width="180" /><br /><br /><span style="font-size: xx-small;"><strong><em>The Vector Force is perfect for beginners and rocket buffs alike!<br /></em></strong></span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="center"><img alt="Packaging" height="300" src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B002TWBY98-2._V396353773_.jpg" width="180" /><br /><br /><span style="font-size: xx-small;"><strong><em>The Vector Force checks in at an impressive 28 inches tall!<br /></em></strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <strong>3, 2, 1, Lift Off!</strong> <br />A presence commanding, high flier, the Vector Force is sure to please all kids (or kids at heart) at the flying range. Standing over 2 feet tall, your Vector Force will float back into the atmosphere on a decorated 18 inch preassembled parachute. A must-have, simple to build and finish rocket that will impress at launch pad, over and over again! Adding to your growing fleet of Rockets? Check out this 2-stage Estes Classic, the Long Tom Skill Level 2 Model Rocket Kit.</p> <p></p> <p><strong>Blast Off to Learning Fun</strong> <br />In addition to the excitement and entertainment it provides, rocketry also has significant educational value. Model rockets transform kids into amateur rocket scientists, encouraging them to think about how the rockets work. Rocket building teaches kids the basics of propulsion, flight, and aerodynamics, and can help foster an early interest in science and engineering. Some painting, gluing and sanding are required for the Vector Force. Quality Estes body tubes, laser cut wood fins, nose cone and waterslide decals make for an afternoon of building enjoyment with this Skill Level 1 kit.</p> <p></p> <p><strong>Mission Control</strong> <br />The Vector Force requires an Estes Launch System and Estes engines for the launch (not included). Estes B6-4 or C6-5 engines are recommended for all missions. Unless otherwise specified, all models require assembly. Tools, construction and finishing supplies sold separately. In order to launch, a launch system, model rocket engines, igniters, recovery wadding and four 'AA' alkaline batteries are required ? sold separately unless otherwise specified. Read all instructions before beginning. Make sure you have all parts and supplies required. Test fit all parts before applying glue. Sand as necessary for precision assembly. Product color and shape may vary. When launching, stand back as far as the launch controller cord will allow (15 feet). Rocketry is not intended for indoor use. Choose a large field (500 feet), free of dry weeds and brown grass. Launch only with little or no wind and good visibility.</p> <p><strong>What's In The Box?</strong> <br />Estes body tubes, high quality wood nose cone, waterslide decals, laser cut wood fins, 18 inch preassembled parachute and instructions. <br clear="all" /> <table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="30" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"><img alt="Parts" src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B002TWBY98-3.jpg" width="560" /><br /><br /><span style="font-size: xx-small;"><strong><em>Requires some painting, gluing and sanding for the end result of hours of fun!</em></strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <br clear="all" /></p> Read More

Estes
$19.99 at Amazon

Conjure up some special, space magic with the Magician! No tricks up anyone's sleeve here, just a high performance payload model r...ocket. The talented Estes rocket shop designers have spun their magic to create an enormous, supersized rocket with a 5 inch clear payload section. The Magician can handle all the power you put in the motor tube to send it on a magical mystery tour 1,600 feet into the atmosphere! Rocketeers aged 18 and up can enjoy this high-powered kit, with adult supervision for those under 18. <p> <table align="left" border="0" cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" width="250"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"><img alt="Assembled Rocket" height="300" src="http://images.amazon.com//images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B001XIQL2Y-1._V396353770_.jpg" width="180" /><br /><br /><span style="font-size: xx-small;"><strong><em>The Magician is a high performance payload rocket that kids of all ages will enjoy.<br /></em></strong></span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="center"><img alt="Rocket and Equipment" height="300" src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B001XIQL2Y-2._V396353768_.jpg" width="180" /><br /><br /><span style="font-size: xx-small;"><strong><em>Amazing heights of 1,600 feet can be reached with your completed Magician.<br /></em></strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <strong>3, 2, 1, Lift Off!</strong> <br />As a Skill Level 3 rocket, it?s no illusion that it will take some time to put this sorcerer together. Once constructed it stands an impressive 33.5 inches tall and has a clear payload section that can launch just about anything into space your imagination can dream up. A small race car, an action figure even a marble or two; if it fits into the payload section, launch it! Whether launching on Estes D or E engines, this extreme rocket is returned magically to earth on a colorful 18 inch preassembled parachute. Adding to your growing fleet of Rockets? Check out the cloud topping QCC Explorer Model Rocket Kit.</p> <p></p> <p><strong>Blast Off to Learning Fun</strong> <br />In addition to the excitement and entertainment it provides, rocketry also has significant educational value. Model rockets transform kids into amateur rocket scientists, encouraging them to think about how the rockets work. Rocket building teaches kids the basics of propulsion, flight, and aerodynamics, and can help foster an early interest in science and engineering. Skill Level 3 is the second tier of more advanced kits that require moderate skills in model rocket construction, finishing and painting. Quality Estes body tubes, laser cut wood fins and parts, molded plastic nose cone and waterslide decals make experience necessary to build this Skill Level 3 kit but the end result is worth the effort</p> <p></p> <p><strong>Mission Control</strong> <br />The Magician requires a Porta-Pad E and E Launch Controller as well as Estes engines for the launch (not included). Estes D12-5 or E9-6 engines are recommended for all missions. Unless otherwise specified, all models require assembly. Tools, construction and finishing supplies sold separately. In order to launch, a launch system, model rocket engines, igniters, recovery wadding and four 'AA' alkaline batteries are required ? sold separately unless otherwise specified. Read all instructions before beginning. Make sure you have all parts and supplies required. Test fit all parts before applying glue. Sand as necessary for precision assembly. Product color and shape may vary. When launching, stand back as far as the launch controller cord will allow (15 feet). Rocketry is not intended for indoor use. Choose a large field (500 feet), free of dry weeds and brown grass. Launch only with little or no wind and good visibility.</p> <p><strong>What's In The Box?</strong> <br />Estes body tubes, laser cut wood fins, waterslide decals, clear payload section, 18 in parachute and instructions. <br clear="all" /> <table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="30" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"><img alt="Parts" src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B001XIQL2Y-3.jpg" width="560" /><br /><br /><span style="font-size: xx-small;"><strong><em>You will get hours of building fun with the rocket construction, finishing and painting needed to complete this impressive Skill Level 3 kit.</em></strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <br clear="all" /></p> Read More

Estes
$19.99 at Amazon

Don't let the looks fool you with this Skill Level 4 kit. It may look like it's simple to build but what's under the paint will su...rprise you! Each simulated air intake/fin assembly is constructed from 12 interlocking laser cut balsa pieces. This beauty tops the altitude scale at 1,225 feet using powerful Estes E engines. Rocketeers aged 18 and up can enjoy high-altitude thrills with this impressive rocket.<P> <table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" border="0" width="250" align="left"> <tr><td align="center"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/B004L0V6LC-1.jpg" alt="Assembled Rocket" width="300",height="180"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>A presence commanding, high flier, the Estes QCC Explorer will give hours of building enjoyment.<br></em></b></font> </td></tr> <tr><td align="center"><img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/B004L0V6LC-2.jpg" alt="Rocket and Equipment" width="300",height="180"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>Amazing heights of 1,225 feet can be reached with your completed QCC Explorer.<br></em></b></font> </td></tr> </table> <b>3, 2, 1, Lift Off!</b> <br>A presence commanding, high flier, the Estes QCC Explorer is a design study on what a Hypersonic Cruise Missile may one day look like. The long slender air intakes along the body would not only supply air to the engine but provide lift while flying to its target. The kit features air intakes built up of laser cut wood and a plastic molded exhaust cone. Standing almost 3 feet tall, your QCC Explorer will float back into the atmosphere on a decorated 18 inch preassembled parachute. Looking for another building challenge? Check out the Asteroid Hunter Skill Level 5 Model Rocket Kit.<P> <P><b>Blast Off to Learning Fun</b> <br>In addition to the excitement and entertainment it provides, rocketry also has significant educational value. Model rockets transform kids into amateur rocket scientists, encouraging them to think about how the rockets work. Rocket building teaches kids the basics of propulsion, flight, and aerodynamics, and can help foster an early interest in science and engineering. A high degree of construction and finishing skills are required for the QCC Explorer. Quality Estes body tubes, laser cut wood fins, nose cone and waterslide decals make for hours of building enjoyment with this Skill Level 4 kit.<P> <P><b>Mission Control</b> <br>The QCC Explorer requires an Estes Porta-Pad E, E Launch Controller and Estes engines for the launch (not included). Estes C11-3, D12-5, E9-4 or E9-6 engines are recommended for all missions. Unless otherwise specified, all models require assembly. Tools, construction and finishing supplies sold separately. In order to launch, a launch system, model rocket engines, igniters, recovery wadding and four 'AA' alkaline batteries are required ? sold separately unless otherwise specified. Read all instructions before beginning. Make sure you have all parts and supplies required. Test fit all parts before applying glue. Sand as necessary for precision assembly. Product color and shape may vary. When launching, stand back as far as the launch controller cord will allow (30 feet). Rocketry is not intended for indoor use. Choose a large field (500 feet), free of dry weeds and brown grass. Launch only with little or no wind and good visibility<P> <b>What's In The Box?</b> <br>Estes body tubes, laser cut wood fins, molded plastic nose cone, waterslide decals, 18 inch preassembled parachute and instructions. <br clear="all"> <table cellpadding="30" cellspacing="0" border="0" align="center"> <tr> <td align="center"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/B004L0V6LC-3.jpg" alt="Parts" width="560",height="250"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>You will get hours of building fun with the rocket construction, finishing and painting needed to complete this impressive Skill Level 4 kit.</b></em></font> </td></tr> </table> <br clear="all"> Read More

Estes
$14.99 at Amazon

Not only is the Hyper Bat a highly sought after kit but it is another great addition to the line of 2-stage rocket kits from Estes.... Super cool looking "bat" wings will soar off the launch pad for specular flights! No sonar necessary for this unique Skill Level 2 model, as it will fly straight up into the sky, to be returned by a 12 inch preassembled parachute. Rocketeers aged 12 and up can enjoy this high-powered kit, with adult supervision for those under 10. <P> <table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" border="0" width="250" align="left"> <tr><td align="center"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/B004LGXCK4-1.jpg" alt="Assembled Rocket" width="300",height="180"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>The Hyper Bat is a sleek, 2-stage sport rocket.<br></em></b></font> </td></tr> <tr><td align="center"><img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/B004LGXCK4-2.jpg" alt="Packaging" width="300",height="180"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>Super cool looking "bat" wings will have this rocket soaring to heights of 2,125 feet!<br></em></b></font> </td></tr> </table> <b>3, 2, 1, Lift Off!</b> <br>A sleek sport rocket standing over 20 inches tall and reaching out-of-sight heights of 2,125 feet, the Hyper Bat is one impressive specimen. With its 2 stages, the Hyper Bat has two sections with the engines stacked or staged one on top of the other. The lower or first stage contains a booster engine that kicks the rocket off the launch pad, and the upper or second stage has a standard engine inserted into it for extreme flight altitude. Adding to your growing fleet of Rockets? Check out another popular 2-stage the Mongoose Model Rocket Kit.<P> <P><b>Blast Off to Learning Fun</b> <br>In addition to the excitement and entertainment it provides, rocketry also has significant educational value. Model rockets transform kids into amateur rocket scientists, encouraging them to think about how the rockets work. Rocket building teaches kids the basics of propulsion, flight, and aerodynamics, and can help foster an early interest in science and engineering. As a Skill Level 2 the Hyper Bat is the first tier of more advanced kits that require beginner skills in model rocket construction, finishing and painting. It features laser cut fins a molded plastic nose cone as well as waterslide decals. <P> <P><b>Mission Control</b> <br>The Hyper Bat requires an Estes Launch System and Estes engines for the launch (not included). A8-0, A8-5, B4-0, B6-4, B6-6, C6-0 or C6-5 engines suggested for all missions. Unless otherwise specified, all models require assembly. Tools, construction and finishing supplies sold separately. In order to launch, a launch system, model rocket engines, igniters, recovery wadding and four 'AA' alkaline batteries are required ? sold separately unless otherwise specified. Read all instructions before beginning. Make sure you have all parts and supplies required. Test fit all parts before applying glue. Sand as necessary for precision assembly. Product color and shape may vary. When launching, stand back as far as the launch controller cord will allow (15 feet). Rocketry is not intended for indoor use. Choose a large field (500 feet), free of dry weeds and brown grass. Launch only with little or no wind and good visibility.<P> <b>What's In The Box?</b> <br>Estes body tubes, laser cut fins, molded plastic nose cone, waterslide decals, 12 inch preassembled parachute and instructions. <br clear="all"> <table cellpadding="30" cellspacing="0" border="0" align="center"> <tr> <td align="center"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/B004LGXCK4-3.jpg" alt="Parts" width="560",height="250"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>You will get hours of building fun with the rocket construction, finishing and painting needed to complete this impressive Skill Level 2 kit.</b></em></font> </td></tr> </table> <br clear="all"> Read More

Estes
$12.99 at Amazon

No tricks here - just the most magical, high flying rocket in the Kingdom! The Estes Wizard is an easy to build, high performance ...Skill Level 1 rocket that's perfect for beginners, schools, clubs and rocket demonstrations. This trickster can reach heights of 1,600 feet or more using powerful Estes engines. Rocketeers aged 10 and up can enjoy high-altitude thrills, with adult supervision for children under 12. <p> <table align="left" border="0" cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" width="250"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"><img alt="Assembled Rocket" height="300" src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B0006MZTXK-1._V386753409_.jpg" width="180" /><br /><br /><span style="font-size: xx-small;"><strong><em>The Wizard is a great high altitude rocket for beginners, schools, clubs and rocket demonstrations.<br /></em></strong></span></td> </tr> <tr> <td align="center"><img alt="Packaging" height="300" src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B0006MZTXK-2._V386753412_.jpg" width="180" /><br /><br /><span style="font-size: xx-small;"><strong><em>This trickster can reach heights of 1,600 feet!<br /></em></strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <strong>3, 2, 1, Lift Off!</strong> <br />Conjure up hours of high-altitude flying with your Wizard rocket. Known for casting spells on all who own it, this enchanted wand of a rocket is a great first or second kit that creates launch magic every time. One minute he's on the pad, then the next...poof...he's in the air! Standing 12 inches tall the unique streamer recovery brings this mystic rocket back to the launch site for hours of continued fun. Adding to your growing fleet of Rockets? Check out another high-flying favorite, the Rascal Ready to Fly Model Rocket Kit.</p> <p></p> <p><strong>Blast Off to Learning Fun</strong> <br />In addition to the excitement and entertainment it provides, rocketry also has significant educational value. Model rockets transform kids into amateur rocket scientists, encouraging them to think about how the rockets work. Rocket building teaches kids the basics of propulsion, flight, and aerodynamics, and can help foster an early interest in science and engineering. Some painting, gluing and sanding are required for the Wizard. Quality Estes body tubes, laser cut wood fins, molded plastic nose cone and easy to apply self-stick decals make for an afternoon of building enjoyment with this Skill Level 1 kit.</p> <p></p> <p><strong>Mission Control</strong> <br />The Wizard requires an Estes Launch System and Estes engines for the launch (not included). Start with a ½ A6-2 or A8-3 engine for the first flight. Use an Estes A8-5, B4-4, B6-4, B6-6, C6-5 or C6-7 engine for subsequent flights. Unless otherwise specified, all models require assembly. Tools, construction and finishing supplies sold separately. In order to launch, a launch system, model rocket engines, igniters, recovery wadding and four 'AA' alkaline batteries are required ? sold separately unless otherwise specified. Read all instructions before beginning. Make sure you have all parts and supplies required. Test fit all parts before applying glue. Sand as necessary for precision assembly. Product color and shape may vary. When launching, stand back as far as the launch controller cord will allow (15 feet). Rocketry is not intended for indoor use. Choose a large field (500 feet), free of dry weeds and brown grass. Launch only with little or no wind and good visibility.</p> <p><strong>What's In The Box?</strong> <br />Estes body tubes, laser cut wood fins, molded plastic nose cone, self-stick decals, streamer recovery and instructions. <br clear="all" /> <table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="30" cellspacing="0"> <tbody> <tr> <td align="center"><img alt="Parts" src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B0006MZTXK-3.jpg" width="560" /><br /><br /><span style="font-size: xx-small;"><strong><em>Requires some painting, gluing and sanding for the end result of hours of fun!</em></strong></span></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <br clear="all" /></p> Read More

Estes
$12.99 at Amazon

When a rocket has been sold to millions of model rocketeers for over three decades, there has to be a reason. With its high qualit...y components, easy assembly and reliable performance, the Estes Alpha has become the all-time leading entry level rocket! When powered with a C engine, this Skill Level 1 rocket can reach cloud topping altitudes of 1,000 feet. Rocketeers aged 10 and up can enjoy high-altitude thrills, with adult supervision for children under 12.<P> <table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" border="0" width="250" align="left"> <tr><td align="center"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/B0006N73ZQ-1.jpg" alt="Assembled Rocket" width="300",height="180"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>The Estes Alpha has become the all-time leading entry level rocket! <br></em></b></font> </td></tr> <tr><td align="center"><img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/B0006N73ZQ-2.jpg" alt="Packaging" width="300",height="180"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>You'll feel patriotic as you watch your Alpha fly 1,000 feet into the air.<br></em></b></font> </td></tr> </table> <b>3, 2, 1, Lift Off!</b> <br>With a rocket this well-known you are bound to get compliments from fellow rocketeers on choosing such a thoroughbred. Building the Alpha takes about an afternoon and flying is just as easy and enjoyable as building this classic. Its suggested color scheme and classy red, white and blue decals are as American as you can get. You'll feel patriotic building this sleek and colorful rocket as well as flying it. Get an Alpha and start flying today! Adding to your growing fleet of Rockets? Check out another Skill Level 1 Classic, the Der Red Max Model Rocket Kit.<P> <P><b>Blast Off to Learning Fun</b> <br>In addition to the excitement and entertainment it provides, rocketry also has significant educational value. Model rockets transform kids into amateur rocket scientists, encouraging them to think about how the rockets work. Rocket building teaches kids the basics of propulsion, flight, and aerodynamics, and can help foster an early interest in science and engineering. Some painting, gluing and sanding are required for the Alpha. Quality Estes body tubes, laser cut wood fins, molded plastic nose cone and self-stick decals make for an afternoon of building enjoyment with this Skill Level 1 kit.<P> <P><b>Mission Control</b> <br>The Alpha requires an Estes Launch System and Estes engines for the launch (not included). ½ A6-2, A8-3, A8-5, B4-4, B6-4, B6-6. C6-5 or C6-7 engines suggested for all missions. Unless otherwise specified, all models require assembly. Tools, construction and finishing supplies sold separately. In order to launch, a launch system, model rocket engines, igniters, recovery wadding and four 'AA' alkaline batteries are required ? sold separately unless otherwise specified. Read all instructions before beginning. Make sure you have all parts and supplies required. Test fit all parts before applying glue. Sand as necessary for precision assembly. Product color and shape may vary. When launching, stand back as far as the launch controller cord will allow (15 feet). Rocketry is not intended for indoor use. Choose a large field (500 feet), free of dry weeds and brown grass. Launch only with little or no wind and good visibility.<P> <b>What's In The Box?</b> <br>Estes body tubes, laser cut wood fins, molded plastic nose cone, self-stick decals, 12 inch preassembled parachute and instructions. <br clear="all"> <table cellpadding="30" cellspacing="0" border="0" align="center"> <tr> <td align="center"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/B0006N73ZQ-3.jpg" alt="Parts" width="560",height="250"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>Requires some painting, gluing and sanding for the end result of hours of fun!</b></em></font> </td></tr> </table> <br clear="all"> Read More

Sportime
$202.65 at Amazon

<div class="aplus"><p>Sportime recess pack is used for gym or playground activities, and contains the following equipment for part...icipation in various games and sports: (3) playground balls-8.5? diameter, (1) nylon jump rope-16.0? (L) , (2) skip ?n hops, (6) link jump ropes-8.0? (L), (2) junior basketballs, (1) size 4 laminated soccer ball, (2) foam discs, and (1) set of six beanbags. (L is length, the horizontal distance from left to right.) The pack?s contents are violet in color for ease of assigning and tracking equipment ownership by class or grade. The pack includes a mesh duffel bag for storage and transport, and is suitable for grade K or early childhood learning environments and elementary grade level.</p><p>Physical education products are used by health teachers, physical education instructors, and recreational professionals to help individuals develop knowledge and skills to participate in a variety of physical activities. Physical education products include gear, such as mats, balls, nets, disks, gloves, helmets, and track and field equipment, to support gym, athletic, and recreational activities, as well as fitness and health-related toys, books, and games.</p><p>School Specialty provides instructional materials and supplies under dozens of brands, among them Abilitations, Think Math, Delta Education, Frey Scientific, Neo/SCI, Childcraft, School Smart, Sportime, Speech Bin, and Sax Arts. The company, founded in 1959, is headquartered in Greenville, WI.</p><h5>What?s in the Box?</h5><ul><li>(3) playground balls-8.5? diameter</li><li>(1) nylon jump rope-16.0? (L)</li><li>(2) skip ?n hops</li><li>(6) link jump ropes-8.0?</li><li>(2) junior basketballs</li><li>(1) size 4 laminated soccer ball</li><li>(2) foam discs</li><li>(1) set of six beanbags</li><li>(1) mesh duffel bag</li></ul></div> Read More

Handcrafted Nautical Decor
$549.99 at Amazon

The Floor Standing Antique Copper Anchormaster Telescope 50" is a beautiful, 100% antique finish copper, refractor telescope mount...ed on a wooden tripod. This telescope is a fully functioning nautical masterpiece that adds class and sophistication to any room it's in. This is a perfect nautical gift for the explorer in your life. The main scope is solid polished antique copper, which shines beautifully when placed in the sunlight. Focusing is accomplished by adjusting the eyepiece ring on the telescope tube, with up to 15x magnification. Handcrafted Nautical Decor is the premier manufacturer of the world's finest model boats, nautical decorations and tropical & beach decor. Whether you are looking for stunningly accurate models of historical ships like the Titanic or Blackbeard's pirate ship, or you're looking for nautical replicas, gifts and decor such as compasses, world globes, porthole mirrors, model sailboats, ships in a bottle, or brass spyglass & telescopes, Handcrafted Nautical Decor provides the highest quality expertly handcrafted nautical gifts at wholesale prices. Their extensive product line of model ships, nautical decorations & gifts includes trendy tropical, sailing and beach decor, as well as supplies and decor for your home or nautical-themed party. Handcrafted Nautical Decor products are designed by master artisans and crafted from the finest materials available; their fully assembled model ships and decorative items make great gifts for all ages and will be a stunning addition to your home or office. Read More

K'nex
$349.99 at Amazon

Exciting STEM Set! The K'NEX Education Simple Machines Deluxe set is designed to introduce students to the scientific concepts ass...ociated with simple machines - Levers, Pulleys, Wheel & Axles, Inclined Planes, including Wedge and Screw, and Gears. Students are provided with the opportunity to acquire skills using a hands-on, inquiry based approach to information and concepts. Working cooperatively, students are encouraged to interact with each other as they build, investigate, discuss and evaluate scientific principles in action. The teacher's guide provides a glossary of key terms and definitions, includes an overview of the concepts associated with the different simple machines, identifies student objectives for each investigation, and offers plans and scripts to successfully present selected models and their associated activities. Student Activity and Reference Sheets comprise illustrations and definitions of some of the concepts featured in the model building activities. The K'NEX Education Simple Machines Deluxe set includes 3447 K'NEX parts and building instructions to build 60 simple machine models! This set supports 10 - 15 students working in teams, and is recommended for 3rd through 9th grade classrooms. A comprehensive teacher's guide CD outlines lesson plans aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Standards included. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Read More

K'nex
$449.99 at Amazon

The K'NEX STEM Explorations set is designed for students to investigate a variety of concepts related to science, technology, engi...neering and math. The modules are hands-on, cooperative activities providing stimulating inquiry and problem solving through design. With the software, Interface, various input/output devices, motors, and K'NEX Rods and Connectors, the students will experience problem solving in design and automation using programming, construction techniques, and devices to help them understand how to program and operate computer controlled devices. The Teacher's Guide provides guidance to the teacher as they present a comprehensive STEM experience for their students with each and every lesson. Students will be given a specific problems, ask questions and conduct research using fair and consistent testing procedures, chart and analyze their data, refine solutions through feedback from their designs, and communicate their results. The set comes complete with 820 K'NEX® parts, enough to build 9 computer controlled models, one at a time, a K'NEX Interface and software (with site license), motors, push button switches, reed switches, a buzzer, and LEDs. Grades 5 - 9. Building instructions and teacher's guide aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math standards included. Packaged in a strong storage tub with Snap-on lid. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX® models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards Read More

K'nex
$199.99 at Amazon

Bring STEM concepts to life with K'NEX® Education! The Real Bridge Building set is designed to assist students in their study of t...he history, function, structural design, geometry and strength of bridges. They will also investigate concepts related to the physical properties of materials and their application in the placement, design, and construction of bridges. The Teacher's Guide offers a wide choice of activities and extensive background information provided to assist you as you present the materials and answer student questions. Each lessons includes background Information, Student Objectives, Student Inquiry Sheets, Glossary of Key Terms, Journaling Opportunities, and Skill Builder Activities Set includes 2282 K'NEX® parts - enough to build 7, five to six foot long K'NEX® Bridge models, two at a time. Support 6 - 8 students working as a team. Grades 5 - 9. Building instructions comprehensive teacher's guide aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Standards included. Packaged in two strong storage trays with Snap-on lids. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX® models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Also see K'NEX® Education's Intro to Structures: Bridges for grades 3 - 6. Read More

VINCI
$199.99 at Amazon

Unlocked, dual SIM and dual standby, VINCI MV is the only smart phone specifically designed with young children in mind. Parents c...an use VINCI MV as a regular Android smartphone, and at the same time, feel safe sharing it with their young children. Besides voice and data services (where your service plan is available) and family entertainment, VINCI MV lets you access directly to pre-qualified children's educational content, including VINCI Curriculum (sold separately) and VINCI Kids Library.<P> <table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" border="0" width="250" align="left"> <tr><td align="center"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B00AALKTR8-1.jpg" alt="Created for Families" width="300",height="180"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>Created for Families<br></em></b></font> </td></tr> <tr><td align="center"><img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B00AALKTR8-2.jpg" alt="Play and Learn with VINCI Curriculum" width="300",height="180"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>Play and Learn with VINCI Curriculum<br></em></b></font> </td></tr> </table> <b>Created for Families</b> <br>Share your VINCI Tab MV with your kids to give them access to a wealth of child-specific content and feel worry-free with VINCI Tab MV's silicone protective case and handle. Powered by MTK 6575 system-on-the-chip processor with integrated high performance GPU, VINCI MV keeps you constantly connected and up-to-date with the high speed WCDMA wireless network. Drop tested and certified for child safety, VINCI MV is everything you need from a tablet to share with your child, plus everything you need from a world phone. <P> <P><b>Play and Learn with VINCI Curriculum</b> <br>VINCI award winning curriculum (sold separately) is based on proven cognitive science principles and provides children ages 1.5 to 6 years old with a comprehensive, step-by-step learning structure. It is comprised of three learning levels - Level 1: The Curious Toddler, Level 2: The Confident Preschooler, and Level 3: The Capable Kindergartener - along with assessments that cover all six aspects of a child?s developing mind including thinking skills, emotional and social skills, language and literacy, math and logical reasoning, general knowledge and science. <P> <P><b>VINCI Differentiation</b> <br>? Learning Structure: VINCI Tab, VINCI Curriculum, Guide for Parents are all part of VINCI Early Learning System, specially designed to help your child succeed by enabling your child to have fun, while learning and climbing the learning ladder. VINCI Curriculum Levels are sold separately. ? VINCI Kids Library: With VINCI Tab, experience the safe and healthy digital learning environment which is free from commercials, adult content, violence and addictive in-app purchases. VINCI Kids Library apps are to be purchased separately. Certain Kids Library apps are free. ? Safety: VINCI tablets are the only ones certified for FDA Child Safety and use food grade materials.<P> <b>What's In The Box?</b> <br>VINCI Tab MV Micro USB to USB Cable USB Power Adapter Quick Guide <br clear="all"> <table cellpadding="30" cellspacing="0" border="0" align="center"> <tr> <td align="center"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B00AALKTR8-3.jpg" alt="VINCI 5 MV Phone/Tablet Combo WiFi, Android 4.03" width="560",height="250"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>VINCI 5 MV Phone/Tablet Combo WiFi, Android 4.03</b></em></font> </td></tr> </table> <br clear="all"> Read More

K'nex
$199.99 at Amazon

Go green and bring STEM concepts to life with the K'NEX Education Renewable Energy Set! Designed to address critical science, tech...nology and engineering concepts in the middle school classroom, this set provides instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of real-world issues. Students will work together to learn about alternatives to fossil fuel energies as they construct and evaluate several models powered by wind, water, and solar power. Using K'NEX pieces, a solar panel, motors, and a capacitor, students will generate electricity to operate 9 different machines, investigating and comparing the efficiency and power capability of each, learning how these power sources are environmentally friendly while being equally proficient. A comprehensive teacher's guide CD outlines 9 lesson plans that will help guide and facilitate student learning, emphasizing hands-on exploration in conjunction with an engaging inquiry-based approach to learning as students build, investigate, discuss, and evaluate concepts, ideas, and designs. The key concepts covered in these lessons include: renewable energy; reducing greenhouse gas emission; solar, wind, and hydro power; radiant, mechanical, and electrical energy; energy storage; reducing dependence on foreign energy; electrical and hydroelectric energy generation; conservation of energy; kinetic and potential energy; energy efficient technologies; innovation and invention; green/clean energy; mechanical and electrical systems; force, motion, work and power; Newton's Laws; and much more! The K'NEX Education Renewable Energy Set includes 583 K'NEX pieces, a solar panel, capacitor, 3 motors, and a power cord, in addition to a Teacher's Guide CD and building instructions for 9 different renewable energy models. This set is designed to support 6-12 students working cooperatively in teams to build up to 3 models at a time, and is recommended for use in 5th through 9th grade classrooms. All parts of this set come packaged in a strong plastic tray with Snap-on lid for easy storage in the classroom. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX® models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Read More

Sportime
$193.32 at Amazon

<div class="aplus"><p>Sportime rack is used for storing and transporting medicine balls, and has two shelves for holding six medic...ine balls each. The rack is made of 2.0 x 1.0 inch/5.1 x 2.5cm tubular steel for durability, and has wheels for portability. Steel is a good general purpose material, and has better weldability and increased rust resistance over wrought iron. The rack is versatile for storing up to 18 men?s basketballs as an alternative use, and measures 55.0 x 15.0 x 35.0 inches/139.7 x 38.1 x 88.9cm (L x W x H). (L is length, the horizontal distance from left to right; W is width, the horizontal distance from front to back; H is height, the vertical distance from the lowest to highest point.)</p><p>Physical education products are used by health teachers, physical education instructors, and recreational professionals to help individuals develop knowledge and skills to participate in a variety of physical activities. Physical education products include gear, such as mats, balls, nets, disks, gloves, helmets, and track and field equipment, to support gym, athletic, and recreational activities, as well as fitness and health-related toys, books, and games.</p><p>School Specialty provides instructional materials and supplies under dozens of brands, among them Abilitations, Think Math, Delta Education, Frey Scientific, Neo/SCI, Childcraft, School Smart, Sportime, Speech Bin, and Sax Arts. The company, founded in 1959, is headquartered in Greenville, WI.</p></div> Read More

littleBits Electronics
$189.00 at Amazon

<div class="aplus"> <div class="leftImage" style="width: 350px;"> <div id="image0"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images.../I/31pqWGtffhL.jpg" alt="littleBits Space Kit"><div class="imageCaption">littleBits Space Kit</div></div> </div> <h4><div id="header0">littleBits Space Kit</div></h4> <div id="text0" class="a-spacing-small"><p>littleBits brings you fun and powerful ways to explore Earth + Space science in the classroom and at home. Designed in collaboration with NASA scientists & engineers, this kit is the perfect tool for educators and parents focused on getting kids excited about space science. It's also perfect for space enthusiasts and science buffs. The kit's instruction book contains 5 NASA lesson plans and 10 STEAM activities, with many more available free at the littleBits website. Learn scientific principles like Electromagnetic, Kinetic, & Potential Energy. Make a Mars Rover or an ISS; transmit music wirelessly and more! Connect with the littleBits library to infinitely expand your discoveries.</p></div> <h5><div id="header1">littleBits in collaboration with NASA</div></h5> <div id="text1" class="a-spacing-small"><p>To promote student interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM), littleBits and NASA have partnered on activities around the fundamentals of energy, robotics, wireless data transmission, physics, astronomy and more STEAM topics. Explorers can now learn how scientists communicate with a spacecraft billions of kilometers away, transmit electromagnetic energy, see sound energy and explore first-hand how the AURA satellite senses gases in our atmosphere ? plus hundreds more lessons and projects available for free at littleBits website.</p></div> <h5><div id="header2">What?s in the kit?</div></h5> <div id="text2" class="a-spacing-small"><p>12 modules that give you everything you need to conduct powerful scientific experiments: DC motor, Light sensor, Powers (2), Wires (2), Bright LED, Microphone, IR LED, Number, Remote Trigger, Speaker. Also includes, 9-volt battery+cable, motormate, screwdriver and 30 page booklet.</p></div> <div class="break"></div><br> <div class="sixth-col"> <div class="centerImage"> <div id="image1"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/01QYPNUippL.jpg" alt="Space Kit Box" ><div class="imageCaption">Space Kit Box<br>View larger</div></div> </div> </div> <div class="third-col"> <h5><div id="header3">Why Space?</div></h5> <div id="text3" class="a-spacing-small"><p>Scientists have been exploring the earth and space science from as early as 4900 B. C. From ancient Egyptians, to Galileo, to Neil deGrasse Tyson, the secrets of the cosmos have kept us wondering, observing and learning. The littleBits Space Kit will enable anyone to build their own space investigations with little to no engineering knowledge.</p></div> </div> <div class="sixth-col"> <div class="centerImage"> <div id="image2"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/01VSgdL3h6L.jpg" alt="Number Module" ><div class="imageCaption">Number Module<br>View larger</div></div> </div> </div> <div class="third-col last"> <h5><div id="header4">Featured Module: Number</div></h5> <div id="text4" class="a-spacing-small"><p>The number module displays information about the signal it?s receiving from your other modules. It has two modes: in ?value? mode, it displays a number from 0 to 99 on its LED display, where 0 is totally off, and 99 is all the way on. In ?volts? mode, it displays the actual voltage on the signal pin, from 0.0 to 5.0 volts. It takes the same signal it receives and sends it out to the next module.</p></div> </div> <div class="break"></div> <div class="sixth-col"> <div class="centerImage"> <div id="image3"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/11AxKFHoOML.jpg" alt="Satellite Orbit Lesson" ><div class="imageCaption">Satellite Orbit Lesson<br>View larger</div></div> </div> </div> <div class="third-col"> <h5><div id="header5">Featured Lesson: Satellite Orbit</div></h5> <div id="text5" class="a-spacing-small"><p>When a satellite looks down on the Earth from space, it only sees a small part of the surface at a time during each orbit. But after many orbits, it eventually sees all of the surface so that a full map can be put together.</p></div> </div> <div class="sixth-col"> <div class="centerImage"> <div id="image4"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/11cE7Qu5FpL.jpg" alt="Satellite Dish Lesson" ><div class="imageCaption">Satellite Dish Lesson<br>View larger</div></div> </div> </div> <div class="third-col last"> <h5><div id="header6">Featured Lesson: Satellite Dish</div></h5> <div id="text6" class="a-spacing-small"><p>A very beautiful property of parabolas is that at a point called the focus, all of the lines entering the parabola parallel to its axis are ?reflected? from the parabolic curve and intersect the focus. This property is used by astronomers to design telescopes, and by radio engineers to design satellite dishes.</p></div> </div> <div class="break"></div> <div class="sixth-col"> <div class="centerImage"> <div id="image5"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/11rU25wIQRL.jpg" alt="Data Communication Project" ><div class="imageCaption">Data Communication Project<br>View larger</div></div> </div> </div> <div class="third-col"> <h5><div id="header7">Featured Project: Data Communication</div></h5> <div id="text7" class="a-spacing-small"><p>Learn how to wirelessly transmit music using a digital signal. How does it work? Your digitized music is fed through the microphone and converted into a series of light wave pulses. The pulses are decoded by the light sensor and converted into sound waves by the speaker. NASA uses electromagnetic waves to communicate with satellites orbiting Earth.</p></div> </div> <div class="sixth-col"> <div class="centerImage"> <div id="image6"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/11AKHElO8GL.jpg" alt="Mars Rover Project" ><div class="imageCaption">Mars Rover Project<br>View larger</div></div> </div> </div> <div class="third-col last"> <h5><div id="header8">Featured Project: Mars Rover</div></h5> <div id="text8" class="a-spacing-small"><p>Learn how NASA scientists are able to explore new worlds. Learn how NASA scientists are able to explore new worlds! This Mars rover, based off NASA's Opportunity, gathers and displays light information from the environment as it drives. Control it wirelessly using the remote trigger and a household remote control!</p></div> </div> <div class="break"></div> </div> Read More

VINCI
$179.99 at Amazon

The perfect gift for that special child ? VINCI Tab was created as a new category of fun learning tools for toddlers, preschool an...d kindergarten children. Combined with award winning VINCI Curriculum (sold separately), educational toys, and books, VINCI provides blended digital and tactic learning solutions to inspire the genius in every child.<P> <table cellpadding="10" cellspacing="0" border="0" width="250" align="left"> <tr><td align="center"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B007Q7HWF6-1.jpg" alt="Product Features" width="300",height="180"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>Product Features<br></em></b></font> </td></tr> <tr><td align="center"><img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B007Q7HWF6-2.jpg" alt="Play and Learn with VINCI Curriculum" width="300",height="180"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>Play and Learn with VINCI Curriculum<br></em></b></font> </td></tr> </table> <b>Product Features</b> <br>The VINCI Tab and VINCI Curriculum (sold separately) provide a step-by-step learning structure to help parents prepare children for school success. VINCI's signature handle keeps your child mobile, turning every moment into a learning opportunity.VINCI Diary is also included, offering the Age Norm reference guide to track your child's progress and to compose your child's personal story book. The only Android Tablet supporting VINCI Curriculum apps offering multi-language support settings - English, French, Spanish and Chinese.<P> <P><b>Play and Learn with VINCI Curriculum</b> <br>VINCI award winning curriculum, based on proven cognitive science principles, provides children ages 1.5 to 6 years old with a comprehensive, step-by-step learning structure comprised of three learning levels - Level 1: The Curious, Level 2: The Confident and Level 3: The Capable - along with assessments that cover all six aspects of a child?s developing mind including thinking skills, emotional and social skills, language and literacy, math and logical reasoning, general knowledge and science.<P> <P><b>VINCI Differentiation</b> <br>? Learning Structure: VINCI Tab, VINCI Curriculum, Guide for Parents are all part of VINCI Early Learning System, specially designed to help your child succeed by enabling your child to have fun, while learning and climbing the learning ladder. VINCI Curriculum Levels are sold separately. ? VINCI Kids Library: With VINCI Tab, experience the safe and healthy digital learning environment which is free from commercials, adult content, violence and addictive in-app purchases. VINCI Kids Library apps are to be purchased separately. Certain Kids Library apps are free. ? Mobility: your child will love VINCI?s signature handle, perfect for on-the-go. ? Safety: VINCI tablets are the only ones certified for FDA Child Safety and use food grade materials. <P> <b>What's In The Box?</b> <br>VINCI Tablet Micro USB to USB Cable USB Power Adapter Quick Guide <br clear="all"> <table cellpadding="30" cellspacing="0" border="0" align="center"> <tr> <td align="center"> <img src="http://images.amazon.com/images/G/01/toys/detail-page/2011/B007Q7HWF6-3.jpg" alt="VINCI Tab II 7 Touch Learning Tablet WiFi Android 2.3" width="560",height="250"><br><br><font size="1"><b><em>VINCI Tab II 7 Touch Learning Tablet WiFi Android 2.3</b></em></font> </td></tr> </table> <br clear="all"> Read More

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