Thames & Kosmos CHEM C1000 (V 2.0)

Enroll in CHEM C1000 and prepare for a lifetime of fascination with this essential science through 125 diverse experiments. Start with an introduction to the field of chemistry and famous chemists. Set up your lab space and learn how to saf...ely handle the lab equipment and chemicals. Learn about indicators with litmus solution and write a secret message in invisible ink. Test the inks from your colored markers on the chromatography racetrack to reveal their different color components. Experiment with air pressure, surface tension, and the physical properties of fluids. Experiment with two well-known metals, iron and copper. Investigate carbon dioxide. Dissolve metals with electrochemical reactions. Explore water and its elements, saturated and unsaturated solutions, and crystals. Split water into hydrogen and oxygen with electrolysis, and form oxygen from hydrogen peroxide. Experiment with soaps, detergents, and emulsions of water and oil. Investigate chemistry in the kitchen by experimenting with sugar, honey, eggs and proteins, fatty acids, and calcium. Begin to build a strong foundation in chemistry with exposure to a broad range of chemical phenomena and hands-on laboratory experiences. This kit provides clear instructions for preparing and performing the experiments, offers safety advice, offers explanations for the observed occurrences, and asks and answers questions about the results. Thorough safety precautions and instructions ensure safe experimentation. Professional quality equipment helps you make the most of your chemistry experiments. 80-page, full-color experiment manual.Recommended Ages:10 and#8211; 15 Read More

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Thames and Kosmos 600002 Features: -Learn about electric current and electrons. -Read a brief history of the research and discover...ies associated with electricity and electronics. -Investigate materials to see if they are conductors or insulators. -Assemble series circuits and parallel circuits. -Discover the relationships between voltage, current, and power. -Experiment with resistors, capacitors, diodes, and LEDs. -Investigate logical circuits and transistors. -Build an electromagnet, an electric motor, a voltaic pile, a joy buzzer, and a vibrating bug. -Learn about how some common electronic devices work, such as cell phones, computers, satellites, and televisions. -With more than 30 hands-on experiments and projects. -Full-colored. -32 Page manual guides your experiments. -Ages 8 and up. -Parents and grandparents will appreciate this nostalgic kit, updated for today's kids. -No batteries required. -Assembly required. -Guide book dimensions: 8 W x 8 D. Read More

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No Assembly Required No Batteries Required Begin a lifetime of scientific investigation and understanding with 25 fun experiments ...in five key areas: nature, physics, chemistry, air, and water. Learn what plants need to grow, build a barometer, see how water climbs, watch plants sweat, and investigate plant propagation. Discover how a magnifying glass enlarges, how colors mix, how static electricity attracts, how sundials tell time, and how a motion picture works. Investigate air pressure, air flow, hovercraft, paper airplanes, and suction. Write secret messages, float a paper clip, blow super bubbles, observe capillary action, and test displacement. Build a soap-driven boat, mix oil and water, experiment with evaporation, paint with sugar, and watch a balloon inflate itself. With a 48-page guidebook, Stepping into Science teaches science fundamentals with step-by-step, hands-on experiments, while also introducing children to the scientific method itself. Recommended Ages: 5 years and Up Dimensions: 14.59in length x 11.5in width x 3.1in height Read More

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No Assembly Required No Batteries Required Learn how plants germinate from seeds, how they grow, what they need to grow, what they... produce, and how their roots, stems, and leaves work. 16-page color guidebook. Recommended Ages: 5 years and Up Dimensions: 7.7in length x 7.7in width x 2.2in height Weight: 0.6lb Read More

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Experiment with fascinating soap bubbles to learn physical science fundamentals in a fun way. For countless generations, people ha...ve been captivated by the unique properties of soap bubbles. See for yourself why these elegantly simple structures of soap, water, and air are still studied by scientists, modeled by mathematicians, emulated by architects, and immortalized by artists and writers. Blow giant bubbles, mini-bubbles, bubbles within bubbles, chains of bubbles, and bubble blankets. Mix the perfect bubble solution. Learn about the love-hate relationship between soap and water, and the scientific phenomenon of surface tension. Observe the subtle colors of bubbles, and discover how a bubble's color can reveal when it will pop. Make geometric bubble shapes and build soap film domes, roofs, and bridges. You can also learn some tricks and games that you can play with bubbles. The full-color, 48-page book guides you through 29 experiments. Recommended Ages:8 and up Dimensions: 13.1in length x 8.9in width x 2.6in height Weight: 1.6lb Read More

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Play the role of archaeologist as you explore this pyramid model and the treasures buried within. After using hieroglyphics to dec...ipher the secret to unlocking the pyramid, use tools and techniques similar to those of a real archaeologist to carefully excavate a sarcophagus and four canopic urns from the hardened sandy catacomb inside. Practice the best techniques for excavating an archaeological site, such as digging, troweling, screening, brushing, and record keeping. As you uncover the artifacts in the pyramid, you will learn about important aspects of archaeological science, including surveys, excavation, conservation, dating, and remote sensing. Learn how to create a gridded excavation site and a diorama. Investigate the layout of the pyramid, its various chambers, hidden passageways, and security devices by constructing a three-dimensional cross section of the pyramid. A full-color, 32-page manual gives step-by-step instructions for the activities and experiments. Recommended Ages:8 and up Weight: 3.29 lb Read More

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No Assembly Required No Batteries Required Follow your nose on a fragrant journey through the science, history, and art of making ...perfumes. Experiment with countless fragrance combinations on your way to becoming a master perfumer. Start by learning about how your nose and brain work together to perceive smells. Next, play some games with scents to train your nose. After a look at the history of fragrances and the current theories behind perfume design, you will be ready to start making your own perfumes. This kit is a complete perfumer’s laboratory including eight perfume oils, finishing solution, decorative flacons and important tools of the trade. The perfume oils are the same as those used in high-quality designer perfumes. The 32-page, full-color book blossoms with information about the biology of smell, the chemistry of scents, the fine fragrance industry, and the history of perfumes. Recommended Ages: 10 years and Up Dimensions: 14.6in length x 11.5in width x 3.1in height Weight: 2.3lb Read More

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Explore the exciting science of electrochemistry with this fun electric lab. Build a battery that produces electricity from lemon ...juice. Use the battery to power a digital clock with LCD display. Experiment with using other acids, such as cola or even salty water, to power your clock. Learn the basics of electricity, electrochemical reactions, batteries, and conductors and insulators. Dimensions: 8.09in length x 2.2in width x 5.09in height Read More

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Last century, the effort to put humans on the moon inspired a whole generation of scientists and engineers. More recently, we have... been captivated by new discoveries made by robots on Mars. Our internet, GPS maps, and telecommunications networks all depend on satellites. Whether you're putting humans on the moon, robots on Mars, or satellites in orbit, you need rockets built by rocket scientists. This kit is, in fact, rocket science. But that doesn't mean it's difficult or boring! Physics comes alive in this action-packed series of experiments centered around a specially-designed "stomp-on" rocket launcher with three foam rockets. Launch water- and air-powered rockets to learn about action and reaction forces. Build a balloon-propelled rocket, boat, and race car. Play a game to try to hit target "planets" with the foam rockets. Explore the physical principles of gravity and inertia. Learn about air pressure. Read up on the different vehicles humans have used to escape Earth's gravitational pull. Dimensions: 13.1in length x 8.9in width x 2.6in height Weight: 1.3lb Read More

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Discover the science of living things with this complete introductory microscope kit. The beautifully illustrated experiment manua...l guides you through observations of many living specimens found in and around your home: onion cells, pond water, chloroplasts, plant stem cross sections, microorganisms, mouth cells, meat cells, different types of hair and fur, dust mites, bugs, pollen in honey, and much more. See how an onion cell shrivels and how an earthworm wiggles. Analyze the differences between the hair on your head and the sheep's hair in your wool sweater. The kit includes three prepared specimens on a slide, four blank slides, cover slips, tweezers, needle, section slicing tool, and vial. Learn how to use these tools to prepare slides and how to use the microscope to examine them. Investigate how the lenses in a microscope bend light to magnify images. The ocular lens, or eyepiece lens, of the microscope has an adjustable 12x to 18x magnification power. When combined with the three objective lenses, this results in a total magnification power of 96x to 750x. It has a battery-powered light and a mirror to light up the specimens. The full-color, 32-page manual covers microscope setup, usage, and many fascinating observations of biological specimens. Dimensions: 16.8in length x 11.5in width x 3.2in height Weight: 1.4lb Read More

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No Assembly Required No Batteries Required Become a science sleuth as you practice the science of fingerprint detection and collec...tion. Collect fingerprints by dusting them with black powder and lifting them with clear stickers. Design a fingerprint file card and take prints from your friends and family. Learn how the FBI classifies fingerprints. Once you have mastered fingerprinting, put your skills to the test by playing a detective game to find and match prints. Learn why our fingers leave prints and why they are such solid evidence in criminal investigations. Features: Recommended Ages: 8 years and up Dimensions: 8.09in length x 2.2in width x 5.09in height Read More

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