Thames & Kosmos Thames and Kosmos Little Labs: Botany Greenhouse

Budding botanists will love getting their hands dirty in this unique biological science experiment kit. Learn about plants and seeds by conducting experiments in a specially designed botanical laboratory with greenhouse domes. Assemble the ...domed greenhouses, complete with thermometers and ventilation. Construct an automatic watering system to keep your plants from getting too thirsty. Grow beans, cress, and zinnia flowers, and learn how each plant has different needs. Experiment with plant cells and capillary action. Learn how roots work to transport water and nutrients throughout a plant. Conduct experiments that demonstrate how plants need water, light, and heat to grow. Discover the strength of a bean and how leaves sweat. See why grass grows back after it is cut and how cuttings can grow roots. Germinate fruit and vegetable plants from the seeds in your kitchen. Grow a flower garden. Make tiny plaster bugs to decorate your garden. Collect seeds with your socks, and grow a funny grass head. Make leaf and bark rubbings. Learn how you can force budded branches to bloom in winter. With a 48-page, full-color illustrated guidebook, this kit teaches botany fundamentals with step-by-step instructions for the hands-on experiments as well as growing information for many common plants. Recommended Ages: 5 years and Up Dimensions: 14.6in length x 3.1in width x 11.5in height Weight: 1.8lb Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$33.49 at Target

Based on the bestselling children?s book The Dangerous Book for Boys, this kit presents electronics every kid should know through ...fun, engaging, and impressive experiments and activities. Learn about electric current and electrons. Conduct 30 hair-raising experiments with static electricity, circuits, and electronics.Parents and grandparents will appreciate this nostalgic kit, updated for today?s kids. With more than 30 hands-on experiments and projects, it offers a great opportunity for parent-son bonding. Awards: 2010 Parents' Choice Foundation Girl Toy of the YearManufacturer's Suggested Age: 8 Years and UpGrade Level: 5th Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th GradeEducational Focus: Science, Teaching AidFeatures: Multiple Levels of PlayNumber of Players: 1 PlayerNumber of Pieces: 62 Includes: Experiment Guide, Instruction Guide, Activity GuidePower Source: BatteryMaterial: Plastic, Metal, PaperCare and Cleaning: Wipe Clean With a Dry ClothWarranty Description: 1 Year Limited Manufacturer WarrantyBattery: Required, not included: 1 alkaline 9 volt Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$31.49 at Target

This kit is, in fact, rocket science, but that doesn?t mean it?s difficult or boring! Physics comes alive in this action-packed se...ries 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, and play a game to try to hit target ?planets? with the foam rockets. Explore the physical principles of gravity and inertia, and learn about air pressure. Read up on the different vehicles humans have used to escape Earth?s gravitational pull. Manufacturer's Suggested Age: 8 Years and UpGrade Level: 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 3rd GradeEducational Focus: Teaching Aid, ScienceFeatures: Multiple Levels of PlayNumber of Players: 1 PlayerNumber of Pieces: 29 Includes: Instruction Guide, Activity Guide, Balloon, Experiment GuidePower Source: ManualMaterial: Rubber, Foam, Paper, PlasticCare and Cleaning: Wipe Clean With a Dry ClothWarranty Description: 1 Year Limited Manufacturer WarrantyBattery: no battery usedAssembly Details: assembly required, no tools needed Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$29.99 at Target

Explore the invisible and amazing power of magnets with 33 engaging experiments and games. Identify which materials are magnetic a...nd which are not, discover how Earth behaves like one giant magnet, learn about magnetic poles and magnetic fields, observe how electricity relates to magnetism by building an electromagnet, and much more! Manufacturer's Suggested Age: 8 Years and UpGrade Level: 5th Grade, 4th Grade, 3rd GradeEducational Focus: Teaching Aid, ScienceFeatures: Multiple Levels of PlayNumber of Players: 1 PlayerNumber of Pieces: 16 Includes: Activity Guide, Instruction Guide, Experiment GuidePower Source: ManualMaterial: PlasticCare and Cleaning: Wipe Clean With a Dry ClothWarranty Description: 1 Year Limited Manufacturer WarrantyBattery: no battery usedAssembly Details: no assembly required Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$175.99 at Target

Aspiring electrical engineers can tap into the awesome world of electronics with this advanced system of snap-together electric bu...ilding blocks. This kit uses the same unique electric building blocks as our other electronics kits, with the addition of many new advanced components, allowing you to build more complex circuits. The more than 140 electronic components include capacitors, resistors, transistors, LEDs (light emitting diodes), phototransistor, switches, speaker, integrated circuit, infrared LED, diodes, FM tuner, 555 timer, operation amplifier, two potentiometers, electrodes, voltage and current meter, microphone, and 9-volt battery pack. Manufacturer's Suggested Age: 10 Years and UpGrade Level: 7th Grade, 6th Grade, 8th Grade, 5th GradeEducational Focus: Science, Teaching AidFeatures: Multiple Levels of PlayNumber of Players: 1 PlayerNumber of Pieces: 140Includes: Experiment Guide, Activity Guide, Instruction GuidePower Source: BatteriesMaterial: PlasticCare and Cleaning: Wipe CleanWarranty Description: 1 Year Limited Manufacturer WarrantyBattery: Required, not included: 1 alkaline 9 voltAssembly Details: assembly required, no tools needed Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$44.90 $49.95 at YoYo.com

Build your own solar-powered models and discover how solar cells generate electricity from light. Build six solar powered models i...ncluding a locomotive, single-prop plane, bulldozer, helicopter, backhoe, and twin-rotor helicopter. The special solar panel in this kit consists of three solar cells and generates 1.5 volts of electricity in bright sunlight, like a AA battery. A unique cradle holds either the solar panel or the battery, allowing you to switch out the solar panel for a AA battery (not included), depending on the strength of sunlight. You can even use the solar panel to charge up your own rechargeable AA batteries. The solar panel is positionable, so you can maximize its exposure to the sun to generate the most power. The 24-page color instruction book included in this kit gives step-by-step instructions for assembling the six model vehicles. After you have built the suggested models, you can design your own solar vehicles. Compete with your friends to see whose solar vehicle runs the fastest! The 177 building pieces included in this set are compatible with those in all Thames and Kosmos Construction Series kits, Physics Series kits, Wind Power, and Hydropower kits. Recommended Ages: 8 years and Up Dimensions: 14.6in length x 11.5in width x 3.1in height Weight: 2lb Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$39.95 at YoYo.com

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 sheeps 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

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at YoYo.com

Splash into science with this experiment kit designed specifically for use in the bathtub, kitchen sink, or backyard kiddie pool! ...Try nine fun experiments with water to learn about the properties of water, water pressure, buoyancy, surface tension, and more. Build a boat, a tiny waterwheel, soapy spinning disks, and communicating vessels. The experiment manual is printed on waterproof plastic cards instead of paper. Dimensions: 8.09in length x 2.2in width x 5.09in height Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at YoYo.com

Grow phosphorescent crystals that glow in the dark! Experiment with growing crystals of different sizes. Learn about why crystals ...form, what crystal lattice structure is, and what makes these crystals glow. Recommended Ages:8 ? 15 Dimensions: 8.1in length x 2.2in width x 5.1in height Weight: 0.5lb Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$42.99 $44.95 at YoYo.com

Kick off a chain reaction of fun-filled experiments with this introductory chemistry set designed specifically for young kids. Jun...ior chemists can safely explore simple chemistry using the tools in this kit and common household substances from the kitchen, bathroom, and laundry room. Learn how to use basic chemistry equipment such as filters, test tubes, pipettes, and measuring spoons, and beakers. Make your own test tube racks out of plaster and learn about the chemical reaction that formed them. Conduct experiments to identify different chemicals using reactions, heat, evaporation, and crystallization. Examine the composition of inks and dyes with chromatography experiments, where colors magically separate from one another on a filter paper disk. Explore the properties of water, soaps, and oils. Experiment with acids and bases using indicators (pH strips and cabbage juice) to identify them. Make fizzy reactions with acids and bases to dissolve shells and inflate balloons. Discover the invisible gas carbon dioxide and its very visible effects. The full-color, 48-page manual guides inquisitive young chemists and their adult supervisors through safely conducting each of the 25 experiments. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$134.90 $149.95 at YoYo.com

Discover how fascinating the world is when you understand the remarkable reactions behind ordinary occurrences. CHEM C2000 include...s everything in CHEM C1000 and more ? with twice the tools and materials, and more than three times the experiments. Most notably, this kit introduces you to the alcohol burner for experiments that require heat, greatly expanding the number of experiments you can conduct. Experiment with filtering and separating mixtures, combustion, and electrochemical reactions. Learn how to work with indicators and stronger acids and bases. Explore elements and compounds, including the chemical and physical properties of water, carbon dioxide, oxygen, hydrogen, and carbon. Discover atoms and molecules. Inspect soaps and household cleaners. Experiment with various foods from the kitchen to learn about sugars, fats, and proteins. Investigate metals such as iron, copper, and aluminum. Learn about how chemistry is used in environmental protection and industry. After completing CHEM C2000, you will have experienced firsthand the most important topics in chemistry, creating an excellent foundation for later study of chemical equations and atomic structure. The 128-page, full-color manual guides aspiring young chemists through 250 experiments. The manual provides clear instructions for preparing and performing the experiments and explains the results. Thorough safety precautions and instructions ensure safe experimentation. Professional quality equipment helps you make the most of your chemistry experiments. Recommended Ages:11 ? 15 Weight: 12.75 lb Read More

Anatex
$159.49 $199.99 at Diapers.com

Anatex Outer Space Pathfinder Wall Panel Travel out of this world with the Outer Space Pathfinder Wall Panel. It adds an unique de...corative element where ever it is placed. Mountable, this panel provides a great option for play areas that are short on space, or simply need brightening up. Kids will love moving the wooden figures around the panel throughout space. They will be able to go to the moon, and even see some aliens. This great wall panel also helps to enhance logical thinking, hand-eye coordination and visual tracking. Read More

Orchard Toys
$14.29 $14.99 at Diapers.com

Collect and match your cupcakes in this fun, sharing game. See how many delicious cupcakes you can match and collect in this fun-f...illed game. Remember your manners, as other players offer to share their cupcakes with you. ? Imported- England Read More

Magination Press
$14.95 at Diapers.com

Kids can be afraid of lots of different things - the dark, spiders, dogs, clowns, monsters. This book outlines the steps kids can ...use to deal with their everyday fears, and get back to the business of being a kid. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/1/2009 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Jane Annunziata Publisher: Magination Press Dimensions: 8.3in length x 0.51in width x 10.11in height Weight: 12oz. Read More

Magination Press
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A nonfiction book that describes the mechanics of the adoption process and the feelings that adoption engenders in an adopted chil...d. Straightforward and complete account that informs and validates the child for both international and domestic adoptions. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 10/1/2003 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Marc A. Nemiroff Publisher: Magination Press Dimensions: 7.99in length x 0.51in width x 9.99in height Weight: 12.96oz. Read More

Magination Press
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Aimed at younger children with ADHD, this extraordinarily popular book tells the story of a little car whose motor goes too fast. ...Try as he might, Otto just cant seem to stay on track, and this keeps getting h im into trouble at home and at school. Finally, Otto finds a special m echanic who helps him by prescribing the right medication. This cute, lively picture book teaches young children how and why their medicatio n can help them with their hyperactivity. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 8/15/2001 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Matthew R. Galvin Publisher: Magination Press Dimensions: 7.99in length x 0.31in width x 9.99in height Weight: 12.8oz. Read More

Nic Nac
$8.49 at Diapers.com

Nic Nac Plush Turtle 7 High quality plush animal. Proudly represents the sea life range of NIC NAC. From design to workmanship the... product speaks it all. The style itself captures the interest of children with its soft appearance. All NIC NAC products are made in INDIA. Dimensions: 7L x 5W x 3.25H From the Manufacturer: NICK NACK, the Indian manufacturer of NIC NAC is proudly associated with the INSTITUTE OF TOY MAKING TECHNOLOGY (ITMT), a unique Institute of its kind globally. This Institute trains women of India to make toys of international quality and provides them the platform to place their skills in front of the international toy industry. This state of the art training programme provides all the international facilities required to make the international level plush animals. The trained women get the opportunity to join the production unit and portray their skills to the world. This product shows the skills of the women of India which truly draws the attention of children as a playmate. Recommended Ages:3 ? 15 Read More

Magination Press
$15.95 at Diapers.com

Understanding what your emotions and feelings are telling you about yourself is very useful, even for little kids! This lightheart...ed and whimsical kid-friendly book helps kids learn to recognize and identify their own emotions and what to do when those feelings get too big or out of control. Shy Spaghetti and Excited Eggs is cleverly written and playfully illustrated and will be read again and again by young and old alike. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/15/2011 Pages: 48 Reading Level: Age 5 and Up Author: Marc Nemiroff Publisher: Magination Press Dimensions: 5.98in length x 0.39in width x 9.01in height Weight: 15.19oz. Read More

Henry Holt and Co
$17.99 at Diapers.com

A little boy named Clemente learns about his namesake, the great baseball player Roberto Clemente, in this joyful picture book bio...graphy. Born in Puerto Rico, Roberto Clemente was the first Latin American player to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and the only player for whom the five-year initiation period was waived. Known not only for his exceptional baseball skills but also for his extensive charity work in Latin America, Clemente was well-loved during his eighteen years playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He died in a plane crash while bringing aid supplies to earthquake victims in Nicaragua. Willie Perdomos rhythmic text and Bryan Colliers energetic art combine to tell the amazing story of one of baseballs greats. Clemente! is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Childrens Book of the Year. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 5/11/2010 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Willie Perdomo Publisher: Henry Holt and Co Dimensions: 11.24in length x 8.92in width x 0.37in height Weight: 13.59oz. Read More

Kids Can Press
$5.95 at Diapers.com

Developed with the cooperation of a science consultant, this book in the Primary Physical Science series is a tool to teach the ph...ysical sciences to young children. Touch It! follows science curricula and is loaded with surprising facts and hands-on activities designed to hold young readers interest and tap into their fascination with the everyday world. Touch It! explores materials -- their color, shape, texture, size, mass, magnetism and more. Book Details: Format: Paperback Publication Date: 8/1/2005 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 and Up Author: Adrienne Mason Publisher: Kids Can Press Dimensions: 10.25in length x 7.59in width x 0.1in height Weight: 4.79oz. Read More

Blue Apple Books
$19.99 at Diapers.com

The creators of the award-winning Alphabeasties And Other Amazing Types are back, this time with an amazing array of insects: butt...erflies to termites, dragonflies to walking sticks. While the alphabeasties were comprised of letters, these incredible insects are ingeniously engineered out of numerals. Each entry also includes fascinating numeric facts about its subject. Its an eye-catching and imaginative look at the insect world. Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 4/27/2011 Pages: 56 Reading Level: Age 6 and Up Author: Sharon Werner Publisher: Blue Apple Books Dimensions: 9.01in length x 0.7in width x 11.49in height Weight: 25.6oz. Read More

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