Refine By

K'nex Science Toys

K'nex
$28.99 at Kmart

K'NEX Education Intro to Simple Machines: Wheels, Axels & Inclined Planes Teach kids the concepts of science and technology in a f...un-filled way with the K'NEX Education Intro to Simple Machines: Wheels, Axels & Inclined Planes. The kit can be used to build and explore seven different types of real world models of wheels, axels and inclined plane configurations. It introduces students to simple machines and demonstrates how an axel and wheel work together along with two levels of inclined plane, a screw and wedge. Why You'll Love It: The functioning models make learning a real blast. Age: 8 years and up Features 7 functioning models Storage case with snap-on lid Compartmentalized cases Includes Photos and facts about the models Building instructions Teacher guide on CD Recommended Ages:8 and up Read More

K'nex
$28.99 at Kmart

K'NEX Education Intro To Simple Machines: Levers & Pulleys Let kids explore and learn the concepts of levers and pulleys with K'NE...X Education Intro To Simple Machines: Levers & Pulleys kit. They can create eight different types of real world levers and pulleys using this kit. It inspires them to build simple machines. Why You'll Love It: K'NEX Education Intro To Simple Machines: Levers & Pulleys demonstrates the concepts of science and technology in an interesting and enjoyable way. Age: 8 years and up Features 8 functioning lever and pulley models Storage cases with compartments Strong plastic cases with snap-on lids Includes Photos and facts about the models Building instructions Teacher guide on CD Recommended Ages:8 and up Read More

K'nex
$136.99 at Kmart

K'NEX Education Forces, Energy, & Motion Off to the races with the K'NEX Education Forces, Energy & Motion Set! Designed to addres...s critical science, technology and engineering concepts in the middle school classroom, this set provides instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of issues related to forces, energy, and motion. Students work together to follow sound experimental procedures in data collection as they build, test, and evaluate several different vehicles, including racers, rollers, and wind powered cars. Inertia, force, speed, and friction are explored as students determine the effects that changing variables have on energy using flywheel, spring, and battery motors. Students will be expected to craft fair test procedures, create meaningful data displays, make reasonable and data supported reports, and analyze their collected data in light of the problem at hand. The K'NEX Education Forces, Energy & Motion Set includes 442 K'NEX pieces, three different types of motors, a Teacher's Guide CD, and building instructions to build 11 working vehicles. This set is designed to support 16-12 students working cooperatively in teams to build up to 4 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. A comprehensive teacher's guide CD outlines 11 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: student designed experiments; energy transfer; kinetic energy; potential energy; mechanical systems; Newton's Laws; velocity and acceleration; graphing; motions and forces; the mathematics of motion; abilities of technological design; design challenges; applied simple machine technology; systems, order, and organization; and much more! 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. Product FeaturesAllows students to investigate a variety of concepts related to forces, energy, and motionSupports 12-16 students working in teams to build 11 different vehicles, up to four at a time442 pieces, including battery, spring, and fly-wheel motorsBuilding instructions and comprehensive teacher's guide CD includedFor 5th through 9th grade classroomsPackage Dimensions: 17 x 4.75 x 12.25Recommended Ages: 10 and up Read More

K'nex
$67.98 at Home Depot

Shop for Outdoors at The Home Depot. Go green and bring STEM concepts to life with the K'NEX Investigating Solar Energy Set. Desig...ned to address critical science, technology and engineering concepts in the middle school classroom and provide instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of these important concepts. Using K'NEX and the lessons provided in the teacher guide enables you to offer students a program of study that uses hands-on exploration in conjunction with an engaging inquiry-based approach to learning. As students work cooperatively they are encouraged to work together as they build, investigate, discuss and evaluate concepts, ideas and designs. Set includes 128 K'NEX parts - enough to build 6 renewable energy models, two at a time. Supports 1-2 students. Grades 5 - 9. Building instructions and comprehensive 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. Read More

K'nex
$64.98 at Home Depot

Shop for Outdoors at The Home Depot. Go green and bring STEM concepts to life with the K'NEX Exploring Wind and Water Energy Set. ...Designed to address critical science, technology and engineering concepts in the middle school classroom and provide instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of these important concepts. Using K'NEX and the lessons provided in the teacher guide enables you to offer students a program of study that uses hands-on exploration in conjunction with an engaging inquiry-based approach to learning. As students work cooperatively they are encouraged to work together as they build, investigate, discuss and evaluate concepts, ideas and designs. Set includes 288 K'NEX parts - enough to build 6 renewable energy models, two at a time. Supports 1-2 students. Grades 5 - 9. Building instructions & comprehensive 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. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Read More

K'nex
$55.98 at Home Depot

Shop for Outdoors at The Home Depot. Off to the races with K'NEX Education. The K'NEX Forces and Newton's Laws Building Set has be...en designed for students to investigate a variety of concepts related to forces, energy, and motion. These concepts are fashioned around rigorous STEM content and national standards in science, technology, engineering and math. As students engage in the activities, they will be learning, practicing, and applying integrated process skills. Students will be expected to craft fair test procedures, create meaningful data displays, make reasonable and data supported reports, and analyze their collected data in light of the problem at hand. These are just some of the process skills that students must employ as they use the K'NEX Education Forces, Energy, and Motion Set. Set includes 115 K'NEX parts, along with a Battery, Spring and Fly-wheel motor - enough to build 11 vehicles, one at a time. Supports 1-2 students. Grades 5 - 9. Building instructions and comprehensive 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. Read More

K'nex
$55.98 at Home Depot

Shop for Outdoors at The Home Depot. Hands-On Learning. The K'NEX Education Simple and Compound Machines Building Set is designed ...to expand upon middle school student's knowledge of simple machines concepts. Students investigate, explore and experiment with the K'NEX simple machine models as they analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information. The Teacher's guide includes Student Inquiry Sheets and Worksheets for the models highlighted. Student Worksheets ask questions about the machine being investigated and present challenges that can be used to help students think more deeply about the concepts involved. Set includes 352 K'NEX parts - enough to build 16 fully-functioning replicas of real-world machines, one at a time. Supports 1-2 students. Grades 5 - 9. Building instructions and comprehensive 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. Read More

K'nex
$104.56 at Sears Marketplace

Addresses critical science, technology and engineering concepts in the middle school classroom Supports 2-3 students working in te...ams to build 6 fully-functioning replicas of real-world machines, up to two at a time Includes 128 K'NEX pieces Building instructions and comprehensive teacher's guide CD included For 5th through 9th grade classrooms Read More

K'nex
$137.99 $113.99 at Sears Marketplace

Off to the races with the K'NEX Education Forces, Energy & Motion Set! Designed to address critical science, technology and engine...ering concepts in the middle school classroom, this set provides instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of issues related to forces, energy, and motion. Students work together to follow sound experimental procedures in data collection as they build, test, and evaluate several different vehicles, including racers, rollers, and wind powered cars. Inertia, force, speed, and friction are explored as students determine the effects that changing variables have on energy using flywheel, spring, and battery motors. Students will be expected to craft fair test procedures, create meaningful data displays, make reasonable and data supported reports, and analyze their collected data in light of the problem at hand. The K'NEX Education Forces, Energy & Motion Set includes 442 K'NEX pieces, three different types of motors, a Teacher's Guide CD, and building instructions to build 11 working vehicles. This set is designed to support 16-12 students working cooperatively in teams to build up to 4 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. A comprehensive teacher's guide CD outlines 11 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: student designed experiments; energy transfer; kinetic energy; potential energy; mechanical systems; Newton's Laws; velocity and acceleration; graphing; motions and forces; the mathematics of motion; abilities of technological design; design challenges; applied simple machine technology; systems, or Read More

K'nex
$69.99 $67.99 at Sears Marketplace

Go green and bring STEM concepts to life with the K'NEX Investigating Solar Energy Set! Designed to address critical science, tech...nology and engineering concepts in the middle school classroom and provide instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of these important concepts. Using K'NEX and the lessons provided in the teacher guide enables you to offer students a program of study that uses hands-on exploration in conjunction with an engaging inquiry-based approach to learning. As students work cooperatively they are encouraged to work together as they build, investigate, discuss and evaluate concepts, ideas and designs. Set includes 128 K'NEX parts - enough to build 6 renewable energy models, two at a time. Supports 1-2 students. Grades 5 - 9. Building instructions & comprehensive 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. Materials: Plastic. Dimensions: 14 "L x 8.75 "W x 7.88 "H; Weight: 3 lbs Read More

K'nex
$275.99 $222.99 at Sears Marketplace

The K'NEX Education Roller Coaster Physics Set is designed to help students as they learn how to design and conduct scientific inv...estigations. They will identify variables of the problem and select appropriate independent and dependent variables for investigations. They will determine the steps necessary to control a variable, observe and record the response, and interpret the results. They will measure, record, and analyze the data for patterns, construct scatter plots or histograms as a graphic representation of the data, and mathematically interpret those graphs. The Teacher's Guide offers ideas, in the form of nine lab exercises, that outline ways in which students in grades 11 and 12 may use the set to study physics, and in particular mechanics. The studies adopt a hands-on, student-inquiry based approach in which the teacher is encouraged to develop each lab investigation using the 5E model (Engage, Explore, Explain, Extend, and Evaluate) of inquiry while students utilize the Four Question Strategy for experiment design. Set includes 2039 K'NEX parts - enough to build 11 roller coasters, inclined planes, and loop systems using K'NEX! Supports 6 - 8 students working in teams. Grades 11 - 12. Building instructions comprehensive teacher's guide aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Standards included. Packaged in 3 strong storage trays with snap-on lids. Also see K'NEX Education's Amusement Park Experience (Grades 5 - 9). Batteries required (2 AA) not included. Materials: Plastic. Dimensions: 17.75 "L x 14.75 "W x 13.25 "H; Weight: 21.5 lbs Read More

K'nex
$39.99 at Sears Marketplace

Sprocket Gears! Spur Gears! Rack & Pinion! And More! The K'NEX Education Gears set is designed to introduce students to the scient...ific concepts associated with gears. Students are provided with the opportunity to acquire skills using a hands-on, inquiry-based approach to information and concepts as they build, investigate, discuss, and evaluate scientific principles in action. The Teacher's Guide provides the information and resources needed to build students' understanding of scientific concepts and channel their inquiries into active and meaningful learning experiences. Extension activities to explore the concepts more deeply are also included. Set includes 198 K'NEX parts - enough to build 7 fully-functioning replicas of real-world machines, one at a time. Supports 2 - 3 students working as a team. Grades 3 -5. Building instructions and comprehensive teacher's guide aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Standards included. Packaged in a strong storage tray with snap-on lid. Read More

K'nex
$155.99 $126.99 at Sears Marketplace

Investigate simple machines through hands-on learning with the K'NEX Education Exploring Machines set! Designed to expand upon mid...dle school student's knowledge of simple machines concepts, this set provides instructional models for students to investigate, explore and experiment with. Students will work together to construct 30 fully-functioning replicas of real-world machines, up to four at a time, and analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information. The Teacher's guide includes Student Inquiry Sheets and Worksheets for the models highlighted. Student Worksheets ask questions about the machine being investigated and present challenges that can be used to help students think more deeply about the concepts involved. The K'NEX Education Exploring Machines Set includes 1432 K'NEX parts, building instructions, and a comprehensive Teacher's Guide CD, all packaged in a strong plastic tray with snap-on lid for easy classroom storage. This set supports 8-12 students working in teams and is recommended for 5th through 9th grade classrooms. Check out other K'NEX Education sets such as the Intro to Simple Machines Series and Simple Machines Deluxe Set for grades 3 - 5. 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. Materials: Plastic. Dimensions: 17.25 "L x 12.5 "W x 5 "H; Weight: 10.5 lbs Read More

K'nex
$450.99 $408.99 at Sears Marketplace

The K'NEX Education Computer Control Set provides exciting, dynamic materials and lessons that will offer students a program of st...udy that uses hands-on exploration in conjunction with an engaging inquiry-based approach to learning. Students will design and write programs to control five dynamic K'NEX models. Once the models are constructed and the programs are written, students will progress through a series of meaningful learning Tasks and Challenge Activities designed to guide their learning and challenge them to use critical thinking and problem solving skills. The Teacher's Guide outlines a series of 5 comprehensive lessons that introduce students to computer control technology, writing programs to operate models, and rigorous content in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Science process skills, the engineering design process, the core concepts of technology, science inquiry, and the role of invention and innovation in technology are emphasized throughout the lessons. The set comes complete with 699 K'NEX parts, enough to build 5 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 4 - 6. 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
$95.16 at Sears Marketplace

198 KID K'NEX pieces including: eyes, fins, tentacles and beaks. Eight two-sided 1:1 correspondence building cards and a KID K'NEX... Food Web Poster; Build up to 14 of the 18 models at the same time Handy storage container for easy clean-up and portability Supports science, nature, life cycle, or creature curricular needs Grades Pre-K to 2 Read More

K'nex
$54.54 at Sears Marketplace

Build suspension, arch, and truss bridges. CD-ROM for enhanced learning material. Hands On Learning No more toothpicks and glue! T...he K'NEX Education Intro to Structures: Bridges set is designed to introduce students to the history, function, structural design, geometry and strength of bridges while providing opportunities for them to acquire skills using a hands-on, inquiry-based approach to information and concepts. The Teacher's Guide provides the information and resources required to build your students' understanding of scientific, technical and design concepts and to channel their inquiries into active and meaningful learning experiences STEM Standards Building instructions and teacher's guide aligned to national education standards and Common Core Mathematics included. Packaged in a strong storage tray 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. Made in the USA Over the past 20 years, K'NEX has become America's Building Toy Company with all of our bricks, rods, and connectors manufactured in Pennsylvania at The Rodon Group's facility. K'NEX and Rodon remain proudly family owned and operated. At a time when most toys are made overseas we are committed to manufacturing as many parts in the United States as possible. You'll be happy to know that every rod and connector included in K'NEX building sets is made in the USA. What's in the Box? Supports 2-3 students, Grades 3-5Classic K'NEX piecesBendable and other s Read More

K'nex
$59.99 $55.99 at Sears Marketplace

Hands-On Learning! The K'NEX Education Simple and Compound Machines Building Set is designed to expand upon middle school student'...s knowledge of simple machines concepts. Students investigate, explore and experiment with the K'NEX simple machine models as they analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information. The Teacher's guide includes Student Inquiry Sheets and Worksheets for the models highlighted. Student Worksheets ask questions about the machine being investigated and present challenges that can be used to help students think more deeply about the concepts involved. Set includes 352 K'NEX parts - enough to build 16 fully-functioning replicas of real-world machines, one at a time! Supports 1-2 students. Grades 5 - 9. Building instructions and comprehensive 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. Also see K'NEX Education's Intro to Simple Machines Series and Simple Machines Deluxe for grades 3 - 5. Materials: Plastic. Dimensions: 14 "L x 8.75 "W x 7.88 "H; Weight: 3.2 lbs Read More

K'nex
$54.99 at Sears Marketplace

The K'NEX DNA, Replication and Transcription set is designed to aid in teaching the structure and function of the nucleic acid mol...ecules that make up DNA (deoxyribonucleic acids) and RNA (ribonucleic acids). The Teacher's Guide provides lessons designed to take students through three instructional modules: I. DNA Structure II. Replication & Transcription III. Coding, Translation, and Mutations Excellent demonstration tool at the elementary school level. Curriculum aligned to National Science Education standards for grades 5 - 12. Set includes 521 K'NEX parts - enough to build 19 DNA and mRNA models, up to two at a time! Supports 2 - 3 students working as a team. Grades 5 - 12. Building instructions and teacher's guide aligned to national standards included. Packaged in a strong storage tray with snap-on lid. Read More

K'nex
$275.99 $222.99 at Sears Marketplace

The K'NEX Education Amusement Park Experience Set provides an opportunity to combine real-world applications with STEM concepts in... a middle school classroom environment. Using these materials, students will be engaged and energized as they experience the interrelationships and further their knowledge and understanding of the science, technology, engineering and math concepts associated with such rides and structures. The Teacher's Guide offers a teaching approach that challenges students to take an active role in constructing their own knowledge by engaging in hands-on, inquiry-based learning, and by interacting and collaborating with other students while discussing ideas and concepts, informs the activities associated with the K'NEX Education Amusement Park set. Set includes 2264 K'NEX parts - enough to build 13 K'NEX Amusement Park Rides, including 2 Roller Coasters! Builds two of most models simultaneously. Support 6 - 8 students working as teams. Grades 5 - 9. Building instructions comprehensive teacher's guide aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Standards included. Packaged in three 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. Batteries required (4 AA) not included. Materials: Plastic. Dimensions: 17.75 "L x 14.75 "W x 13.25 "H; Weight: 21.8 lbs Read More

K'nex
$63.82 $45.37 at Sears Marketplace

Overview * Brand: K'NEX * Introduces students to the scientific concepts associated with levers and pulleys * Builds 8 fully-funct...ioning replicas of real-world machines, one at a time * Includes 178 K'NEX pieces packaged in a strong storage tub with snap-on lid * Building instructions and comprehensive teacher's guide CD included * Recommended for use in 3rd through 5th grade classrooms Description Features * Introduces students to the scientific concepts associated with levers and pulleys * Students build, investigate, discuss, and evaluate scientific principles in action * Uses hands-on exploration in conjunction with an engaging student-inquiry based approach to learning * Builds 8 fully-functioning replicas of real-world machines, one at a time * Supports 2-3 students working as a team * Comprehensive teacher's guide CD provides the information and resources to build students' understanding of scientific concepts * Building instructions included * Teacher's guide aligned to National Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Standards and Common Core Mathematics * Includes 178 K'NEX pieces packaged in a strong storage tub with snap-on lid * Recommended for use in 3rd through 5th grade classrooms Warning: Choking Hazard - Small parts. Not for children under 3 years. Read More

K'nex
$39.99 at Sears Marketplace

Sprocket Gears! Spur Gears! Rack & Pinion! And More! The K'NEX Education Gears set is designed to introduce students to the scient...ific concepts associated with gears. Students are provided with the opportunity to acquire skills using a hands-on, inquiry-based approach to information and concepts as they build, investigate, discuss, and evaluate scientific principles in action. The Teacher's Guide provides the information and resources needed to build students' understanding of scientific concepts and channel their inquiries into active and meaningful learning experiences. Extension activities to explore the concepts more deeply are also included. Set includes 198 K'NEX parts - enough to build 7 fully-functioning replicas of real-world machines, one at a time. Supports 2 - 3 students working as a team. Grades 3 -5. Building instructions and comprehensive teacher's guide aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Standards included. Packaged in a strong storage tray 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. Also see K'NEX Education's Intro to Simple Machines: Levers and Pulleys and Intro to Simple Machines: Wheels & Axles and Inclined Planes, and Simple Machines Deluxe for grades 3-5 and Exploring Machines for grades 5 - 9. Includes Teacher Guide on CD! Materials: Plastic. Dimensions: 12.75 "L x 12.5 "W x 2.5 "H; Weight: 2.9 lbs Read More

K'nex
$55.99 $51.99 at Sears Marketplace

The K'NEX DNA, Replication and Transcription set is designed to aid in teaching the structure and function of the nucleic acid mol...ecules that make up DNA and RNA. The Teacher's Guide provides lessons designed to take students through three instructional modules: I. DNA Structure II. Replication & Transcription III. Coding, Translation, and Mutations Excellent demonstration tool at the elementary school level. Curriculum aligned to National Science Education standards for grades 5 - 12. Set includes 521 K'NEX parts - enough to build 19 DNA and mRNA models, up to two at a time! Supports 2 - 3 students working as a team. Grades 5 - 12. Building instructions and teacher's guide aligned to national standards included. Packaged in a strong storage tray with snap-on lid. Materials: Plastic. Dimensions: 12.75 "L x 12.5 "W x 2.5 "H; Weight: 3.6 lbs Read More

K'nex
$250.99 $199.99 at Sears Marketplace

Bring the excitement of STEM to your students with this Classroom Simple Machines Set! The K'NEX Education Classroom Simple Machin...es set is designed to introduce students to the scientific concepts associated 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 included teacher's guide provides the information and resources needed to build students' understanding of scientific concepts and channel their inquiries into active and meaningful learning experiences. This set includes 2,176 K'NEX parts to build 15 fully-functioning simple machines models, up to 8 at a time. Supports 16-24 students working in teams. Grades 3 - 5. Building instructions comprehensive teacher's guide aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Standards included. Packaged in 3 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. Materials: Plastic. Dimensions: 16.75 "L x 12.75 "W x 9.38 "H; Weight: 6.7 lbs Read More

K'nex
$179.99 at Target

Find building kits and sets at Target.com! The k'nex education energy, motion & aeronautics allows students to investigate a varie...ty of concepts related to newton's laws and aeronautics. These concepts include aeronautics as it applies to force and motion as well as the effects on individuals who work and live in space. Concepts and activities are fashioned around rigorous content and national standards in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (stem) education. The teacher's guide follows a modified version of the 5e instructional model engage, explore, explain, elaborate, and evaluate. Lessons include worksheets, key terms, design briefs,... Read More

K'nex
$36.98 at Amazon.com

Sprocket Gears! Spur Gears! Rack & Pinion! And More! The K'NEX Education Gears set is designed to introduce students to the scient...ific concepts associated with gears. Students are provided with the opportunity to acquire skills using a hands-on, inquiry-based approach to information and concepts as they build, investigate, discuss, and evaluate scientific principles in action. The Teacher's Guide provides the information and resources needed to build students' understanding of scientific concepts and channel their inquiries into active and meaningful learning experiences. Extension activities to explore the concepts more deeply are also included. Set includes 198 K'NEX parts - enough to build 7 fully-functioning replicas of real-world machines, one at a time. Supports 2 - 3 students working as a team. Grades 3 -5. Building instructions and comprehensive teacher's guide aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Standards included. Packaged in a strong storage tray 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. Also see K'NEX Education's Intro to Simple Machines: Levers and Pulleys and Intro to Simple Machines: Wheels & Axles and Inclined Planes, and Simple Machines Deluxe for grades 3-5 and Exploring Machines for grades 5 - 9. Includes Teacher Guide on CD! Read More

K'nex
$39.99 at Amazon

<div class="aplus"> <div class="leftImage"><div id="image0"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51ZB428Bh1L.jpg"><div ...class="imageCaption">Build suspension, arch, and truss bridges.</div></div></div> <div class="rightImage"><div id="image1"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41Vxvv-YhZL.jpg"><div class="imageCaption">CD-ROM for enhanced learning material.</div></div></div> <h5><div id="header0">Hands On Learning</div></h5> <div id="text0"><p>No more toothpicks and glue! The K'NEX Education Intro to Structures: Bridges set is designed to introduce students to the history, function, structural design, geometry and strength of bridges while providing opportunities for them to acquire skills using a hands-on, inquiry-based approach to information and concepts. The Teacher's Guide provides the information and resources required to build your students' understanding of scientific, technical and design concepts and to channel their inquiries into active and meaningful learning experiences</p></div> <h5><div id="header1">STEM Standards</div></h5> <div id="text1"><p>Building instructions and teacher's guide aligned to national education standards and Common Core Mathematics included. Packaged in a strong storage tray 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.</p></div> <h5><div id="header2">Made in the USA</div></h5> <div id="text2"><p>Over the past 20 years, K'NEX has become America's Building Toy Company with all of our bricks, rods, and connectors manufactured in Pennsylvania at The Rodon Group's facility. K'NEX and Rodon remain proudly family owned and operated. At a time when most toys are made overseas we are committed to manufacturing as many parts in the United States as possible. You'll be happy to know that every rod and connector included in K'NEX building sets is made in the USA.</p></div> <div class="break"> </div> <h5><div id="header3">What's in the Box?</div></h5> <div id="list0"><ul><li>Supports 2-3 students, Grades 3-5</li><li>Classic K'NEX pieces</li><li>Bendable and other special pieces</li><li>207 pieces total</li><li>Building Guide</li><li>Teacher's Guide</li><li>CD-ROM</li><li>Storage Tub with snap-on lid</li></ul></div> </div> Read More

K'nex
$89.99 at Amazon

Bring the excitement of KID K'NEX to the classroom with this fun and engaging life science set. Big, bright and colorful KID K'NEX... pieces, lots of eyes, and more provides young learners with the motivation to build, role-play, and learn. Set includes 198 KID K'NEX pieces including: eyes, fins, tentacles and beaks. Eight two-sided 1:1 correspondence building cards perfect for young learners and a KID K'NEX Food Web Poster. Build up to 14 of the 18 models shown on the building cards at the same time. The perfect addition to support science, nature, life cycle, or creature unit. 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
$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

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
$69.99 at Amazon

K'NEX Education Exploring Wind & Water Energy. Go green and bring STEM concepts to life with the K'NEX Exploring Wind & Water Ener...gy Set! Designed to address critical science, technology and engineering concepts in the middle school classroom and provide instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of these important concepts. Using K'NEX and the lessons provided in the teacher guide enables you to offer students a program of study that uses hands-on exploration in conjunction with an engaging inquiry-based approach to learning. As students work cooperatively they are encouraged to work together as they build, investigate, discuss and evaluate concepts, ideas and designs. Set includes 288 K'NEX parts - enough to build 6 renewable energy models, two at a time. Supports 1-2 students. Grades 5 - 9. Building instructions & comprehensive 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. Materials: Plastic. Dimensions: 14 "L x 8.75 "W x 7.88 "H; Weight: 3.42 lbs 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

K'nex
$134.99 at Amazon

Off to the races with the K'NEX Education Forces, Energy & Motion Set! Designed to address critical science, technology and engine...ering concepts in the middle school classroom, this set provides instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of issues related to forces, energy, and motion. Students work together to follow sound experimental procedures in data collection as they build, test, and evaluate several different vehicles, including racers, rollers, and wind powered cars. Inertia, force, speed, and friction are explored as students determine the effects that changing variables have on energy using flywheel, spring, and battery motors. Students will be expected to craft fair test procedures, create meaningful data displays, make reasonable and data supported reports, and analyze their collected data in light of the problem at hand. The K'NEX Education Forces, Energy & Motion Set includes 442 K'NEX pieces, three different types of motors, a Teacher's Guide CD, and building instructions to build 11 working vehicles. This set is designed to support 16-12 students working cooperatively in teams to build up to 4 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. A comprehensive teacher's guide CD outlines 11 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: student designed experiments; energy transfer; kinetic energy; potential energy; mechanical systems; Newton's Laws; velocity and acceleration; graphing; motions and forces; the mathematics of motion; abilities of technological design; design challenges; applied simple machine technology; systems, order, and organization; and much more! 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
$69.99 at Amazon

K'NEX Education Investigating Solar Energy. Go green and bring STEM concepts to life with the K'NEX Investigating Solar Energy Set...! Designed to address critical science, technology and engineering concepts in the middle school classroom and provide instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of these important concepts. Using K'NEX and the lessons provided in the teacher guide enables you to offer students a program of study that uses hands-on exploration in conjunction with an engaging inquiry-based approach to learning. As students work cooperatively they are encouraged to work together as they build, investigate, discuss and evaluate concepts, ideas and designs. Set includes 128 K'NEX parts - enough to build 6 renewable energy models, two at a time. Supports 1-2 students. Grades 5 - 9. Building instructions & comprehensive 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. Materials: Plastic. Dimensions: 14 "L x 8.75 "W x 7.88 "H; Weight: 3 lbs Read More

View wishlist Continue shopping