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Thames & Kosmos
$44.99 at Target.com

Thames & Kosmos 624811 Features: -Learn about how different devices are used to extract useful energy. -Build a waterwheel, a sawm...ill, and a hammer mill to harness the energy of moving water to do different types of physical work. -Learn about water pressure by building a water tower, communicating vessels, and a water fountain. -Construct a hydroelectric power station to generate electricity and light an LED. -Learn about where the energy in ocean waves, tides, and rivers comes. -Full-color. -32 Page experiment manual offers illustrated instructions and scientific information. -Ages 8 and up. -No batteries required. -Assembly required. -Guide book dimensions: 5.5 W x 8.25 D. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$62.99 at Target.com

Thames & Kosmos 623715 Features: -Almost every form of energy we use originates as energy from the sun. -Solar energy directly pow...ers photovoltaic cells and thermal collectors. -Build 12 models, including a solar-powered tractor, truck, treaded vehicle, car, elevator, drawbridge, fan, airplane, mobile crane and construction crane. -Learn about harnessing and using solar power. -Learn about motors and simple machines. -Learn how solar cells transform light into electrical energy. -Offers illustrated instructions for the projects. -Ages 8 and up. -Developed with Greenpeace in Germany. -Assembly required. -Guide book dimensions: 8.25 W x 11.5 H. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$33.49 at Target.com

Thames & Kosmos 600002 Features: -Learn about electric current and electrons. -Read a brief history of the research and discoverie...s 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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$44.99 at Target.com

Thames & Kosmos 642112 Features: -Learn about rocks and the minerals that form them. -Discover the fascinating crystal structures ...of these minerals. -Kit teaches you the chemistry of crystals and the geological science. -Grow three chemically different types of crystals. -Built crystal shapes including octahedron, , tetrahedrons, and rhomboids. -Investigate the geologic rock cycle. -Learn how three main categories of rock igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic are formed, altered, destroyed and formed again. -Full-colored. -32 Page experiment manual. -Ages 8 and up. -More than 18 hands-on projects and investigations. -Mold your own crystal geode - a hollow rock with crystals growing inside. -Learn how to test and identify minerals with your very own collection of real specimens included in the kit. -Conduct tests to determine a mineral's chemical and physical properties such as color, luster, streak color, hardness, density, magnetic properties, and carbon, sulfur, or iron content. -No batteries required. -Assembly required. -Guide book dimensions: 5.5 W x 8.25. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$35.99 at Target.com

Thames & Kosmos 638016 Features: -Science kit gives you the tools and information to learn firsthand about the environmental probl...ems. -Kit is organized into five main sections: renewable energies, natural resource usage, climate change prevention, waste and water management, and energy conservation. -By doing hands-on experiments and seeing real results helps young scientists attain a solid grounding. -Construct a miniature water treatment plant. -Learn how substances in unnatural concentrations can pollute habitats and harm life. -Manufacture recycled paper and plastic. -Get an understanding of the rapid growth in world population. -Explore the causes and consequences of the greenhouse effect with carbon dioxide tests. -Experiment with heat transfer and insolation. -Build devices to explore wind power, water power. -Track down wasteful uses of energy at school and in your home. -Full-color. -48 Page manual guides your experiments and energy conservation activities. -Ages 10 and up. -Generates, or is powered by, renewable energy (naturally replenished, no limited supply). -This product may meet additional green criteria. -No batteries required. -Assembly required. -Guide book dimensions: 5.5 W x 8.25 D. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$179.99 at Target.com

Thames & Kosmos 620318 Features: -Can build your own experimental reversible fuel cell car to learn more about this energy source....-Users will learn how a reversible fuel cell works to perform electrolysis as well as to create energy.-During electrolysis, water is separated into hydrogen and oxygen and resulting energy is stored as a gas.-Gas is fed into the fuel cell, which then serves as the power source.-96 Page guide book.-Additionally required: 1 quart of distilled water.-Ages 10 and up.-Generates, or is powered by, renewable energy (naturally replenished, no limited supply).-This product may meet additional green criteria.-The only by-product is clean water.-The kit also comes with a rolling display stand and a battery pack.-No batteries required.-Electricity required to activate electrolysis is created with a large solar cell included with the kit.-Category: Science.-Minimum Age Requirement: 8 Years And Up.-Collection: Alternative Energy and Environmental Science.Specifications: -Contents: Wire, motor, chassic, axle, gas collector, 4 wheels, solar panel with support, syringe, tube, digital multimeter, test tube, protective goggles, labels...Dimensions: -Guide book dimensions: 8.25'' W x 11.5'' D.-Overall Product Weight: 3.5.Assembly: -Assembly required. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$31.49 at Target.com

Thames & Kosmos 665081 Earth is constantly changing. Massive pieces of its outer layer are slowly sliding under, over, away from, ...or past each other. Earthquakes shake the continents and oceans, and volcanoes spew out the molten insides of our planet. By studying these awe-inspiring and devastating natural phenomena, you can learn more about the inner workings of Earth. Features: -Build and erupt a model volcano with plaster-based 'ava' that hardens after each eruption. -Erupted multiple times. -Cone builds up with each eruption, like a real volcano. -Learn about the different types of volcanoes. -Build a working seismograph. -Fake some quakes to see for yourself how scientists measure earthquake forces. -Discover plate tectonics. -Assemble a plate tectonics puzzle and a geological globe. -See how volcanoes and earthquakes are caused by the constant movement of the planet's parts. -Assemble a plate tectonics puzzle and a geological globe. -Play a volcano quiz game to learn about well-known volcanoes. -Full-color, 48 Page experiment manual is included. -Ages 10 and up. -11 Experiments. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$49.99 at Target.com

Almost everyone has heard of a chemistry set. But until this kit was introduced, a physics set was almost unheard of. Physics is a...n essential science for everyone, and this kit provides a comprehensive explanation of mechanical physics. Through building 36 models and conducting subsequent experiments with the models, you will learn the fundamental laws of mechanical physics. Start by building small models, such as a fixed pulley, to learn about basic forces and simple machines. Then, work your way up to more complex machines, such as a pendulum clock, to learn more advanced concepts like work and centripetal force. This hands-on approach is both fun and effective because the principles of physics are demonstrated right in front of you. This kit includes more than 300 building pieces. The 64-page, full-color manual presents assembly instructions, experiments and explanations in a richly-illustrated, easy-to-follow manner. Ages 8 and up. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$62.99 at Target.com

Do-It-Yourself Science Show. Amaze your audience with awesome chemistry demonstrations! Rehearse and perform a science show to ent...ertain your friends and family, and teach them some science in the process. The experiments in this kit have been carefully selected and scripted to create exciting performances. This chemistry set contains the lab equipment, materials, and chemicals you need to put on your own science show. A special 64-page, full-color, comic-book style manual guides you through the preparation and performance of 25 shows. The manual instructs you how to conduct each experiment, explains what is happening scientifically, and gives you stage directions for executing it smoothly and safely like a professional. Special cue cards are also included to help you remember your lines and each experiment’s procedure.The experiments are divided into five shows. In the elemental show, you can crush a soda can with water and heat, move particles with your magic wand, produce a fabric that doesn’t burn, make dazzling colored flames with chemicals, and craft a blazing witch’s breath. In the water show, you will defy gravity with water, make water vanish into thin air, bend a spoon and a stream of water, repel water with your fingertips, and make a fire-resistant balloon.Recommended Ages: 8 years & Up Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$44.99 at Target.com

Thames & Kosmos 623913 Features: -Build a working wind turbine to harness power out of thin air. -Use the wind turbine to generate... mechanical power and generate electricity to light up an LED. -Learn the physics of force and motion as it applies to wind power technology. -Learn how to measure and calculate the different forces acting on the rotor blades by breaking them down into vectors. -Discover how the sun makes the wind, providing us with an endless source of energy. -Read about different types of wind turbines and windmills. -Harness mechanical energy to lift weights. -Full-color. -32-page experiment manual offers illustrated instructions and scientific information. -Ages 8 and up. -Assembly required. -Guide book dimensions: 5.5 W x 8.25 D. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$31.49 at Target.com

Find educational kits and learning tools at Target.com! Experiment with fascinating soap bubbles to learn physical science fundame...ntals in a fun way. 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. 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. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$33.49 at Target.com

Blast off on a mission to explore outer space and the objects in it with a wide array of cosmic experiments. Launch three types of... rockets, using balloons and chemical reactions to learn about rocket propulsion. Build a telescope and star map to investigate the stars and constellations. Assemble a model of the solar system, and learn about the planets that share it. Find out how Earth's rotation creates day and night, how Earth's axis and revolution around the sun cause the seasons, and how the moon's rotation around Earth gives us the phases of the moon. See for yourself how meteorites formed the craters on the moon. Make a moon flip book and a moon calendar, and find the man in the moon. Model lunar and solar eclipses. Build a sundial and a solar collector to experiment with the sun. Grasp a comet's tail, and learn how meteoroids become falling stars. Use a simple model to see how the universe is expanding. Full-color, 48-page experiment manual.Recommended Ages:8 and up Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$59.99 at Target.com

Follow your nose on a fragrant journey through the science, history, and art of making perfumes. Experiment with countless fragran...ce 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 & Up Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$58.99 at Target.com

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 safely 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 – 15 Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$35.99 at Target.com

Budding botanists will love getting their hands dirty in this unique biological science experiment kit. Learn about plants and see...ds 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 & Up Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$62.99 at Target.com

Build a working hovercraft that glides across smooth floors or flat water on a cushion of air! Learn how even though air is invisi...ble, it still has mass and can support very heavy objects under the right circumstances. Experiment with propellers and impellers to learn about air pressure and air flow. The models in this kit use a unique blower motor and a safe, soft-bladed fan to drive a series of models. The blower motor uses an impeller to increase the air pressure under the hovercraft. The fan creates a stream of air to push the vehicle forward. Using these components, you can build and investigate the hovercraft and other machines that rely on air and air pressure to function! Construct a batting machine that tosses a ball upward on a stream of air. Assemble a basketball launcher and practice shooting hoops with air power. Make a fan-driven car that drives forward, propelled by a stream of air. Experiment to see how much weight your hovercraft can support! Full-color, 32-page experiment manual and 59 building pieces. Six (6) AA batteries required (not included). For ages 8 and older. Materials: Plastic. Dimensions: 16.8 L x 11.5 W x 3.2 H - Packaged; 2.3 lbs Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$76.99 at Target.com

Thames & Kosmos Remote-Control Machines Kids can now make 10 different motorized models with Thames & Kosmos Remote-Control Machin...es. This set includes an infrared remote control unit, building blocks, a battery holder and three motors. The remote control can be used to control the three motors with an easy-to-activate touch sensors. These motors can be pooled to make different vehicles with numerous configurations. This playset is great for enhancing creativity and imagination and can keep kids engaged for hours as they build motorized vehicles of their choice. This building set also enhances eye-hand coordination and understanding of mechanical principles. Why You'll Love It: This playset gives kids a great time building 10 different motors and remote control creations. Age: 8 years and up Features Helps build and create 10 different motorized vehicles Six button infrared remote to control 3 vehicles at the same time Compatible with other sets of Thames and Kosmos Improves eye-hand coordination Develops mechanical knowledge Augments creativity and imagination Includes: Instruction booklet Recommended Ages:8 and up Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$35.99 at Target.com

nd the dissolution of crystals back into solution, affect the temperature of the solution. Learn about the energy of crystallizati...on. Investigate solutions, crystallization, and the chemistry of crystal growing. Learn about the structures and geometries of different crystals shapes. A full-color 32-page experiment manual guides your experiments in crystal chemistry and Earth science. 16.8 X 11.5 X 3.2 Suitable for ages 12 to 99 Assembly required Imported - Color: No Color Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$53.99 at Target.com

The innovative Scope Constructor Experiment Kit teaches young scientists how microscopes and telescopes work, by letting them buil...d these scopes from simple, reconfigurable parts! Discover first-hand how lenses bend light, and learn how they can be combined together to make images larger and clearer for different applications. Build many types of scopes and learn how their various components function. Experiment with different lenses, different tube lengths, and different body configurations! Construct binoculars and a spotting scope, and examine three prepared slides under your microscope or prepare your own slides. Use the telescopes to view far away objects on Earth, and the craters on the moon! Build 28 different models with 147 building pieces. Full-color, 60-page experiment manual included. Requires two (2) AA batteries (not included). For ages 8 and older. Materials: Plastic. Dimensions: 16.8 L x 11.5 W x 3.2 H - Packaged; 2.6 lbs. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$44.99 at Target.com

Fun Circuit Building Experiments for Beginners.Construct circuits with colorful electric building blocks to learn about electricit...y and how electronic devices work. With the innovative snap-together blocks in the ElectronX building system, children eight and up can safely and easily begin experimenting with electronic circuits. These building blocks are specially designed to make learning electronics fun and accessible. Because the blocks are brightly colored and have unique shapes, it is easy to follow the assembly diagrams to construct functional circuits. And because the circuit symbols are printed directly onto the blocks, you can quickly become familiar with the symbols and learn how to read circuit diagrams. The fun building projects include an alternating blinker, a police siren, an ambulance siren, an alarm system, a light detector, a conductivity tester, a rain warning system, a timer, and logic circuits. The electronic components in this kit include capacitors, resistors, transistors, LEDs (light emitting diodes), a phototransistor, a switch, 30 contact blocks, cable blocks, a battery holder, a speaker, and a sound integrated circuit. The 64-page, full-color experiment manual guides you through 70 circuit building experiments with easy-to-follow diagrams.Recommended Ages: 8 years & Up Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$23.49 at Target.com

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 Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$131.99 at Target.com

Thames & Kosmos 628777 Features: -Fuel Cell X7 edition is designed to be accessible to more users.-Manual focuses more on building... and designing a fuel cell car.-Kit has been optimized for simplicity and ease of use over thorough experimentation.-With its new focus, some parts have become unnecessary and have been removed to reduce the cost.-16-page manual.-Instructions for assembling and using the car.-Assemble a working fuel cell car.-Discover how fuel cells work.-Use a unique reversible fuel cell.-Learn about the potential alternative energies for automobiles.-Learn about fuel cell car design.-Ages 10 and up.-Kit includes the award-winning model fuel cell car with its unique reversible fuel cell.-Full color.-Category: Science.-Minimum Age Requirement: 8 Years And Up.-Collection: Alternative Energy and Environmental Science.Dimensions: -Guide book dimensions: 5.5'' W x 8.25'' D.-Overall Product Weight: 2.Assembly: -Assembly required. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$89.99 at Target.com

Thames & Kosmos 625313 Physics Pro is our biggest, most advanced physics kit. With this kit, you can continue your study of static...s and dynamics from previous lessons and begin your study of more advanced topics in physics, including fluid dynamics, energy, oscillation, hydraulics, and pneumatics. The main focus of the kit is the behavior of the two most important fluids in our world water and air and objects immersed in them. You will investigate how air and water rest and flow, what they can carry and how they move. With experiments and models, you will find out what forces work on them and what kinds of energy they possess. You will learn how ships float and airplanes fly, why a streamlined shape lets a car drive faster and how power plants convert a current of water into electrical current.Features: -For ages 10 years and above. -Plastic, cardboard, string and rubber construction. -Study advanced topics such as fluid dynamics, hydraulics and pneumatics. -More than 213 parts are included in this kit, which are compatible with all other Thames and Kosmos Physics kits. -Includes a 96-page, full-color experiment manual. -In the first part, you will enter the physics lab, where you will get to know the properties of air and water and become familiar with currents and energyl. -Series of 17 experiments in which you will start building smaller modelsl. -Move on to the workshop, where you will build 14 larger models of complex real-world devicesl. -25 Building projects. -Weigh... Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$69.99 at Kotulas

Thames & Kosmos Remote-Control Machines Kids can now make 10 different motorized models with Thames & Kosmos Remote-Control Machin...es. This set includes an infrared remote control unit, building blocks, a battery holder and three motors. The remote control can be used to control the three motors with an easy-to-activate touch sensors. These motors can be pooled to make different vehicles with numerous configurations. This playset is great for enhancing creativity and imagination and can keep kids engaged for hours as they build motorized vehicles of their choice. This building set also enhances eye-hand coordination and understanding of mechanical principles. Why You'll Love It: This playset gives kids a great time building 10 different motors and remote control creations. Age: 8 years and up Features Helps build and create 10 different motorized vehicles Six button infrared remote to control 3 vehicles at the same time Compatible with other sets of Thames and Kosmos Improves eye-hand coordination Develops mechanical knowledge Augments creativity and imagination Includes: Instruction booklet Recommended Ages:8 and up Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at AfterSchool.com

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. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at AfterSchool.com

Join a global chemistry experiment! 2011 is the International Year of Chemistry, and scientists, educators, and students around th...e world are uniting to conduct the largest experiment ever. The subject is water, our most precious natural resource. This kit offers you the tools you need to participate. Test water quality with pH and carbon dioxide analysis. Build a water filter tower to clean dirty water. Experiment with water purification by evaporation. Learn how science can be used to give people around the world access to clean water. Ages 8 and up. Recommended Ages: 8 years & Up Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at AfterSchool.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. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at AfterSchool.com

Become a science sleuth as you practice the science of fingerprint detection and collection. 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 & up Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at AfterSchool.com

Thames & Kosmos 602130 Learn how plants germinate from seeds, how they grow, what they need to grow, what they produce, and how th...eir roots, stems, and leaves work. Features: -For ages 5 to 7 years. -Plastic, paper and garden cress seeds construction. -Includes a 16-page color guidebook. -No assembly required. -No batteries required. -Weight: 0.6 lbs. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$58.40 at Wayfair

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 safely 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 – 15 Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$53.90 $59.95 at Wayfair

Follow your nose on a fragrant journey through the science, history, and art of making perfumes. Experiment with countless fragran...ce 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 & Up Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$161.90 $179.95 at Wayfair

Thames & Kosmos 620318 Features: -Can build your own experimental reversible fuel cell car to learn more about this energy source....-Users will learn how a reversible fuel cell works to perform electrolysis as well as to create energy.-During electrolysis, water is separated into hydrogen and oxygen and resulting energy is stored as a gas.-Gas is fed into the fuel cell, which then serves as the power source.-96 Page guide book.-Additionally required: 1 quart of distilled water.-Ages 10 and up.-Generates, or is powered by, renewable energy (naturally replenished, no limited supply).-This product may meet additional green criteria.-The only by-product is clean water.-The kit also comes with a rolling display stand and a battery pack.-No batteries required.-Electricity required to activate electrolysis is created with a large solar cell included with the kit.-Category: Science.-Minimum Age Requirement: 8 Years And Up.-Collection: Alternative Energy and Environmental Science.Specifications: -Contents: Wire, motor, chassic, axle, gas collector, 4 wheels, solar panel with support, syringe, tube, digital multimeter, test tube, protective goggles, labels...Dimensions: -Guide book dimensions: 8.25'' W x 11.5'' D.-Overall Product Weight: 3.5.Assembly: -Assembly required. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$13.95 at Eartheasy.com

Thames & Kosmos 602130 Learn how plants germinate from seeds, how they grow, what they need to grow, what they produce, and how th...eir roots, stems, and leaves work. Features: -For ages 5 to 7 years. -Plastic, paper and garden cress seeds construction. -Includes a 16-page color guidebook. -No assembly required. -No batteries required. -Weight: 0.6 lbs. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$44.95 at Eartheasy.com

Thames & Kosmos 624811 Features: -Learn about how different devices are used to extract useful energy. -Build a waterwheel, a sawm...ill, and a hammer mill to harness the energy of moving water to do different types of physical work. -Learn about water pressure by building a water tower, communicating vessels, and a water fountain. -Construct a hydroelectric power station to generate electricity and light an LED. -Learn about where the energy in ocean waves, tides, and rivers comes. -Full-color. -32 Page experiment manual offers illustrated instructions and scientific information. -Ages 8 and up. -No batteries required. -Assembly required. -Guide book dimensions: 5.5 W x 8.25 D. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$35.95 at Eartheasy.com

Thames & Kosmos 638016 Features: -Science kit gives you the tools and information to learn firsthand about the environmental probl...ems. -Kit is organized into five main sections: renewable energies, natural resource usage, climate change prevention, waste and water management, and energy conservation. -By doing hands-on experiments and seeing real results helps young scientists attain a solid grounding. -Construct a miniature water treatment plant. -Learn how substances in unnatural concentrations can pollute habitats and harm life. -Manufacture recycled paper and plastic. -Get an understanding of the rapid growth in world population. -Explore the causes and consequences of the greenhouse effect with carbon dioxide tests. -Experiment with heat transfer and insolation. -Build devices to explore wind power, water power. -Track down wasteful uses of energy at school and in your home. -Full-color. -48 Page manual guides your experiments and energy conservation activities. -Ages 10 and up. -Generates, or is powered by, renewable energy (naturally replenished, no limited supply). -This product may meet additional green criteria. -No batteries required. -Assembly required. -Guide book dimensions: 5.5 W x 8.25 D. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at yoyo.com

Join a global chemistry experiment! 2011 is the International Year of Chemistry, and scientists, educators, and students around th...e world are uniting to conduct the largest experiment ever. The subject is water, our most precious natural resource. This kit offers you the tools you need to participate. Test water quality with pH and carbon dioxide analysis. Build a water filter tower to clean dirty water. Experiment with water purification by evaporation. Learn how science can be used to give people around the world access to clean water. Ages 8 and up. Recommended Ages: 8 years & Up 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. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at yoyo.com

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. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
$14.95 at yoyo.com

Become a science sleuth as you practice the science of fingerprint detection and collection. 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 & up Read More

Thames & Kosmos
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Thames & Kosmos 602130 Learn how plants germinate from seeds, how they grow, what they need to grow, what they produce, and how th...eir roots, stems, and leaves work. Features: -For ages 5 to 7 years. -Plastic, paper and garden cress seeds construction. -Includes a 16-page color guidebook. -No assembly required. -No batteries required. -Weight: 0.6 lbs. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
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Thames & Kosmos Gold Rush Geology

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Thames & Kosmos 659226 Features: -Construct a parabolic solar cooker with 14 interlocking foil pieces that reflect. -Focus the sun...'s radiation on a small cooking container. -Heat water or melt chocolate to make an environmentally friendly fondue. -Learn about solar thermal energy, a powerful and promising source of renewable energy. -12 Page color instruction book included. -Ages 8 and up. -This product may meet additional green criteria. -No batteries required. -Assembly required. -Guide book dimensions: 3.25 W x 9.5 D. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
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Sometimes the things we've long known are ripe for rediscovery and this cool hydropower kit provides a number of examples. Learn h...ow different devices are used to extract energy from moving water. Build a waterwheel, a sawmill and a hammermill to harness energy and build a hydroelectric power station to generate electricity that can power a light and LED. Conduct up to 12 different hands-on projects and experiments and discover what's really in the water - power. You get everything you need right in the box, including a 32-page color manual that walks you through a number of experiments. Ages 8+. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
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The twelfth kit in the Little Labs line, Intro to Engineering welcomes young children to the field of engineering with 25 experime...nts and building projects in five sections. By engaging in hands-on activities, children will learn how engineers apply their scientific and technical knowledge to design machines and devices.<p>Start by learning some engineering basics with experiments on levers, forces, and pulleys. Build simple devices using these basic components. Move on to explore engineering on land by building vehicles with wheels, such as a race car and a wind-up car. Next, investigate engineering with air and in the air by building a helicopter, a pinwheel, a parachute, a glider, a balloon rocket, and an air-powered carousel. Then, build a diving bell, a sailboat, and a paddle boat to experiment with engineering in water. Finally, find engineering in your own home with experiments modeling the telephone and television.</p> Read More

Thames & Kosmos
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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. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
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Thames & Kosmos Dinosaur Fossils

Thames & Kosmos
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Little Labs Plant Science

Thames & Kosmos
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659240 Features: -Examine the factors that influence the reaction.-Show off your crystal creations in two special locking display ...cases. Color/Finish: -Grow amazing crystals that change color.-Learn about the chemical reaction that causes the beautiful shift in colors.-Conduct a chemical analysis to better understand why the color change occurs. Read More

Thames & Kosmos
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659271 Features: -Balloons are more than just a lot of hot air.-Learn about air pressure and force by doing lively experiments wit...h air, water, and rubber balloons.-See how air is not just emptiness, but has volume and takes up space.-Try blowing up a balloon in a bottle.-Make a simple water fountain to learn about air pressure.-Race a jet-propelled balloon rocket to investigate forces.-Balloons zooming, floating, popping, and flying all around the room.-Lift a pile of books with your breath.-Blow up a balloon with a simple chemical reaction. Read More

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