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Care To Defy Gravity?

Who says it’s a law? This dandy kit from Thames & Kosmos uses a ripcord-activated gyroscope approx 2” dia, and a 1” dia flywheel in an 87-piece kit that lets you create (20) gravity-defying experiments, including tops, robots, break-dancers and motorcycles. Call it fun with physics. Kit includes tracks and a 32-page manual. For ages 8+.

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GYROSCOPE SCIENCE EXPERIMENT KIT

Care To Defy Gravity?

Who says it’s a law? This dandy kit from Thames & Kosmos uses a ripcord-activated gyroscope approx 2” dia, and a 1” dia flywheel in an 87-piece kit that lets you create (20) gravity-defying experiments, including tops, robots, break-dancers and motorcycles. Call it fun with physics. Kit includes tracks and a 32-page manual. For ages 8+.

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$24.95 EACH

Bridges To Burn

Or break, actually, as an heuristic exercise. Here's a classroom-full of bridge-building supplies based on the Illinois Institute of Technology's national bridge-building contest. Each kit contains enough balsa wood pieces and glue to supply (24) budding engineers or physics students with what it takes to test their skills at wooden bridge construction. Includes a 12pp teacher's guide with info about (6) bridge styles and (8) types of trusses, (24) rules/instruction sheets for students, (360) pieces of 1/8" square x 24" long wood, and (24) bottles of white glue. Among the most engaging and popular classroom projects in the country, it's designed for grades 7-12.

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CLASSROOM BRIDGE KIT

Bridges To Burn

Or break, actually, as an heuristic exercise. Here's a classroom-full of bridge-building supplies based on the Illinois Institute of Technology's national bridge-building contest. Each kit contains enough balsa wood pieces and glue to supply (24) budding engineers or physics students with what it takes to test their skills at wooden bridge construction. Includes a 12pp teacher's guide with info about (6) bridge styles and (8) types of trusses, (24) rules/instruction sheets for students, (360) pieces of 1/8" square x 24" long wood, and (24) bottles of white glue. Among the most engaging and popular classroom projects in the country, it's designed for grades 7-12.

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$89.95 EACH

Build Your Own Universe

Make a nice start at constructing your very own universe with this excellent molecule model set. You get (24) 3/4" and (25) 1" plastic balls in assorted blue, black, yellow and orange colors with varying numbers of holes for connectors; (26) white ball/rod combos to stand for hydrogen; and (27) connector rods in (3) lengths for valency bonds. Includes a chart explaining the system and a periodic table inside the sturdy storage box. Great classroom tool for ages 13 and up.

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ATOMIC MODEL SET FOR STUDENTS

Build Your Own Universe

Make a nice start at constructing your very own universe with this excellent molecule model set. You get (24) 3/4" and (25) 1" plastic balls in assorted blue, black, yellow and orange colors with varying numbers of holes for connectors; (26) white ball/rod combos to stand for hydrogen; and (27) connector rods in (3) lengths for valency bonds. Includes a chart explaining the system and a periodic table inside the sturdy storage box. Great classroom tool for ages 13 and up.

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$24.50 EACH

Barn-Owl Pellets

Nothing beats owl pellets for the edification of budding biologists. These are from barn owls and they're domestic, yurped up by your American barn owls, each with a skeleton inside. Keep them refrigerated to keep the moths away. Most are approx 1-1/2" to 2" long.

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OWL PELLETS

Barn-Owl Pellets

Nothing beats owl pellets for the edification of budding biologists. These are from barn owls and they're domestic, yurped up by your American barn owls, each with a skeleton inside. Keep them refrigerated to keep the moths away. Most are approx 1-1/2" to 2" long.

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$7.50 PKG (2)

AWARD WINNING SNAP CIRCUITS

Build yourself a kid with a career in electronics. Start with this Snap Circuits® Motion kit with over (50) parts and instructions for (165) projects, including a mini-car, crawler, motion detector, tilt sensor and others. You add (4) "AA" batteries, conveniently available right here at your favorite supplier. From Elenco®.

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SNAP MOTION MOTION KIT FROM ELENCO

AWARD WINNING SNAP CIRCUITS

Build yourself a kid with a career in electronics. Start with this Snap Circuits® Motion kit with over (50) parts and instructions for (165) projects, including a mini-car, crawler, motion detector, tilt sensor and others. You add (4) "AA" batteries, conveniently available right here at your favorite supplier. From Elenco®.

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$64.95 EACH

Gyros-R-We

Gyroscopes, not Greek sandwiches with tzatziki sauce. This multi-award-winning, 102-piece kit from Thames & Kosmos features (7) projects using motorized gyroscope-based science. Includes a gyrobot, personal transporter (think Segway), gyro horizon, gyrocompass, balance game, tightrope walker and flight simulator. Includes a 24-page manual and requires (3) “AAA” batteries and a little curiosity.

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GYROBOT KIT

Gyros-R-We

Gyroscopes, not Greek sandwiches with tzatziki sauce. This multi-award-winning, 102-piece kit from Thames & Kosmos features (7) projects using motorized gyroscope-based science. Includes a gyrobot, personal transporter (think Segway), gyro horizon, gyrocompass, balance game, tightrope walker and flight simulator. Includes a 24-page manual and requires (3) “AAA” batteries and a little curiosity.

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$49.95 EACH

Ars, Gratia

Keep them occupied all day with these themed "artist trading card kits," each of which comes with (5) chipboard frames, 3-3/8" x 2-1/2" with photo corners, a template with pre-cut shapes, glue, (5) background sheets, stickers, beads, watercolor cards and pencils, paint pots, brads with plastic gems, fabric pins and a feather. You'll get (2) different kits from the assortment of love, peace, travel, luck or others.

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ARTIST TRADING CARD KITS

Ars, Gratia

Keep them occupied all day with these themed "artist trading card kits," each of which comes with (5) chipboard frames, 3-3/8" x 2-1/2" with photo corners, a template with pre-cut shapes, glue, (5) background sheets, stickers, beads, watercolor cards and pencils, paint pots, brads with plastic gems, fabric pins and a feather. You'll get (2) different kits from the assortment of love, peace, travel, luck or others.

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$8.95 PKG (2)

Extremities-R-Us

Just like your own, but in rubber instead of bone. Our super realistic, anatomically correct skeletal hand and foot models are great for a medical office, anatomy lab, art studio, Halloween party, or just to add a little orthopizzazz to your living room all year long. You choose the right hand and wrist, 8” long on a 4-1/4” square base with a detailed diagram of dorsal and plantar views; or the equally detailed right foot and ankle, also 8” long on a square base with the same views diagrammed. From United Scientific Supplies, Inc.

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RIGHT FOOT SKELETAL MODEL

Extremities-R-Us

Just like your own, but in rubber instead of bone. Our super realistic, anatomically correct skeletal hand and foot models are great for a medical office, anatomy lab, art studio, Halloween party, or just to add a little orthopizzazz to your living room all year long. You choose the right hand and wrist, 8” long on a 4-1/4” square base with a detailed diagram of dorsal and plantar views; or the equally detailed right foot and ankle, also 8” long on a square base with the same views diagrammed. From United Scientific Supplies, Inc.

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TINKER WITH TRANSISTORS

Hundreds of experiments. Months of fun. These solderless electronic kits from Maxitronix™ are exceptional. Each comes with a plastic console, myriad pieces and parts, and an entertaining, easy–to–read instruction book that’s so big it’s called an Owner’s Manual. The 300–in–1 kit has a 13” x 9-1/2” console with a built-in speaker, earphone, LED display, meter and more. It starts with the basics about transistors, transformers, diodes, capacitors, oscillators, circuits, etc., offering (300) radio–circuit, sound–effect, digital and other projects. equires (6) “AA” batteries (not included). Anyone from age 10 to adult who likes electronics will lust after these kits!

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300-IN-1 ELECTRONICS KIT

TINKER WITH TRANSISTORS

Hundreds of experiments. Months of fun. These solderless electronic kits from Maxitronix™ are exceptional. Each comes with a plastic console, myriad pieces and parts, and an entertaining, easy–to–read instruction book that’s so big it’s called an Owner’s Manual. The 300–in–1 kit has a 13” x 9-1/2” console with a built-in speaker, earphone, LED display, meter and more. It starts with the basics about transistors, transformers, diodes, capacitors, oscillators, circuits, etc., offering (300) radio–circuit, sound–effect, digital and other projects. equires (6) “AA” batteries (not included). Anyone from age 10 to adult who likes electronics will lust after these kits!

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$99.95 EACH

One Yorick, Extra Teeth

A fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy. You'll want to make house room, or classroom room, for this nice budget skull in molded bone-colored plastic, about 8" diagonally from chin to back of cranium, with a handy removable and latching cranium and a spring-loaded jaw. Comes complete with a full set of teeth, (3) removable plus three spares-(2) lower front and (1) molar.

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ANATOMICAL PLASTIC SKULL

One Yorick, Extra Teeth

A fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy. You'll want to make house room, or classroom room, for this nice budget skull in molded bone-colored plastic, about 8" diagonally from chin to back of cranium, with a handy removable and latching cranium and a spring-loaded jaw. Comes complete with a full set of teeth, (3) removable plus three spares-(2) lower front and (1) molar.

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$39.95 EACH

Hey, DJ! Spin that wheel!

Build your own electric powered motor kit. It's easy, it's fun, it's safe! Control motor's forward/reverse rotation with power. Color mixing with rotating color disc. Easy-to-read illustrated operating manual included. Educational and fun.

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SOLDERLESS MOTOR BUILDING KIT

Hey, DJ! Spin that wheel!

Build your own electric powered motor kit. It's easy, it's fun, it's safe! Control motor's forward/reverse rotation with power. Color mixing with rotating color disc. Easy-to-read illustrated operating manual included. Educational and fun.

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$13.95 EACH

JUNIOR CRIME SCENE KIT

Aspiring crime scene investigators will find everything they need in Detectolab: a 30x magnifying scope; fingerprinting supplies; test tube rack with a pair of plastic tubes; code wheel; compass/direction finder; templates for facial sketching; ink testing items; and assorted other items for solving the crime scene. Includes a good 47pp booklet that walks you through (67) different investigative experiments.

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DETECTO LAB CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATORS

JUNIOR CRIME SCENE KIT

Aspiring crime scene investigators will find everything they need in Detectolab: a 30x magnifying scope; fingerprinting supplies; test tube rack with a pair of plastic tubes; code wheel; compass/direction finder; templates for facial sketching; ink testing items; and assorted other items for solving the crime scene. Includes a good 47pp booklet that walks you through (67) different investigative experiments.

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$22.95 EACH

RC Rover Kit

Build your own radio-controlled rover, no soldering required. It's a Dr.Toy winner from Elenco's Snap-Circuits" series. The 30-piece kit includes a multi-function wireless remote, turning controls, head and sidelights, and sound effects. An easy-to-follow manual includes instructions for over (20) projects.

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SNAP CIRCUIT ROVER

RC Rover Kit

Build your own radio-controlled rover, no soldering required. It's a Dr.Toy winner from Elenco's Snap-Circuits" series. The 30-piece kit includes a multi-function wireless remote, turning controls, head and sidelights, and sound effects. An easy-to-follow manual includes instructions for over (20) projects.

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$62.95 EACH

Insect-A-Sucker

…vacuuming bug gun, for humane, catch-and-release insect inspection. Young entomologists will spend hours slurping up creepy critters to study. Has a pistol grip, (2) speeds, slotted and round nose cones, catch-pot with a pivoting lid, viewer tube with magnifying cap, tweezers, and a corrugated plastic "pipe sucker" for getting into hard-to-reach bug lairs. You add (4) "AA" batteries.

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BUG VACUUM

Insect-A-Sucker

…vacuuming bug gun, for humane, catch-and-release insect inspection. Young entomologists will spend hours slurping up creepy critters to study. Has a pistol grip, (2) speeds, slotted and round nose cones, catch-pot with a pivoting lid, viewer tube with magnifying cap, tweezers, and a corrugated plastic "pipe sucker" for getting into hard-to-reach bug lairs. You add (4) "AA" batteries.

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$12.95 EACH

Six Simple Machines In A Box

Physics starts here. Thames & Kosmos makes this dandy little kit to build models of all six simple machines: levers, pulleys, inclined planes, screws, wedges and wheels & axles, along with a spring scale to measure forces. You add a plastic pop bottle for weight. For ages 8 and up.

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SIMPLE MACHINES KIT

Six Simple Machines In A Box

Physics starts here. Thames & Kosmos makes this dandy little kit to build models of all six simple machines: levers, pulleys, inclined planes, screws, wedges and wheels & axles, along with a spring scale to measure forces. You add a plastic pop bottle for weight. For ages 8 and up.

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$14.95 EACH

Flying Yankee

Train-spotter alert: here's a slick little model of American railroading's first successful streamliner from the 1930s: the Flying Yankee (aka the Burlington Zephyr, aka Union Pacific M-10000). The original ran on diesel and cost a fortune, but our tin and plastic model train is a bargain as a wind-up, 3-car classic toy. Measures 13-3/4" long overall x 1-7/8" tall x approx 1-1/2" wide.

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WIND-UP FLYING YANKEE MODEL TRAIN

Flying Yankee

Train-spotter alert: here's a slick little model of American railroading's first successful streamliner from the 1930s: the Flying Yankee (aka the Burlington Zephyr, aka Union Pacific M-10000). The original ran on diesel and cost a fortune, but our tin and plastic model train is a bargain as a wind-up, 3-car classic toy. Measures 13-3/4" long overall x 1-7/8" tall x approx 1-1/2" wide.

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$9.50 EACH
$12.95
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Syringapistol Kit

Can you say repurposing? This little kit is the product of a syringe company and is now a nifty little set that you can turn into a water pistol or air-powered dart gun. Includes a 50cc syringe, plastic handle, dual nozzle, plastic rubber-tipped dart, a straw to fill it with water and a tiny foam figure for a target. (Hang on to the nozzle or tape it on for best results.) Also useful for shooting meds into your pet alligator's mouth.

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AIR POWERED WATER PISTOL KIT

Syringapistol Kit

Can you say repurposing? This little kit is the product of a syringe company and is now a nifty little set that you can turn into a water pistol or air-powered dart gun. Includes a 50cc syringe, plastic handle, dual nozzle, plastic rubber-tipped dart, a straw to fill it with water and a tiny foam figure for a target. (Hang on to the nozzle or tape it on for best results.) Also useful for shooting meds into your pet alligator's mouth.

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$1.75 EACH
$2.95
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Science Fairs In A Box

From Steve Spengler Science it's the Be Amazing Water Gel™ kit that turns liquids to solids. You get an ounce of sodium polyacrylate powder and a plastic scoop.

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WATER GEL KIT

Science Fairs In A Box

From Steve Spengler Science it's the Be Amazing Water Gel™ kit that turns liquids to solids. You get an ounce of sodium polyacrylate powder and a plastic scoop.

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