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DELUXE USB MICROSCOPE

For students or professionals, this Celestron® Deluxe Handheld Digital Microscope that captures still images and videos is a terrific computer accessory. Plug the USB 2.0 cable into your computer's port and take advantage of the built-in, upgraded 2MP CMOS sensor, 10X to 200X magnification, and 8-LED illumination. It features a 1 sec. to 1/1000 sec shutter speed, 1920x1080, 1280x720 and 640x480 resolutions, max 30fps videos, 10mm to 150mm manual focus and a 2 element glass lens with IR Cut and EFL 158mm. The 4-oz, 4-1/4" x 1-1/4" dia scope may be handheld, or slipped into its metal stand for steadier viewing. Includes CD-ROM software with measurement function and note-taking and a calibration tool. Works with Windows 7/8/10 and MAC OSX 10.12 and up. Very cool.

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CELESTRON HANDHELD DIGITAL MICROSCOPE

DELUXE USB MICROSCOPE

For students or professionals, this Celestron® Deluxe Handheld Digital Microscope that captures still images and videos is a terrific computer accessory. Plug the USB 2.0 cable into your computer's port and take advantage of the built-in, upgraded 2MP CMOS sensor, 10X to 200X magnification, and 8-LED illumination. It features a 1 sec. to 1/1000 sec shutter speed, 1920x1080, 1280x720 and 640x480 resolutions, max 30fps videos, 10mm to 150mm manual focus and a 2 element glass lens with IR Cut and EFL 158mm. The 4-oz, 4-1/4" x 1-1/4" dia scope may be handheld, or slipped into its metal stand for steadier viewing. Includes CD-ROM software with measurement function and note-taking and a calibration tool. Works with Windows 7/8/10 and MAC OSX 10.12 and up. Very cool.

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$69.95 EACH

LAB STAND

Affordable, adaptable lab equipment for serious scientists with laughable budgets. The basic stand is heavy black metal 8" long x 5" wide x 1" high with a 19-1/2" x 3/8" dia support rod screwed into it. Position a beaker or bunsen burner on the stand and build the configuration you need above it. Both the Burette clamp and the ring attach to the rod with thumbscrew clamps. The Burette clamp has a wing nut so it can be adjusted to any angle. The clamp extends 4" from the rod, with rounded, uncoated, adjustable metal jaws with spring tension and a wing nut. The 3" metal support ring holds the 6" x 6" heavy-gauge steel-mesh burner screen with crimped edges. Nice, solid equipment at a rare price.

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LAB SUPPORT STAND 5" X 8" BASE

LAB STAND

Affordable, adaptable lab equipment for serious scientists with laughable budgets. The basic stand is heavy black metal 8" long x 5" wide x 1" high with a 19-1/2" x 3/8" dia support rod screwed into it. Position a beaker or bunsen burner on the stand and build the configuration you need above it. Both the Burette clamp and the ring attach to the rod with thumbscrew clamps. The Burette clamp has a wing nut so it can be adjusted to any angle. The clamp extends 4" from the rod, with rounded, uncoated, adjustable metal jaws with spring tension and a wing nut. The 3" metal support ring holds the 6" x 6" heavy-gauge steel-mesh burner screen with crimped edges. Nice, solid equipment at a rare price.

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REAL CORKS!!

We have obtained a large number of real natural corks ranging across the popular sizes used in science labs to seal vessels (drill your own holes for glass tubing, etc), use as floats and as a great craft item. Or just use them to seal bottles that don't have closures or cry out for a decorative seal.

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#3, 7/16" BOTTOM x 9/16" TOP

REAL CORKS!!

We have obtained a large number of real natural corks ranging across the popular sizes used in science labs to seal vessels (drill your own holes for glass tubing, etc), use as floats and as a great craft item. Or just use them to seal bottles that don't have closures or cry out for a decorative seal.

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$3.25 PKG (20)

Surprise! Surprise!

Surprise your parents with a little science at home. “Science Surprises” is a 192-page paperback in its third edition with over 100 experiments that can be done using common household goodies. OK, a couple of things might require a trip to the hardware store, but still.  The science ranges from the Bernoulli principle and Stroop effect to making your own perfume and cold cream. (And remember what Shaw said: “Science never solves a problem without creating ten more,” so that makes a thousand experiments.)

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SCIENCE SURPRISES BOOK WITH EXPERIMENTS

Surprise! Surprise!

Surprise your parents with a little science at home. “Science Surprises” is a 192-page paperback in its third edition with over 100 experiments that can be done using common household goodies. OK, a couple of things might require a trip to the hardware store, but still.  The science ranges from the Bernoulli principle and Stroop effect to making your own perfume and cold cream. (And remember what Shaw said: “Science never solves a problem without creating ten more,” so that makes a thousand experiments.)

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$13.50 EACH
$14.95
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CHINEX?

Rejoice, we have finally found a source of reasonably priced borosilicate lab glassware. This is the kind of glass in the trade marked Pyrex(tm) and Kimax(tm) labware. The stuff you can put right over the flame of the Bunsen burner, or directly onto the hot plate. This stuff is imported from China, and is considered student grade, which is good enough for anything but the most exotic applications. We have beakers, test tubes, graduated cylinders and flasks. Compare the prices below and you will see that they are around half the U.S. equivalent. Call us for larger quantity prices.

Please Note: Physical sizes may vary slightly due to vendor and Mfg changes. Call or email for more info. 

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BEAKER, 2000ML, HEAT RESISTANT GLASS, 190MM X 130MM

CHINEX?

Rejoice, we have finally found a source of reasonably priced borosilicate lab glassware. This is the kind of glass in the trade marked Pyrex(tm) and Kimax(tm) labware. The stuff you can put right over the flame of the Bunsen burner, or directly onto the hot plate. This stuff is imported from China, and is considered student grade, which is good enough for anything but the most exotic applications. We have beakers, test tubes, graduated cylinders and flasks. Compare the prices below and you will see that they are around half the U.S. equivalent. Call us for larger quantity prices.

Please Note: Physical sizes may vary slightly due to vendor and Mfg changes. Call or email for more info. 

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BRUSHEX?

Here’s a fine pair of nylon bristle brushes, just perfect for cleaning test tubes, aquarium filter tubes or your favorite long-necked soda bottle. The smaller brush is 8-1/2” long with a 1/2" dia. while the larger is 10-1/2” overall with a 1-3/8” dia. The bristle area for both is approx. 3-1/2” long.

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SM TEST TUBE BRUSH

BRUSHEX?

Here’s a fine pair of nylon bristle brushes, just perfect for cleaning test tubes, aquarium filter tubes or your favorite long-necked soda bottle. The smaller brush is 8-1/2” long with a 1/2" dia. while the larger is 10-1/2” overall with a 1-3/8” dia. The bristle area for both is approx. 3-1/2” long.

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$2.75 PKG (2)

Kid Coders

Coding for Beginners…using Scratch is a 96-page, hardback, spiral-bound book for teaching kids with basic computer skills how to write code using Scratch, an educational programming language developed by MIT. (Has over 12 million registered users and 15 million shared projects.) Book includes art and sonic projects plus (4) games.

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KIDS’ BEGINNING CODING BOOK

Kid Coders

Coding for Beginners…using Scratch is a 96-page, hardback, spiral-bound book for teaching kids with basic computer skills how to write code using Scratch, an educational programming language developed by MIT. (Has over 12 million registered users and 15 million shared projects.) Book includes art and sonic projects plus (4) games.

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$14.95 EACH

Nickel-Coated, Quarter-Sized

Nice rare-earth neodymium disk magnet, 1" dia, about the same as a quarter but over twice as thick at 4mm. Rare-earth magnets are permanent and powerful, and this one has approx 7 lbs pull, and always will. Comes with a galvanized metal keeper approx 2" dia so you don't lose it.

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1 INCH DISK MAGNET

Nickel-Coated, Quarter-Sized

Nice rare-earth neodymium disk magnet, 1" dia, about the same as a quarter but over twice as thick at 4mm. Rare-earth magnets are permanent and powerful, and this one has approx 7 lbs pull, and always will. Comes with a galvanized metal keeper approx 2" dia so you don't lose it.

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$3.40 EACH
$4.35
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EAT SMART

They might as well learn something while they're trying to outlast you on eating those lima beans. Set the table with educational placemats and they'll be at least a touch smarter after dinner, even if their vegetable intake is low. These laminated, 12" x 17-3/8" mats have full-color fronts, black-and-white backs. Choose the United States Map, Stars & Constellations, the Periodic Table of Elements or The Metric System.

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ELEMENTS PLACEMAT

EAT SMART

They might as well learn something while they're trying to outlast you on eating those lima beans. Set the table with educational placemats and they'll be at least a touch smarter after dinner, even if their vegetable intake is low. These laminated, 12" x 17-3/8" mats have full-color fronts, black-and-white backs. Choose the United States Map, Stars & Constellations, the Periodic Table of Elements or The Metric System.

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CAPITAL OF BELARUS? MINSK!

If they saw this color map eight times a day, they'd know where every place is-and its capital. Snap this tough, 8.5" x 11" laminated sheet into a school notebook and eventually they'll have to read it. It's a very nice world map with capital cities on one side, a U.S. map with state capitals on the other. It includes other major cities plus partial Canadian and Mexican bonus areas. Current, barring a coup since we got our latest shipment.

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LAMINATED 8-1/2" X 11" NOTEBOOK U.S. MAP

CAPITAL OF BELARUS? MINSK!

If they saw this color map eight times a day, they'd know where every place is-and its capital. Snap this tough, 8.5" x 11" laminated sheet into a school notebook and eventually they'll have to read it. It's a very nice world map with capital cities on one side, a U.S. map with state capitals on the other. It includes other major cities plus partial Canadian and Mexican bonus areas. Current, barring a coup since we got our latest shipment.

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$3.50 EACH

Slide Boxing

The sport of the future? No, cork-lined polystyrene boxes for holding microscope slides, complete with numbered slots and inventory sheets on the lids. The boxes are 8-3/4" x 6-3/4" x 1-1/3" with hinged lids. They are stackable, and you might get them in a variety of colors.

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MICROSCOPE BOX FOR 100 SLIDES

Slide Boxing

The sport of the future? No, cork-lined polystyrene boxes for holding microscope slides, complete with numbered slots and inventory sheets on the lids. The boxes are 8-3/4" x 6-3/4" x 1-1/3" with hinged lids. They are stackable, and you might get them in a variety of colors.

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$7.20 EACH

Funette?

Or funnelette? Whatever. It's a polypropylene mini-funnel, for putting a little something through little openings. Measures 2-1/4" long OA, with a 35mm dia mouth and a fluted, 4mm ID neck.

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35MM FUNNEL

Funette?

Or funnelette? Whatever. It's a polypropylene mini-funnel, for putting a little something through little openings. Measures 2-1/4" long OA, with a 35mm dia mouth and a fluted, 4mm ID neck.

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$2.50 PKG (3)

Ceramic Reefers

Beautiful refrigerator magnets, all set to be imbedded in your child's best ever creation for refrigerator work. Six file card holding power, 3/4" dia x 3/16" thick ceramic with beveled edges to minimize chipping. They don't come much better than that!!

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CERAMIC MAGNET, 3/4"

Ceramic Reefers

Beautiful refrigerator magnets, all set to be imbedded in your child's best ever creation for refrigerator work. Six file card holding power, 3/4" dia x 3/16" thick ceramic with beveled edges to minimize chipping. They don't come much better than that!!

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$2.95 PKG (8)
$3.50
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SCALPEL STAT!

Stainless steel surgical scalpel blades, size #22. Great for hobbies and crafts. 

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DISPOSABLE SCALPEL BLADE #22

SCALPEL STAT!

Stainless steel surgical scalpel blades, size #22. Great for hobbies and crafts. 

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$3.50 PKG (10)

Dog Pens

No, no, no--nobody likes to see a pooch penned up. These are ball-point pens inside plastic dogs. They’re long, with spots, like dachshund-dalmatian crosses, but in pink, blue, white or yellow. We’ll pick (2) different colors for you. Pull the tail on the 4-1/2” long dogs, expose the ball-point, and bring a little canine whimsy to your memo, love poem, grocery list or resignation letter.

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DALMATIAN BALL-POINT PENS

Dog Pens

No, no, no--nobody likes to see a pooch penned up. These are ball-point pens inside plastic dogs. They’re long, with spots, like dachshund-dalmatian crosses, but in pink, blue, white or yellow. We’ll pick (2) different colors for you. Pull the tail on the 4-1/2” long dogs, expose the ball-point, and bring a little canine whimsy to your memo, love poem, grocery list or resignation letter.

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$3.50 PKG (2)
$3.95
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Hang On There

Looking for a very, very, very long refrigerator magnet? At 15 ft, this 3/8" wide x 1/16" thick magnetic strip should just about go up one side, across the top, and down the other side. It's flexible, but can be broken if bent back against itself -- which means that small children can make craft magnets without having to cut the strip or themselves! We love it when a plan comes together!

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STRIP MAGNET

Hang On There

Looking for a very, very, very long refrigerator magnet? At 15 ft, this 3/8" wide x 1/16" thick magnetic strip should just about go up one side, across the top, and down the other side. It's flexible, but can be broken if bent back against itself -- which means that small children can make craft magnets without having to cut the strip or themselves! We love it when a plan comes together!

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$3.25 PKG (15)

You Really Should Make Cool Stuff

If you make cool stuff, people will pass it on to your children’s children’s children and you won’t spend eternity as just an old picture on a lost thumb drive. We suggest: Making Inventive Wooden Toys, a 184-page paperback with plans for (33) toys, many of them ballistic, out of scrap wood and easily found hardware; or Making Poor Man’s Guitars, a 176-page paperback with detailed instructions for building string instruments out of cigar boxes, frying pans, tin cans, mailboxes and washtubs, with a beer-can microphone thrown in.

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FOLK GUITAR-MAKING BOOK

You Really Should Make Cool Stuff

If you make cool stuff, people will pass it on to your children’s children’s children and you won’t spend eternity as just an old picture on a lost thumb drive. We suggest: Making Inventive Wooden Toys, a 184-page paperback with plans for (33) toys, many of them ballistic, out of scrap wood and easily found hardware; or Making Poor Man’s Guitars, a 176-page paperback with detailed instructions for building string instruments out of cigar boxes, frying pans, tin cans, mailboxes and washtubs, with a beer-can microphone thrown in.

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$17.95 EACH
$19.95
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VIAL BODIES AND CAPS

You pick from our clear glass vial collection, all with gasketed black-plastic screw caps. The small vials hold approx 2ml and measure 1-3/8” tall x 9/16” dia with a 9/32 (approx 7mm) ID. The larger vials hold approx 5ml and measure 2-1/4” tall x 19/32” dia with an 11/32” (7mm) ID.

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2ML GLASS VIALS W/SCREW CAPS

VIAL BODIES AND CAPS

You pick from our clear glass vial collection, all with gasketed black-plastic screw caps. The small vials hold approx 2ml and measure 1-3/8” tall x 9/16” dia with a 9/32 (approx 7mm) ID. The larger vials hold approx 5ml and measure 2-1/4” tall x 19/32” dia with an 11/32” (7mm) ID.

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$27.95 PKG (144)

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