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LATEX WEATHER BALLOON 8 FOOT DIAMETER
Giant Weather Balloon
If the question is whether to tie a bunch of these giant latex professional weather balloons to a lawn chair, the answer is no. (They burst at about 82,000 feet anyway.) Besides, this is a true weather balloon, with plenty of fun, nonfatal uses. The cream-colored latex balloon is approx 40" dia when flaccid, you should pardon the expression, but has an 8-foot dia when inflated. The neck is 9" long x 1" dia. Scientists, meteorologists, inventors, teachers and the imaginative filmmaker are warned to launch the balloon carefully. The material is delicate and not made to survive brushes with pavement, pine branches, or clumsy physics students.
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$20.95 EACH
8 FOOT SOLAR BALLOON
It Can Fly!
Blow up this big, 8-foot long x 2-foot dia, solar balloon on a sunny day and then sit there, maybe enjoying a refreshing beverage, and watch while the sun heats up the black surface and the air inside expands and becomes lighter than the surrounding atmosphere and the whole thing rises like your hopes for a bright future. Includes a 20-foot cord to keep it in check. Works best on a cool but bright day. Don't we all.
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$4.95 EACH
40X-640X BEGINNER MICROSCOPE
Eye Spy
Begin their microscopic education here, with this 40-640X student microscope from Levenhuk®. Featuring an adjustable eyepiece, variable white LED illuminator, and adjustable iris. Comes with a cover; (5) blank and (5) prepared slides; pipette; brine shrimp, yeast, sea salt and glue samples; forceps; a microtome; 58-page user guide; and a 23-page manual. Includes (2) “AA” batteries and a lifetime warranty through the manufacturer.
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$37.95 EACH
US MAP 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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92513P1 US MAP PLACEMAT
$2.95 EACH
TEACHING MAGNETS
Plastic Magnets
Nice little teaching magnet set for the primary grade classroom has (6) magnets in star, two-bar, horseshoe and ring shapes, all plastic coated in silver and red to mark the poles. Range in size from 1” to 3”, and include a few paper clips and small nails for demo purposes.
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$4.50 EACH
GIANT WEATHER BALLOON
Reaching The End Of Your Tether?
That would be approx 600 feet, if your tether is attached to this latex floater, aka “meteorological balloon for tethered flight.” These are heavier than most weather balloons, which make them perfect for parties and events. Max height is 500-600 feet. Made for filling with helium/hydrogen, and will burst at approx 8-feet dia. Our current stock is red, but don't hate us if you get a white, green or orange. Make a statement with it.
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SALE $13.95 EACH
WAS $14.95 EACH
SAVE $1.00 (7%)
TUNING FORK SET (8) DIFFERENT FORKS
Me, Me, Me, Me, Mee
You can start with our single aluminum tuning fork, 2-tined and 7-1/2" long. It vibrates at 256 hz, and is labeled "C". Or you can order the set that has (8) forks and a mallet with a rubber-tipped plastic head. The forks are labeled low-C to high-C and come in a fitted, latched wooden box. Unfortunately, C.J., who has perfect pitch, tells us that his pitch is more perfect than most of the tuning forks. He also says you can file the tips, tuning them to an electronic keyboard until they're perfect - and we think there's a certain cachet to telling people you tuned the forks yourself. But they are perfect, if you're using them for things like teaching principles of sound or driving the chihuahua crazy.
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SALE $31.50 EACH
WAS $34.95 EACH
SAVE $3.45 (10%)
METAL SAMPLES
Metal Samples
Classroom and Science Fair alert: Now you can order an 8-pack of metals and metal alloys for demonstration purposes. Each pack of 1" dia x 1/32" thick discs includes aluminum, bronze, brass, copper, n/silver (w/nickel), m/steel (mild: low carbon), stainless steel, and zinc. Composition of each is stamped on one side of the discs.
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93769P1 METAL SAMPLES
SALE $9.95 EACH
WAS $11.95 EACH
SAVE $2.00 (17%)
50-FOOT SOLAR BALLOON
Bernoulli Balloon
All you add is sunlight to use this 50-foot long solar balloon to prove that Bernoulli was right. Pascal, too. Demonstrate buoyancy, convection, thermodynamics and the power of the sun. Measures 29" dia and comes with 400 feet of string, and instructions.
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SALE $17.55 EACH
WAS $19.50 EACH
SAVE $1.95 (10%)
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