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Get Out Of The Lab

A whole bunch of science and scientific learning happens outside of the school lab. These 144-page books by Liz Lee Heinecke have a year’s worth (that’d be 52) of experiments. You pick: Outdoor Science Lab for Kids with (52) experiments in (12) units covering biology, gardening, botany, physics, earth science and chemistry, all with common household items; or Kitchen Science Labs for Kids, with experiments in biology, physics and chemistry using the ever-popular common household materials.

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KITCHEN SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS BOOK

Get Out Of The Lab

A whole bunch of science and scientific learning happens outside of the school lab. These 144-page books by Liz Lee Heinecke have a year’s worth (that’d be 52) of experiments. You pick: Outdoor Science Lab for Kids with (52) experiments in (12) units covering biology, gardening, botany, physics, earth science and chemistry, all with common household items; or Kitchen Science Labs for Kids, with experiments in biology, physics and chemistry using the ever-popular common household materials.

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Markers A-Bursting

These (12) medium-point markers from Maped come nesting in a green rubber concave disk. Push it to convex and it's a flower-burst of colors, pretty and easy to use on your desktop. You get markers in black, light and dark blue, green, red, orange, pink, yellow, blush, brown and lavender.

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12-PIECE MARKER SET WITH CONCAVE STORAGE NEST

Markers A-Bursting

These (12) medium-point markers from Maped come nesting in a green rubber concave disk. Push it to convex and it's a flower-burst of colors, pretty and easy to use on your desktop. You get markers in black, light and dark blue, green, red, orange, pink, yellow, blush, brown and lavender.

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$6.99 EACH

Kooties Are Kute

These Kooties™ are impish little trademarked critters, and in this case they’re on the hardboard covers of these mini-notebooks. Measure 3-1/4” square, top-spiral bound with (71) sheets in each with little Kooties and Kuotes in the Korners. We’ll pick from the (7) assorted Kooties™ on the covers, but they’re all kute. Kinda.

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KOOTIES™ SPIRAL NOTEBOOKS

Kooties Are Kute

These Kooties™ are impish little trademarked critters, and in this case they’re on the hardboard covers of these mini-notebooks. Measure 3-1/4” square, top-spiral bound with (71) sheets in each with little Kooties and Kuotes in the Korners. We’ll pick from the (7) assorted Kooties™ on the covers, but they’re all kute. Kinda.

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$3.95 PKG (3)

Simple Circuit

An easy way to light up the kids' eyes! Teach them to wire a simple circuit with our basic components.

  • The knife switches are mounted on a plastic bases. 
  • The miniature plastic socket holds a standard flashlight bulb with a 14 mm dia screw base. 
  • We pack 6 volt and 3 volt round bulbs, or 1.5 volt bell-shaped bulbs, (5) to a package.(Bulbs are rated slightly higher to prevent them from burning out.)
  • Hook up the black plastic and metal 2" x 4-1/4" telegraph key with brass contacts and (2) terminal posts with nuts. 
  • Our blue-plastic holder for (1) "D" battery has a small tab at each end to hook a lead to, and a 1/8" square mounting hole at each corner. 
  • You add the mounting surface and the know-how. 
  • Actual bulb voltage listed in parenthesis.

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SCREW BASE SOCKET

Simple Circuit

An easy way to light up the kids' eyes! Teach them to wire a simple circuit with our basic components.

  • The knife switches are mounted on a plastic bases. 
  • The miniature plastic socket holds a standard flashlight bulb with a 14 mm dia screw base. 
  • We pack 6 volt and 3 volt round bulbs, or 1.5 volt bell-shaped bulbs, (5) to a package.(Bulbs are rated slightly higher to prevent them from burning out.)
  • Hook up the black plastic and metal 2" x 4-1/4" telegraph key with brass contacts and (2) terminal posts with nuts. 
  • Our blue-plastic holder for (1) "D" battery has a small tab at each end to hook a lead to, and a 1/8" square mounting hole at each corner. 
  • You add the mounting surface and the know-how. 
  • Actual bulb voltage listed in parenthesis.

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$5.95 PKG (5)

Piratical Parchments

This piratical treasure trove is printed on genuine pretend parchment (from a process that involves skinning ersatz sheep). The 15-3/4" x 13-3/4" Treasure Map shows (56) actual lost treasure sites from Newfoundland to Bermuda. Call us when you finish looking. The 11" x 14" Pirates Creed of Ethics (the apostrophe was sunk along with the treasures), is a faux vellum document with a putatively real pirates' code from 1640 with (14) principles, many of which involve getting one's head split for infractions. Both profusely illustrated.

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PIRATE DOCUMENTS ON FAUX PARCHMENT

Piratical Parchments

This piratical treasure trove is printed on genuine pretend parchment (from a process that involves skinning ersatz sheep). The 15-3/4" x 13-3/4" Treasure Map shows (56) actual lost treasure sites from Newfoundland to Bermuda. Call us when you finish looking. The 11" x 14" Pirates Creed of Ethics (the apostrophe was sunk along with the treasures), is a faux vellum document with a putatively real pirates' code from 1640 with (14) principles, many of which involve getting one's head split for infractions. Both profusely illustrated.

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$4.25 EACH

Screen-Faker Notepad

This 6" x 8", 50-sheet ruled notepad mimics an iTablet screen, to make you more comfortable writing on actual paper. (Use a pencil, the original stylus.) As a bonus, it has a magnetic strip on the back so you can stick it on the fridge, which you shouldn't try with your tablet.

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RULED MAGNETIC NOTEPAD

Screen-Faker Notepad

This 6" x 8", 50-sheet ruled notepad mimics an iTablet screen, to make you more comfortable writing on actual paper. (Use a pencil, the original stylus.) As a bonus, it has a magnetic strip on the back so you can stick it on the fridge, which you shouldn't try with your tablet.

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$3.95 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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Traveling Staplering

Many’s the time we pined for a stapler while putting together a proposal in a roadside motel in East Jabip, south of nowhere, but alas, stapler had we none. Now we carry this tiny, 2-1/2” long stapler, which comes with (500) regular standard-size staples so you can steal replacements at the office. We’ll pick from gray, orange, green or something just as nice for you.

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MINI STAPLER WITH STAPLES

Traveling Staplering

Many’s the time we pined for a stapler while putting together a proposal in a roadside motel in East Jabip, south of nowhere, but alas, stapler had we none. Now we carry this tiny, 2-1/2” long stapler, which comes with (500) regular standard-size staples so you can steal replacements at the office. We’ll pick from gray, orange, green or something just as nice for you.

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$3.95 PKG (2)

National Archives Twofer

Call them the Founding Replicas and display them in the classroom, whether at home or in school. The U.S. Constitution is 18-1/2" x 12-1/2" and the Bill of Rights is 15-5/8" x 13-5/8", both on realistic "antiqued vellum." These are nice replicas, but much reduced in size, the Constitution in particular will require magnification for reading. Our each includes both documents.

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U.S. CONSTITUTION & BILL OF RIGHTS

National Archives Twofer

Call them the Founding Replicas and display them in the classroom, whether at home or in school. The U.S. Constitution is 18-1/2" x 12-1/2" and the Bill of Rights is 15-5/8" x 13-5/8", both on realistic "antiqued vellum." These are nice replicas, but much reduced in size, the Constitution in particular will require magnification for reading. Our each includes both documents.

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$4.25 EACH

Easy-Read Protractor

Our 4" long plastic school protractor measures angles of 45, 60, 90, 120 and (duh) 180 degrees with wide bands of color. Great for aspiring engineers, architects, astrophysicists and just general anglers. Not so useful for fishermen, though. From Helix®.

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HELIX® 4" PROTRACTOR

Easy-Read Protractor

Our 4" long plastic school protractor measures angles of 45, 60, 90, 120 and (duh) 180 degrees with wide bands of color. Great for aspiring engineers, architects, astrophysicists and just general anglers. Not so useful for fishermen, though. From Helix®.

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$3.25 PKG (5)

What's Hot Pink & Translucent

An embarrassed jellyfish. Also this 50-sheet pad of 3" square sticky notes, guaranteed to stand out among all the little pale boring ones. You'll get (3) pads in your package in assorted bright neon colors; we've seen pink, yellow and orange so far. Say that three times fast.

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HOT NEON STICKY NOTES

What's Hot Pink & Translucent

An embarrassed jellyfish. Also this 50-sheet pad of 3" square sticky notes, guaranteed to stand out among all the little pale boring ones. You'll get (3) pads in your package in assorted bright neon colors; we've seen pink, yellow and orange so far. Say that three times fast.

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$3.95 PKG (3)

Testing Turbidity?

Environmental Science teachers, how about showing your students how to test water’s visibility and hence turbidity--or its opposite, clarity--with our freshwater Secchi disk? (We thought you’d like the idea.) The disk is just under 8” dia with an integral weight and alternating black and white quadrants, attached to a 72-foot nylon cord marked every foot with a hash mark. Just lower it into water and you’ll have your results, and teaching points.

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SECCHI DISK WITH NYLON CORD

Testing Turbidity?

Environmental Science teachers, how about showing your students how to test water’s visibility and hence turbidity--or its opposite, clarity--with our freshwater Secchi disk? (We thought you’d like the idea.) The disk is just under 8” dia with an integral weight and alternating black and white quadrants, attached to a 72-foot nylon cord marked every foot with a hash mark. Just lower it into water and you’ll have your results, and teaching points.

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$23.95 EACH

Plastic Sheet Protectors

Or presentation folders. They’re plastic covers at 11-1/2” x 9-1/4” with a swinging lock on the spine that will grip up to (30) sheets without your having to punch holes in them. Assorted colors including red, purple and black, from which we’ll pick as a nice surprise for you.

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11-1/2” x 9-1/4” PLASTIC SHEET PROTECTORS

Plastic Sheet Protectors

Or presentation folders. They’re plastic covers at 11-1/2” x 9-1/4” with a swinging lock on the spine that will grip up to (30) sheets without your having to punch holes in them. Assorted colors including red, purple and black, from which we’ll pick as a nice surprise for you.

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$3.95 PKG (3)

LIGHT DUTY MAGNETS/DESK TOYS

These tiny alnico magnets are a mere 3/8" long x 1/8" dia cylinders, slightly larger than ice-cream jimmies, with approx 1/4-oz lift. They could hold sticky notes that have lost their sticky, and they hang on to each other end-to-end really nicely, so a bunch of them are fun to play with as a desktop toy, but they're really great for magnetic reed switches. Sold in packages of (25) or try the (200) pack for huge savings!

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CYLINDER MAGNET

LIGHT DUTY MAGNETS/DESK TOYS

These tiny alnico magnets are a mere 3/8" long x 1/8" dia cylinders, slightly larger than ice-cream jimmies, with approx 1/4-oz lift. They could hold sticky notes that have lost their sticky, and they hang on to each other end-to-end really nicely, so a bunch of them are fun to play with as a desktop toy, but they're really great for magnetic reed switches. Sold in packages of (25) or try the (200) pack for huge savings!

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$14.50 PKG (200)

Make Mini Mayhem

A must-have for micro-warriors; Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction by John Austin (author of the best-selling Cubicle Warfare) is 241 pages of detailed instructions for building (42) implements of spitball warfare from ordinary household objects and office supplies. With the caveat that this is written for responsible individuals who take reasonable safety precautions (don't do anything your mother would scream at) we have to say that we love the binder-clip crossbow and the tongue-depressor catapult. Volume 2, which is 251 pages, has a secret-agent flair with new gadgets like the push-pin dart, toothpaste periscope and cereal briefcase. Volume 3, 267 pages, continues with a Medieval flavor and over a dozen catapults and ballistae, plus a buncha bows and crossbows. Oh, just buy the whole 3-volume Library of Destruction and get it over with.

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LIBRARY OF DESTRUCTION, VOL 1-3 OF MINI WEAPONS

Make Mini Mayhem

A must-have for micro-warriors; Mini Weapons of Mass Destruction by John Austin (author of the best-selling Cubicle Warfare) is 241 pages of detailed instructions for building (42) implements of spitball warfare from ordinary household objects and office supplies. With the caveat that this is written for responsible individuals who take reasonable safety precautions (don't do anything your mother would scream at) we have to say that we love the binder-clip crossbow and the tongue-depressor catapult. Volume 2, which is 251 pages, has a secret-agent flair with new gadgets like the push-pin dart, toothpaste periscope and cereal briefcase. Volume 3, 267 pages, continues with a Medieval flavor and over a dozen catapults and ballistae, plus a buncha bows and crossbows. Oh, just buy the whole 3-volume Library of Destruction and get it over with.

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$43.85 EACH

ATTRACTIVE DISC

This rubber disc magnet attracts to the tune of about 1/2 lb. Measures 1-11/16" dia x 1/8" thick, with a London-Tube-Sign-shaped 21/32" slotted bore. It's 8-pole, made of bonded strontium ferrite.

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RUBBER MAGNETS

ATTRACTIVE DISC

This rubber disc magnet attracts to the tune of about 1/2 lb. Measures 1-11/16" dia x 1/8" thick, with a London-Tube-Sign-shaped 21/32" slotted bore. It's 8-pole, made of bonded strontium ferrite.

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$16.75 PKG (84)

Hombro Y Codo

Y columna vertebral. Y the bones, fractures and dislocations associated with them. All the text on these 26” x 20” slightly glossy anatomical charts featuring the shoulder, elbow and spinal column is in Spanish. If you want them for a classroom or a doctor’s office, better get them fast, before they sell out as funky wall art.

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SPANISH CHART, ARM

Hombro Y Codo

Y columna vertebral. Y the bones, fractures and dislocations associated with them. All the text on these 26” x 20” slightly glossy anatomical charts featuring the shoulder, elbow and spinal column is in Spanish. If you want them for a classroom or a doctor’s office, better get them fast, before they sell out as funky wall art.

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Valentine Folders

A stylistic cartoon cutout (dog, cat, bear or pig) folds its head and its feet (paws?) over a school picture or signature. Kids too young to write much will be giggly over the heartfelt Valentine messages, like the pink pig who says "HOG WILD OVER YOU," the red dog who says "I WUFF YOU," etc. You get (6) of each type, for a total of (24) in your order. Goofy cute.

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PACKAGE (24) ANIMAL FOLD-UPS

Valentine Folders

A stylistic cartoon cutout (dog, cat, bear or pig) folds its head and its feet (paws?) over a school picture or signature. Kids too young to write much will be giggly over the heartfelt Valentine messages, like the pink pig who says "HOG WILD OVER YOU," the red dog who says "I WUFF YOU," etc. You get (6) of each type, for a total of (24) in your order. Goofy cute.

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$0.95 EACH

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