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Melissa & Doug Classic Wooden Abacus

Melissa & Doug Classic Wooden Abacus

“ We LOVE this abacus.  I got it last year on sale not knowing for sure if Dd would like it or not.  Win for me because she loves it!  This is her go to manipulative during math lessons, I have put a lot of different things in front of her to try to keep it interesting but she always goes back to this! ” --John16n33

100% Positive Reviews
Melissa & Doug Car Carrier

Melissa & Doug Car Carrier

“The kids play with this toy all the time, from my 5 y/o to my 1 y/o. They have had hours of fun. It's very nice with the other toys like it as well. ” --MamaShug

100% Positive Reviews
Thames & Kosmos Remote Control Machines

Thames & Kosmos Remote Control Machines

“Thames and Kosmos makes a huge array of educational kits for kids of all ages. The excellently designed remote control machines set comes with 182 pieces--including three motors, a remote control unit, a battery holder, and building blocks--to create 10 different remote controlled vehicles. It is the perfect gift to inspire a love of science and engineering in any child and...” --Melanie Mayo

100% Positive Reviews
Thames & Kosmos Elastic Power

Thames & Kosmos Elastic Power

Build rubber band powered vehicles and mechanisms and learn about potential and kinetic energy. Discover fun mechanical applications for simple rubber bands! You can assemble 11 models including a sail car, helicopter, three race cars, yo-yo, spinning top, trolley, catapult, wind-up paddleboat, and motor bike. Design your own vehicle with a rubber band under the hood. Conduct experiments with...

Thames & Kosmos Solar Power

Thames & Kosmos Solar Power

Build your own solar-powered models and discover how solar cells generate electricity from light. Build six solar powered models including a locomotive, single-prop plane, bulldozer, helicopter, backhoe, and twin-rotor helicopter. The special solar panel in this kit consists of three solar cells and generates 1.5 volts of electricity in bright sunlight, like a AA battery. A unique cradle holds...

Thames & Kosmos Wind Power 2.0

Thames & Kosmos Wind Power 2.0

Build wind-powered generators to energize your electric vehicles and charge your rechargeable batteries! The wind spins the turbine, which turns an electric generator, which in turn charges your rechargeable AA batteries (not included). You can then use those wind-charged batteries to power the model vehicles you build. The six models include a glider, sail car, jet car, tractor, racecar, and...

Thames & Kosmos Alternative Energy and Environmental Science Stirling Engine

Thames & Kosmos Alternative Energy and Environmental Science Stirling Engine

620325 Features: -Stirling engine is a heat engine can convert engine into mechanical work and mechanical engine into electricity. -Stirling engines are highly efficient. -Can use many different sources of heat: combustion of fuels, nuclear fission, geothermal, or solar heat. -Stirling engine in this kit is located in charging station with a mirrored parabolic dish. -Air inside the bulb heats...

Thames & Kosmos Alternative Energy and Environmental Science Sustainable Earth Lab

Thames & Kosmos Alternative Energy and Environmental Science Sustainable Earth Lab

638016 Features: -Science kit gives you the tools and information to learn firsthand about the environmental problems. -Kit is organized into five main sections: renewable energies, natural resource usage, climate change prevention, waste and water management, and energy conservation. -Construct a miniature water treatment plant. -Learn how substances in unnatural concentrations can pollute...

Thames & Kosmos Technology and Electronics Electronics Workshop 2

Thames & Kosmos Technology and Electronics Electronics Workshop 2

The intricate world of electronics becomes tangible with the hands-on circuit building experiments in Electronics Workshop 2. This advanced science kit is designed for the older child or adult hobbyist with a serious interest in circuitry, constructing electronic devices, and investigating the digital world. This kit offers a detailed overviewof basic electronic components and an introduction...

Earth Science Crystals, Rocks, and Minerals

Earth Science Crystals, Rocks, and Minerals

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...

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