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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
Visual Link Spanish - Level I

Visual Link Spanish - Level I

“ This is a great way to teach my reading 5-year old Spanish. I wanted to find a good computer program that would hold his interest and help him learn to speak in sentences, not just learn a few numbers and colors. I knew he would do better if he could actually READ the words on the screen, so a program using audio disks alone would not work. Since we started this program, he asks to do this...” --KimPM

100% Positive Reviews
Ignition Series Recycled Paper Press

Ignition Series Recycled Paper Press

Recycle your scrap paper, old newspapers, and tissue paper into beautiful hand-crafted paper. Start with a slurry of paper pulp, drain it in the sieve tray, then press it flat with a special tool. Experiment with different paper fibers and add pigment tablets to change the color of your paper. Learn why recycling used materials into new ones is a crucial and growing practice around the world.

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...

Hexbug Ant

Hexbug Ant

Catch the high-speed Hexbug Ant if you can! This Hexbug may look like a big, colorful ant, but it s actually a very cool little robot built for speed! It s the fastest Hexbug yet zooming forward on its 6 spinning wheel legs until its front antennae and rear wire sensor detect anything in its path and direct it to reverse direction. Let your ant run free, race it with other ants, or create mazes...

Hexbug Nano Straight Bridges

Hexbug Nano Straight Bridges

Accessories for your Hexbug Nano Habitat. Includes 6 straight bridges. Pieces easily connect and disconnect. Working doors. Works with other Hexbug Nano Habitats and Play sets.

Hexbug Nano Curved Bridges

Hexbug Nano Curved Bridges

Pieces easily connect and disconnect.

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...

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