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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

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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...

Scientific Explorer Myth Busters Science of Sports

Scientific Explorer Myth Busters Science of Sports

What a fun way for kids to learn about science! This is a great kit that will allow kids to explore the world of science as it pertains to sports. They will be able to test common myths and develop a passion for exploration and experimentation at the same time! It might seem that the outcome in sports comes down to which team has the most luck or which athlete has the most talent. And sure,...

Scientific Explorer My First Water Wonders Kit

Scientific Explorer My First Water Wonders Kit

Water is everywhere. Did you know it covers most of the Earth? It can change from a liquid to a gas, or freeze into ice. It creates oceans and waterfalls and people couldn't live without drinking it. Water can do all kinds of awesome things see for yourself. In this kit, you'll find fun ways to learn about water at home. You probably didn't know that you already have a...

Scientific Explorer Pretzel Activity Kit

Scientific Explorer Pretzel Activity Kit

Explore the science behind soft pretzels. What makes them rise? You will learn all of this as you make soft pretzels from scratch. Also, learn to fold and twist soft pretzels like a pro! Kit makes 12 mini pretzels.

Scientific Explorer My First Penguin Kit

Scientific Explorer My First Penguin Kit

Have you ever wondered what it's like to be an animal? Maybe a dog or a cat or a pig or horse. How about a penguin? Penguins are funny-looking birds that don't know how to fly. But they do lots of other fun things. This kit will teach you everything you need to know about how to become a penguin - how to live like a penguin, eat like a penguin, dance like a penguin, and more. In...

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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