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2018 PRODUCT CATALOG


KOSMOS QUALITY AND SAFETY

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More than one hundred years of expertise in publishing science experiment kits and games stand behind every product that bears the Kosmos name. Kosmos experiment kits and games are designed by an experienced team of specialists and tested with the utmost care during development and production. With regard to product safety, these products follow European and US safety standards, as well as our own refined proprietary safety guidelines. By working closely with our manufacturing partners and safety testing labs, we are able to control all stages of production. While the majority of our products are made in Germany, all of our products, regardless of origin, follow the same rigid quality standards.


TABLE OF CONTENTS SCIENCE

LINE OVERVIEW 2

IMPULSE SCIENCE

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SPARK SERIES

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I DIG IT!

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GEEK & CO. CRAFTS

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GEEK & CO. SCIENCE

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EXPLORATION SERIES

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PEPPER MINT

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BARBIE STEM KITS

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IGNITION SERIES

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KIDS FIRST

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KIDS FIRST LEVEL 1

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KIDS FIRST LEVEL 2

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KIDS FIRST LEVEL 3

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SIGNATURE SERIES

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ALTERNATIVE ENERGY

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ASTRONOMY & SPACE

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BIOLOGY

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CHEMISTRY

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CRYSTALS & MATERIALS

57

ELECTRICAL SCIENCE

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ENGINEERING

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ENGINEERING MAKERSPACE

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SIGNATURE SERIES CONTINUED

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MULTI-SUBJECT

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PHYSICS

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REMOTE-CONTROL ENGINEERING

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ROBOTICS & PROGRAMMING

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GLOBES

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GAMES

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FAMILY GAMES

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STRATEGY GAMES

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TWO-PLAYER GAMES

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CHILDREN’S GAMES

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MAGIC

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APPENDIX

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AWARD WINNERS

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PRODUCTS LISTED BY AGE

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SAFETY INFORMATION

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PRODUCT DATA TABLE

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IMPULSE SCIENCE

Fun and inexpensive science kits including Ooze Labs and Grow a Crystal kits

SPARK SERIES

Retailing for under $10 each, these simple science kits make experiments fun, fast, easy, and inexpensive

I DIG IT!

Paleontology and geology kits with activities including excavating dinosaur replicas, fossils, and minerals; building dinosaur models; and collecting minerals

GEEK & CO. CRAFTS

Educational craft kits with quality materials and cool designs. Kids learn about topics in nature, art, and science

GEEK & CO. SCIENCE

Science-themed project kits that put fun first to make learning truly approachable and entertaining. Each kit makes a lasting, keepsake project or gift-worthy item

EXPLORATION SERIES

Broad, fun, and accessible science kits that take kids deeper into their scientific explorations. For kids ages 6 to 13

PEPPER MINT

Story-based STEM kits with experiments that follow the adventures of Pepper Mint, a curious, skillful, and creative young engineer

BARBIE™ STEM KITS

Authentic, story-based science education experiences for kids who love Barbie™, developed in partnership with Mattel

IGNITION SERIES

Concise and amusing science kits designed to ignite a lifelong love of science in kids ages 8 to 11

KIDS FIRST

Introductory science kits that introduce science to young children, starting at age 3, and gradually prepare them for more advanced studies

SIGNATURE SERIES

Thames & Kosmos’ biggest, coolest, and most comprehensive science kits, covering subjects from alternative energy to robotics. For kids and adults

ENGINEERING MAKERSPACE

A line of engineering kits designed to combine the fun and creativity of makerspaces and cool building projects with STEM lessons

GLOBES

High-quality, durable, and sturdy acrylic globes with excellent resolution, brilliant colors, and fade resistance

KOSMOS GAMES

Enchanting, fun, and addictive, these German engineered board games from world-renowned game designers help players develop a number of valuable skills and qualities

MAGIC

Comprehensive sets teach kids how to perform fun and entertaining magic tricks while they learn important life skills


Thames & Kosmos kits offer hands-on learning through experimentation, model building, and crafting, and include comprehensive full-color books and instructions. The kits cover relevant topics that are pertinent to the world today and provide fun and enjoyable activities for effective learning. They consist of high-quality materials and custom-designed parts and have been safety tested for the United States and Europe.


Ooze Labs are fun and simple science experiments in big chunky plastic test tubes! Each Ooze Lab tube contains a simple science experiment to create a safe material that is both fun to play with and chemically interesting.

IMPULSE SCIENCE

IMPULSE SCIENCE

MAGNETIC SLIME

Mix up a batch of slime that reacts to a magnet. Ages 7+

8p

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MAGIC SAND

Explore the bizarre properties of hydrophobic (water-hating) sand, which never gets wet and forms fascinating structures underwater. Ages 7+

HOT ICE CRYSTALS

Experiment with instantly forming sodium acetate crystals that produce heat. Ages 7+

8p

575002

IMPULSE SCIENCE

8p

Make your own color-changing slime that changes from green to blue depending on the temperature. 8p

Make a slime that changes color from white to pink-orange in strong ultraviolet light, like direct sunlight. Ages 7+

8p

575006

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HYPERCOLOR SLIME

Ages 7+

SUNSHINE SLIME

575004

GLITTER SLIME

Mix up a pale blue slime and add holographic glitter flecks to it for a fun, sparkly effect. Ages 7+

8p

575007

GLOW-IN-THE-DARK SLIME The Ooze Lab Pointof-Purchase Display holds 25 tubes.

Whip up a batch of slime that stores light energy and then glows in the dark! Ages 7+

8p

575005

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GROW A CRYSTAL Grow sparkling, colored crystals overnight from a safe solution of potassium aluminum sulfate. Single out the largest crystal shard, redissolve the remaining crystals, and repeat the crystal formation process to grow a larger, more striking crystal. These kits include all the materials and tools you need to grow a single crystal, as well as a small hexagonal storage box in which to keep your crystal safe. Available in pink, blue, green, and yellow.

IMPULSE SCIENCE

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GROW A PINK CRYSTAL Ages 8+

 10 p

656072

GROW A BLUE CRYSTAL Ages 8+

 10 p

656034

60-Unit Display

GROW A GREEN CRYSTAL Ages 8+

18-Unit Display

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 10 p

656041

GROW A YELLOW CRYSTAL Ages 8+

 10 p

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AMAZING GYROSCOPE SPARK is a line of experiment kits covering a wide range of scientific subjects. They make science activities accessible and approachable with low prices and a simple presentation. Retailing for less than $10 each, these 13 kits offer science experiments that are fun, fast, easy, and inexpensive. Plastic blister packaging can be hung on pegs or stand on a shelf.

Experiment with a spinning top and a gyroscope to learn about the physics of motion, forces, and gravity. Make the gyroscope balance on a tabletop and on a string. Ages 7+

8p

551005 SPARK SERIES

CRYSTAL GEODE

Grow a beautiful crystal geode, a hollow rock with crystals inside it, by first molding a plaster shell and then filling it with a crystal-forming solution. Learn about geological crystal formations. Ages 7+

8p

551007

FINGERPRINT DETECTIVE

Collect and analyze fingerprints to learn about scientific investigation. Use black powder to dust for fingerprints and look for genetic traits. Ages 7+

8p

551006

FLIGHT TEST LAB ×

Construct a propeller-driven plane and an artificial horizon model to learn about airplanes. Conduct experiments to investigate air pressure, lift, and repelling forces. Ages 7+

8p

551013

FLOWER & LEAF PRESS ×

Preserve flowers and leaves that you collect with this specially designed press device. Use your pressed specimens for crafts. Learn about the botanical structure of plants. Ages 7+

8p

551002

MINI VOLCANO

Erupt a small model of a volcano with a chemical reaction to learn about how real volcanoes occur. Non-toxic chemicals. Ages 7+ LIMITED

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Discover paleontology and geology in this new series of excavation kits with scientifically accurate models and quality educational materials. The series includes eight excavation kits containing dinosaur replicas, fossils, and minerals; two collectible mini kits including a small blind dinosaur dig-out egg and a collection of mineral specimens; and one giant, 26-inch long dinosaur skeleton model kit.

T. REX EXCAVATION KIT Play the role of a paleontologist and excavate a replica of a dinosaur fossil relief all by yourself. Use the hammer and chisel to go on a hunt for Tyrannosaurus rex, the dangerous prehistoric giant. Excavate the skeleton relief from the surrounding soft plaster block. The kit includes the skeleton relief buried in a plaster block, excavation tools, and a descriptive manual. Ages 7+

8p

630362

T. REX TOOTH EXCAVATION KIT Play the role of a paleontologist and carefully excavate a replica of a full-sized tooth of a Tyrannosaurus rex. The 4.7-inchlong tooth is a full-sized reproduction of an actual fossil. Show the T. rex tooth to your friends, or display it on a shelf in your room. Or use it along with your dinosaur figures to re-enact prehistoric adventures! The kit includes the dinosaur tooth replica buried in a plaster block, excavation tools, and a descriptive manual. Ages 7+

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8p

630492

GLOW-IN-THE-DARK PTEROSAUR EXCAVATION KIT Play the role of a paleontologist and excavate a glow-in-the-dark skeleton of a flying dinosaur, called a Pterosaur. Start by uncovering the bones using a hammer and chisel. Then assemble them into a skeleton with an impressive 18-inch wingspan. The kit includes the skeleton pieces buried in a plaster block, excavation tools, stand, and a descriptive manual. Ages 7+

 10 p

630485

GLOW-IN-THE-DARK T. REX EXCAVATION KIT Excavate your own glow-in-the-dark Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton model. This dangerous prehistoric giant comes to life when you excavate its bones with a hammer and chisel and assemble them into a skeleton. The skeleton lets you reenact prehistoric adventures or surprise your friends with its glowing effect when the lights are off. The kit includes 13 skeleton pieces buried in a plaster block, excavation tools, and a descriptive manual. Ages 7+

 10 p

630409


3D T. REX EXCAVATION KIT

T. REX EGG EXCAVATION KIT

REAL MINERALS EXCAVATION KIT

REAL FOSSILS EXCAVATION KIT

Excavate a T. rex skeleton model from inside a 3D T. rex fossil replica. The T. rex lies before you as a 3D fossil, almost as if it had died just moments ago. Like a paleontologist, you must dig through the soft layers of plaster to expose the fossilized bones. Assemble the skeleton model, and the prehistoric giant rises again. The kit includes 12 skeleton pieces buried in a plaster block, excavation tools, and a descriptive manual.

Excavate a realistic replica of a fossilized baby Tyrannosaurus rex, just like a real paleontologist. Use the hammer and chisel to dig the baby fossil out of an egg made of soft plaster. Like a real researcher, you will have to work carefully and methodically. The kit includes the baby dinosaur replica buried in an egg-shaped plaster block, excavation tools, and a descriptive manual.

Learn how geologists dig up minerals and gemstones and where can you find them in nature. Dig five different minerals out of the plaster block. Learn about the mineral specimens in the manual, including their names and properties, where they came from, and how to preserve and display them. The kit includes specimens of quartz, aventurine, rose quartz, red jasper, and amethyst, and the tools to excavate them from the plaster block.

Learn how paleontologists dig up fossils and where can you find them in nature. Dig animal fossils and fossilized tree resin out of the plaster block. Learn about your fossils, including their names, what makes them special, how they were formed, and how to preserve and display them. The kit includes a snail fossil, stony coral fossil, snail aggregate fossil, fossilized shark tooth, and fossilized resin, and the tools to excavate them from the plaster block.

Ages 7+ Ages 7+

 10 p

657550

8p

630065 Ages 7+

8p

630447

Ages 7+

8p

630461

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More Than 2 Feet Long!

GIANT DINOSAUR SKELETON KIT Assemble a 26-Inch-Long T. Rex Skeleton The Tyrannosaurus rex is one of the most famous prehistoric animals. This ferocious carnivore was one of the largest meat-eating dinosaurs. With its magnificent teeth in its massive jaw and its long, powerful tail, it’s no wonder how it was given a name that means “tyrant lizard king.” With this kit, you can build a 26-inchlong scale model of a T. rex skeleton and get

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exciting insights into this creature’s anatomy. The skeleton model is made of 20 plastic pieces that snap together easily and a plastic base on which you can display your skeleton. You will learn how the structure of the megaskeleton works and what parts it consists of. The full-color, eight-panel manual has step-by-step illustrated instructions for assembling the skeleton model. Read the manual to learn about dinosaurs, their lives in prehistoric times, and the formation of fossils. Ages 6+

8p

632120


MINERALS ROCK! REAL SPECIMEN KIT 12 DIFFERENT MINERAL SPECIMENS!

Each individually packed mineral specimen comes with a diamondshaped plastic storage box and a full-color manual describing the scientific and cultural significance of each mineral. Collect all 12 types of minerals: amethyst, aventurine, blue quartz, desert rose, fuchsite, obsidian, picture jasper, quartz, red jasper, rose quartz, snowflake obsidian, and sodalite. The Minerals Rock! display holds 24 assorted mineral specimens individually packed in special boxes. Ages 7+

8p

601806

The Minerals Rock! 24-Unit Display is 13.25 in. wide by 9 in. deep by 10.25 in. tall, including the sign.

I DIG IT! DINOS DINO EGG EXCAVATION KIT

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DIFFERENT DINOSAURS

Each of these fun, low-priced dino egg excavation kits contains one plastic dinosaur model. The eggs are blind-packed, so it’s a surprise which of the 12 dinosaur figures you will get. A small chisel tool for digging the dinosaur out of the egg and an instruction manual are included. Ages 5+

 12 p

601509

The I Dig It! Dinos 24-Unit Display is 13.25 in. wide by 6.75 in. deep by 10.25 in. tall, including the sign.

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BRAIDED SLINGSHOT ×

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Braid a thin cotton string into a strong elastic cord, attach a sewn leather cuff to hold soft foam balls, and you have made your own slingshot! Learn about spinning fibers and how braids make weak fibers stronger.

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DO-IT-YOURSELF UFOS ×

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 16 p

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553003

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Ages 8+

 16 p

553001

Create intergalactic flying objects and funny alien models from a variety of materials. Using metallic foil, holographic foil, silver cardboard, wire, transparent domes, and your own everyday recycled materials you can dream up and construct your own extraterrestrial spaceships. Learn about the scientific search for extraterrestrial life.

GARDEN PIRATE × Make the world a little greener by depositing seed “bombs” in forgotten outdoor spaces. Using fun shape molds, you can cast seed bombs from fast-growing flower seeds, growing medium, plaster gypsum, sand, and water. Learn about botany, flowering plants, seeds, nature conservation, and more. LIMITED

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 16 p

553004 Ages 8+

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 16 p

553005

PLASTER SCULPTURES × Let your imagination run wild and create individual works of three-dimensional sculptural art. Start by building a basic framework for a sculpture using just balloons and wire. With the help of paper and plaster bandages, you can give your sculpture a visually appealing outer surface. Then you can paint it.

PIXEL STITCH EMBROIDERY ×

Ages 8+

 16 p

553011

Design a pixelated picture and cross-stitch embroider it onto two pieces of felt using four colors of embroidery thread and a needle. Sew the two pieces together into a small bag, and secure it using an elastic cord loop and a button.

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AIRBRUSH T-SHIRT MAKEOVER ×

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Make over your old t-shirts and give them new life! With an airbrush tool, colored fabric ink, and either custom templates or free-style spray painting, you can add a wide variety of designs and pictures to your old t-shirts. Continue the makeover by adding shiny sequins, fabric shapes, and multi-colored buttons to achieve a truly personalized style.

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Ages 8+

 16 p

553007

FELTING BAKESHOP × Whip up a bakery full of goodies using six colors of high-quality wool and two notched felting needles. By pushing the needle in and out of the wool repeatedly, the wool becomes tangled and compressed into firm shapes. Form felted candies and chocolates around foam balls.

FLIP-FLOP BEAD PARTY × Design and bead a pair of simple yet fashionable sandals. Using foam rubber panels, a variety of colorful beads, buttons, and cord, you can make a custom pair of funky flip-flops. With the leftover beads, you can make other crafts such as necklaces and bracelets.

Ages 8+

 16 p

553012

Ages 8+

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 16 p

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SPIN ART REVOLUTION × Create fascinating abstract paintings by dripping paint on this spinning turntable. Easily affix the paper to the turntable, set the turntable spinning with a simple pumping motion on the button, and then drip liquid paint onto the turning paper.

YARN-STORMING MACHINE × This simple device allows anyone to successfully knit yarn into beautiful crafts without knitting needles. The plastic knitting frame with adjustable bridge enables kids to knit tubular and rectangular shapes. A smaller tool makes braids.

Ages 8+

 16 p

553010

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Ages 8+

 20 p

553006

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GEEK. & COC E ! SCIEN

K E E G . O C & TS!

Get ready to totally geek out on awesome science projects! GEEK & CO. SCIENCE is a series of 17 science-themed project kits that put fun first to make learning truly approachable and entertaining. With each kit, kids build or make a tangible, lasting item — an object worthy of keeping on display or giving as a gift after the fun and educational process of creating it is over.

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SOAP & BATH BOMB LAB Explore essential chemistry principles while experimenting with bath and body products. Make bath bombs and learn about how acids and bases combine to form fizzing reactions. Mold glycerin soap shapes and experiment with the chemical properties of soap that help it pick up and wash away dirt. Learn about the biology of skin and other science related to soap and bath products.

CRYSTAL NIGHTLIGHT Grow a big beautiful crystal and assemble a special platform to display it with a color-changing LED circuit inside. Learn about crystal formation and LED technology. Ages 8+

Ages 8+

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 16 p

550027

 16 p

550009


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GROSS GUMMY CANDY LAB: WORMS AND SPIDERS Gross new shapes, delicious new flavors! Mold your own delicious gummy worms and spiders using a natural gelatin-like ingredient called carrageenan that comes from seaweed. Flavor and sweeten your mixture with mixed berry and green apple flavors and then mold the gummy worms and spiders in the included mold. You can even add citric acid to make sour gummies! Learn about the scientific properties of natural polymers. Food ingredients included. Ages 6+

 16 p

550026

CHEWING GUM LAB Make your own yummy chewing gum! Sweeten your gum with sugar and flavor it with cherry and grape flavors. Wrap it up, label it, and package it in the included metal tin. Learn about the scientific properties of elastic materials like gum. Food ingredients included. Ages 6+

 16 p

550023

GUMMY CANDY LAB Mold your own delicious gummy candies using a natural gelatin-like ingredient called carrageenan that comes from seaweed! Flavor and sweeten your mixture with lemon and cherry flavors and then mold the gummy shapes in the included mold. You can even add citric acid to make sour gummies! Learn about the scientific properties of natural polymers. Food ingredients included. Ages 6+

 16 p

550024

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Geeks in space! Explore what it would take to set up an extraterrestrial farm on another planet. Experiment with a nutrient gel to grow garden cress in hydroponic tubes without soil. In the greenhouse dome, grow the alien-like succulent Tiger’s Jaws (Faucaria tigrina). Find out what plants need in order to grow and how those things might be provided on another world. Geekstronaut figures tend to your space farm while it grows.

FLYING ORNITHOPTERS An ornithopter is a mechanical aircraft that flies by flapping its wings. It imitates the flapping-wing flight of birds, insects, and bats. Build four ornithopter models including a bird, bat, butterfly, and dragonfly. The wings work like propellers to generate lift and thrust, powered by a wind-up rubber band engine. A streamlined and durable bamboo and plastic building system enables the models to be light enough to fly gracefully through the air like winged animals. Ages 8+

 16 p

GLOW STICK LAB Make awesome glow sticks that shine in cool colors under UV lights and that glow in the dark. Mix up five different glowing concoctions using the included materials and substances from around your house, and then learn why they glow! Ages 8+

 16 p

550002

550025

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Ages 8+

 16 p

550018


GEEK. & COC E ! SCIEN

GIANT MARS VOLCANO ULTRALIGHT AIRPLANES Construct awesome flying gliders with ultralight plastic and bamboo parts. Build five different types of planes with different wing configurations to learn how wings provide lift and how planes stay up in the air. Ages 8+

 16 p

550014

Make and erupt a model of the largest volcano in our solar system, Olympus Mons on Mars. It is three times taller than Mt. Everest. Learn about Martian geology and volcanology. When you are finished, you have a cool volcano model to put on display! GEEK & CO. SCIENCE

Ages 8+

 16 p

550004

RUBBER BAND RACERS Fly into physics fun with five awesome models driven by a rubber band powered propeller. Using ultralight plastic and bamboo parts, build a helicopter, airboat, airplane, fan car, and hydrofoil. Learn how the elastic material stores energy and then releases it to move the models. Ages 8+

 16 p

550020 GEEK & CO. SCIENCE

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GLOWING CRYSTAL GEODE Create your own crystal geode — a round rock containing a crystal-filled cavity. First, cast a plaster geode shell in the mold and then fill it with a crystalgrowing alum salt solution. The crystal solution contains an ultraviolet-luminous pigment that gets incorporated into the crystals as they form, resulting in a geode that glows in ultraviolet light. An ultraviolet flashlight with holder, as well as a display stand for the geode, are included. Display your beautiful specimen day and night! Learn about how crystals form and why the pigment glows under ultraviolet light. Ages 8+

 16 p

Make sound waves visible with this awesome device called a vibration speaker. It turns practically any surface into a larger speaker. The audio jack connects to standard audio output sockets. Stick the speaker onto a variety of surfaces and objects to find out which materials produce the best sound. Experiment to see sound waves ripple through a tray of sand or water. With signal generating apps, you can experiment to visualize different sound wave patterns. Ages 8+

 16 p

550017

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Explore physical science while you make cute chocolate gifts to give to your friends and family! Learn about heat, temperature, and the phases of matter by molding chocolate eggs, lollipops, and other shapes. Finish your personalized gifts with wrappers, labels, and foldable gift boxes. Ages 8+

 16 p

550019

550022

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MUSICAL UFO ×

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Make a cool, bubbling lamp and learn some chemistry in the process. With this kit, you can build a fun, oozing, fizzing lamp that uses oil, water, and carbon dioxide gas from fizzing tablets. Learn about the different states of matter: solid, liquid, gas, and plasma!

Build an electronic musical device that works like a simple theremin, an instrument in which the pitch is controlled by the movement of your hand. In this device, a light sensor inside the UFO’s dome senses the changing light level as you move your hand above it, changing the sound. Ages 8+

 16 p

550008

HOT ICE CRYSTALS ×

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These amazing crystals form instantly out of a sodium acetate solution. They look like ice but they release heat upon formation. Use the solution to mold a beautiful crystalline polar bear and seal. Create an elegant crystal castle with shimmering spires. Learn about the chemical reaction that makes this happen. Ages 8+

 16 p

550021

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ARCHAEOLOGY: PYRAMID DIG Play the role of archaeologist as you explore this pyramid model and the treasures buried within. After using hieroglyphics to decipher the secret to unlocking the pyramid, use tools and techniques similar to those of a real archaeologist to carefully excavate a sarcophagus and four canopic urns from the hardened sandy catacomb inside. Practice the best techniques for excavating an archaeological site, such as digging, troweling, screening, brushing, and record keeping. As you uncover the artifacts in the pyramid, you will learn about important aspects of archaeological science, including surveys, excavation, conservation, dating, and remote sensing. Learn how to create a gridded excavation site and a diorama. Investigate the layout of the pyramid, its various chambers, hidden passageways, and security devices by constructing a three-dimensional cross section of the pyramid. A full-color, 32-page manual gives step-by-step instructions for the activities and experiments. Ages 8+

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665001

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CATAPULTS & CROSSBOWS It’s time to get medieval on physics! Build ten sleek and updated models of catapults and crossbows. These classic siege weapons from the middle ages also happen to be great tools for teaching physics, including lessons in force, energy, motion, and projectiles. A crossbow is a medieval type of weapon based on a bow and arrow, in which the bow is mounted horizontally on a stock. Build and experiment with five different types of crossbows. The projectile, called the bolt, has a safe foam tip and a special cross-section that prevents other projectiles from being launched. When the bolt is loaded into the crossbow, a rubber band is pulled backward and energy is stored in the stretched rubber band. A trigger releases the bolt and the rubber band launches it through the air toward its target. A catapult is another medieval ballistic device that uses mechanical rubber bands and counterweights to fling projectiles into the air. The 32-page, full-color manual has illustrated step-by-step instructions.

EXPLORATION SERIES

Ages 8+

 32 p

665107

CANDY CHEMISTRY EXPLORATION SERIES

Explore chemistry as you cook up candies and chocolates in the kitchen! Perform a number of sweet experiments and learn important physical science principles related to candy and cooking. Discover why sugar crystallizes to make rock candy. Learn about specific heat and the phases of matter by molding chocolates. Use a thermometer and learn about heat and temperature while boiling sugar. Gain experience with measurements and conversions, volumes, and weights. Investigate the chemistry of gummy bears. Learn about the mysterious phenomenon of triboluminescence with wintergreen candies. Make gummy candies, chocolate shapes, and hard sugar candy using the special tools included: plastic and metal molds, candy thermometer, spatula, dipping fork, and more. Finish them with foils, paper cups, sticks, and wrappers. The 48-page, full-color manual provides instructions and explanations. Does not contain hazardous chemicals or food items; you supply the ingredients from your kitchen. Ages 10+

 48 p

665003

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CHEMISTRY C500 Chemistry C500 takes you on an introductory tour of chemistry with 28 classic experiments. Learn about reactions between solids, liquids, and gases. Discover the colorful effects of acids and bases. Perform astonishing “magic” tricks for your friends. Make fizzy and foamy reactions. Write messages with invisible ink. Investigate metals and salts in electrochemical experiments with a 9-volt battery (not included). Learn for yourself how chemistry goes far beyond textbooks and laboratories to explain occurrences that happen around us every day. The 48-page, full-color experiment manual gives simple instructions for setting up and performing each experiment, and then clear explanations of what happened and why. This kit is ideal for children who are interested in chemistry but who are not yet ready for a more advanced chemistry set. It serves as an excellent introduction to our other chemistry sets. Ages 10+

 48 p

665012

CLIMATE & WEATHER The state of Earth’s atmosphere affects us all, which explains why the weather is one of the most popular topics of conversation and scientific study. With 23 hands-on experiments, you can investigate specific weather phenomena as well as the climate system in general. Build a model of Earth and its atmosphere and then use it to conduct experiments that show how the global wind system works. Trace air currents from the icy cold poles to the warm equator and back with a wisp of smoke. Model Earth’s heat reservoirs, thermals, and global and local winds. Recreate ocean currents in a basin of water. Simulate Earth’s rotation and revolution to learn how the sun affects the weather daily and seasonally. Learn about the climatic zones and the composition of the atmosphere. Experiment to see how carbon dioxide levels affect temperature. Explore the hydrological cycle to learn about humidity, clouds, and precipitation. Build a simple barometer, set up a rain gauge, and track the temperature. Ages 10+

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 48 p

665006

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GENETICS & DNA Head into the lab for an in-depth investigation of genetics, the branch of biology focused on heredity and variation in organisms, and DNA, the acid that holds the blueprints for life. See genetic material with your own eyes as you isolate the DNA from a tomato in a test tube. Investigate inheritance and learn how traits are passed down from parents to children. Learn about dominant and recessive genes and play inheritance games to determine how traits will be expressed. Learn about the biology of reproduction, the components of cells, and how chromosomes are combined and copied. Assemble a model to see the elegant double-stranded helical structure of DNA. Then crack the genetic code and find out how the different parts, called nucleotides, fit together. Analyze DNA evidence to identify suspects and solve a crime. Breed your own bacteria colony to experiment with survival of the fittest. Read about how mutation affects genes and how scientists clone plants and animals. Full-color, 48-page manual. Ages 10+

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Gyroscopic force is a fascinating and magical phenomenon, with amazing scientific principles behind it. With the small, fast-spinning gyroscope in this kit, you can build models and perform experiments that appear to defy the force of gravity by balancing and standing upright when common sense would tell you they should fall over. Build a model of a break-dancer that uses the gyroscope to spin and balance on its head. Construct a gyroscopic vehicle that keeps its balance like a Segway but with just one wheel. Assemble a cool robot that can zoom along a thin rail on two inline wheels without falling down. The lower part of this robot is a flywheel engine — a fast-rotating, weighted wheel that stores rotational energy and drives a gearwheel that moves the model forward. Even more models can be built using the flywheel function, including a motorbike, a space car, and a trike. A simple pull of a ripcord starts the gyroscope and flywheel spinning — no batteries required! The 32-page, full-color manual has illustrated step-by-step instructions. Ages 8+

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665106

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MAGNETIC SCIENCE Explore the invisible and amazing power of magnets with 33 engaging experiments and games. This science experiment kit contains many magnets of different shapes and sizes, and a variety of other components with which you can explore this classic scientific subject. Experiment to determine which materials are magnetic and which are not. Learn about magnetic poles and magnetic fields. Discover how Earth behaves like one giant magnet, and how we use compasses to take advantage of this phenomenon to determine which way is north. Conduct a series of experiments to learn first hand how magnets behave and interact under different conditions. Make invisible magnetic fields visible using iron filings in an enclosed transparent box. Construct an electromagnet to learn how electricity relates to magnetism. Finally, have some fun with what you have learned by playing some games with magnets. The full-color, 48-page manual guides your experiments with illustrated step-by-step instructions. Ages 8+

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MINERAL DISCOVERY For thousands of years, people have treasured colorful rocks, beautiful crystals, and valuable jewels. Using the ten mineral specimens and other materials in this kit, you can conduct experiments to learn how Earth creates these natural treasures. Learn how to identify and distinguish mineral specimens by testing their properties such as density, streak color, hardness, and translucency. Find out how and where crystals and minerals are formed. Cast crystal shapes out of plaster to explore the tiny building blocks of minerals. Attach your specimens to the colorful mineral poster using plastic boxes to create an attractive educational display. You can use this kit as a starter set for a new rock collection or as an educational companion to an existing rock collection. Learn where and when to search for your own minerals in nature to grow your collection. Specimens include amethyst, rose quartz, flint, quartz, amazonite, apatite, mookaite, labradorite, pyrite, and a desert rose. Ages 6+

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MOTORS & GENERATORS Electric motors and generators are in countless devices, appliances, and vehicles that we use every day. They are an essential technology in our modern world. With this kit, you can conduct 25 experiments to learn how an electric motor converts electricity into motion, and how an electric generator does the opposite, converting motion into electricity. The electric motor is made of transparent plastic to show how the inside components work. Set up the motor to run on battery power and learn how a motor works. Then reconfigure the device to work in reverse as a hand-crank electric generator. Experiment with magnets to learn about the force of magnetism, and how magnetic fields relate to electric current. Build simple circuits consisting of the motor or generator, wires, and a light bulb to learn about the flow of electricity. Learn about gears and drive-trains and how they work to effectively convert kinetic energy into electrical energy and back again. The fullcolor, 48-page manual guides your experiments. Ages 8+

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OPTICAL SCIENCE Astonish yourself with optical illusions and amazing visual phenomena as you explore human perception and the physics of light. Experiment with light and the color spectrum by building a color wheel, a fiber optic peacock, and diffraction glasses. Learn how the eye and a camera are similar and how they are different. Build a camera obscura and pinhole glasses. Investigate lenses and light refraction. Experiment with spatial vision and depth perception with 3D glasses and an Ames room model. Find your blind spot and watch things disappear. View stunning optical illusions involving shapes, color, depth, and scale. Make a curved line look straight. Turn cardboard transparent. See the world shrink. Make white by mixing red, green, and blue, and see colors in black and white. See firsthand how your eye and brain work together to perceive color, light, depth, perspective, size, shape, and motion. Conduct over 35 experiments, guided by the 48-page, full-color manual. Ages 8+

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PHYSICS DISCOVERY Construct 12 models and conduct experiments with them to learn about forces and simple machines. Each model demonstrates a fundamental idea in mechanical physics. For example, you can build a balance scale to learn about lever arms, a freight elevator to learn about pulleys, and a bicycle to learn about wheels. Construct a spinning motion picture machine to learn about centripetal and centrifugal forces, and a geared transmission to learn about gears. Build a simple spring scale to measure the forces acting on your models and an inclined plane to learn about normal force and gravitational force. Make a water wheel powered crane and a catapult to learn about the transfer of energy. Finally, put your physics knowledge to the test by building a sailing land yacht and a rubber band powered dragster. The 48-page book offers illustrated instructions for the building projects and experiments. Physics Discovery uses parts that are compatible with all of our Physics and Construction kits. Ages 8+

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POCKET MICROSCOPE Nature Discovery Kit Microscopes reveal amazing secrets hidden in the microscopic world. But how do they work? Assemble your microscope step by step and learn the functions of its optical and electronic components in the process. Then, you can take your handy microscope with you everywhere and study animals, plants, rocks, and coins, or the surfaces of objects and materials wherever you go. Build a 20x to 40x microscope from 28 parts. Assemble the lenses and adjustment wheels. Wire up the switch and LED lighting. Take your microscope on a voyage of discovery. Ages 8+

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SOLAR MECHANICS Build more than 20 solar-powered models to learn about how solar cells convert energy from sunlight into mechanical energy. Conduct experiments with the solar cell to see how different placement angles, different light levels, different sources of light, and different loads affect its operation. Learn about solar power in a fun, hands-on way. This kit includes a unique single-piece solar motor that is composed of a photovoltaic cell and an electric motor joined together in one compact unit. With this solar motor, you can power dozens of electric vehicles and devices. Build models including cars, trucks, planes, windmills, waterwheels, robots, and other vehicles. The 60-page, full-color experiment manual offers step-by-step illustrated instructions for the building projects and experiments. The building system is compatible with all of our other Physics and Construction kits. Ages 8+

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VOLCANOES & EARTHQUAKES Earth is constantly changing. Massive pieces of its outer layer are slowly sliding under, over, away from, or past each other. Earthquakes shake the continents and oceans, and volcanoes spew out the molten insides of our planet. By studying these awe-inspiring and devastating natural phenomena, you can learn about the inner workings of Earth. Build and erupt a model volcano with plaster-based “lava” that hardens after each eruption. The volcano can be erupted multiple times, and the volcanic cone builds up with each eruption, like a real volcano. Learn about the different types of volcanoes. Build a working seismograph, and fake some ‘quakes to see for yourself how scientists measure earthquake forces. Discover plate tectonics, and see how volcanoes and earthquakes are caused by the constant movement of the planet’s parts. Assemble a plate tectonics puzzle and a geological globe. Play a volcano quiz game to learn about well-known volcanoes. A full-color, 48-page experiment manual is included. Ages 10+

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Immerse yourself in a playful, imaginative world of STEM stories. Pepper Mint is a new line of STEM kits with experiments and activities that follow the adventures of Pepper Mint, a curious, skillful, and creative young engineer. The experiments are presented in storybook manuals with beautiful illustrations and step-by-step instructions. As you read the stories of Pepper Mint’s adventures, you do the same projects and experiments that she does in the story. After assembly, the large wooden models of a treehouse and a boat become playsets where a child’s imagination can run free.

PEPPER MINT IN THE GREAT TREEHOUSE ENGINEERING ADVENTURE In this story-based STEM kit, Pepper Mint visits her aunt who is a scientist researching primates. She lives in a treehouse in the rainforest on the island of Borneo. The treehouse is not connected to the electrical power grid, but Pepper Mint and her aunt devise mechanical inventions to accomplish various tasks. They equip the treehouse with mechanical equipment using pulleys, winches, and gears, and learn lessons in physics. Projects include a rope ladder, a pulley to lift heavy objects into the treehouse, a rubberband-powered lift, a rotating palm leaf umbrella, a zipline, a catapult, and a trap door. At the end of the story, Pepper Mint wires up a string of LED lanterns using conductive thread and a battery holder to light up the treehouse in the dark jungle night. While doing this, she learns about electric circuits. The kit includes materials to build the treehouse and do the projects, a full-color illustrated storybook and step-by-step instruction manual, as well as a scale Pepper Mint figurine. Ages 8+

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PEPPER MINT IN THE FANTASTIC UNDERWATER SCIENCE VOYAGE In this story-based STEM kit, Pepper Mint accompanies an expedition to the Bermuda Triangle. Soon she discovers that the ocean water there behaves in strange and unexpected ways. When the onboard systems of the research vessel fail, Pepper Mint figures out how to use water to make simple hydraulic machines and conduct experiments with pressure and density. The accompanying story takes the characters from experiment to experiment and shows them how to power small machines with the help of water. Pepper Mint constructs a rig to raise and lower the ship’s flag and a series of hydraulic devices including a ship’s crane. A deep-sea fish with big snapping jaws is modeled using a scissors mechanism. Finally, Pepper Mint fixes the ship’s propeller and discovers it produces a lot of tiny air bubbles, which inspires the creation of an electric bubble-blowing machine with a propeller. The experiments teach lessons in mechanical physics, electric circuits, and physical science principles related to water and air. The kit includes materials to build the boat and do the projects, a full-color illustrated storybook and stepby-step instruction manual, as well as a scale Pepper Mint figurine. Ages 8+

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S STEM KIT Authentic, story-based science education experiences for kids who love Barbie™, developed in partnership with Mattel

BARBIE™ CRYSTAL GEOLOGY Pending licensor approval

BARBIE™ PLANT SCIENCE KIT Barbie™ and her friends take a trip to a vegetable and flower farm. While at the farm, they conduct a number of experiments with plants and learn many lessons in plant biology. As you read the story, you can perform experiments alongside Barbie to learn about plants. Experiment with water-absorbent soil pellets and set up a small greenhouse to grow garden cress. Observe the effects of water, soil, sunlight, temperature, and contamination on the plants. Plant peas and make a maze for your pea plants to follow. Grow four different types of flowers from seeds: marigold, zinnia, phlox, and dianthus. Set up a plant stand for your potted

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flowers. Make seed bombs and decorate plaster garden stones to adorn your greenhouse and potted plants. The kit includes a 16-page illustrated storybook manual, greenhouse, six types of plant seeds, plant pots and dishes, soil pellets, and other tools and materials for the experiments. Ages 4+

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After finding inspiration to learn about crystals from her grandmother’s rock collection, Barbie™ and her friend visit a natural history museum. A geologist teaches them about the rock cycle and then takes their whole science class on a field trip to find and identify real mineral specimens. As you read the story, you can perform experiments alongside Barbie to learn about geology. Use special tools to excavate three real mineral specimens from a plaster block. Conduct mineral identification tests on them to find out what they are. Then, mount the mineral specimens onto rings you can keep and wear. Learn about the geological science of how minerals form, the rock cycle, and mineral identification tests. Ages 4+

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BARBIE™ FUNDAMENTAL CHEMISTRY SET Barbie™ is one of the top students in her chemistry class. For an extracurricular project, she and a fellow classmate put together a series of science demonstrations to present to other students at their school. This colorful carrying case is actually a portable science lab with all sorts of tools and materials for science experiments. As you read the story in the illustrated manual, you

can experiment with six fun, safe potions and concoctions. Make a glittery pink slime. Mix up a color-changing mood putty. Erupt a volcano in a test tube. Make a lava-lamp-like fizzing reaction. Grow a delicate crystal feather. Experiment with bouncy golden putty. Learn the chemistry and physical science behind all the special properties of these potions. Ages 6+

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Story-based Experiment Manual

BARBIE™ STEM KIT Science Saves the Day!

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The Annual Animal Shelter Gala is just hours away! Help Barbie™ and Nikki™ prepare for the party as you learn important STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) skills. The fullcolor storybook manual guides your journey through seven building projects and more than seven experiments. Build a spinning closet rack, washing machine, jewelry holder, hammock, dress designer platform, shoe rack, and greenhouse with fan. Make a chromatography dress, leafprint dress, and optical-illusion origami dresses.

l Build 7 Barbie® Dreamhouse® models and accessories. l Perform 7 science experiments. l 32-page, illustrated manual

Barbie™ STEM Kit with Barbie® Doll Ages 4+

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Sparking a lifelong love of science SCIENC E ROCKS!

Build a machine that automatically blows a stream of soap bubbles in different sizes. Learn how electric motors and fans work and why soap solution forms bubbles when air is blown through a soap film. Ages 8+

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FORENSICS FINGERPRINT LAB × Become a science sleuth as you practice the science of fingerprint detection and collection. Collect fingerprints by dusting them with black powder and lifting them with clear stickers. Ages 8+

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GLOBAL WATER QUALITY × Explore water, our most precious natural resource. Test water quality with pH analysis. Build a water filter tower to clean dirty water. Experiment with water purification by evaporation. Ages 8+

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PHYSICS: SIMPLE MACHINES × Establish a foundation in physics by building models of all six simple machines: levers, pulleys, inclined planes, screws, wedges, and wheels and axles. Ages 8+

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Kids First is a line of science kits that allow parents to introduce scientific topics and hands-on empirical learning to young children, starting at age 3, and gradually prepare them for more advanced science kits and schoolwork.

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AGES 3 TO 5 STORYBOOK STYLE MANUALS SIMPLE ACTIVITIES PRETEND PLAY ANSWERING “HOW DOES...?” AND “WHY IS...?” QUESTIONS

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AGES 5 TO 7 HIGHLY ILLUSTRATED MANUALS SIMPLE EXPERIMENTS INTRO TO SCIENTIFIC METHOD BASIC SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES

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AGES 8+ FULL-FLEDGED T&K MANUALS SERIOUS EXPERIMENTS IN-DEPTH EXPLANATIONS LONGER EXPERIENCES

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DINOSAUR DIG Now young kids can play the role of dinosaur-bone hunting paleontologists with this fun dinosaur dig playset. The kit includes plastic dinosaur bones, plastic molds, play-sand, a shovel-and-brush tool, and an excavation site tray. To set up your dinosaur dig, first place the unassembled bones into the molds. Then fill the molds with play-sand and unmold the sand shapes into the excavation site tray. The special play-sand holds its shape to conceal the bones but is soft enough for young hands to dig into and brush away. Kids will have fun digging through the sand, excavating the dinosaur bones like a real paleontologist. Finally, after all the skeleton pieces have been found, the dinosaur bones can be assembled into a complete skeleton. The full-color manual includes instructions for excavating a dino dig like a paleontologist, and scientific information about dinosaurs and fossils. Includes 750 g (26 oz) of play-sand. Ages 4+

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CODING & ROBOTICS LEVEL 1

This cute little sandwich-shaped robot teaches coding.

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Write programs by laying down a series of code cards.

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An OID optical scanner in the robot base unit reads the code cards and map cards.

Build many different robot models and complete coding challenges with them.

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Meet Sammy. This cute little peanut butter and jelly sandwich is actually a robot that teaches coding principles and skills to children in grades K-2. You don’t need a tablet, smartphone, or computer to program this robot; programs are created by simply laying down a sequence of physical code cards. As the robot drives over the code cards, an OID optical scanner on the bottom of the robot reads the code cards one by one and loads the program. Next, place the robot on a grid made of map cards, and the robot runs the program. You can program the robot to move in different directions, activate its output gear, light up its LED, play sounds, and respond to different function cards. The integrated output gear makes it possible to build simple robotic creations with arms or other moving parts that respond according to the program’s instructions. This robot kit also teaches physical engineering and problem solving skills through a series of building and coding lessons. The 30 lessons are aligned with standards for computer science education developed by the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) and the International Society for Technology (ISTE) Education, as well as courses from Code.org. The lessons progress in complexity through the illustrated manual, allowing the kit to be appropriate for a child as young as four years with help from an adult and as old as eight years. The lessons cover these six key areas in coding: sequencing, loops, events, conditionals, functions, and variables. In addition to Sammy, there are five other stories, each with a series of model-building and coding challenges and lessons related to it: a mouse moves through a maze to find cheese; a penguin wanders around a zoo; a soccer player moves a ball into the goal; a fire truck puts out a fire; and a factory robot performs tasks in a factory scene. A fullcolor illustrated manual guides users through the coding lessons and the assembly of the different models. Ages 4+

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BIG & FUN MICROSCOPE This big, colorful microscope was designed specifically to enable young kids to have successful microscopic viewing experiences, and to be a fun tool for early biological investigations. The 8x magnification power is appropriate for this age group, who often have trouble adjusting their eyes to see images at higher powers. The extra wide eyepiece and battery powered, light-up slide

stage also make viewing images through the microscope easy. The microscope comes with a unique slide holder, 24 printed slides, and one blank slide. Each printed slide features one object at three magnification levels, so kids can relate a recognizable object, like a feather or bee, with two different magnified images of the object. The 72 slide images give kids a lot of things to investigate. The 32-page, full-color manual is set up as an illustrated storybook, making it fun for adults and children to read together,

while also instructing them how to use the microscope. As you read the story, you can find the slides of the objects that appear in the story and view them through the microscope. The blank slide can be used to view other objects at 8x magnification. This introductory series of lessons is designed to give kids an effective and fun introduction to microscopy and microscopic biology. The manual explains the parts of the microscope, how to use it, and gives scientific explanations of the images on the printed slides. Observe biological

specimens from animals like a feather, skin, hair, dragonfly wing, and fly eye; biological specimens from plants like a mushroom spore, kiwi seed, lichen, pollen in honey, and flower stamen; and other specimens from everyday life like table salt, sugar, and a zipper. Ages 4+

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SCIENCE LABORATORY Preschoolers and kindergartners have a natural curiosity to explore and learn about the world around them through experimentation, observation, and play. This kit was developed according to the current educational philosophy of fostering children’s inquisitiveness and interests by providing them with tools and openended learning experiences to optimally support their development. Experimenting freely with a variety of safe and engaging tools stimulates creativity and the spirit of scientific thinking. The 24 large, plastic scientific tools are durable, reusable, and easy-to-handle to ensure long-lasting fun and exploration. The tools include a unique, multipurpose 14-piece screw-together system with tubes,

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funnels, lids, connectors, and perforated disks that can be used in a multitude of ways. Also included are large and small measuring spoons, a test tube rack, a pipette, a hand magnifier, magnetic rings and stand set, and 10 illustrated experiment cards to visually guide children. The 16-page, full-color manual explains to parents and adult supervisors how these tools should be presented to their children and gives insight into a child’s developmental stages. Start laying the groundwork for strong STEM related skills and comprehension. This kit helps develop fine motor skills, science and math skills, problem-solving skills, and reasoning and concept development skills. Ages 3+

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BOAT ENGINEER Read the funny story of two inquisitive young engineers, Ty and Karlie, and their family’s robots, Huxley and Remus. Build simple models of the boats they encounter in the story. The boats actually float on water, making for fun and easy experiments around the sink or bathtub. The Boat Engineer story centers around Huxley and Remus. Their boat-building adventure starts when a robotic fish they are testing goes haywire and swims away uncontrollably. Huxley and Remus build a rowboat in their effort to catch up with and capture the robotic fish. They find the rowboat is too slow, so they build a fanboat to go faster. As the story continues, the robots make their way downstream and eventually out to the ocean. Along the way, they must build new boats to solve specific

problems and perform tasks. They build a sailboat, riverboat, speedboat, fireboat, tugboat, freighter, catamaran, and a hydroplane. From each humorous segment of their silly adventure, the robots learn something new about boats. As you follow the story, you can build models of the ten boats featured in the story. Large, colorful plastic building pieces make it easy for small hands to put the models together. This 52-piece science kit combined with the beautifully illustrated storybook provides an engaging way to teach simple engineering concepts to preschool-age kids. Start laying the groundwork for strong STEM related skills and comprehension. Ages 3+

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AUTOMOBILE ENGINEER Read the fun story of two young engineers, Ty and Karlie Omega, and build simple models of the vehicles they encounter on their comical trip to the supermarket. Along this roundabout journey, the kids build various vehicles to help the people in their town solve problems and complete tasks. As you follow the story, you can build models of the ten vehicles in the story. Large, colorful plastic building pieces make it easy for small hands to put the models together. The kids start out by building a minivan to take them to the supermarket. Along the way, they pass a construction site where they build a crane truck to help the workers lift some beams to the top of their

structure. As they continue along their trip, they also build a fire truck, tractor, school bus, motorcycle, dune buggy, forklift, ice cream truck, and racecar to help their friends out. This 70-piece science kit combined with the beautifully illustrated 32-page storybook provides an engaging way to teach simple engineering concepts to preschool-age kids. Start laying the groundwork for strong STEM related skills and comprehension. This kit helps develop fine motor skills, science and math skills, visual-spatial skills, and reasoning and concept development skills. Ages 3+

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AIRCRAFT ENGINEER Read the fun story of two young engineers, Ty and Karlie Omega, and build simple models of the aircraft they discover on their hilarious family vacation. Along this roundabout journey, the kids build various flying machines to help the people they encounter solve problems and complete tasks. As you follow the story, you can build models of the ten vehicles in the story. Large, colorful plastic building pieces make it easy for small hands to put the models together. The kids start out by building a passenger jet to bring their family to a tropical island. After they arrive, they construct a helicopter to help a scientist studying sea turtles reach a remote island. As they continue along their trip, they

also build a biplane, solar glider, seaplane, triplane, prop plane, hang glider, space plane, and supersonic jet. This 73-piece science kit combined with the beautifully illustrated 32-page storybook provides an engaging way to teach simple engineering concepts to preschool-age kids. Start laying the groundwork for strong STEM related skills and comprehension. This kit helps develop fine motor skills, science and math skills, visual-spatial skills, and reasoning and concept development skills. Ages 3+

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ROBOT ENGINEER Read the funny story of two inquisitive kids, Ty and Karlie, and build simple, non-motorized models of the robots they construct and fix during their adventure to an automated candy factory. During this zany outing, Ty and Karlie build various robots to perform tasks and solve problems in the factory. The robots have moving parts, wheels, and gears, so kids can learn firsthand about simple machines and gear trains. As you follow the story, you can build models of the ten robots featured in the story. Large, colorful plastic building pieces make it easy for small hands to put the models together. In the story, the kids build robots with arms that rotate, turn, and spin. They fix a robotic arm and other specialized robots that complete specific tasks inside the factory. They construct a robotic drone that flies through the factory to coat the candies

in sprinkles, wheeled robots that zoom across the factory floor, a taffy-pulling robot, and a funny gum-kneading robot. From each humorous segment of their silly adventure, the kids learn something new about robots and machines. This 53-piece science kit combined with the beautifully illustrated storybook provides an engaging way to teach simple engineering concepts to preschool-age kids. Start laying the groundwork for strong STEM related skills and comprehension. This kit helps develop fine motor skills, science and math skills, visual-spatial skills, and reasoning and concept development skills.

l Durable storage case l 32-page illustrated storybook Ages 3+

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AMUSEMENT PARK ENGINEER Read the fun story of two young engineers, Ty and Karlie Omega, and build simple models of the amusement park rides they encounter on their family outing. Along their roundabout journey, the kids build, fix, and enjoy various amusement park rides. As you follow the story, you can build and experiment with models of the 20 structures and machines in the story. Large, colorful plastic building pieces make it easy for small hands to put the models together. The kids start out by testing ten different configurations of roller coaster tracks. They try out flat tracks, slopes, humps, and curves. They proceed through the park to build and fix a Ferris wheel, merry-go-round, pirate ship pendulum, bumper car, free-fall tower, log flume ride, and more. Along the way, they learn simple physics and engineering lessons.

This 97-piece science kit combined with the beautifully illustrated 32-page storybook provides an engaging way to teach simple engineering concepts to preschool-age kids. Start laying the groundwork for strong STEM related skills and comprehension. This kit helps develop fine motor skills, science and math skills, visual-spatial skills, and reasoning and concept development skills.

l Durable storage case l 32-page illustrated storybook Ages 3+

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STEPPING INTO SCIENCE

NEW BOX ART

Begin a lifetime of scientific investigation and understanding with 29 fun experiments in five key areas: nature, physics, chemistry, air, and water. Learn what plants need in order to grow, observe the clouds, see how water climbs, watch plants sweat, and investigate plant propagation. Discover how a magnifying glass enlarges, how colors mix, how static electricity attracts, how sundials tell time, and how a motion picture works. Investigate air pressure, air flow, hovercraft, paper airplanes, and suction. Write secret messages, float a paper clip, blow super bubbles, observe capillary action, and test displacement. Build a soap-driven boat, mix oil and water, experiment with evaporation, paint with sugar, and watch colors separate. With a 48-page illustrated guidebook, Stepping into Science teaches science

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fundamentals with step-by-step, handson experiments, while also introducing children to the scientific method itself.

INTRO TO ENGINEERING

l Introduction to scientific inquiry for preschoolers and kindergartners

Intro to Engineering welcomes children to the field of engineering with 21 experiments and building projects in five sections. By engaging in hands-on activities, children will learn how engineers apply their scientific and technical knowledge to design machines and devices. Start by learning some engineering basics with experiments on levers, forces, and pulleys. Build simple devices using these basic components. Move on to explore engineering on land by building vehicles with wheels, such as a race car and a wind-up car. Next, investigate engineering with air (and in the air) by building a helicopter, a parachute, a glider, and an air-powered carousel. Then, build a diving bell, a sailboat, and a paddle boat to experiment with engineering in water. Finally, find engineering in your own

l Learn about plants, physics, chemistry, air, and water l Easy-to-follow illustrated experiments Ages 5+

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home with experiments modeling the telephone and television. Make a funny robot model. With a 48-page guidebook, Intro to Engineering teaches engineering fundamentals with step-by-step, hands-on experiments and building projects.

l Introduce engineering to young children with basic building projects l Experiment with simple machines like levers and pulleys l Conduct engineering projects on land, in the air, and in the water l Step-by-step illustrated instructions so children can easily follow along Ages 5+

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THE HUMAN BODY Learn about the human body by doing experiments with your five senses that show you how your body works. By exploring the external aspects of your body with hands-on experiments, you can learn a lot about the inside anatomy of the body. Examine your fingerprints to learn how you are unique. Build a stethoscope and listen to your heartbeat to learn how your heart pumps blood, and listen to your gurgling tummy to learn how your stomach works. With the stethoscope, you can investigate how your ears hear with listening games. Test your lung capacity to learn about how your lungs work. Examine your diet and your digestive functions to learn how your body processes nutrients to give you the energy to do more experiments! Try a blindfolded exercise to find out about hand-eye coordination. Take a tickle test to learn about your skin and sensory

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receptors. Monitor your pulse to learn about your circulatory system. Follow your nose in a smell memory game to learn about your sense of smell. Take a blindfolded taste test to learn about your tongue. Try some balancing exercises to explore your muscles and bones. Discover how your ears play a role in your balance. Examine some optical illusions to explore how your eyes work. Relate your experiments back to human body systems, including the internal organs, skeleton, muscles, and the circulatory system, with clear and accurate anatomical illustrations. Ages 5+

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BOTANY: EXPERIMENTAL GREENHOUSE Budding botanists will love getting their hands dirty in this unique biological science experiment kit. Learn about plants and seeds by conducting experiments in a specially designed botanical laboratory with greenhouse domes, complete with thermometer and ventilation. Construct an automatic watering system to keep your plants from getting too thirsty. Grow beans, cress, and zinnia flowers in your greenhouses. Experiment with plant cells and capillary action. Learn how roots work to transport water and nutrients throughout a plant. Conduct experiments that demonstrate how plants need water, light, and heat to grow. Discover the strength of a bean and how leaves sweat. See why grass grows back

after it is cut and how cuttings can grow roots. Germinate fruit and vegetable plants from the seeds in your kitchen. Grow a flower garden. Make tiny plaster bugs to decorate your garden. Collect seeds with your socks, and grow a funny grass head. Make leaf and bark rubbings. Learn how you can force budded branches to bloom in winter. With a 48-page, full-color illustrated guidebook, this kit teaches botany fundamentals with step-by-step instructions for the hands-on experiments as well as growing information for many common plants.

l Learn about plants and seeds l Experiment in specially designed greenhouse domes Ages 5+

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KIDS FIRST CHEMISTRY SET Early Beginner Chemistry Set Kick off a chain reaction of fun-filled experiments with this introductory chemistry set designed specifically for young kids. Junior chemists can safely explore simple chemistry using the tools in this kit and common household substances from the kitchen and bathroom. Learn how to use basic chemistry equipment such as filters, test tubes, pipettes, measuring spoons, and beakers. Make your own test tube racks out of plaster and learn about the chemical reaction that formed them. Conduct experiments to identify different chemicals using reactions, heat, evaporation, and crystallization.

KIDS FIRST BIOLOGY LAB Beginner Microscope Kit Discover the science of living things with this complete introductory microscope kit. The beautifully illustrated experiment manual guides you through observations of many living specimens found in and around your home: onion cells, pond water, chloroplasts, plant stem cross sections, microorganisms, mouth cells, meat cells, different types of hair and fur, dust mites, bugs, pollen in honey, and much more. See how an onion cell shrivels and how an earthworm wiggles. Analyze the differences between the hair on your head and the sheep’s hair in your wool sweater. The kit includes three prepared specimens on a slide, four blank slides,

Examine the composition of inks and dyes with chromatography experiments, where colors magically separate from one another on a filter paper disk. Explore the properties of water, soaps, and oils. Experiment with acids and bases using indicators (pH strips and cabbage juice) to identify them. Make fizzy reactions with acids and bases to dissolve shells and extinguish flames. Discover the invisible gas carbon dioxide and its very visible effects. The full-color, 48-page manual guides inquisitive young chemists and their adult supervisors through safely conducting each of the 27 experiments. Ages 8+

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cover slips, tweezers, needle, section slicing tool, and vial. Learn how to use these tools to prepare slides and how to use the microscope to examine them. Investigate how the lenses in a microscope bend light to magnify images. The ocular lens, or eyepiece lens, of the microscope has an adjustable 12x to 18x magnification power. When combined with the three objective lenses, this results in a total magnification power of 96x to 750x. It has a battery-powered light and a mirror to light up the specimens. The full-color, 32-page manual covers microscope setup, usage, and many fascinating observations of biological specimens. Ages 8+

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KIDS FIRST PHYSICS LAB Beginner Physics Kit Speed, power, catapults, and collisions! Physics is full of action! Kids will have the 20 models in this introductory physics kit racing, rolling, flying, falling, crashing, balancing, and spinning around in 22 actionpacked science experiments. After following step-by-step illustrated instructions to

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build each model, kids test the models to demonstrate and comprehend basic laws of mechanical physics. While building the models and reading through the manual, young researchers learn about various topics in the fascinating world of mechanical physics and engineering. Start your physics adventures by building a balancing tightrope walker, a moving elevator, and a high-g astronaut training centrifuge to learn about forces, gravity, and weight. Learn how to measure forces by building a force meter. Examine physics at the construction site to learn

about work and simple machines. Build a pulley system, crane, and inclined plane to lighten the load and make work easier. Experiment with storing energy and converting energy by constructing models of a rocket car and a skee-ball mini golf ramp. Assemble three machines from the Middle Ages — a wheelbarrow, a balance scale, and a trebuchet — to learn how levers have helped people do work for centuries. Explore the concept of trajectory. Continue your lessons by building a windmill, a drop-test device, and various parachutes to investigate the forces of air

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and air resistance. Expand your perspective out into the solar system to discover the force and motion of the planets and the sun. Build a sundial and a rotating Earth-andMoon model. Take a crash course in applied physics with a series of automotive models and experiments: Construct a crash-test simulator and an airbag testing station to learn about momentum. Assemble a working gear train to learn how gears transmit and alter forces. Finally, make an all-wheel drive vehicle with a flexible jointed design for optimal performance on rough terrain.


FUEL CELL 10 Car & Experiment Kit The Fuel Cell 10 Car & Experiment Kit provides a hands-on introduction to one of the most significant technologies of the early 21st century. With this kit, you can build a model car that actually runs on water! First, use solar energy to separate water into hydrogen and oxygen. Then, plug in the motor and the fuel cell uses these gases to produce electricity that moves your vehicle across the floor. The only by-product is clean water. Roll up your sleeves and find out about fuel cells, solar cells, and electrolysis through more than a dozen experiments and demonstrations you can do on your own, in a classroom, or with friends. Some fuel cells, such as this one, do not consume fossil fuels and therefore are considered environmentally friendly. This 10th Anniversary Edition includes a completely redesigned car, multimeter, solar panel, and manual. The kit also comes with a rolling display stand and a battery pack. The full-color, 64-page manual is a comprehensive lesson in solar cells and fuel cells.

l Learn how solar cells turn sunlight into electricity l Experiment with a unique reversible PEM fuel cell Ages 10+

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l Discover how fuel cells work l Calculate the efficiency of the solar cell and fuel cell

FUEL CELL X7 × Hydrogen Powered Car Thames & Kosmos’ original model fuel cell car demonstrates the simplicity and efficiency of hydrogen technology in a tangible, hands-on way. With this kit, you can assemble a model car that runs on water! The fuel cell car in this kit uses a unique reversible fuel cell that splits water into hydrogen and oxygen gas using electric current from a battery pack. The full-color, 16-page manual contains step-by-step instructions for assembling and using the car, and scientific explanations. Ages 10+

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HYDROPOWER Renewable Energy Science Kit Hydropower has been used for hundreds of years in watermills and is now commonly used to generate electricity in applications such as hydroelectric dams and tidal power plants. Explore the power of water by building models and conducting experiments with them. Learn about how different devices are used to extract useful energy from moving water — from a waterwheel in a small stream to a giant turbine in a tidal power station. Build a waterwheel, a sawmill, and a hammer mill to harness the energy of moving water to do different types of physical work. Investigate the intriguing properties of water by performing experiments involving surface tension, adhesion, and cohesion. Learn about water pressure by building a water tower, communicating vessels, and a water fountain. Construct a hydroelectric power station

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to generate electricity and light an LED. Learn about where the energy in ocean waves, tides, and rivers comes from, and discover how we can generate electricity from them. The full-color, 32-page experiment manual offers illustrated instructions and scientific information.

l 12 experiments and building projects l Harness mechanical energy from water to do physical work l Generate electricity to light an LED l Learn the physics of water turbines l Discover why hydropower is a promising source of energy Ages 8+

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POWER HOUSE Sustainable Living in the 21st Century Human civilization’s energy consumption is growing. At the same time, the harmful environmental impact of our energy usage is becoming apparent. A massive global effort to adopt renewable energy and use our resources more sustainably has begun. To live sustainably, we must use Earth’s resources at a rate at which they can be replenished, and thus provide for future generations to live as we have. With this kit, you can learn about alternative energy and sustainable living by conducting 100 experiments and building energy-related models. Build the Power House and then conduct experiments in and around the house. Learn about energyefficient construction materials and passive house design. Experiment with heating, cooling, conduction, convection, and

insulation. Investigate Earth’s climate, the water cycle, and that inexhaustible power plant in the sky: the sun. Test passive solar collection methods with a solar collector. Hook up a photovoltaic solar panel to generate electricity from sunlight. Build wind turbines to extract energy from the wind. Construct a greenhouse and learn about the energy conservation tricks used by plants. Power House provides a comprehensive overview of the many forms of alternative energy, and makes environmental protection and energy conservation issues tangible with hands-on models. The 64-page, full-color experiment manual provides instructions, scientific explanations, and energy-saving tips. Ages 10+

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WIND POWER (V3.0) Renewable Energy Science Kit Build a realistic wind turbine to harness power out of thin air. Wind is one of the most promising sources of clean, renewable energy available today. Wind energy has been used for centuries to pump water and crush grain in windmills, and is increasingly being used to generate electricity to power our modern world.

Assemble a wind turbine complete with electric generator and adjustable rotor blades. The blades are designed with complex aerodynamic curves to look and work like modern-day wind turbine blades. Conduct experiments with your wind turbine, including experiments to optimize its performance by adjusting the angle of the blades and the placement of the turbine. Use the wind turbine to light up an LED and charge a rechargeable battery. Convert the wind turbine into an electric fan by using the electric generator as a motor. Build four

additional models with the parts included: an electric three-wheeler, electric car, electric helicopter, and electric truck. Discover how the sun makes the wind, providing us with an endless source of energy. Read about different types of wind turbines and windmills, the history of this technology, and how wind energy can be used to power homes and electric cars. The full-color, 32-page manual offers illustrated instructions and scientific information.

l Build a three-foot-tall wind turbine that generates electricity and lights an LED or charges a battery l Learn the physics of wind turbines l Discover how wind occurs and why it is such a promising source of renewable energy l Convert the wind turbine into a fan

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TK1 TELESCOPE & ASTRONOMY KIT With this excellent entry-level telescope and astronomy kit, Kosmos continues a long tradition of inspiring people to reach for the stars. This high-quality refractor telescope with coated glass optics and plenty of accessories allows for countless exciting space observations. With it, you can see Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter (including its stripes), Saturn, the moons of both Jupiter and Saturn, Uranus, and many craters on the Moon. You can also see various nebula and galaxies including the Hercules nebula, Eagle nebula, Andromeda galaxy, and a seemingly infinite number of stars. Beginners and advanced amateur astronomers alike can appreciate the quality optics, durable construction, sturdy aluminum tripod, and comprehensive, easy-to-follow astronomy book — all at a great value. In the instruction book, the scope and accessories are clearly explained so that even beginners can quickly find the moon, constellations, or planets in the night sky. Terrestrial observations on Earth are also possible by using the 1.5x image reversal lens. Telescope Specifications and What They Mean Design

Refractor

In refractor scopes, light goes through the lens instead of bouncing off a curved mirror (as in reflector scope).

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Tempered glass, Achromatic coated

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700 mm

Distance between the lens and the focal point (focal point is where the light rays converge and the image comes into focus)

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Standard up-down, left-right mount (vs. equatorial mount which follows the curve of Earth)

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Flips the image for terrestrial spotting scope use

2x Barlow lens

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Finder Scope, 5x 24 mm

Helps you find objects more easily. Magnifies 5 times and the aperture is 24 mm.


PERFUME SCIENCE The Art of Making Scents Follow your nose on a fragrant journey through the science, history, and art of making perfumes. Experiment with countless fragrance combinations on your way to becoming a master perfumer. Start by learning about how your nose and brain work together to perceive smells. Next, play

some games with scents to train your nose. After a look at the history of fragrances and the current theories behind perfume design, you will be ready to start making your own perfumes. This kit is a complete perfumer’s laboratory including eight perfume oils, finishing solution, decorative flacons and important tools of the trade. The perfume oils are the same as those used in highquality designer perfumes. The 32-page, fullcolor book blossoms with information about

the biology of smell, the chemistry of scents, the fine fragrance industry, and the history of perfumes. The perfume oils in this kit were developed humanely, without animal testing.

l Explore the physiology of smell l Play games with smell and taste

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l Discover the history of perfumes l Extract fragrances from plants

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CREATIVE COSMETICS LAB Science Is Beautiful! Experience the beautiful side of biology and chemistry with this unique collection of experiments focusing on the science of skin care, body care, and beauty products. Mix raw materials to make colorful hot-pour glycerin soaps. Design fizzing bath bombs

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in fun molded shapes. Experiment with fragrance oil and dye. Make a sea salt body scrub to exfoliate, clean, and moisturize your skin. Make soap dough and bath jellies. Package your creations in professional cosmetic jars and label them with stickers to make gifts for your friends and family. Conduct real chemistry experiments with the included materials as well as common substances from your bathroom at home to learn about the chemical properties of soaps, oils, gels, lotions, and salts. Discover acids, bases, pH, and chemical reactions.

Learn how to care for your skin, hair, and nails so they are healthy and radiant. Build a foundation in basic dermatology. The manual also includes recipes instructing you how to make your own personalized beauty formulas with natural ingredients from your local market. Read about the hygiene and safety necessary for proper skin care. A full-color, 32-page manual guides you through the science and history of cosmetics, and offers instructions for beauty recipes and chemistry experiments. Made in Germany.

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l Explore the chemistry of skin care and beauty products l Make molded glycerin soaps l Design fizzing bath bombs l Make soap dough and bath jellies l Experiment with perfume and dye l Make a sea salt body scrub


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TK2 SCOPE Microscope & Biology Kit Embark on a guided journey through the microscopic world, revealing its hidden creatures and unseen structures with the TK 2 Scope. First, learn how to use the microscope and all of its parts. Next, become familiar with your scope by examining some prepared slides. Now, you are ready to

take off on a guided investigation of plant and animal specimens that you gather and prepare yourself. This kit gives you the tools, knowledge, and skills you need to view virtually any specimen you can find. The microscope is a dual light 40-, 100-, and 400-power metal and plastic microscope. The two battery-powered LED light sources allow for both the viewing of large or opaque objects lit from above and the viewing of thinly sliced or translucent specimens lit from below. It has a 10-power

ocular lens; 4-, 10-, and 40-power objective lenses; and an aperture wheel. The lenses are all professional-quality optical glass. The microscope is durable and powerful, permitting years of continued observations. The full-color, 48-page manual guides you through set-up, usage, and dozens of fascinating observations of biological specimens.

l Learn how to use the microscope and how to prepare slides

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TKx400i DUAL-LED MICROSCOPE Microscope & Biology Kit With precision mechanics, quality optics, and bright LED lighting, this microscope is designed specifically for students. The base is made of sturdy, dense plastic and the adjustment mechanisms provide reliable and

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exact positioning and focusing. Peer through the microscope lens and dive into an amazing new world. Fascinating structures, bizarre patterns, and unexpected details are suddenly visible. Examine the countless living creatures in a single drop of pond water or the honeycomb-like arrangement of cells in an onion skin. Your microscopic investigations can begin immediately with the three permanent slide preparations included. Reveal their secrets using the microscope’s transmitted

light view. To continue your explorations, the instruction manual shows you exactly how to make your own slide preparations. Also use the special magnifier function of the microscope: Look at larger objects like an insect wing, a coin, or a rock using the microscope’s reflected light mode. You will be amazed! Read the full-color, 48-page microscopy book for dozens of additional ideas for natural specimens to find, prepare, and observe with your microscope.

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OOZE LABS CHEMISTRY STATION Grab your beakers and test tubes and step up to your special laboratory station for some exciting chemistry experiments. See how much fun chemistry can be as you do slimy, fizzy, colorful, and bubbly experiments. This cool laboratory setup has lots of different vessels and pieces of lab equipment so kids can play the role of chemist while doing real, safe experiments. All of the experiments use non-hazardous chemicals. This playful introduction to the basics of chemistry includes approximately 20 experiments. The experiments are presented on printed cards that can be clipped onto the lab station for easy reference. Experiments include glowing slime, colorchanging slime, fizzing reactions, oozing bubbles, rainbow in a test tube, chromatography, cabbage juice pH tests, solutions, filtering, crystals, fire extinguisher, and underwater volcano. The kit includes a large plastic chemistry station, experiment cards, various vessels in different sizes, syringe, measuring cup, pipette, spatula, tube, petri dish, funnel, nonhazardous chemicals for the experiments, and experiment manual. Ages 6+

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All Thames & Kosmos chemistry sets are safety tested and approved, offer thorough safety precautions, include professional quality lab equipment, and come with full-color experiment manuals.

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CHEM C1000 Beginner Chemistry Set Enroll in CHEM C1000 and prepare for a lifetime of fascination with this essential science through 125 diverse experiments. Start with an introduction to the field of chemistry and famous chemists. Set up your lab space and learn how to safely handle the lab equipment and chemicals. Learn about indicators with litmus solution and write a secret message in invisible ink. Test the inks from your colored markers on the chromatography racetrack to reveal their different color components. Experiment with air pressure, surface tension, and the physical properties of fluids. Experiment with two well-known metals, iron and copper. Investigate carbon dioxide. Dissolve metals with

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electrochemical reactions. Explore water and its elements, saturated and unsaturated solutions, and crystals. Split water into hydrogen and oxygen with electrolysis, and form oxygen from hydrogen peroxide. Begin to build a strong foundation in chemistry with exposure to a broad range of chemical phenomena and hands-on laboratory experiences. This kit provides clear instructions for preparing and performing the experiments, offers safety advice, offers explanations for the observed occurrences, and asks and answers questions about the results. The 80-page, richly illustrated experiment manual guides your experiments. Ages 10+

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CHEM C2000 Intermediate Chemistry Set Discover how fascinating the world is when you understand the remarkable reactions behind ordinary occurrences. CHEM C2000 includes everything in CHEM C1000 and more — with twice the tools and materials, and more than three times the experiments. Most notably, this kit introduces you to the alcohol burner for experiments that require heat, greatly expanding the number of experiments you can conduct. Experiment with filtering and separating mixtures, combustion, and electrochemical reactions. Learn how to work with indicators and stronger acids and bases. Explore elements and compounds, including the chemical and physical properties of water, carbon dioxide, oxygen, hydrogen, and carbon. Discover atoms and molecules.

Experiment with various foods from the kitchen to learn about sugars, fats, and proteins. Investigate metals such as iron, copper, and aluminum. Learn about how chemistry is used in environmental protection and industry. After completing this kit, you will have experienced firsthand the most important topics in chemistry, creating an excellent foundation for later study of chemical equations and atomic structure. The 128-page, full-color manual guides aspiring young chemists through 250 experiments. The manual provides clear instructions for preparing and performing the experiments and explains the results. Thorough safety precautions and instructions ensure safe experimentation. Ages 11+

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CHEM C3000 Advanced Chemistry Set CHEM C3000 is the ultimate chemistry set. This kit includes all of the components from CHEM C2000, plus dozens of additional tools and chemicals, and 100 additional experiments, for a total of more than 333 experiments. The 192-page, full-color experiment manual is written at a more advanced level than the other CHEM kit manuals. You could call it a textbook, but the manual is too much fun to make that comparison. CHEM C3000 has a similar hands-on approach to teaching chemistry as our other CHEM kits, but also teaches more advanced topics such as chemical equations, atomic structures, and the periodic table. These concepts are critical to continued study of chemistry. CHEM C3000 is an excellent preparation for high-school level chemistry.

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CHEM C3000 covers all of these topics and more: introduction to chemistry safety information setting up your workspace acids & bases salts & solutions elements & compounds solids, liquids & gases

combustion air & air pressure air pollution our environment metals, oxidation & rust atoms & molecules history of chemistry

crystal lattices chemical formulas ubiquitous elements oxygen hydrogen water solutions & saturation

hydrogen peroxide atomic bonds orbitals & shells chlorine hydrochloric acid bromine & iodine families of elements

the periodic table sulfur carbon dioxide mineral deposits baking soda & powder ammonia crystals & solutions

chemical indicators separating mixtures chromatography electron transfer electrolysis electrochemistry carbon

fossil fuels alcohols oils, soaps & detergents sugars & starches monomers & polymers proteins waste disposal

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HappyAtoms Magnetic connectors

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Examine the properties of molecules in detail

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HAPPY ATOMS

A revolutionary approach to teaching chemistry

Digital and Physical Chemistry Sets Chemistry is the science of materials, their properties, and how they react with each other. All materials are made of atoms. Why do some atoms combine with each other while other atoms do not? Because atoms just want to be happy! Of course, atoms don’t really have feelings. But they do have observable behaviors. And atoms tend to be more stable, or “happy,” when they have certain numbers of electrons whizzing around their cores. Where do they find extra electrons if they need more to be happy? From other atoms that have too many electrons, of course! When atoms share or exchange electrons to be happy, they stick together. Happy atoms form molecules! With this revolutionary approach to teaching chemistry, you can make your own happy atoms! This physical and digital system lets you discover the world of molecules in an intuitive, hands-on way. Using a set of atom models representing 16 different elements, you can assemble your own molecular models. The atoms stick together easily with magnets: metal tips on the ends of rubbery arms, which represent free electrons, snap onto magnetic bonding sites on the atom spheres, which represent empty spots for electrons in the atom’s outermost electron shell. But how do you know what the molecule you’ve snapped together is? You use the included app (for iOS and Android devices) to snap its picture, and the app uses stateof-the-art image recognition technology to identify the molecule. The app recognizes tens of thousands of molecules. It presents detailed information about 150 of the most important molecules, such as a molecule’s usage, properties, hazards, formula, and structure. The app takes you on guided quests to discover new molecules and learn about them. You can track your progress with the app, collecting sets of molecules that you have built and explored. Many people think of chemistry as complicated and hard to grasp. New technology now enables us to take this innovative approach to teaching chemistry and help make it more tangible.

Happy Atoms Introduction to Atoms and Molecules Includes: • 17 Happy Atoms • Happy Atoms app (free download) • Poster and scanning mat • Quickstart manual • Color-printed cardboard box Ages 10+

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GLOWING CHEMISTRY Experiments with Luminescence Explore the fascinating world of chemical reactions that produce light, called chemiluminescence. Mix up a magical

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blue light in a test tube using the glowing chemical luminol and other substances. With some cool chemical reactions, even coins and radishes begin to glow. You will discover how the natural world is full of luminous mysteries: bright spots on bananas, fluorescent chestnut bark, and glowing creatures in the sea. Experiment with the special ultraviolet lamp to reveal things that would otherwise be invisible. Learn about the electromagnetic

spectrum, including visible and invisible light. Experiment with glow-in-the-dark plastic. Build a fun glowing puppet theatre to play around with glowing pigments and discover real-world applications for glowing chemistry. A 48-page, full-color manual guides you through 22 experiments in light chemistry and provides scientific explanations and examples.

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CRYSTAL GROWING: GLOW-IN-THE-DARK Grow dozens of colorful crystals, including two types of crystals that glow in the dark. Experiment with growing a variety of crystals from a potassium alum salt solution. Add strontium aluminate to your crystal solutions to make phosphorescent crystals that charge up in the light and then glow in the dark on their own, slowly emitting the

stored light energy. Or try adding one of two ultraviolet-reactive pigments, pink and greenish-yellow, to your crystals to create fluorescent crystals, which glow in stunning colors under the light from the included ultraviolet flashlight. Mold fun plaster shapes, including moons, stars, butterflies, neon signs, mushrooms, frogs, and gemstones, and then grow layers of crystals on them. Use dye tablets together with the glowing pigments to experiment with different color

combinations, and mix the dyes to grow a rainbow of custom colored crystals. Mold your own glowing crystal geode — a hollow rock lined with crystals — and create a beautiful crystal cavern inside. Experiment with growing crystals rapidly and slowly, and observe how that affects the crystal structures. See if you can grow one giant crystal, and many small crystals on the surface of a rock. Measure how the crystallization of solids out of a solution, and the dissolution

of crystals back into solution, affect the temperature of the solution. Learn about the energy of crystallization. Investigate solutions, crystallization, and the chemistry of crystal growing. Learn about the structures and geometries of different crystal shapes. This kit is thoroughly tested and nontoxic. A full-color, 32-page experiment manual guides your experiments in the chemistry of crystals and glowing phenomena.

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CRYSTAL GROWING Crystal Experiments & Crafts Grow dozens of dazzling crystals and conduct 15 illuminating experiments with this classic science kit. Experiment with four chemically different crystals each with different properties, including potassium alum crystals that form regular octahedrons, rapidly growing sodium sulfate crystals, long

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needle-shaped sodium acetate crystals, and plaster which is made from gypsum crystals. Mold fun plaster shapes, including stars, lightning bolts, dolphins, and pyramids, and grow layers of crystals on them. Use dyes to form colored crystals, and mix the dyes to grow a rainbow of custom colored crystals. Display your crystal creations in a clear treasure chest with a locking lid. Mold your own geode — a hollow rock with crystals growing inside — and create a beautiful crystal cavern inside.

Experiment with growing crystals rapidly and slowly, and observe how that affects the crystal structures. See if you can grow one giant crystal, and many small crystals on the surface of a rock. Measure how the crystallization of solids out of a solution, and the dissolution of crystals back into solution, affect the temperature of the solution. Learn about the energy of crystallization. Investigate solutions, crystallization, and the chemistry of crystal growing. Learn about the

structures and geometries of different crystal shapes. This kit is thoroughly tested and safe: Over one million units of this kit have sold worldwide. A full-color, 32-page experiment manual guides your experiments in crystal chemistry and Earth science. Ages 10+

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CRYSTALS, ROCKS & MINERALS Earth Science Experiment Kit Learn about rocks and the minerals that form them. Dig deeper, and discover the fascinating crystal structures of these minerals. Much more than just a crystalgrowing kit, this experiment kit teaches you the chemistry of crystals and the geological science behind rock formation with more than 16 hands-on projects and investigations. Grow three chemically different types of crystals that exhibit not only different colors, but also different shapes. Build three-dimensional geometric models of common crystal shapes, including octahedrons, tetrahedrons, and rhomboids. Mold your own crystal geode — a hollow rock with crystals inside! Learn how to test and identify minerals with your very own collection of real specimens (included). Conduct tests to determine a mineral’s chemical and physical properties, such as color, luster, streak color, hardness, density, magnetism, and carbon, sulfur, or iron content. Investigate the geologic rock cycle and learn how the three main categories of rock — igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic — are formed, altered, destroyed, and formed again. A fullcolor, 32-page experiment manual is included.

l The kit includes the following genuine specimens: granite, limestone, basalt, marble, pumice, calcite, pyrite, quartz, hematite, bornite, fluorite, magnetite, and soapstone. l Grow three types of crystals: alum (potassium aluminum sulfate), copper(II) sulfate, and potassium hexacyanoferrate(III).

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NANOTECHNOLOGY Cutting-Edge Nanomaterials Some of the biggest scientific breakthroughs in recent years involve things that are actually very, very small. The science of nanotechnology deals with the smallest structures, in the range of one to 100 nanometers in size. That’s as small as just a few atoms in a row (one atom corresponds to about one nanometer)! With this kit, the intangible, nanoscopic world becomes accessible with hands-on experiments using both scaled-up models

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and real nanomaterials. Nanoparticles can be made of different materials and exist in a wide variety of forms —thin layers, tubes, balls, and tree-like structures. These particles can be coated onto surfaces, they can enhance other materials such as paint, they can be used as a delivery method for pharmaceuticals in the body, and much more. Specific applications include, for example, self-cleaning house paints and water-repellent clothes, antifog coatings on glasses, UV protection components in sunscreen, environmentally friendly anti-fouling coatings for ships (to prevent algae growth, thereby reducing fuel consumption), antibacterial coatings

for medical devices, and materials to more effectively filter dirty water. Start out by conducting experiments concerning size, scale, and orders of magnitude in the International System of Units, to get a feel for just how small a nanometer really is. Explore how charcoal is like a nanoscale sponge with filtering experiments. Conduct experiments with the hydrophilic (water-loving) and hydrophobic (water-hating) properties of different surfaces, which illustrate nanoscale properties. Stir up some mixtures and suspensions, and then examine exotic mixtures to learn about the nanoscopic particles suspended

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in them. Shine a laser through a colloidal gold — a suspension of nanoscale particles of gold! Learn about the electromagnetic spectrum, laser light, electron microscopy, and atomic force microscopy to begin to grasp how we can make nanomaterials visible. Experiment with a special material that mimics the nanostructures on a gecko’s footpads that allow it to climb straight up a vertical pane of glass with ease! A full-color, 72-page illustrated manual guides your explorations of the nanoworld, and a game board helps you track your progress through the experiments.


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ELECTRICITY & MAGNETISM Understanding the Force of Electromagnetism Conduct more than 60 electrifying experiments with circuits and magnetic contraptions to learn about electricity and magnetism, and how these two fundamental properties are closely related. Children eight

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and up can safely and easily experiment with electric current and magnetic fields using the colorful snap-together blocks and components in this hands-on kit. Build series and parallel circuits to light up a light bulb. Experiment with push buttons and on-off switches. Assemble circuits that include a spinning motor, two switches, and up to three light bulbs. Conduct tests to see which materials are magnetic. Learn about the force of magnetism and magnetic poles. Magnetize a metal. Use iron filings to make invisible

magnetic fields visible. Investigate magnetic force and direction with a magnetic pendulum device. Learn how a compass works and about Earth’s magnetic fields. Conduct a series of experiments with a sturdy electromagnet. Finally, put everything you have learned to good use by constructing a loudspeaker, an electromagnetic relay switch, and a morse code telegraph key. The components are specially designed to make learning fun and accessible. The electrical blocks fit together with simple

plug-and-socket connectors. Because the blocks are brightly colored and have unique shapes, it is easy to follow the assembly diagrams to construct functional devices. The 64-page, full-color experiment manual guides you through experiments with easy-to-follow diagrams. Ages 8+

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“Electricity Master Lab is a serious learning tool.”

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ELECTRICITY: MASTER LAB The Physics of Electricity We encounter electricity everywhere in our lives — at home, in school, even our bodies have electric charges in them. Alternating current (AC), or electric current that cyclically changes its direction, plays a particularly important role in our world. Countless appliances and devices, including

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televisions, electric heaters, desk lamps, and smartphone transformers are operated with AC. This science experiment kit offers a thorough exploration of alternating current in addition to the more commonly addressed direct current (DC), the unidirectional current from standard batteries. With this kit, you can safely experiment with the physical science theories and applications of electricity. Conduct 119 experiments to investigate electrical engineering from AC to DC. Start by exploring the basics of electric

current by building simple circuits with batteries, switches, and lights. Build series and parallel circuits as well as more complex circuits such as a traffic signal and alarm system. Experiment to observe the physical effects of electric current such as heat and magnetism. Discover electrochemistry by building a lemon battery. Play around with permanent magnets and electromagnets to learn about magnetism and its applications, such as relays and motors. Operate an electromagnetic coil,

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capacitor, and transformer in an AC circuit and examine their behaviors at different frequencies. A special AC generator creates a harmless AC current with a variable frequency, from a few hertz (or cycles per second) to about 7 kilohertz. This device safely enables the exploration of electrical phenomena such as resonance and highpass, low-pass, and band-pass behaviors. Use the voltage and current meter to take measurements from your circuits. With this kit, the complex world of electricity becomes more tangible.


ELECTRONICS: LEARNING CIRCUITS Fun Circuit Building Experiments for Beginners Construct circuits with colorful electric building blocks to learn about electricity and how electronic devices work. With the innovative snap-together blocks in this kit, children eight and up can safely and easily begin experimenting with electronic circuits. These building blocks are specially designed to make learning electronics fun and accessible. Because the blocks are brightly colored and have unique shapes, it is easy to follow the assembly diagrams to construct functional circuits. And because the circuit symbols are printed directly onto the blocks, you can quickly become familiar with the symbols and learn how to read circuit diagrams. The fun building projects include an alternating blinker, a police siren, an ambulance siren, an alarm system, a light detector, a conductivity tester, a rain warning system, a timer, and logic circuits. The electronic components in this kit include capacitors, resistors, transistors, LEDs (light emitting diodes), a phototransistor, a switch, 30 contact blocks, cable blocks, a battery holder, a speaker, and a sound integrated circuit. The 64-page, full-color experiment manual guides you through 70 circuit building experiments with easy-to-follow diagrams. This kit provides kids with the tools and instructions they need to experiment with their own hands and learn firsthand how electronics work.

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ELECTRONICS: ADVANCED CIRCUITS Serious Electrical Engineering, Serious Fun Tap into the awesome world of electronics with this advanced system of snap-together electric building blocks. Start out by experimenting with colorful light-up circuits as you dive into the basics of electricity.

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Install a sound module to generate the sounds of police cars, ambulances, or fire engines. Learn the important role resistors and potentiometers (variable resistors) play in an electronic circuit. Use a multimeter to measure invisible voltage and current flowing through your circuit. Investigate transistors in switches and amplifiers to learn how the logical circuits in computers work. Build circuits that use sensors to detect moisture, temperature, and visible light. Incorporate capacitors in your circuits to

store and discharge electricity for specific functions, such as a countdown clock and a red-green alternate flasher. Test out the indispensable 555 timer to build some complicated circuits. Use an operational amplifier and an FM radio module to build an alarm clock. This kit uses the same unique electric building blocks as our other electronics kits, with the addition of many new advanced components, allowing you to build more complex circuits. The more than 140 electronic components include capacitors,

resistors, transistors, LEDs (light emitting diodes), phototransistor, switches, speaker, integrated circuit, infrared LED, diodes, FM tuner, 555 timer, operation amplifier, two potentiometers, electrodes, voltage and current meter, microphone, and 9-volt battery pack. Ages 10+

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Pneumatic-Hydraulic Engines Build your own models powered by air and water pressure to learn about the laws of physics. This unique kit allows you to build two different air-and-water-powered systems: water-jet propelled cars and hydro-pneumo (which simply means air pressure and water pressure) powered engines. The hydro-pneumo system uses a self-contained air-and-water turbine system as a motor. Construct 15 models including a truck, excavator, radar car, tank, antique car, helicopter, motorbike, backhoe, rocket car, forklift, roadster, propeller plane, grinder, and cutting machine. The water-jet propelled cars are a fun outdoor activity, while the self-contained hydro-pneumo powered models are fun both indoors and out. Compete with your friends to see whose water-jet propelled car and hydro-

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pneumo car goes the farthest! 44-page color instruction book. 165 building pieces. Ages 8+

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Build a working hovercraft that glides across smooth floors or flat water on a cushion of air. Learn how even though air is invisible, it still has mass and can support very heavy objects under the right circumstances. Experiment with propellers and impellers to learn about air pressure and air flow. The models in this kit use a unique blower motor and a safe, soft-bladed fan to drive a series of models. The blower motor uses an impeller to increase the air pressure under the hovercraft. The fan creates a stream of air to push the vehicle forward. Using these components, you can build and investigate the hovercraft and other machines that rely on air and air pressure to function.

Construct a batting machine that tosses a ball upward on a stream of air. Assemble a basketball launcher and practice shooting hoops with air power. Make a fan-driven car that drives forward, propelled by a stream of air. Experiment to see how much weight your hovercraft can support. Full-color, 32-page experiment manual. 59 building pieces. Ages 8+

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AIR+WATER POWER PLUS × Super PneumaticHydraulic Engines Build your own models powered by air pressure and water to learn about the laws of physics. A larger, super-charged version of our original Air+Water Power kit, this kit

allows you to build more powerful models using two different air-and-water-powered systems: water-jet propelled cars and hydro-pneumo (water-air) powered engines. The hydro-pneumo system in this kit uses a larger, more powerful self-contained airand-water turbine system as a motor. Two pressurized air-water tanks are included, allowing you to build two water-jet propelled cars simultaneously and race them against each other. Construct 30 models including

pressurized water guns, air-and-water turbine driven cars, rocket cars, and jet boats. The water-jet propelled cars are a fun outdoor activity, while the self-contained hydro-pneumo powered models are fun both indoors and out. Compete with your friends to see whose water-jet propelled car goes the fastest, and whose hydro-pneumo car goes the farthest! 60-page color instruction book. 176 building pieces.

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Build six mechanical models of the types of arms, grabber claws, and legs found on robotic machines. Explore mechanical engineering principles firsthand as you assemble and play with these working models. The models use a pneumatic system which uses air pressure to activate the models. Pump up the air reservoir with the hand pump, then flick the switch to operate the model: A pneumatic piston enables the grabber claws to open and close rapidly and to grip objects with enough force to lift them. The piston can also move the arms and legs on models back and forth, demonstrating how robotic limbs move. Construct a pivoting robotic laboratory arm with gripper claw. Assemble an extra long grabber claw to pick up things that are just out of reach. Build a vertical three-fingered claw that can lift a cup up off the table keeping it level. Experiment with models of robotic exoskeleton arms and legs. Make a compact grabber claw that you can slip into your shirt sleeve to pretend you have a robotic hand. Learn how pneumatic and hydraulic systems are used in industrial robots to enable the robots to manipulate heavy objects, such as automobile components. A 36-page, full-color manual guides you through model building with stepby-step illustrated instructions. Ages 7+

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ECO-BATTERY VEHICLES The Future of Electric Cars It’s becoming increasingly inevitable that electric vehicles (EV’s for short) will be the cars of the future. More specifically, battery electric vehicles (or BEV’s) — which are powered entirely by rechargeable chemical cells — are starting to become practical. Many major auto manufacturers have BEV’s in development, and a few already have BEV’s on the road today. The challenge in making BEV’s a viable transportation solution is the battery. Batteries must be easy to recharge, able to hold enough charge to drive long distances, and more efficient than gasoline engines. Scientists and engineers around the world are tackling this battery challenge, and major progress is being made. In this kit, you can build and experiment

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with a new type of environmentally friendly “fuel cell” to learn about electrochemical cells and BEV’s. The battery is a metal-air electrochemical cell, a type of battery that is widely used in small scale devices. It is ideal for demonstrating battery technology because it does not use any harmful chemicals: it uses magnesium plates, salt water, and the oxygen in the air to generate electricity. Magnesium is considered an eco-friendly renewable fuel because it can be harvested cleanly from ocean water. Build 20 different models and power them with this special battery. Experiment with different concentrations of salt to see how long your battery can run. Learn about electrochemistry and battery technology. One metal plate lasts as long as a AA battery (six plates included). Full-color, 64page manual. 91 building pieces. Ages 10+

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SOLAR POWER Photovoltaic Energized Vehicles 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 twinrotor 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 either the solar panel or the battery, allowing you to switch out the solar panel for a AA battery (not included), depending on the strength of sunlight. You can even use the solar panel to charge up your own rechargeable AA batteries. The solar panel is positionable, so you can experiment by adjusting it to different angles thereby maximizing its exposure to the sun to generate more power.

After you have built the suggested models, you can design your own solar vehicles. Compete with your friends to see whose solar vehicle runs the fastest! 20-page color instruction book. 177 building pieces. Ages 8+

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Construct a solar-electric boat and five additional models using an innovative motor module that can be powered by a solar cell or batteries. Build a solar catamaran driven by a fanboat-like propeller, a windmill, airplane model, spaceship model, fan, and rocket model. Learn how solar cells convert energy from sunlight into electricity to drive the motor and move your models. Full-color, 32-page color instruction book. 44 building pieces. Ages 8+

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SOLAR CAR Build 5 Solar Models

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Construct a solar-electric car and four additional models using an innovative motor module that can be powered by a solar cell or batteries. Build a race car that drives across the floor, a helicopter with spinning rotor blades, a windmill with spinning turbine, a jet plane, and a gyrocopter. Learn how solar cells convert energy from sunlight into electricity to drive the motor and move your models. Full-color, 28-page color instruction book. 37 building pieces. Ages 8+

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STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING: BRIDGES & SKYSCRAPERS Do you ever wonder how bridges span huge distances and how skyscrapers stay standing? Structural engineers use physics and their knowledge of the properties of building materials and geometric shapes to design structures with sufficient strength and stability. With this kit of modular building pieces, you can learn the basics of structural engineering by conducting a series of 20 model-building experiments. Each model demonstrates a basic principle of mechanical physics or structural engineering in a hands-on way. Start out with small models that demonstrate how structural elements can be attached together to maximize the strength of a structure for a fixed amount of material used. Learn about basic structural elements including columns, beams, trusses, plates, arches, shells, and catenary. Explore the forces acting on structural components including tension, compression, shear, and bending. Move onto building more complex models of trusses, roofs, and small buildings. Experiment with different types of bridge construction: a truss bridge, arch bridge, cantilever bridge, rope bridge, and suspension bridge. Finally, build models of towering skyscrapers. What is the tallest tower you can build using only the pieces included in the kit? Learn about the strength and stiffness of materials. See how structural engineers optimize factors to maximize safety, and minimize cost and the risk of structural failure. A 44-page, full-color manual guides you through model building with stepby-step illustrated instructions. Ages 8+

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WIND POWER 2.0 Electricity Generating Turbines 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 tricycle. This kit includes two styles of wind turbine blades and a gearbox with three different gear ratios for experimenting. You can adjust the angle and number of wind turbine blades to make best use of the wind, to make the LED light up brightly, and to charge the rechargeable battery as fast as possible. Explore this amazing, free source of renewable energy and store the electricity you generate for use in practical applications! 36-page color instruction book. 133 building pieces. Ages 8+

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Engineering Makerspace is a new line of engineering kits designed to combine the fun and creativity of makerspaces with STEM lessons. The line includes a range of kit sizes and price points, from simple five-model kits to a large, 22-model extreme engineering experience. All kits include full-color, illustrated, step-by-step assembly instructions, as well as instructions for the accompanying science experiments. The modular construction system is compatible with the construction system used in most Thames & Kosmos physics and engineering kits.

GEARED-UP GADGETS Build five fun gadgets and learn about gears and transmissions. Create a helicopter model with a rotor that spins using a rubber bandpowered motor. Assemble a spinner toy that you wind up to launch a fast-spinning top. Make a centripetal force machine that flings its arms outward at high speeds. Build a hand-mixer that demonstrates a gear train. Construct a cool aircraft launcher that flings a model vehicle across the room on a zipline. A 28-page manual guides your model building and experiments with step-by-step illustrated instructions. Ages 6+

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KINETIC MACHINES Make five awesome machines and learn about the physics of force, motion, and energy. Construct a rubber band-powered race car that zooms across the floor. Build a catapult and launch objects through the air. Set up a launching device that propels a motorcycle across the floor at the push of a lever. Build a balancing dragonfly model and a weathervane to experiment with forces. A 28-page manual guides your model building and experiments with step-by-step illustrated instructions. Ages 6+

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ALIEN ROBOTS Construct ten out-of-this-world machines and learn about the physics of levers and linkages. A battery-powered motor box powers the models. Make a creepy slithering alien snakebot model with rotating arms and articulating tail. Build an alien insectoid-bot that crawls on six legs. Create an alien raptor model with wings that move up and down. Assemble a cool grabber claw with a scissors mechanism. Make a bipedal alien robot model that walks on two legs. In addition, build models of a pumpjack, swinging device, hopping alien frog-bot, roving dino-bot with reciprocating arm, and rolling alien dragon-bot. A 48-page manual guides your model building and experiments with step-by-step illustrated instructions. Ages 6+

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OFF-ROAD ROVERS Build ten wild off-road vehicles and other machines while learning about belt drives, wheels, and tank treads. A battery-powered motor box powers the models. Construct a dune racer with tank treads that rambles over rough terrain. Make a four-wheel-drive A.T.V. with a belt drive and high-grip tires. Build a scrambling stairwalking machine. Set up a fun conveyer belt and make models of a belt sander and bandsaw. Assemble a snow scooter with a three-gear tread. In addition, construct models of a snowcat plow and futuristic truck. A 48-page manual guides your model building and experiments with step-by-step illustrated instructions. Ages 6+

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THE BIG ENGINEERING MAKERSPACE With hundreds of building pieces and more than 20 models and experiments, The Big Engineering Makerspace is a comprehensive and ambitious STEM experience. In five chapters, you can experimentally explore

different areas of physics and engineering design by building functional models and conducting tests with them. Explore marine vehicles, submersibles, buoyancy, wind power, rotation, gears, energy conversion, center of gravity, balance, pneumatics, hydraulics, statics, optics, and much more. In the water and beach chapter, build models of a jet boat, submarine, catamaran, and sail car. In the land chapter, engineer models of a dragster, trike, automobile brake,

automobile suspension, and tower crane. In the air chapter, construct models of a helicopter, glider, windmill, and falling leaf. In the engineering in society chapter, assemble models of a forklift, spinning top, hydraulic arm, scissor lift, and distance measuring tool. Finally, in the optical devices chapter, build models of a camera stabilizer, tripod, selfie stick, and smartphone microscope. In addition to the models described in the instruction manual, you can design

and build your own models. The building possibilities in this modular engineering system are virtually limitless. A 128-page manual guides your model building and experiments with step-by-step illustrated instructions. Ages 8+

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ELEMENTS OF SCIENCE 100 Experiments in Biology, Chemistry, and Physics Investigate the most important phenomena in biology, chemistry, and physics by conducting more than 100 fun experiments. A broad yet elaborate introduction to the

physical and life sciences, this kit is intended to expose children to the full spectrum of science, and show firsthand how the core disciplines of biology, chemistry, and physics interrelate. The full-color, 112-page book is organized into 15 chapters: 1.  Water: adhesion, cohesion, buoyancy, density, states of water, surface tension 2. Air: Bernoulli’s principle, gases, pressure, wind, molecular theory 3. Heat: temperature, evaporation, heat energy 4. Sound: music, sound waves, vibration

5. Forces: centrifugal force, energy, weight, gravity, inertia, pendulums, rockets 6. Magnetism: magnetic fields, compasses, magnetic poles, radiation 7. Electricity: electric motors, lightbulbs, simple circuits, static electricity 8. Electromagnetism: electromagnets, the EM spectrum, waves, current indicators 9. Light: camera obscura, light and shadow, light intensity 10. O ptics: microscopes, telescopes, lenses, prisms, reflection, refraction, optical illusions 11. Plants and Animals: seeds, microscopic organisms, plant cycles, plants and light

12. Colors: color theory, printing, spectrum 13. The Human Body: brain, eyes, the circulatory system, ears 14. Chemistry: acids, bases, chromatography, filtration, reactions, tricks, safety 15. E arth and Sun: globes, day and night, seasons, rotation, sundials, time zones

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MASTER DETECTIVE TOOLKIT Forensic Science Experiment Kit Grab this briefcase full of investigator’s tools and get ready to track down some crooks! Learn about how detectives use

forensic science to answer questions, gather evidence, and solve crimes. Experiment with the equipment and techniques used by real detectives to develop your own observation and problem-solving skills. First, you will set up your detective’s office and organize your tools. Then, you will do some exercises to hone your observation skills. Next, you will learn about securing a crime scene, and gathering and documenting evidence, including fingerprints, footprints,

and tire tracks. After you have gathered evidence, such as hair and fibers, counterfeit currency, and soil samples, you will head back to the lab to learn how to analyze it. Finally, you can try your hand at deciphering codes, writing messages with invisible ink, and communicating with secret symbols. As your skills develop, you can use them to solve the practice cases. The 48-page, full-color experiment book guides your investigations with rich

illustrations and step-by-step instructions. This is an inventive, engaging way to learn real science through role-playing in imaginary adventures. Ages 8+

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SCIENCE OR MAGIC? × Tricks with Physics Science is often said to be magic, and magical phenomena are often explained with science. This kit gives kids a fun way to explore scientific occurrences and principles

by doing exciting tricks and performances for an audience. The 20 easy tricks in this kit always have scientific explanations behind them, even if they appear to defy the laws of physics and nature. The tricks include levitating objects, making objects appear as if to move on their own, gravity-defying water, magically puncturing an apple with a flimsy plastic straw, a magical funnel that won’t let water through, resting a balloon on a bed of nails

without it popping, disappearing water, a magical balancing butterfly, levitating a funnel on a string, a magic box that makes objects disappear, and many more. Fun demonstrations include: What falls faster, a feather or a heavy weight? Can you blow bubbles into two glasses of water at the same time? Can you make a water balloon rise up on its own from the bottom of a tub of water? The kit also includes a small cardboard

theater, props, tickets, and flyers to set the right stage for your magic show. The 48page, full-color, comic-book style manual guides you through the preparation and performance of 20 magic tricks. Ages 7+

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PHYSICS SOLAR WORKSHOP (V2.0) Solar Power Technology in Action In one way or another, almost every form of energy we use originates as energy from the sun. Solar energy directly powers photovoltaic cells and thermal collectors.

Indirectly, we get power from plants grown by the sun, oceans heated by the sun, and Earth’s weather systems sustained by the sun. Even the energy stored in fossil fuels originated as energy from the sun, captured by plants and animals millions of years ago. Physics Solar Workshop explores the topic of solar energy, focusing on photovoltaic cells. 8+By building awesome models and Ages  64 p five 623715 conducting ten experiments with them, you will learn how solar cells transform light into electrical energy, and how motors and

mechanical devices can optimize the work done by this energy. Start with a simple rover model that converts sunlight into a rotating motion and demonstrates the basics of solar technology. Continue your experiments by constructing increasingly complex models: a solar helicopter, robot, and bug. Finally, build a cool praying mantis model that moves like an insect and is powered by a solar cell. The models can also be powered by a battery, allowing operation in all lighting conditions. The 142 parts are compatible with other

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Thames & Kosmos physics and engineering kits. The 48-page book offers illustrated step-by-step instructions for the projects.

l Build five models including a helicopter, solar-bot, moon rover, stag beetle, and praying mantis l Learn about harnessing and using solar power l Experiment with motors, gears, and simple machines

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PHYSICS PRO (V2.0) Advanced Physics Kit Physics Pro is our biggest, most advanced physics kit. With this kit, you can continue your study of statics and dynamics from previous lessons and begin your study of more advanced topics in physics, including fluid dynamics, energy, oscillation, hydraulics, and pneumatics. By adding advanced topics like fluid

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dynamics to your physics repertoire, you can now build some really spectacular models and devices, such as a wind tunnel, pneumatic shocks, and a hydraulic lift. You will see how physics extends far beyond the classroom, giving us an amazing set of tools that can be applied in the real world to engineer marvelous things. The main focus of the kit is the behavior of the two most important fluids in our world — water and air — and objects immersed in them. You will investigate how air and water rest and flow, what they can carry and how

they move. With experiments and models, you will find out what forces work on them and what kinds of energy they possess. You will learn how ships float and airplanes fly, why a streamlined shape lets a car drive faster and how power plants convert a current of water into electrical current. The 96-page, full-color experiment manual has two major sections. In the first part, you will enter the physics lab, where you will get to know the properties of air and water and become familiar with currents and energy. There is a series of 17 experiments in

which you will start building smaller models. In the second part, you will move on to the workshop, where you will build 14 larger models of complex real-world devices. More than 212 parts are included in this kit, which are compatible with our other Physics kits. Ages 10+

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The Science of Matter & Energy Almost everyone has heard of a chemistry set. But until this groundbreaking kit was introduced, a physics set was almost unheard of. Physics is an essential science for everyone, and this kit provides a comprehensive explanation of mechanical physics. Through building 36 models and conducting subsequent experiments with the models, you will learn the fundamental laws of mechanical physics. Start by building small models, such as a fixed pulley, to learn about basic forces and simple machines. Then, work your way up to more complex machines, such as a pendulum clock, to learn more advanced concepts like work and centripetal force. This hands-on approach is both fun and effective because the principles of physics are demonstrated right in front of you. This kit includes more than 300 building pieces. The 104-page, full-color manual presents assembly instructions, experiments and explanations in a richlyillustrated, easy-to-follow manner.

l Build a windmill, two-speed crane, force scale, sail car, mars robot, hammer machine, centrifuge, pinball game, centrifugal switch, ship’s lantern, and dozens of other models l Experiment with simple machines: gears, levers, screws, inclined planes, pulleys, wheels and axles l Learn and understand the most fundamental physics equations l Read about amazing real-world applications for physics Ages 8+

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Take sensor readings with the sensor pods.

Load the sensor data into the app via the base station. SENSORS ALIVE Bring Physics to Life Demystify abstract physics phenomena like light, sound, and heat as never before — with this highly innovative, gamified sensor physics lab. The core of this science kit is an app-based video game in which you use realworld sensor data that you collect from your environment to generate a diverse array of creatures. Create, collect, play with, and take care of your creatures in the app.

In a pretend bioengineering lab inside the game, kids play the role of scientists who use readings taken from three physical sensor pods outside the game. The readings are then transferred into the game via the base station. The sensor data dictates the different attributes your bioengineered creatures will have. For example, if you take a low temperature measurement, the creature generated will have long hair to keep warm. If the temperature is high, perhaps it will have scaly skin like a lizard. Or, a low light level captured by the light sensor might yield a creature with huge eyes to see better in the

dark, while a high sound level reading might result in a creature with tiny ears. Additional attributes are controlled directly by settings in the app. Combined together, all of these variables lead to a seemingly infinite number of creatures you could create. Continue to use the sensors to capture data that lets you care for your creatures, feed them, play with them, create habitats for them, and generate more creatures — all the while developing an intuitive sense of the different measurements you are taking with the sensors. You will gain experience in measuring light levels, volumes, and

temperatures with the three sensor pods, and learn about the physics behind light, sound, and heat. Learning physics comes alive as you see the tangible results of your sensor experiments. The kit contains three sensor pods, base station, app, and quick-start poster. Requires a tablet or smartphone running recent versions of iOS or Android. Ages 8+

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REMOTE-CONTROL MACHINES: ANIMALS Biomimetic Animal Machines Construct a whole zoo’s worth of remotecontrolled animals with mechanical insides covered by colorful plastic “skins.” The animals all move using different mechanisms, each one mimicking the movement of the real animal it represents. A two-button remote control unit moves the small, lightweight motor forward and in reverse, allowing the models to move forward or backward. Build an elephant that walks, a scorpion that crawls along, and a cute little penguin that waddles. Construct a rabbit that hops forward, a crab that scurries sideways, and an orangutan that climbs hand over hand along a string. You can even build a couple of dinosaurs: a Tyrannosaurus rex that walks on two legs and a Pterosaur that

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“flies” along a cord. Learn about animal locomotion and biomechanics as you build each model. When you are done, use the same 94 building pieces to dream up your own mechanical animal creations! You can even mix up the animal skins in funny ways to make outrageous hybrid animals. A full-color, 36-page step-by-step illustrated manual helps kids assemble all of the models, and teaches them about the animals they are modeling and the ways different animals move. Ages 6+

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REMOTE-CONTROL MACHINES Build your own motorized vehicles and machines and control them with a wireless remote control unit. A unique six-button infrared remote allows you to control three different motors simultaneously, moving each of them forward or in reverse, with easy-to-activate touch sensors. The three motors can be combined to make complex vehicles and machines in numerous configurations limited only by your imagination. Assemble ten models demonstrating different ways in which the motors can be used including a bulldozer, car, threewheeler, crane, antique car, plow, folding car, formula one racer, three-blade dozer,

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and robotic arm. After you have built the models in the instructions, you can design your own remote control creations! The kit comes with three motors, remote control unit, battery holder, and 182 building pieces. 48-page color instruction book. Ages 8+

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REMOTE-CONTROL MACHINES DLX Deluxe 20-Model Version A souped-up version of the best-selling Remote-Control Machines kit! Build your own motorized vehicles and machines and control them with a wireless remote control unit. Learn about robotic technology and how robots are changing the way we drive cars, build buildings, move cargo — and even play soccer! A unique six-button infrared remote allows you to control three different motors simultaneously, moving each of them forward or in reverse, with easy-toactivate touch sensors. The three motors can be combined to make complex vehicles and machines in numerous configurations limited only by your imagination. Assemble 20 models demonstrating different ways in which the motors can be used including a robotic arm, sports car, forklift, robo-beetle, crane, elevator, robot, soccer game, scissor lift, bulldozer, and more. Conduct experiments with your creations to get them to perform their intended tasks. After you have built the models in the instructions, you can design your own remote control creations! The kit includes three motors, remote control unit, battery holder, and 145 building pieces.

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REMOTE-CONTROL MACHINES: FARM Construct four models of realistic farm equipment and four models of special attachments for them. Then control them with a multi-channel, radio-frequency remote-control unit. Gain engineering design experience as you follow the visual assembly diagrams to piece these models together, configuring their motors, gears, wheels, axles, levers, frames, and connection points to all fit together perfectly. Build a tractor model that drives forward, backward, and turns left and right. Assemble the attachments for the tractor including a cultivator, disc harrow, hay rake, and seeder. Fix these to the back of the tractor one at a time to change the function of the tractor. Make a model of a combine harvester that moves across the floor as if it were slowly traversing a wheat field, reaping this year’s bumper crop. Make a farm truck model with an interesting pivot point at its midsection, allowing it to turn more easily. Build a windrower and experiment with its highly maneuverable wheel configuration. A 64-page, full-color manual guides you through model building with stepby-step illustrated instructions. Read the manual to learn how the real-life versions of these awesome machines work to make farming faster and more efficient. Learn how their engines work and how the attachments use physics and simple machines to their advantage. Read about other scientific concepts and ideas related to farming in the manual.

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Automotive engineering hits the fasttrack with this kit that allows you to construct ten different remote-controlled cars. Build a fast race car that can speed across smooth floors and drive around the room using a precision steering mechanism. Reconfigure the parts to build other vehicles, such as an off-road buggy that is optimized for power over speed, giving it the torque to overcome rougher terrains. You can quickly shift gears from low speed and high torque to high speed and low torque by popping open the innovative gearbox housed in an easily accessible central powertrain unit, which also contains the IR receiver, one of the motor units, and the battery box. The gear train, or transmission, inside the gearbox has four gears that can be easily reoriented to change the gear ratio, optimizing speed or torque. Build ten realistic models of different cars including a high-speed race car, offroad buggy, go-cart, pickup truck, SUV, dragster, hot hatch, semi-trailer truck, super car, and hot rod. Cool looking auto body plates give your models a realistic appearance, and decals allow you to customize your cars. The IR remote control unit lets you drive the cars forward and backward, and steer the cars left and right. Learn about the components of real cars, such as wheels, transmissions, engines, axles, chassis, electrical systems, brakes, and suspensions. Explore the physics of speed, acceleration, energy, and aerodynamics. An 80-page, full-color manual guides you through model building with stepby-step illustrated instructions. Ages 8+

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REMOTE-CONTROL MACHINES: CONSTRUCTION VEHICLES Build eight models of realistic heavy-duty construction vehicles and control them with a remote-control unit. The models can be controlled both to drive around on the

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floor and to move their work tools, such as buckets, shovels, forks, and cranes. Build a bulldozer with a blade that can be raised and lowered, a backhoe with a digging bucket that can move inward and outward, and a dump truck with a dump bed that can be raised up to empty its contents. Make a mobile crane truck with a crane arm that moves up and down, a skid loader with a bucket that also moves up and down, and a road grader with a scraper blade that turns left and right. Assemble a forklift with

a fork that can be raised and lowered and a concrete mixer truck with a mixing drum that rotates. Instructions for two additional models — a reach forklift and a wheel tractor-scraper — are available online. A 64-page, full-color manual guides you through model building with step-by-step illustrated instructions. Read the manual to learn how the real-life versions of these awesome machines are so powerful and how their various mechanisms function. Discover how they can use physics to their advantage

to move massive amounts of soil and rock. Investigate the concepts of force, torque, and simple machines with these working models. Ages 6+

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REMOTE-CONTROL MACHINES: SPACE EXPLORERS Ready your courageous robots for a mission to the moon, Mars, or beyond! With this engineering kit, you can build a remote-controlled model of a robotic rover resembling the ones used to explore Mars. Deploy your Mars rover in the backyard or sandbox and use the remote control unit to survey the uncharted terrain. The remote can control up to three motors, which move the rover back and forth, turn the wheels to steer the rover, and control the robotic arm to pick up extraterrestrial specimens like small rocks. This 256-piece construction set includes instructions to build not only the robot rover, but nine additional space-themed models as well, including: a lunar rover, rocket launcher car, space shuttle with opening cargo bay doors, robotic space shuttle payload arm, space droid, walking bot, space probe, crosswing starship, and spaceship controller. Kids will be inspired to learn various STEM skills through these fun, hands-on construction projects that bridge two captivating interest areas: robots and outer space. A full-color, 80-page step-by-step illustrated manual helps kids assemble all of the models and teaches them about real-world examples of the outer space robots, vehicles, and devices they are creating. Read about the various technical features of the Mars Curiosity rover. Learn about the history of Mars exploration, robotics in space probes, deep-space exploration, and the robots in popular space-related science fiction. This kit is perfect for every kid who is fascinated by the prospects of being an astronaut, colonizing the moon, or being the first human to land on Mars. Ages 8+

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A fun and simple way to learn how to code

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CODEGAMER Learn to code through gaming This kit introduces you to programming in a fun, step-by-step way. An Arduinocompatible gamepad connects wirelessly to your tablet. Using the gamepad and four interchangeable sensor modules, you play through a video game app on your tablet. In each level of the game, you have to learn a

piece of the Arduino programming language and how to use it in order to solve puzzles and challenges and move forward in the game. In this way, you progressively learn the basics of coding. Soon you will be able to write programs on your computer using the four sensors and invent new applications. Following instructions in the 64-page, full-color experiment manual, you can build and code cool projects such as a lightsensitive drawer alarm and a LED disco light that reacts to the movements of your fingers.

l Learn to code by playing a video game l Gaming: Use sensors to control the game with this innovative gamepad l Coding: Solve puzzles and challenges in the game to learn the Arduino programming language

Includes Arduino-compatible microcontroller (with Bluetooth), cable, rotary control wheel, circuit board, gamepad housing, two push buttons, motion sensor, temperature sensor, sound sensor, light sensor, parts for projects, CodeGamer App. Requires a tablet or smartphone running iOS or Android®. Ages 10+

l Making: Write your own programs and develop new applications for the sensors

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The Science of Gyroscopes Gyroscopes are used in countless devices. From smartphones, tablets, and video game controllers to airplanes and space telescopes, gyroscopes perform tasks ranging from the everyday to the extraordinary. With this kit, children can explore the astonishing powers of the gyroscope by building seven models, including a robot that can balance on two linear wheels and move along a tightrope! Kids will learn about the physical science principles that keep the robot balanced, making it appear to defy gravity. By constructing seven different models with the motorized gyroscope unit, young engineers can experiment with and learn about the science of gyroscopic devices and the indispensable role they play in our lives. The models include the gyroscopic robot, a balancing personal vehicle, a gyro horizon (or artificial horizon), a gyrocompass, a balancing game, a tightrope walker, and a flight simulator. At the core of these models is a unique motor-driven gyroscope. A gyroscope is a rapidly spinning wheel mounted in such as way that its axle can move in any direction. Because of the laws of physics, the gyroscope reacts to external forces differently than a non-spinning wheel would: it resists forces in certain directions. This behavior allows it to be used for all sorts of applications related to balance, rotation, and orientation. Fun, hands-on experiments with the motorized gyroscope unit make these physical laws tangible and easier to comprehend. The full-color, 24-page instruction manual provides step-by-step instructions. Ages 8+

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GECKOBOT Wall-Climbing Robot This astonishing wall-climbing robot has a motorized air suction system that enables it to walk vertically up and down perfectly smooth surfaces, like glass, plastic, whiteboards, and glossy laminates. The battery-powered motor drives an innovative gear system that produces a rotating motion making the legs move back and forth and up and down, mimicking a real gecko — so two of the feet are touching the wall while the other two feet are lifted off of the wall, in an alternating motion. At the same time, the gear system drives an air pump that creates a vacuum at the two feet touching the wall while blowing air outward at the other two feet. In this way, two of the feet are always holding the model to the wall, while the other two feet are pushing off and stepping forward. You can build six other models and conduct experiments with suction to learn about air pressure and the mechanical physics of this unique device. Build models of an industrial robotic arm with a vacuum suction cup gripper, crawling inch worm, smartphone holder, suction tow truck and car, ellipsograph, and suction gun. A 24-page, full-color manual guides you through model building with stepby-step illustrated instructions and provides scientific information and explanations. Ages 8+

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ROBOTICS: SMART MACHINES Programmable Robots Robotics is a vast, thrilling, and sometimes overwhelming interdisciplinary field involving physics, engineering, and computer science. This kit gives kids a simple, fun, and customizable introduction to robotics that lets them build eight motorized machines controlled by programs and an ultrasound sensor. Kids code the programs using an easy, visual programming app on a tablet or

smartphone, which connects to the robot models via a wireless Bluetooth connection. The ultrasonic sensor works on the same principle as sonar. It sends out sound waves, which bounce off objects. The sensor interprets the echoes returning to it, and from this detects objects in the path of the sensor. Using the app interface, you can program the robots you build to behave based on the feedback coming from the ultrasound sensor. Build a bipedal robot that walks forward on two legs and pivots to avoid obstacles in its path. An awesome beetle robot moves backwards or forwards in response to an obstacle, and opens and closes its pincers.

Construct a funny crocodile model that wags its tail if no object is in sight, but then opens its giant jaws when an object approaches. Using an additional smartphone and tablet, you can even hack together a cute little spy bot that roams around and streams video back to the tablet screen. A cool tiltrotor aircraft model simulates vertical takeoff and landing by rotating its propeller blades 90 degrees. You can also assemble other fun robots including a robo dog and robotosaurus. After you have learned how the technology works, you can build and program your own robots using the kit’s 230 building pieces. A full-color, 64-page step-by-step

illustrated manual helps kids assemble all of the models and teaches them about robotics in the real world. The visual programming language allows you to command the robots’ motors to move at different times, different power levels, in different directions, and in response to the data from the sensor. You can also add simple sounds to your programs. Requires a tablet or smartphone running iOS or Android®. iOS devices must support Bluetooth 4.0 and must be running iOS 8.0 or later (such as iPad® 3 or later, iPad mini™, iPhone® 4S or later, and iPod touch® 5 or later). Android devices must support Bluetooth 4.0 and must be running Android 4.4 or later.

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ROBOTICS: SMART MACHINES Rovers & Vehicles A follow-up to the best-selling original Robotics: Smart Machines kit, this version focuses on wheeled robots. Like the original, this kit also gives kids a simple, fun, and customizable introduction to robotics that lets them build eight motorized machines controlled by programs and an ultrasound sensor. Kids code the programs using an easy, visual programming app on a tablet or smartphone, which connects to the robot

models via a wireless Bluetooth connection. The ultrasonic sensor works on the same principle as sonar, sending out sound waves, which bounce off objects. The sensor interprets the echoes returning to it, and from this detects objects in the path of the sensor. Using the app interface, you can program the robots you build to behave based on the feedback coming from the ultrasonic sensor. Build a shy turtle robot that drives around and quickly avoids obstacles in its path. The friendly rover bot model first looks around for your hand and, once detected, moves toward it and follows it. Construct an adventurous desert explorer robot that drives around on wheeled legs and then

walks slowly toward objects detected in its range. Experiment with altering the program of your sassy dancing robot so that the robot dances to the beat of a song. Set up an obstacle course and watch the scout rover use its ultrasonic sensor to navigate around the obstacles. A slick helicopter model spins its rotors and then raises its landing gear when you lift it off the tabletop. Additional fun robots include a dozer bot with a bulldozer blade and a scorpion robot with a stinger tail. After you have learned how the technology works, you can build and program your own robots using the kit’s 233 building pieces. A full-color, 64-page step-by-step illustrated manual helps kids assemble all of

the models and teaches them about robotics in the real world. The visual programming language allows you to command the robots’ motors to move at different times, different power levels, in different directions, and in response to the data from the sensor. Requires a tablet or smartphone running iOS (iPhone 4S or later, iPad 3 or later, iPod 5 or later) or Android (Android 4.3 or later on a device with Bluetooth 4.0 support). Ages 8+

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ROBOTICS WORKSHOP Introduction to Robot Design Build and program robots with this complete robotics engineering system. Using sensors, motors, a core controller, and hundreds of snap-together building pieces, you can follow the instructions to assemble ten different robots. The versatile parts also

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allow you to make robots according to your own designs. This fun robotics curriculum starts out with instructions for building simple robots, teaching you how the sensors can be used to control the robots. Build an ultrasound robot that can avoid obstacles, a drawing robot, and a touch sensor robot. Move on to more complex robots that have multiple functions, such as a ball-shooting robot, a crawling robot, and a grabbing robot. Build a robotic arm that can pick up objects, a butler robot, a robot that will turn toward a light source,

• 4 Input ports for sensors • 4 Output ports for motors • Microphone • Loudspeaker • 2 LED lights • Rotating knob • Battery power supply • DC power port

and a cool scorpion robot. After you have mastered all of the robotic models in the instructions, you will have the tools and knowledge you need to go on and build and program your own amazing robotic creations. The robots can be programmed to perform a series of commands using an easy-to-use, free downloadable app on iOS or Android® tablets and Windows PCs. The mobile app wirelessly connects to the core controller using a Bluetooth low energy connection. The PC app connects

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to the core controller via a USB cable. The app uses the open source visual block programming library Google Blockly to make coding fast and easy to understand. A 64-page, full-color manual features stepby-step illustrated building instructions and instructions explaining how to program and operate all of the models. Ages 10+

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THAMES & KOSMOS GLOBES These high-quality globes are made of acrylic, rather than cardboard (like many other globes), making them extremely durable and sturdy. The process by which the map graphics are printed onto the globes ensures bestin-class resolution, brilliant colors, and fade resistance. These globes make educational and beautiful additions to any child’s room.

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DAY & NIGHT GLOBE This ten-inch-diameter acrylic globe has a light inside, allowing it to function in two modes. In its non-illuminated day mode, the globe displays a detailed, exquisitely designed physical and political map of Earth. At a glance, you can see country borders,

mountains, rivers, and more. When the internal illumination is switched on in night mode, a map image with the most important stars and constellations shines through from the inside, revealing a beautiful representation of the starry sky. A 20page, full-color manual explains the globe’s features and includes useful information about geography and astronomy. The globe

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LIGHT-UP GLOBE This educational globe is a beautiful addition to any young child’s room. With its internal illumination, the globe functions in two modes. When the light is off, the globe displays a political map of Earth with clear country borders, bodies of water, and more.

The right level of detail is depicted so as to not be overwhelming to a young child. More than 150 illustrations of animals, plants, landmarks, and cultural objects are printed on the globe in their geographically specific locations. When the internal illumination is switched on, a different set of illustrations appears on the globe, including nocturnal animals. It also makes a great nightlight!

The globe is ten inches in diameter and made of durable acrylic that resists dents and scratches. A 32-page, full-color manual contains an exciting illustrated story as well as explanations that invite you to discover interesting things on the globe. The globe plugs into standard wall outlets and has an on-off switch on the cord.

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Kosmos Helper App Would you prefer to have the rules of a game explained to you instead of reading the rulebook? If so, please download the free Kosmos Helper App. In the app, you can find animated explanations of the instructions and other helpful features for a selection of Kosmos games. At the time of printing, Ubongo, Imhotep, Tumult Royale, Mag-OMag, and EXIT are all included in the Helper App, and more games will be added. You can find the app by searching “Kosmos Helper App� in the iOS App Store or in Google Play.

Thames & Kosmos brings you a curated selection of high-quality board games from the prestigious Kosmos line. Working with highly esteemed authors and designers, Kosmos develops games that are not only fun, enchanting, and addictive, but also beneficial and wholesome in so many ways: These games build social skills, stimulate logical and strategic thinking, promote visual-spatial and math skills, cultivate physical coordination and manual dexterity, encourage family time, and inspire fair-mindedness, confidence, and honorable attitudes. German engineered and beautifully made, these games become enduring family favorites and game night classics. For all these reasons, Kosmos games have earned worldwide acclaim.


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EXIT: The Game is a series of games for up to four players that offers a unique, unforgettable gaming experience. These games allow you to bring the excitement, intensity, and team spirit of an escape room to your living room. In each EXIT game, your team starts out locked in an imaginary room, or trapped somewhere. You must solve a series of riddles and puzzles in order to unlock doors and objects, and reveal new riddles. Each correct solution brings you to another riddle and eventually to freedom. The clock is ticking: You must solve all of the puzzles as fast as you can because the faster your team escapes the room, the more points you earn. There are hints to help you if you get stuck, but they will cost you points in the end. Each EXIT game has a different theme, and unique riddles that are thoughtfully integrated into the storyline. Every lock is associated with a puzzle. You must solve the puzzle to obtain a threedigit code, which is entered into a decoder disk to determine if it is correct. Get ready to test your creative problem solving and logical thinking skills. After the rule book gets you started, it’s up to your team to discover how the rooms look, what the clues are, how to decipher them, and how to escape. Can you crack the codes and manage to escape the room? Each game can be played only one time, because you markup, fold, and tear the game materials.

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A classic tale of murder on the Orient Express, reimagined. The culprit of a grisly crime is still on board your train. It’s a race against time to piece the clues together before the train reaches its destination. The case is perplexing, and you must solve it quickly so the assailant does not escape. Difficulty Level: 4 of 5.

You are on a trip to the Florence Natural History Museum, intent on visiting the sunken treasure of the Santa Maria. Your relaxing day at the museum is quickly derailed by an incredible adventure! Can you solve the mysteries of the museum and find a way out? Difficulty Level: 2 of 5.

You are invited to be a guest at a palatial mansion, but upon arrival, you find yourselves forced to take part in a macabre game. The clock is ticking, and there is not much time left to solve the puzzles. Can you escape the mansion before it’s too late? Difficulty Level: 3 of 5.

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After your car breaks down, you are looking for shelter for the night. Luckily, you find an abandoned cabin in the woods near the road. But the next morning, the door is locked! Iron bars on the windows prevent you from escaping. You discover a book and a strange disk ... Can you solve the riddles left for you by the deranged cabin owner and escape the cabin? Difficulty Level: 2.5 of 5.

EXIT: THE PHARAOH’S TOMB

The excursion to the Valley of the Kings is the highlight of your vacation to Egypt. As you crawl through the narrow passageways, you lose the rest of your tour group. You enter a mysterious burial chamber. A massive stone door closes behind you. On the floor lie a dusty notebook and an ancient disk ... Can you solve the riddles left for you by an earlier pyramid explorer and escape the tomb? Difficulty Level: 4 of 5.

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As volunteers for a medical research study, you report to a lab as instructed. But no one is there except for you! Vapor rises from a test tube and you start feeling dizzy. When you wake up again, the door is locked, and you discover a notebook and a strange disk ... Can you solve the riddles left for you by a previous research volunteer and escape the lab? Difficulty Level: 3.5 of 5.

EXIT: THE FORBIDDEN CASTLE

This year you decide to take a vacation to an idyllic village in the mountains. At your vacation rental, you find brochures for local events and attractions — including an impressive castle. You visit the castle and find yourself in a magnificent throne room. Suddenly the big, wooden door locks behind you! The castle is full of mysteries … only if you can solve all of the puzzles in time will you escape! Difficulty Level: 4 of 5.

EXIT: THE FORGOTTEN ISLAND

You’re on the perfect sailing excursion. But then you spot something on the horizon. Dark clouds are rolling in unusually fast, and suddenly, a mighty gust of wind capsizes your boat and you are knocked unconscious. When you wake up, you are on a black sand beach and there’s no sign of your boat. You find an old book and a mysterious golden compass disk … Can you solve the riddles left for you and escape the island? Difficulty Level: 3 of 5.

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You belong to a large research organization and are studying climate change at the North Pole. Suddenly the evacuation alarm goes off! You run to the door, but it has already been locked automatically. Through the window you can see your colleagues from the other stations run to the helicopters. Then you find a notebook and a strange disk … Can you solve the riddles and escape the freezing Arctic? Difficulty Level: 3 of 5.

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DROP IT Good To The Last Drop This colorful, inventive family game is easy to learn but deceptively mindboggling! One at a time, each player drops a shape into the vertical game board’s drop zone. Players earn points for the highest level that their shape reaches when it lands and extra points for touching bonus circles. But be careful: Don’t break a landing rule! The shape you dropped is not allowed to touch matching shapes or colors after it lands. If you break a landing rule, you will go away empty-handed. The winner is the player or team with the most points at the end. Bernhard Lach and Uwe Rapp 2-4 Players  30 Min. Ages 8+ 692834

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INGENIOUS The Game of Vexing and Perplexing Hexagons Ingenious is an abstract tile-placement game in which the players take turns placing tiles in the shape of two connected hexagons onto a hexagonal grid on the board. The game includes 120 domino-style tiles, each consisting of two hexagons connected along one side. Each hexagon has one of six colored symbols in it, with most tiles having two different colored symbols and some having two of the same colored symbol. Each player has a rack with six tiles on it. During his or her turn, each player places one tile from his or her rack onto two empty hexagonal spaces on the game board. For each of the two hexagons composing this tile, the player scores one point in the hexagon’s color for each already-placed hexagon of the same color that radiates outward in a straight line from one of the placed hexagon’s five sides. If a player’s score in

a color reaches 18, he or she immediately takes another turn. At the end of the turn, the player refills his or her rack to six tiles. When no more tiles can be placed on the game board or when one player scores 18 in each color, the game ends. Players then compare their lowest scores, and whoever has the highest low score wins. Ingenious includes rules for solitaire and team play. This highly awarded, international bestseller is fun for the whole family. Reiner Knizia 1-4 Players  30-45 Min. Ages 8+ 696116

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UBONGO Sprint to Solve the Puzzle

Companion app helps you learn the game, keep time, and solve the puzzles!

“Well suited for the entire family, combining the allure of puzzles and the excitement of a little friendly competition.”

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Ubongo is a fast-paced, addictive, and easy-to-learn geometric puzzle game. Players race against the timer and against each other to solve a puzzle of interlocking shapes. The faster you solve the puzzle, the more gems you get. The player with the most valuable gem treasure after nine rounds of solving puzzles wins! Here’s how it works: Each player receives a set of 12 tiles. The tiles are polyominos — geometric shapes formed of equal-size squares joined edge to edge in different arrangements. At the start of each round, each player gets a new puzzle board. A roll of the die determines which tiles you must use to perfectly fill in the empty spaces on the puzzle board. Any players who complete the puzzle within the time limit yell out “Ubongo!” and grab a gem at random from the bag. The fastest player also gets a blue gem and the second fastest an amber gem. Each gem color is worth a different amount of points. After nine rounds, the player with the most valuable gem collection wins. Download the free companion app, which helps you learn how to play the game, and includes a game timer, a solo game timer, and solution keys.

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“Dimension is an outstanding family game”

DIMENSION The Spherical, Stackable, Fast-Paced Puzzle Game! Dimension is a fast-paced, innovative puzzle game that takes place in three dimensions with 60 colorful spheres. All of the players play at the same time. Everybody tries to position the spheres on their trays to earn as many points as possible before the timer runs out. The task cards indicate how the spheres must be placed to earn points: for example, exactly two orange spheres must be on the tray, black and blue must touch each other, and blue must not touch white. Complete these tasks while racing against the timer. You get a point for each sphere you use and a bonus token for using all five colors, but you lose two points for each task card you don’t follow correctly. Prove to your opponents that you are the master of multi-dimensional thinking!

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MAG-O-MAG

KERALA

The Magnetic Labyrinth

The Way of the Elephant

This innovative vertical holder with interchangeable game boards and magnetic game pieces allows you to play three fun, action-packed games. The games are played in teams, playing one at a time. One teammate must move the guide magnet on the backside of the game board, while the other teammate sees the game magnet move on the front of the board. This teammate must communicate with the teammate controlling the magnet and tell him or her how to move the magnet to complete the game challenge without the magnet falling off or going to the wrong spot. In the racing game, the object is speed: Which team can complete the course the fastest? In the golf game, the object is precision: How many strokes does the team need to take to reach the hole? In the stoneage gatherer game, players collect objects to build items for their tribes.

Welcome to the elephant festival in the Indian province of Kerala! Exquisitely decorated elephants parade the streets. The celebration is alive with color and music. To participate in the revelry, you want to fashion the most elegant platform for your elephants. You want your festival platform to have at least one tile of each color, with all the tiles of a color contiguously placed, and showing as many elephant symbols as possible. Each round, you move one of your two elephants to place a new tile and expand your platform. You will have to adjust your plans as your rival platform builders grab the desirable tiles before you can get them. You will need clever tactics and good luck to win the award for the best in show!

BRUTAL KINGDOM The Game of Beastly Betrayal The king’s court is no place for the faint of heart — or the weak of claw and fang. Here, almost everyone is secretly plotting to attain the greatest amount of power in three spheres of influence: royal, clerical, and mystical. The bishop has avoided a poisoning, but now the danger awaits the abbot, who himself pursues the witch. The king and queen are at each other’s throats, while the executioner awaits his next assignment. The law is survival of the fittest in this game of feral human nature. The 20 stunningly illustrated anthropomorphized animal characters will have you clawing your way to power by tooth and nail. Michael Rieneck 3-4 Players  30 Min. Ages 12+ 692506

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Klaus and Benjamin Teuber 3-4 Players  30 Min. Ages 8+ 692759

Kirsten Hiese 2-5 Players  30 Min. Ages 8+ 692469


WORD SLAM The Fast-Paced Word-Based Guessing Game “EAT, YELLOW, CIRCLE. Do you mean pancakes? Or pineapple rings?” “Oh wait, the CIRCLE is DIVIDED? So something that you eat that is yellow and semicircular? Uh, is it, maybe ... a banana?” “Yes, the answer is banana! One point for the Blue Team!” In Word Slam, two teams each have a storyteller. The two storytellers are given the same answer term. Playing at the same time, they must give clues to their teams so the teams can correctly guess the answer. And they must do this quickly, because they are racing the timer and each other. But it’s not that easy. Speaking and acting

is absolutely forbidden for the storytellers! They must tell their stories using only 105 cards, each with one word on it: a noun, verb, adjective, or preposition. The storyteller must be creative in using this limited vocabulary to tell the story. And the team members must think quickly and nimbly to interpret the story cards. The team that correctly guesses the answer first gets a point, and the team with the most points at the end of the game wins. It’s like charades, but instead of acting, you can only communicate with word cards!

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Inka and Markus Brand 3+ Players  45 Min. Ages 12+ 692674

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The Fast-Paced Word-Based Guessing Game Word Slam Family has all the fast-paced fun wordplay of the original hit game, but in a streamlined, compact format. This version includes 100 story word cards and 100 answer cards, with a total of 600 answer terms in four difficulty levels. It includes easier, familyfriendly answer words suitable for families and groups with kids ages 10 and up. In this version, the die and timer is replaced by an app. Instead of using card holders, the two box halves are used as screens between the teams and the answer cards are played behind the screens. This game can be played both as an expansion to the base game and as a stand-alone game. Inka and Markus Brand 3+ Players  45 Min. Ages 10+ 691172

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IMHOTEP Builder of Egypt Imhotep. The legendary architect of the Egyptian monuments. His awe-inspiring structures and brutal tactics earned him divine status among ancient Egyptians. Can you match his ruthless determination to build the most revered monuments? To do this, you will need to transport stone blocks on ships from your quarry to different construction sites. But you alone do not choose where the ships go. Your opponents have monumental plans of their own and want to prevent your success. A fierce competition for the precious stone resources plays out. Only with the right strategy and a little luck can you succeed. In Imhotep, the players take on the roles of ancient Egyptian architects. Over six rounds, they try to transport their stone blocks to end up in the most valuable positions at five construction

IMHOTEP: A NEW DYNASTY

Phil Walker-Harding 2-4 Players  50 Min. Ages 10+ 694067

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Phil Walker-Harding 2-4 Players  40 Min. Ages 10+ 692384

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Expansion Pack Construction of the Egyptian monuments continues! You have shown yourself to be worthy, and have been selected to lead future building projects. Can you prove your skill once again? In the market, there are new tools to support you in your work. Even the Egyptian gods are paying attention to your achievements! They are ready to reward you, if you are able to predict your building plans with accuracy. But if you fail, you will be punished. With new building site boards, new market cards, and much more, this expansion yields 1,024 playing variations in combination with the base game.

sites: pyramid, obelisk, chamber tomb, temple, and market. But a player can only choose one of three actions in a turn: excavate a new stone block from the quarry, load a block onto a ship, or move a ship to a construction site. From there, the massive stone blocks must be unloaded in order from bow to stern and placed on the sites in preset sequences. Depending on where the blocks end up, players earn different point values either immediately or at the end of the game. In each turn, you must weigh your options for getting your own stones into place and thwarting your opponents’ placement plans. You must get your blocks to the right places, in the right order, at the right time to be the greatest architect.

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MERCADO False Money and True Status As players in Mercado, you assume the roles of wealthy members of upper-class society. To raise your social status, you must buy luxury goods. So you shop around the market for expensive baubles, finery, shoes, jewelry, and perfume — anything that will increase your reputation among the other snobs and social climbers. Several market stands are laid out on the table where you can see valuable products and their prices, which are various combinations of colored coins. But to complicate matters, some of the coins are counterfeit. Every player has his or her own coin purse with different colored coins in it. On a turn, a player grabs blindly into the purse, pulls out three coins, and places them on the market stands of his or her choice. If a player has enough coins on a market stand after a few rounds, the player receives the luxury item from this market stand, and the player earns the corresponding reputation points. The used coins are out of the game for now. Opponent players who also placed coins on this market stand put their coins back into their purses. It is exciting not knowing which coins you will pull out of your purse and hoping for just the right colors to emerge. The players must figure out how to deal with the counterfeit money. Once a few coins are placed, it will be easier to see which items the opponents are going for, and how they plan to achieve standing in high society. Rüdiger Dorn 2-4 Players  30-40 Min. Ages 10+ 692964

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LEGENDS OF ANDOR Base Game The Land of Andor is in danger. From the mountains and forests, enemies are advancing toward the castle of old King Brandur. Only your small band of heroes stands in their way. Will you succeed in defending the castle and protecting Andor? Legends of Andor is a cooperative board game for two to four heroes. Live the legendary tales as you unite to battle everencroaching enemy forces. After the first Legend, more fantastic adventures ensue. You must find the witch and obtain a medicinal herb to cure the sick

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LEGENDS OF ANDOR: NEW HEROES Expansion Pack Expansion for 5 and 6 Players. Four new heroes and heroines have risen to protect Andor: Kheela, protector of the river lands, commander of the potent water spirit. Fenn, the tracker, possessor of special tools and weapons. Mighty Bragor, the powerful Taurean fighter. And Arbon the

guardian, with the ability to diminish the strength of enemy creatures. Now, the Legends from the base game, the Star Shield expansion, and the Journey to the North expansion can be experienced by up to six players. But even for just two, three, or four, these new heroes can offer some exciting variety. Michael Menzel 2-6 Players  60-90 Min. Ages 10+ 692261

QUICK-START GUIDE TEACHES YOU THE RULES AS YOU PLAY THE FIRST LEGEND

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king. Help the prince repel the evil powers of the dark mage. In the ancient mines, you seek out precious gemstones — and uncover grave dangers. And finally, you must pit your skills against the mighty dragon, awakened from an age-old slumber. Can you triumph against these challenges? Only if you work together will you have the strength to be the true heroes of Andor. Michael Menzel 2-4 Players  60-90 Min. Ages 10+ 691745


LEGENDS OF ANDOR: JOURNEY TO THE NORTH Expansion Pack After many years of living in peace, the heroes of Andor receive a new cry for help — this time from the distant land of Hadria. You immediately step aboard an old sailing vessel to embark on a perilous journey to the north. After you have properly equipped your ship, you discover strange islands and must work together to protect their coasts from terrible sea monsters. Soon thereafter you find yourselves in the midst of thunderous

storms. You must persevere against the unbridled forces of the sea. And a great secret will be uncovered during your journey. This expansion for the highly awarded and beautifully illustrated Legends of Andor offers four legends with new challenges, new heroes, and new creatures. Along with the base game, this is a cooperative role-playing adventure game for two to four players. Michael Menzel 2-4 Players  60-90 Min. Ages 10+ 692346

THE FIRST LARGE EXPANSION IN THE LEGENDS OF ANDOR FRANCHISE

LEGENDS OF ANDOR: THE STAR SHIELD Expansion Pack The Legend Continues... Following their victory over the dragon, the heroes are on a search for the Star Shield. Its great power could turn out to be a blessing or a curse, should it get into the wrong

hands. And as if that weren’t enough, a pack of hungry wolves has been sighted in Andor. If the heroes can only manage to tame their leader, though, the wolves can become loyal allies in the fight against a reawakened evil. Michael Menzel 2-4 Players  60-90 Min. Ages 10+ 691936

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LEGENDS OF ANDOR The Last Hope

LEGENDS OF ANDOR: DARK HEROES Expansion Pack Expansion for 5 and 6 Players. Four unconventional heroes and heroines are called upon to help the Andori: Darh, the summoner of the mighty bone-golems; Forn, the strong halfskral; Leander, the shadowy seer, and Drukil, the werebear — a shape-shifter who can turn into a huge bear. But these complex heroes don’t only offer advantages; they can also become a threat to your group.

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With this expansion, the Legends of Andor base game and the epic finale to the Andor trilogy, The Last Hope, can be played with up to six players. These dark heroes can also bring completely new gameplay possibilities to games of two to four players. The expansion includes four new hero boards, dice, cards, and figures. Michael Menzel 2-6 Players  60-90 Min. Ages 10+ 692841

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When the Krahder ended their raid, they captured countless residents of Andor. But finally, the heroes of Andor returned and resolved to free the prisoners. You must immediately venture to the south to endure your greatest adventure. Beyond the Gray Mountains, malicious skeleton warriors await you, commanded by giant Krahder. Will you be able to survive this adventure with the aid of the four magic shields from ancient times? You are … The Last Hope. In seven captivating Legends, experience the epic finale of the fantastic Andor trilogy!

Michael Menzel 2-4 Players  60-90 Min. Ages 10+ 692803


A COLUMN OF FIRE The Board Game England, 1558. The venerable Kingsbridge Cathedral watches over a city torn by religious hatred. Half of Europe is deeply divided by conflict between Catholics and Protestants. England, France, Spain, and the Netherlands are all vying for power and resources. In this politically unstable environment, players compete to increase their influence by aligning with members of prominent families. They form alliances with dignitaries across Europe and set up trading houses to sell their goods. The religious power struggles in these countries are incessant, and those who sympathize with the losing religion are occasionally driven out of a country. Who will best exploit the changing religious attitudes in each country to gain control? Michael Rieneck 2-4 Players  90 Min. Ages 12+ 692650

THE PILLARS OF THE EARTH The Board Game The setting is England at the beginning of the 12th century. The construction of what is to be the greatest and most beautiful cathedral in England has begun. Builders compete against each other to contribute the most to this cathedral’s construction and, in so doing, score the most victory points. To play the game, players must first use workers to procure raw building materials, and then use craftsmen to convert the materials into victory points. What actions will you take on your path to victory? Will you seek an audience with the king perhaps, to get to the metal you need? Or should you avail yourself of the support of influential personalities? A brief stay in the monastery could be as beneficial to you as strong ties to your craftsmen. Your workers may also be used to earn gold, the currency of the game. Transport yourself to Medieval England as described in Ken Follett’s best-selling novel, The Pillars of the Earth. Michael Rieneck 2-4 Players  90-120 Min. Ages 12+ 691530

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LOST CITIES The Board Game The research teams are outfitted and ready to embark on their adventures to find five forgotten cities. Who will lead the way to fantastic discoveries? Each player guides a team of explorers on up to five expeditions. To advance along an expedition path, a card in the path’s color must be played for each step forward. The card must be of equal or greater value to the player’s card previously played on that path. After playing or discarding a card, the player draws a new card. Skilled team leaders assess when to play, hold, or discard their cards to

move their own teams forward while at the same time preventing their opponent teams from getting ahead. Points are awarded based on how far the explorers make it along their paths. Each step earns more points than the one before it, and the first three steps earn negative points. Along the way, players can increase points by finding artifacts, victory points, and shortcuts forward. The player with the most points at the end of the game wins! Reiner Knizia 2-4 Players  30-60 Min. Ages 10+ 696175

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Who will discover the ancient civilizations? Two explorers embark on research journeys to remote corners of the world: the Himalayan mountains, the Central American rainforest, the Egyptian desert, a mysterious volcano, and the bottom of the sea. As the cards are played, the expedition routes take shape and the explorers earn points. The most daring adventurers make bets on the success of their expeditions. The explorer with the highest score after three rounds of expeditions wins. The rules of the game are simple, but beware: The lost cities hold many unseen mysteries! Reiner Knizia 2 Players  30 Min. Ages 10+ 691820

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DOHDLES! ×

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Create a Dohdle by sculpting the approximate shape of an object or living thing with modeling clay. You receive points if you guess the exact word that your opponent’s Dohdle represents, and if the solution to your Dohdle is neither too easy nor too difficult for your opponents to identify. Points from correct guesses move you forward around the game board, and the player who makes it around the board first wins!

The newly established Temporal Institute for Monument Exploration (T.I.M.E.) is sending out steam-powered airships to travel through time and space to amass and exploit valuable resources at age-old monuments around the world. As captain of one of these airships, you embark on a quest for long-lost knowledge, vanished cultures, and hidden treasures. You must search for crystal deposits and use your resources to stay ahead of your competitors and ultimately to gain T.I.M.E.’s esteem and eternal glory! LIMITED

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Rüdiger Dorn 2-4 Players  90 Min. Ages 12+ 692476

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In Tumult Royale, you play the royals. Round after round, you collect taxes from your subjects in order to build statues of yourself across the country, thereby securing your rank. If you leave enough commodities for the people after taxation, all is well and you can continue to build monuments to your own vanity. But if you take too much, the greediest of you will be punished. Who will build the most statues and win the game?

A notorious gang of smugglers is recruiting new members. Candidates step forward and compete to smuggle contraband items in sacks formed from modeling putty. You must try to get through a hole in a fence while carrying the biggest sack of contraband possible. If you make it, you have a chance to inspect other smugglers’ sacks that are smaller than yours. Guess correctly and keep their contraband! The player who collects the most contraband items wins!

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KAHUNA

THE ROSE KING

TALLY HO!

The Classic Two-Player Game

A Thorny Feud For Two Players

Who’s Hunting Whom?

Who will rule the South Seas? Two Kahuna — ancient sorcerers of the Pacific — compete for dominance on an archipelago consisting of twelve small islands. Using their magic and wisdom, they struggle for control of the islands. They anxiously await the cards handed to them by fate. But when the time is right, they move to capture one, two, or even more islands, trying to gain the upper hand. At the mercy of the magical powers of the South Seas, they quickly realize that even the best magic is no good without strategy.

England, 15th Century — On one side, the House of York, with its heraldic badge featuring a single, snow white rose. And on the other side, the House of Lancaster, its own heraldic rose depicted in blood red. The War of the Roses, a dynastic struggle for control of the English crown, has erupted between the two houses. In this strategic game, one player commands the House of York and the other, the House of Lancaster. Who will be crowned England’s new king?

The hunter becomes the hunted in this humorous twoplayer game! One player picks up the axe and rifle to assume the roles of lumberjacks and hunters, while the other player slips into the furs of foxes and bears. Both parties hunt ducks and pheasants — and each other — to earn points! At first, the forest is peaceful under a canopy of unrevealed tiles. But as the tiles are flipped, pandemonium breaks out among the pines. Happy hunting!

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TARGI A Contest Between Two Nomadic Tribes Along Desert Trade Routes A Targi is a male member of the Tuareg people, who live in the Sahara desert. As tribe leader, you will be trading dates, salt, and pepper to obtain coveted gold coins and advantages. In the game, the desert is a five-by-five grid of cards. Position your Targi figures on the cards that border the desert. You carry out the actions of those cards as well as the cards at the crossroads between them. If you don’t go to the merchant, you won’t be able to trade — and even worse, your opponent will. Or maybe a caravan will bring the merchandise you desire. There are many choices to consider. But don’t wait too long, the desert is harsh and you might miss an opportunity to make a deal. In the next round, a completely different set of offerings will be on the table. The goods cards are the means to the end of getting highly desired tribe cards. These in turn bring advantages during the game and victory points at the end. You can win only if you plan shrewdly and always keep some gold in your pocket. Andreas Steiger 2 Players  60 Min. Ages 12+ 691479

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LAGOONIES The Undersea Search Game All is calm in the enchanted coral reef. The mischievous sea sprites swim and play, and tease the big ghost octopus. Suddenly, the grumpy octopus reaches out his long tentacles. He twirls around very fast, creating a whirlpool of bubbles in the reef. The sea sprites aren’t strong enough to swim against the whirlpool current. They are swept up and spun all around the fizzing foaming reef. Can you use your magical bubble magnifying lenses to find your sea sprite friends, pick them out from the look-alikes, and bring them safely back to the hiding hole in your

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reef? Be careful… these slippery ghostfish can slip through your fingers. And you have to look carefully because they all look alike! How many can you find before the octopus stirs things up again? Lagoonies is a unique game that helps children practice their skills in visual perception and visual discrimination as well as fine motor skills. Jens-Peter Schliemann and Bernhard Weber 2-4 Players  20 Min. Ages 5+ 697648

MONSTER TRAP Trap the Monsters in the Maze The monsters are loose again!!! Well, that’s actually not a bad thing — they make living in this mansion really fun! But right now Grandma Frieda is standing outside the front door and she is terribly frightened of monsters. You must catch all the monsters and hide them from Grandma before she sees them! Use the sliders to push the monster as quickly as possible to the middle of the mansion and into the monster trap! You will have to work together on teams to do this.

Whoever has pushed the most monsters into the trap by the end of the game is the best monster catcher — and wins the game. Monster Trap is an innovative game that helps kids practice their gross motor skills, hand-eye coordination, and verbal communication skills. Inka and Markus Brand 2-4 Players  20 Min. Ages 6+ 680305


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2016 KINDERSPIEL DES JAHRES

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HARRY HOPPER Hop ... Hop ... Hurray!

JUNGLE PARTY The Wild Memory Game You’re invited to a party in the jungle! Tonight, the whole jungle gang is planning to plunge into the river. Can you remember where they are all hiding as they float down the river? Your adventure begins at the campfire and leads you over a wobbly bridge, past glowing fireflies, across a mossy log, and next to the edge of a thunderous waterfall. The first player to reach the toad king wins the game. In this wildly fun adventure, you have to remember which animals are swimming in the river and which ones are hiding under the bridges. Whoever slides the right animal

tile into the right river channel will be a step ahead of the others on their expedition to reach the toad king! Jungle Party is a playful new take on classic memory games that helps children practice their matching and remembering skills. Stefan Dorra and Manfred Reindl 2-4 Players  20 Min. Ages 5+ 697358

Two teams of grasshoppers are both trying to knock over all of their blades of grass. Take turns making your grasshoppers hop toward the blades of grass. It takes a lot of skill to aim and launch them accurately! The team that knocks over all of their blades of grass first wins! Harry Hopper is a fun, active game that helps kids practice their gross motor skills, hand-eye coordination skills, and manual dexterity. Florian Nadler 2-4 Players  20 Min. Ages 6+ 697334

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MAGIC

Beyond the realm of scientific understanding. Unexplainable according to the laws of nature. Is it merely a willing suspension of disbelief ... ... or something more? Magic is a centuries-old performance art that captivates audiences by appealing to their fascination with the inexplicable. Thames & Kosmos offers a line of comprehensive magic sets that help children develop presentation skills, confidence, hand-eye coordination, dexterity, and reading skills, while they have fun performing magic tricks and entertaining audiences.

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MAGIC HAT Enter the world of magic and sorcery! Kids as young as six years old can learn and perform 35 magic tricks with this magic hat, rabbit puppet, and more than 40 other magic props. The manual teaches most of the tricks in three easy steps accompanied by color illustrations, first clearly explaining which magic props are needed, then how the trick is prepared, and finally how it is performed. With some practice, it becomes easy to stage a magic show filled with fun and successful tricks that will amaze your audience. Pull a rabbit from a seemingly empty hat. Make a ball disappear from a magic cup, reappear again, and change color. Make cards grow and shrink. Make a coin disappear and reappear with a magic coin box. Use X-ray vision to magically see symbols through a solid, opaque surface. Make your magic wand float, bend, and grow. Magically change the color of a ring, duplicate the ring, and make it pass through the wand. Little foam rabbits appear, disappear, multiply, and move around as if by magic. Astound your audience with rope tricks in which knots untie themselves and dice tricks where dice change location and color inside a magic tunnel. Conjure up money as if out of thin air. Make rabbit cards appear and disappear. Learn simple card tricks with special cards. For one magician, ages 6 and up, and many audience members. 35 Tricks Ages 6+

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THE WORLD’S GREATEST MAGIC SHOW With 415 Tricks Get ready to put on the world’s greatest magic show! This is the Holdsworth Guild’s best value magic kit. By following the instructions in the two manuals, you can learn up to 415 tricks using the 49 props included in the kit. Tricks can be performed with a money cup, nail box, cups and balls, balancing cups, rings, a magic wand, cards, coins, rope, handkerchiefs, nails, paddles, a magic thumb tip, mathematics, and many everyday items from around the home.

There are also more than 140 tricks with playing cards. With the illustrated instructions, the magic tricks can be learned, practiced, and mastered to stun and amaze audiences! A 60-page instruction manual with photographs illustrates how most of the tricks are performed, and a separate 32page manual teaches the tricks with playing cards. Video tutorials for the tricks are available online. For one magician, ages 8 and up, and many audience members. 415 Tricks Ages 8+

STEP-BY-STEP MAGIC SHOW With 20 simple, easy-to-learn tricks and clear step-by-step instructions, this introductory magic kit makes it possible for children ages five and up to practice and perform their first magic shows. The plainly illustrated and simply written instructions for adults, as well as comic-book-style online instructional videos, help kids learn and master the tricks.

This kit includes a dice box with cardboard die, magic coin box, two plastic coins, magic cage, magic cylinders, banana cards, magic coloring book, bird-in-cage cards, two cloth hankies, magic wand, special rope trick box, card box with false panel, and 32-page instruction manual. 20 Tricks Ages 5+

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MAGIC: SILVER EDITION Grab your wand! With high-quality magic props and simple illustrated instructions, the 100 magic tricks in this kit can be easily learned, practiced, and mastered — to stun and amaze audiences! Dots appear and disappear in paddle tricks. Make playing cards come and go and change places. In tricks with money, currency loses value, money doubles in value, and coins disappear from a coin box and then reappear. Coins pass through handkerchiefs, disappear into thin air, and magically stay put when they shouldn’t! Paper money disappears and milk appears out of nowhere in tricks with tubes. A number of tricks involve knots and ropes: Knots in ropes untie themselves, jump from rope to rope, and disappear. A rope passes through solid objects. A bottle floats in the air. A rigid magic wand becomes flexible. A magic wand grows and shrinks, passes through objects,

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and emerges from an empty bag. The magic wand twists and levitates. Invisible forces move the wand. The wand tells time. Many tricks can be done with your hands and a magical thumb: A silk pocket square appears out of nowhere, coins get pulverized, objects magically stay dry, salt vanishes, sugar appears, loose sugar becomes a sugar cube, and dollar bills emerge from bread rolls. Fun hanky tricks will have a piece of fabric appearing, disappearing, and getting knotted and unknotted. In food tricks, salt and pepper separate, oranges become apples, and sugar and spice don’t play nice! A 72-page instruction manual with color photographs illustrates how the tricks are performed. Video tutorials for the tricks are available online. For one magician, ages 8 and up, and many audience members. 100 Tricks Ages 8+

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MAGIC: GOLD EDITION Master the magical arts! With this extensive collection of magic props, you can easily learn, practice, and perform 150 incredible magic tricks and illusions to astonish spectators. In tricks using cups and balls, balls disappear, appear, and change places inside moving cups. Cotton balls transport themselves from hand to pocket and from hand to hand. In tricks with a tube, confetti and snow appear out of nowhere and dice and knots appear and disappear. A six-sided die baffles the mind and fools the eye. Little rabbit shapes appear, disappear, multiply, and hop around. Metal rings move around, link up, and unlink again Seemingly simple balls aren’t so simple: They appear, disappear, multiply, balance, change places, change colors, and altogether bewilder your audience. A magic wand loses its rigidity, floats in

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the air, and lets a rope pass right through it. Knots in ropes appear and disappear, a rope gets cut but stays intact, and a rope is pulled out of your mouth! Learn a wide variety of rope and plastic ring illusions. Coins appear in a dinner roll. Coins cry tears of joy. Cola turns into coins! Many tricks use food and household objects: Water levitates, citrus fruits transform, and toothpicks mystify. Tricks with sugar and salt stupefy the audience. Practice dozens of tricks with playing cards: guessing, transforming, locating, and making cards vanish. A 96-page instruction manual with color photographs illustrates how the tricks are performed. Video tutorials for the tricks are available online. For one magician, ages 8 and up, and many audience members. 150 Tricks Ages 8+

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200 Tricks Ages 8+

MAGIC: ONYX EDITION Prepare to astound! This comprehensive collection of magic props and illustrated instructions allows you to learn, practice, and master 200 tricks and illusions to amaze your audience. Solid metal rings miraculously link up and unlink again. A magical water glass delivers some amazing illusions: A handkerchief materializes out of the empty glass, water changes color in the glass, liquid turns into

fabric, and one playing card inexplicably changes into another. Coins jump around and astound observers in fun money cup illusions. Dots appear and disappear in paddle tricks. Knots in ropes appear and disappear, a rope gets cut but stays intact, knots jump from rope to rope, a rope is pulled out of your mouth, and ropes pass through solid objects. Your fingers play Houdini and escape from a rope snare. Little square sponges play big tricks on the audience by changing color, quantity, and location. The amount of rice in a bowl multiples with a marvelous, age-old Chinese rice bowl illusion. A pencil passes through a

playing card without leaving a hole! Nails penetrate a metal coin. Coins pass through handkerchiefs and paper, disappear and reappear, double in value, and magically stay in place when they shouldn’t! A six-sided die baffles the mind and fools the eye. Amaze your audience by correctly guessing the number of a die each time it is rolled. Stretch your audience’s minds to the limits with rubber band tricks. Conjure up a magic egg and use it for some baffling illusions. Make money from blank paper and karate-chop a banknote. Make a thimble appear, disappear, multiply, jump around, and pass through objects. Levitate yourself,

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hypnotize an arm, bend and restore metal, and paralyze a ghost. Perform tricks with food and household objects: Balloons are unpopped, toothpicks are unbroken, ice disappears, and sugar materializes in the palm of your hand. Finally, become a master of playing cards tricks using a special deck of cards and instructions for dozens of different deceits, ruses, gags, and illusions. A 112-page instruction manual with color photographs illustrates how the tricks are performed. Video tutorials for the tricks are available online. For one magician, ages 8 and up, and many audience members.

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2016 Air+Water Power PLUS 2014 - PAL Award

Electricity: Master Lab 2015 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award

Jungle Party 2017 - The Toy Insider’s Top Holiday Toys

Barbie Crystal Geology 2017 - Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award

Electronics: Advanced Circuits 2014 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award

Barbie Fundamental Chemistry Set 2017 - The Toy Insider’s STEM 10 list

Electronics: Learning Circuits 2011 - Parents’ Choice Approved Award

Kids First: Aircraft Engineer 2015 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award 2015 - The Toy Insider’s STEM 10 List

Barbie STEM Kit 2016 - The Toy Insider’s STEM 10 list

Elements of Science 2006 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award

CHEM C1000 2004 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award 2004 - National Parenting Center Seal of Approval 2004 - Toy Tips Rating: 5 out of 5

EXIT: The Game (Series I) 2017 - Kennerspiel des Jahres Winner 2017 - The Toy Insider’s Top Holiday Toys

CHEM C2000 2005 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award CHEM C3000 “Best Overall Chemistry Set” by The Wall Street Journal Chemistry C500 2007 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award Climate & Weather 2013 - Dr. Toy’s Best Green Toy Award 2013 - Teachers’ Choice Award CodeGamer 2016 - The Toy Insider’s Top Tech 12 List 2016 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award 2017 - TIA Toy of the Year Winner (Tech Toy) Creative Cosmetics Lab 2018 - TIA Toy of the Year Finalist (Specialty Toy) Crystal Growing 2013 - Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award (Educational Toys & Products) Crystals, Rocks & Minerals 2010 - Parents’ Choice Recommended Award Dimension 2015 - Recommended by American Mensa 2015 - Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award 2015 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award Dohdles! 2015 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award 2015 - PAL Award 2015 - Scholastic Parent & Child magazine Gold Star Toy Award 2015 - Popular Mechanics Toy Awards 2015 - National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA), Silver Winner Electricity & Magnetism 2012 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award

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Fuel Cell 10 2011 - Dr. Toy’s Best Classic Toy Award 2010 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award Geckobot 2016 - ASTRA’s Best Toys for Kids 2016 - The Toy Insider’s STEM 10 List Genetics & DNA 2009 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award 2008 - Homeschool.com’s Top 15 Educational Gifts Glow Stick Lab 2015 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award Global Water Quality 2011 - Dr. Toy’s Best Green Toy Award Glowing Chemistry 2014 - ASTRA Best Toys for Kids (Science) 2014 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award Gyrobot 2014 - Family Fun’s #4 Toy of the Year 2014 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award 2014 - PAL Award 2014 - NAPPA Award 2013 - Dr. Toy’s Best 100 Children’s Products 2013 - Oppenheim Platinum Award Happy Atoms 2017 - KAPi “EdTech” Award 2017 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award Harry Hopper 2017 - Parents’ Choice Fun Stuff Award Hot Ice Crystals 2016 - ASTRA’s Best Toys for Kids Hydropower 2009 - Parents’ Choice Recommended Award Imhotep 2016 - Spiel des Jahres Nominee 2016 - The Toy Insider’s Holiday Gift Guide 2016 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award 2017 - TIA Toy of the Year Finalist

Kids First: Amusement Park Engineer 2015 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award 2015 - Good Housekeeping’s Best Toy Awards Kids First: Automobile Engineer 2015 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award 2015 - PAL Award Kids First Biology Lab 2013 - Academics’ Choice Brain Toy Award Kids First: Boat Engineer 2017 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award Kids First: Botany - Experimental Greenhouse 2012 - Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award Kids First: Intro to Engineering 2010 - Parents’ Choice Recommended Award Kids First Physics Lab 2015 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award 2016 - TIA Toy of the Year finalist Kids First: Robot Engineer 2016 - ASTRA Best Toys for Kids 2016 - The Toy Insider’s Holiday Gift Guide 2016 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award 2017 - TIA Toy of the Year Finalist 2016 - National Parenting Product Award Kids First Science Laboratory 2016 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award 2016 - TTPM People’s Play Award winner (Geek Toy of the Year) Kids First: Stepping Into Science 2011 - Teacher’s Choice for the Family Award 2007 - Parents’ Choice Approved Award 2007 - Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award Kids First: The Human Body 2012 - Creative Child Magazine Preferred Choice Award Lagoonies 2017 - Kinderspiel der Jahres Recommended 2017 - The Toy Insider’s Top Holiday Toys Lost Cities: The Board Game 2015 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award Magic: Gold Edition 2016 - National Parenting Product Award 2016 - The Toy Insider’s Holiday Gift Guide

Magic Hat 2017 - Parents’ Choice Recommended Award 2017 - The Toy Insider’s Top Holiday Toys Magic: Onyx Edition 2016 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award Master Detective Toolkit 2015 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award Mechanical Engineering: Robotic Arms 2017 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award Monster Sewing Workshop 2015 - TIA Toy of the Year Nominee Monster Trap 2017 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award Motors & Generators 2013 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award 2013 - Creative Child Magazine Top Toy of the Year Nanotechnology 2015 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award Optical Science 2010 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award Perfume Science 2005 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award Physics Discovery 2013 - Teachers’ Choice Award - For the Family 2006 - Parents’ Choice Approved Award Physics Pro 2007 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award Physics Solar Workshop (V 2.0) 2015 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award Physics Workshop 2005 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award Power House 2009 - ASTRA Best Toys for Kids (Scientific Play) Remote-Control Machines 2011 - ASTRA Best Toys for Kids (Scientific Play) 2011 - People’s Play Award Nominee Remote-Control Machines: Animals 2015 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award 2015 - The Toy Insider’s STEM 10 List Remote-Control Machines: Construction Vehicles 2017 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award 2017 - The Toy Insider’s STEM 10 List 2017 - ASTRA Best Toys for Kids (Construction)

Remote-Control Machines: Custom Cars 2016 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award Remote-Control Machines DLX 2015 - TIA Toy of the Year Nominee 2014 - ASTRA Best Toys for Kids (Construction) 2014 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award Remote-Control Machines: Space Explorers 2015 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award Robotics: Smart Machines 2016 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award Robotics Workshop 2018 - TIA Toy of the Year Finalist (Tech Toy) Solar Mechanics 2011 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award Structural Engineering: Bridges & Skyscrapers 2017 - Parents’ Choice Gold Award TK1 Telescope & Astronomy Kit 2015 - Parents’ Choice Recommended Award TK2 Scope 2011 - National Parenting Center Seal of Approval 2009 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award TKx400i Dual-LED Microscope 2017 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award Tumult Royale 2016 - National Parenting Product Award 2016 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award Ubongo 2015 - Good Housekeeping’s Best Toy Awards 2015 - Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award 2015 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award Volcanoes & Earthquakes 2013 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award Wind Power 2.0 2013 - Dr. Toy Best Green Toy Award Wind Power 3.0 2016 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award Word Slam 2017 - Parents’ Choice Silver Award 2017 - Spiel des Jahres Recommended World’s Greatest Magic Show 2017 - PAL Award


PRODUCTS LISTED BY AGE AGES 3 TO 5+ Barbie Barbie Crystal Geology Barbie Plant Science Kit Barbie STEM Kit Kids First: Level 1 Aircraft Engineer Amusement Park Engineer Automobile Engineer Big & Fun Microscope Boat Engineer Coding & Robotics Dinosaur Dig Robot Engineer Science Laboratory Globes Light-Up Globe

AGES 5 TO 7+ Impulse Series Grow a Crystal Ooze Labs I DIG IT! Dino Eggs Display Giant Dinosaur Skeleton Minerals Rock! Dino Excavation Kits Real Fossil Excavation Kit Real Minerals Excavation Kit Spark Line Amazing Gyroscope Crystal Geode Fingerprint Detective Flight Test Lab Flower & Leaf Press Mini Volcano Geek & Co. Science Chewing Gum Lab Gross Gummy Candy Lab Gummy Candy Lab Exploration Series Mineral Discovery Barbie Barbie Fundamental Chemistry Set Kids First: Level 2 Stepping Into Science Intro to Engineering The Human Body Botany: Experimental Greenhouse Engineering Makerspace Geared-Up Gadgets Kinetic Machines Alien Robots Off-Road Rovers

Signature Series Mechanical Engineering: Robotic Arms RCM: Construction Vehicles RCM: Farm Ooze Labs Chemistry Station Science or Magic? Globes Day & Night Globe Games Harry Hopper Jungle Party Lagoonies Monster Trap Magic Magic Hat Step-by-Step Magic Show

AGES 8+ Geek & Co. Crafts Airbrush T-Shirt Makeover Braided Slingshot Do-It-Yourself UFOs Felting Bakeshop Flip-Flop Bead Party Garden Pirate Plaster Sculptures Pixel Stitch Embroidery Spin Art Revolution Yarn-Storming Machine Geek & Co. Science Chocolate Science Lab Crystal Nightlight Flying Ornithopters Geeker Speaker Lab Giant Mars Volcano Glow Stick Lab Glowing Crystal Geode Hot Ice Crystals Musical UFO Plasma Reactor Rubber Band Racers Space Farm Soap & Bath Bomb Lab Ultralight Airplanes Exploration Series Archaeology: Pyramid Dig Catapults & Crossbows Gyroscope & Flywheels Magnetic Science Motors & Generators Optical Science Physics Discovery Pocket Microscope Solar Mechanics Pepper Mint The Great Treehouse Engineering Adventure The Fantastic Underwater Science Voyage

Ignition Series Bubble Blower Forensics Fingerprint Lab Global Water Quality Physics: Simple Machines Signature Series Air+Water Power Air+Water Power PLUS Air Stream Machines Creative Cosmetics Lab Eco-Battery Vehicles Electronics: Learning Circuits Electricity & Magnetism Geckobot Gyrobot Hydropower Kids First Biology Lab Kids First Chemistry Set Kids First Physics Lab Master Detective Toolkit Physics Solar Workshop Physics Workshop Remote-Control Machines Remote-Control Machines DLX RCM: Animals RCM: Custom Cars RCM: Space Explorers Robotics: Smart Machines Robotics: Smart Machines - Rovers & Vehicles Edition Sensors Alive Solar Car Solar Boat Solar Power Structural Engineering: Bridges & Skyscrapers The Big Engineering Makerspace Wind Power 2.0 Wind Power 3.0 Games Dimension Drop It Ingenious Kerala Mag-O-Mag Smugglers Tally Ho! Ubongo Magic Magic: Silver Magic: Gold Magic: Onyx World’s Greatest Magic Show

AGES 10+ Exploration Series Candy Chemistry Chemistry C500 Climate & Weather Genetics & DNA Volcanoes & Earthquakes

SAFETY Signature Series CHEM C1000 CHEM C2000 CodeGamer Crystal Growing Crystal Growing: Glow-in-the-Dark Crystal, Rocks & Minerals Eco-Battery Vehicles Electronics: Advanced Circuits Electricity: Master Lab Elements of Science Fuel Cell X7 Fuel Cell 10 Glowing Chemistry Happy Atoms TKx400i Dual-Led Microscope Perfume Science Physics Pro Power House Robotics Workshop TK2 Scope Games EXIT: The Sunken Treasure EXIT: The Mysterious Museum Dohdles Imhotep Imhotep Expansion Kahuna Legends of Andor (All) Lost Cities: Card Game Lost Cities: Board Game Mercado The Rose King Tumult Royale Word Slam Family

AGES 12+ Signature Series CHEM C3000 Nanotechnology TK1 Telescope & Astronomy Kit Games A Column of Fire Brutal Kingdom EXIT: The Abandoned Cabin EXIT: The Pharaoh’s Tomb EXIT: The Secret Lab EXIT: The Forbidden Castle EXIT: The Forgotten Island EXIT: The Polar Station EXIT: Dead Man on the Orient Express EXIT: The Sinister Mansion Targi The Pillars of the Earth Steam Time Word Slam

The products in this catalog conform to all applicable mandatory US safety standards. More specifically, the products conform to all applicable US safety standards dictated by the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Commercial Practices, Part 16, including the additional provisions established by the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) and the standards dictated by the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) F963 Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Toy Safety, when applicable. Because many of the products are toys that originate in Germany, they are also often tested according to the European Safety Standard for Toys, EN-71. Results of safety tests conducted by independent laboratories will be provided upon request. When thinking about the safety of science kits in particular, it is important to remember that while most science kits are children’s products, science kits are not toys for play. None of our kits are intended for children under the age of three years, and all of our science kits require the presence and supervision of a responsible parent or adult. Our instruction manuals always provide important safety advice to children, parents, and adults, as well as first aid advice when applicable. Some common safety precautions apply to all of our science kits: 1. A responsible parent or adult must always supervise the experimentation. 2. All users must read the manuals thoroughly before experimentation and follow all instructions and safety advice prescribed in the manuals. 3. The manual and packaging must always be kept ready for reference. 4. The kits must be kept away from children who are younger than the prescribed age. 5. Caution must be used in handling any objects with sharp points or edges, or that may break to yield sharp points or edges. 6. Users should not put any of the parts in their mouths. 7. Users should always wash their hands after experimenting.

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Felting Bakeshop

Airbrush T-Shirt Makeover

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Real Fossils Excavation Kit

Real Minerals Excavation Kit

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Ooze Labs 7: Glitter Slime

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14 x 12 x 10

14 x 12 x 10

14 x 12 x 10

14 x 12 x 10

14 x 12 x 10

14 x 12 x 10

14 x 12 x 10

14 x 12 x 10

14 x 12 x 10

14 x 12 x 10

14 x 12 x 10

16 x 11 x 8.5

16 x 11 x 8.5

16 x 11 x 8.5

16 x 11 x 8.5

16 x 11 x 8.5

16 x 8.5 x 6

16 x 8.5 x 6

16 x 8.5 x 6

16 x 8.5 x 6

16 x 8.5 x 6

14 x 7 x 5

14 x 10 x 5

18 x 18 x 13

12 x 9 x 6

12 x 9 x 6

12 x 9 x 6

12 x 9 x 6

12 x 9 x 6

12 x 9 x 6

12 x 9 x 6

12 x 9 x 6

12 x 8 x 7

12 x 8 x 5

12 x 8 x 5

12 x 8 x 5

12 x 8 x 7

12 x 8 x 7

9x9x5

9x9x5

9x9x5

9x9x5

8x6x6

8x6x6

8x6x6

8x6x6

8x6x6

8x6x6

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1.8

2.2

1.0

0.8

1.7

1.4

1.0

1.2

1.4

1.3

1.4

1.4

1.3

1.0

1.1

3.0

0.8

1.0

0.7

0.8

1.0

1.5

0.5

1.3

0.7

0.9

0.8

0.5

1.2

1.2

1.2

0.8

1.2

1.0

1.3

0.8

0.7

0.8

0.4

0.8

1.4

0.6

0.4

5.3

2.3

1.0

1.3

1.3

1.3

1.3

1.3

1.3

1.3

1.3

0.3

0.5

0.3

0.3

0.8

0.3

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.2

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.1

0.2

0.1

0.1

CASE WEIGHT (LB) 9

9

11

6

6

9

8

6

7

8

9

7

7

7

6

7

12

4

5

3

4

5

8

4

6

4

5

4

4

7

7

7

4

7

5

7

4

4

4

2

4

7

3

2

5

3

6

7

8

7

7

8

8

8

9

2

3

3

2

5

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

2

3

2

2

UNITS PER CASE 4

4

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

4

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

24

24

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

6

6

6

6

6

6

10

10

10

10

12

12

12

12

12

12

12

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Taiwan

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Taiwan

Thailand

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Germany

China

Germany

China

Germany

Taiwan

Germany

Taiwan

Germany

China

Taiwan

USA

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USA

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Germany

Germany

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Germany

Germany

Germany

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Germany

Thailand

Germany

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Thailand

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Thailand

Thailand

Thailand

Thailand

Taiwan

Taiwan

Taiwan

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Taiwan

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Taiwan

Taiwan

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10

12

11

10

6

10

10

8

10

12

8

10

8

10

10

8

8

8

5

5

5

5

3

3

3

3

3

3

4

4

4

8

8

8

8

4

4

6

4

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MINIMUM AGE (YEARS) 6

6

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6

8

8

8

8

8

10

7

8

8

8

10

8

10

8

15

10

10

10

10

Sensors Alive

Physics Workshop

Physics Pro (V2.0)

Physics Solar Workshop (V2.0)

Science or Magic?

Master Detective Toolkit

Elements of Science

8

8

10

8

7

8

10

The Big Engineering Makerspace 8

Off-Road Rovers

Alien Robots

Kinetic Machines

Geared-Up Gadgets

Wind Power 2.0

Structural Engineering

Solar Car

Solar Boat

Solar Power

Eco-Battery Vehicles

Mechanical Engineering

Air+Water Power PLUS

Air-Stream Machines

Air+Water Power

Electronics: Advanced Circuits

Electronics: Learning Circuits

Electricity: Master Lab

Electricity & Magnetism

Nanotechnology

Crystals, Rocks & Minerals

Crystal Growing

Crystal Growing: Glow

Glowing Chemistry

Happy Atoms: Educator’s Bundle 10

Happy Atoms: Complete Set

Happy Atoms: Introductory Set

CHEM C3000 (V2.0)

CHEM C2000 (V2.0)

CHEM C1000 (V2.0)

Ooze Labs Chemistry Station

TKx400i Dual-LED Microscope

TK 2 Scope

Creative Cosmetics Lab

Perfume Science

TK 1 Telescope & Astronomy Kit

Wind Power (V3.0)

Power House (V2.0)

Hydropower

Fuel Cell X7

Fuel Cell 10

Kids First Physics Lab

Kids First Biology Lab

Kids First Chemistry Set

Botany: Greenhouse

The Human Body

Intro to Engineering

Stepping into Science

Amusement Park Engineer

Robot Engineer

Aircraft Engineer

Automobile Engineer

Boat Engineer

Science Laboratory

Big & Fun Microscope

Coding & Robotics

Dinosaur Dig

Physics: Simple Machines

Global Water Quality

Forensics Fingerprint Lab

Bubble Blower

Barbie STEM Kit (Nikki Doll)

Barbie STEM Kit (Barbie Doll)

Barbie Fundamental Chemistry

Barbie Crystal Geology

Barbie Plant Science Kit

NUMBER OF EXPERIMENTS AND ACTIVITIES 12

37

31

10

20

26

100

22

10

10

5

5

8

20

5

6

6

22

6

30

10

15

146

70

119

62

41

16

15

15

22

216

216

73

333

250

125

20

70

25

16

20

20

10

100

12

3

10

22

11

27

30

26

21

29

20

10

10

10

10

10

24

30

2

8

8

6

2

15

15

6

5

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104 / 8.25 x 11.5

96 / 8.25 x 11.5

48 / 8.25 x 11.5

48 / 5.5 x 8.25

48 / 5.5 x 8.25

112 / 5.5 x 8.25

128 / 8.25 x 11.5

48 / 5.5 x 8.25

48 / 5.5 x 8.25

28 / 5.5 x 8.25

28 / 5.5 x 8.25

36 / 8.25 x 11.5

44 / 8.25 x 11.5

28 / 5.5 x 8.25

32 / 5.5 x 8.25

20 / 8.25 x 11.5

64 / 11.5 x 8.25

36 / 8.25 x 11.5

60 / 8.25 x 11.5

32 / 8.25 x 11.5

44 / 8.25 x 11.5

168 / 11.5 x 8.25

64 / 5.5 x 8.25

128 / 11.5 x 8.25

64 / 11.5 x 8.25

72 / 8.25 x 11.5

32 / 5.5 x 8.25

32 / 8.25 x 11.5

32 / 8.25 x 11.5

48 / 5.5 x 8.25

16 / 5.5 x 8.25

16 / 5.5 x 8.25

16 / 5.5 x 8.25

192 / 8.25 x 11.5

128 / 8.25 x 11.5

80 / 8.25 x 11.5

16 / 5.5 x 8.25

60 / 7.8 x 9.8

48 / 8.25 x 11.5

32 / 5.5 x 8.25

32 / 5.5 x 8.25

32 / 5.5 x 8.25

32 / 8.25 x 11.5

64 / 8.25 x 11.5

32 / 5.5 x 8.25

16 / 5.5 x 8.25

64 / 8.25 x 11.5

80 / 8.25 x 11.5

32 / 5.5 x 8.25

48 / 8.25 x 11.5

48 / 5.5 x 8.25

48 / 5.5 x 8.25

48 / 5.5 x 8.25

48 / 5.5 x 8.25

32 / 11.5 x 8.25

32 / 10 x 7.5

32 / 10 x 7.5

32 / 10 x 7.5

32 / 10 x 7.5

16 / 5.5 x 8.25

32 / 8.25 x 11.5

64 / 8.25 x 11.5

8 / 5 x 9.5

12 / 3.25 x 9.5

20 / 5 x 6

8 / 3.25 x 9.5

8 / 5 x 9.5

32 / 8.25 x 11.5

32 / 8.25 x 11.5

28 / 4.1 x 5.8

16 / 5.5 x 8.25

16 / 5.5 x 8.25

SINGLE UNIT DIMENSIONS (INCHES) 16.8 x 11.5 x 3.2

14.6 x 11.5 x 3.1

19.1 x 13 x 5.1

16.8 x 11.5 x 3.2

16.8 x 11.5 x 3.2

10.2 x 7.9 x 3.1

21.3 x 14.6 x 3.8

19.1 x 13 x 3.8

10 x 11 x 2.5

10 x 11 x 2.5

8.75 x 11 x 2.5

8.75 x 11 x 2.5

14.6 x 11.5 x 3.1

14.6 x 11.5 x 3.1

13.1 x 8.9 x 2.6

13.1 x 8.9 x 2.6

14.6 x 11.5 x 3.1

16.8 x 11.5 x 3.2

14.6 x 11.5 x 3.4

19.1 x 13 x 3.8

16.8 x 11.5 x 3.2

14.6 x 11.5 x 3.1

21.3 x 14.6 x 3.8

16.8 x 11.5 x 2.2

21.3 x 14.6 x 3.8

16.8 x 11.5 x 2.2

19.1 x 13 x 3.8

14.6 x 11.5 x 3.1

16.8 x 11.5 x 3.2

16.8 x 11.5 x 3.2

16.8 x 11.5 x 3.2

21.8 x 12.3 x 16

19.1 x 13 x 3.8

14.6 x 11.5 x 3.8

21.3 x 14.6 x 7.2

21.3 x 14.6 x 4.7

14.6 x 11.5 x 3.1

16.8 x 11.5 x 3.2

19.1 x 13 x 5.1

16.5 x 13 x 5.1

14.6 x 11.5 x 3.1

14.6 x 11.5 x 3.1

38 x 10.2 x 5.1

14.6 x 11.5 x 3.1

21.3 x 14.6 x 3.8

14.6 x 11.5 x 3.1

14.6 x 11.5 x 4

17 x 12 x 4.3

16.8 x 11.5 x 3.2

16.8 x 11.5 x 3.2

16.8 x 11.5 x 3.2

14.6 x 11.5 x 3.1

14.6 x 11.5 x 3.1

14.6 x 11.5 x 3.1

14.6 x 11.5 x 3.1

17.4 x 9.1 x 8.3

14.7 x 6.3 x 9.4

14.7 x 6.3 x 9.4

14.7 x 6.3 x 9.4

14.7 x 6.3 x 9.4

14.7 x 6.3 x 9.4

8.4 x 11.5 x 7.75

16.8 x 11.5 x 3.2

16.8 x 11.5 x 3.2

5.1 x 8.1 x 2.2

5.1 x 8.1 x 2.2

5.1 x 8.1 x 2.2

5.1 x 8.1 x 2.2

12 x 12 x 2.5

12 x 12 x 2.5

12 x 12 x 4

10 x 12 x 2.5

12 x 12 x 4.4

CASE DIMENSIONS (INCHES) 18 x 13 x 12

17 x 16 x 13

21 x 16 x 14

18 x 18 x 13

18 x 18 x 13

17 x 11 x 9

22 x 16 x 15

20 x 14 x 13

12 x 11 x 11

12 x 11 x 11

12 x 11 x 10

12 x 11 x 10

17 x 16 x 13

17 x 16 x 13

15 x 15 x 11

15 x 15 x 11

17 x 16 x 13

18 x 18 x 13

18 x 16 x 13

21 x 20 x 14

18 x 18 x 13

17 x 16 x 13

22 x 16 x 15

18 x 13 x 12

22 x 16 x 15

18 x 13 x 12

20 x 13 x 14

17 x 16 x 13

18 x 18 x 13

18 x 18 x 13

18 x 18 x 13

23 x 17 x 14

20 x 14 x 13

20 x 16 x 13

22 x 15 x 15

22 x 15 x 15

17 x 16 x 13

18 x 11 x 13

21 x 16 x 14

18 x 17 x 14

17 x 16 x 13

17 x 16 x 13

34 x 12 x 7

17 x 16 x 13

22 x 15 x 12

17 x 16 x 13

21 x 15 x 12

18 x 14 x 13

18 x 18 x 13

18 x 18 x 13

18 x 18 x 13

17 x 16 x 13

17 x 16 x 13

17 x 16 x 13

17 x 16 x 13

19 x 18 x 18

19 x 16 x 14

20 x 16 x 13

20 x 16 x 13

19 x 16 x 14

20 x 16 x 13

18 x 17 x 13

11 x 18 x 12

18 x 11 x 13

12 x 9 x 6

12 x 9 x 6

12 x 9 x 6

12 x 9 x 6

13 x 13 x 11

13 x 13 x 11

17 x 13 x 13

13 x 11 x 11

18 x 13 x 13

SINGLE UNIT WEIGHT (LB) 2.2

2.9

6.0

2.9

1.8

2.4

3.5

3.6

1.0

1.0

0.75

0.75

3.2

2.4

1.1

1.2

2.4

2.8

2.6

3.8

2.8

2.9

4.2

1.8

3.4

2.4

3.5

3.1

2.9

2.9

1.7

14.3

4.0

2.0

7.7

4.2

2.1

3.2

3.3

5.0

2.3

2.3

10.6

2.5

2.8

2.1

2.2

4.0

2.8

1.6

3.0

2.2

1.9

1.8

1.8

4.3

3.2

4.0

4.0

3.2

3.0

1.5

5.3

2.5

0.6

1.0

0.6

0.6

1.5

1.5

2.0

2.2

1.9

CASE WEIGHT (LB) 8

14

15

14

9

14

14

14

5

5

4

4

16

12

5

6

12

14

13

19

14

15

17

9

14

12

11

16

16

16

8

18

13

12

15

13

11

10

11

15

11

11

11

14

11

11

11

13

16

9

15

11

10

8

8

22

15

15

15

15

12

7

18

8

3

5

5

4

7

7

9

10

8

UNITS PER CASE 3

5

3

5

5

5

4

3

4

4

4

4

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

4

5

4

5

3

5

5

5

5

1

3

5

2

3

5

3

3

3

5

5

1

5

3

5

5

3

5

5

5

5

5

5

5

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

3

3

5

5

5

5

4

4

4

4

4

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Taiwan

Taiwan

Taiwan

Taiwan

Taiwan

Taiwan

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China

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China

China

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SERIES SIGNATURE SERIES

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692506

692759

692469

692209

696184

696116

692834

692865

692858

692872

692698

692742

692681

694036

694227

694029

694050

ITEM NUMBER

8

Remote-Control Machines DLX

19 7 7 8 10 5 5 35 415 20 100 150 200

10 8 8 8 8 10 7 4 6

8 8 8

Robotics: Smart Machines Robotics: Rovers & Vehicles Day & Night Globe Kids First Light-Up Globe The World’s Greatest Magic Show 8 5

Geckobot

Step-by-Step Magic Show

Magic: Onyx Edition

Magic: Gold Edition

Magic: Silver Edition

Magic Hat

Robotics Workshop

Gyrobot

CodeGamer

Harry Hopper

Jungle Party

Monster Trap

Lagoonies

Targi

Tally Ho!

The Rose King

Kahuna

Tumult Royale

Steam Time

Smugglers

Dohdles!

Lost Cities (Card Game)

Lost Cities (Board Game)

The Pillars of the Earth

A Column of Fire

Legends of Andor: Dark Heroes

Legends of Andor: The Last Hope

Legends of Andor: The Star Shield

Legends of Andor: Journey to the North

Legends of Andor: New Heroes

Legends of Andor (Base Game)

Mercado

Imhotep

Imhotep: A New Dynasty (Expansion)

Word Slam Family

Word Slam

Brutal Kingdom

Mag-O-Mag

Kerala

Dimension

Ubongo

Ingenious

Drop It

EXIT: The Polar Station

EXIT: The Forgotten Island

EXIT: The Forbidden Castle

EXIT: The Pharaoh’s Tomb

EXIT: The Secret Lab

EXIT: The Abandoned Cabin

EXIT: The Sinister Mansion

EXIT: The Mysterious Museum

EXIT: Dead Man on the Orient Express

EXIT: The Sunken Treasure

6

5

6

5

12

8

10

10

10

12

8

10

10

10

12

12

10

10

10

10

10

10

10

10

10

10

12

12

8

8

8

8

8

8

12

12

12

12

12

12

12

10

12

10

8

10

8

RCM: Space Explorers

8

6

RCM: Construction Vehicles

10

8

8

RCM: Custom Cars

Remote-Control Machines: Farm 6

20

112 / 6.8 x 9.8

96 / 6.8 x 9.8

72 / 6.8 x 9.8

32 / 6.8 x 9.8

92 / 6.8 x 9.8

20 / 6.8 x 9.8

32 / 5.5 x 8.25

20 / 5.5 x 8.25

64 / 8.25 x 11.5

64 / 8.25 x 11.5

64 / 8.25 x 11.5

24 / 8.25 x 11.5

24 / 8.25 x 11.5

64 / 8.25 x 11.5

80 / 8.25 x 11.5

64 / 8.25 x 11.5

80 / 8.25 x 11.5

64 / 8.25 x 11.5

128 / 8.25 x 11.5

48 / 11.5 x 8.25

36 / 8.25 x 11.5

2 to 4

2 to 4

2 to 4

2 to 4

2

2

2

2

2 to 4

2 to 4

2 to 4

3 to 6

2

2 to 4

2 to 4

2 to 4

2 to 6

2 to 4

2 to 4

2 to 4

2 to 6

2 to 4

2 to 4

2 to 4

2 to 4

3+

3+

3 to 4

3 to 4

2 to 5

1 to 4

1 to 4

1 to 4

2 to 4

1 to 4

1 to 4

1 to 4

1 to 4

1 to 4

1 to 4

1 to 4

1 to 4

1 to 4

1 to 4

8

Remote-Control Machines

10

8

6

RCM: Animals

NAME

PRODUCT DATA: GAMES

Magic

Magic

Magic

Magic

Magic

Magic

Globes

Globes

RC Engineering

RC Engineering

RC Engineering

RC Engineering

620141

620373

RC Engineering

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SUBJECT CATEGORY RC Engineering

ITEM NUMBER

PRODUCT DATA: STEM EXPERIMENT KITS, CRAFT KITS, AND MAGIC SETS

CONTINUED FROM PREVIOUS PAGE

MINIMUM AGE (YEARS) NAME

GLOBES

NUMBER OF EXPERIMENTS AND ACTIVITIES MINIMUM AGE (YEARS)

MAGIC

SERIES GAMES

NUMBER OF PLAYERS 20

20

20

20

60

30

30

30

40

90

40

40

30

30 to 60

90 to 120

90 to 120

60 to 90

60 to 90

60 to 90

60 to 90

60 to 90

60 to 90

30 to 40

40

50

45

45

30

30

30

30

25

30 to 45

30

60 to 120

60 to 120

60 to 120

60 to 120

60 to 120

60 to 120

60 to 120

60 to 120

60 to 120

60 to 120

18 x 17 x 13 18 x 18 x 13 18 x 18 x 13 18 x 13 x 12 17 x 16 x 13 17 x 16 x 13

16.8 x 11.5 x 3.2 16.8 x 11.5 x 3.2 16.8 x 11.5 x 3.2 16.8 x 11.5 x 3.2 14.6 x 11.5 x 3.1 14.6 x 11.5 x 3.1

21.1 x 13.2 x 3.1

18.6 x 13.2 x 3

13 x 13 x 12

13 x 13 x 12

12 x 9 x 9

12 x 9 x 9

12 x 9 x 9

12 x 9 x 9

13 x 13 x 12

13 x 13 x 12

13 x 13 x 12

13 x 13 x 12

12 x 9 x 9

13 x 13 x 12

13 x 13 x 12

13 x 13 x 12

12 x 11 x 7

13 x 13 x 12

12 x 11 x 7

13 x 13 x 12

12 x 11 x 7

13 x 13 x 12

13 x 13 x 12

13 x 13 x 12

12 x 11 x 7

11 x 8 x 6

15 x 13 x 12

11 x 8 x 6

13 x 13 x 12

13 x 13 x 12

13 x 13 x 12

13 x 13 x 12

13 x 13 x 12

13 x 13 x 12

11 x 8 x 6

11 x 8 x 6

11 x 8 x 6

11 x 8 x 6

11 x 8 x 6

11 x 8 x 6

11 x 8 x 6

11 x 8 x 6

11 x 8 x 6

11 x 8 x 6

10.5 x 10.5 x 2.4 15 x 11 x 11

14.7 x 10.7 x 2.3 15 x 12 x 10

11.6 x 11.6 x 2.8

11.6 x 11.6 x 2.8

7.9 x 7.9 x 1.8

7.9 x 7.9 x 1.8

7.9 x 7.9 x 1.8

7.9 x 7.9 x 1.8

11.6 x 11.6 x 2.8

11.6 x 11.6 x 2.8

11.6 x 11.6 x 2.8

11.6 x 11.6 x 2.8

7.9 x 7.9 x 1.8

11.6 x 11.6 x 2.8

11.6 x 11.6 x 2.8

11.6 x 11.6 x 2.8

5.8 x 11.6 x 1.6

11.6 x 11.6 x 2.8

5.8 x 11.6 x 1.6

11.6 x 11.6 x 2.8

5.8 x 11.6 x 1.6

11.6 x 11.6 x 2.8

11.6 x 11.6 x 2.8

11.6 x 11.6 x 2.8

11.6 x 5.8 x 1.6

5.1 x 7.1 x 1.7

11.6 x 11.6 x 2.8

5.1 x 7.1 x 1.7

11.6 x 11.6 x 2.8

11.6 x 11.6 x 2.8

11.6 x 11.6 x 2.8

11.6 x 11.6 x 2.8

11.6 x 11.6 x 2.8

11.6 x 11.6 x 2.8

5.1 x 7.1 x 1.7

5.1 x 7.1 x 1.7

5.1 x 7.1 x 1.7

5.1 x 7.1 x 1.7

5.1 x 7.1 x 1.7

5.1 x 7.1 x 1.7

5.1 x 7.1 x 1.7

5.1 x 7.1 x 1.7

5.1 x 7.1 x 1.7

5.1 x 7.1 x 1.7

22 x 13 x 14

19 x 13 x 14

19 x 11 x 15

15 x 13 x 12

14.6 x 10.7 x 2.4 14.1 x 10.1 x 3

22 x 14 x 15

21 x 15 x 11

10.1 x 13.2 x 10.1 21.3 x 12.9 x 2.4

21 x 15 x 11

10.1 x 13.2 x 10.1

21 x 14 x 11

22 x 16 x 13

21.3 x 14.6 x 3.8

10 x 9.8 x 6.6

20 x 14 x 13

19.1 x 13 x 3.8

20 x 14 x 13

18 x 18 x 13

16.8 x 11.5 x 3.2

19.1 x 13 x 3.8

21 x 16 x 14

17 x 16 x 13

14.6 x 11.5 x 3.1 19.1 x 13 x 3.8

17 x 16 x 13

14.6 x 11.5 x 3.1

SINGLE UNIT DIMENSIONS (INCHES) SINGLE UNIT DIMENSIONS (INCHES)

MANUAL (PAGES / SIZE IN INCHES) PLAY TIME (MINUTES)

CASE DIMENSIONS (INCHES) CASE DIMENSIONS (INCHES)

3.1

2.4

1.7

1.1

1.9

1.9

2.7

2.7

4.3

3.0

3.0

2.1

2.6

1.6

2.8

2.6

2.7

3.1

4.3

3.5

2.4

SINGLE UNIT WEIGHT (LB) 0.9

2.2

1.6

1.8

1.0

1.2

1.0

0.8

2.0

4.0

2.0

2.5

1.0

3.8

2.6

2.6

1.3

5.0

1.0

4.5

1.1

4.8

2.6

3.5

0.9

0.8

2.4

0.6

2.4

3.0

3.6

3.0

3.5

2.9

0.6

0.6

0.6

0.6

0.6

0.6

0.6

0.6

0.6

0.6

SINGLE UNIT WEIGHT (LB)

13

10

10

7

13

9

7

7

16

13

12

11

13

6

18

14

19

18

17

17

13

6

10

7

8

7

8

6

6

10

20

9

11

7

16

11

11

7

22

7

19

8

22

12

15

6

6

13

4

11

13

16

13

15

13

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

4

6

5

6

4

2

2

3

3

3

5

5

3

5

5

5

5

4

5

5

6

4

4

4

6

6

6

6

4

4

4

4

6

4

4

4

6

4

6

4

6

4

4

4

6

6

5

6

4

4

4

4

4

4

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

6

814743012080 814743013377 814743013384 814743012547 814743012752 814743013513 814743012011 814743012028 814743012035

Germany Germany Thailand Thailand Thailand Thailand Thailand Thailand

814743013049

814743011489

814743012097

814743010697

814743011946

814743011502

814743012578

814743012103

814743013407

814743011038

814743010147

814743011496

Taiwan

Taiwan

Taiwan

Taiwan

Taiwan

China

Taiwan

Taiwan

Taiwan

Taiwan

Taiwan

Taiwan

Taiwan

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Netherlands

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

China

Germany

Germany

Germany

China

China

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

Germany

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

CASE WEIGHT (LB) CASE WEIGHT (LB)

BARCODE ON BOX

814743012691

814743012707

814743012684

814743012714

814743013605

814743011793

814743011809

814743011649

814743011694

814743011731

814743011823

814743011601

814743011632

814743011618

814743013179

814743013018

814743013568

814743013032

814743011724

814743011830

814743011717

814743011700

814743013698

814743011816

814743013650

814743013667

814743012639

814743012615

814743012677

814743012608

814743011625

814743011595

814743012622

814743013681

814743013155

814743013131

814743013148

814743012653

814743012660

814743012646

814743013636

814743013629

814743013582

814743013599

BARCODE ON BOX

UNITS PER CASE UNITS PER CASE (INNER)

(EAN CODES BEGIN WITH 4, UPC CODES BEGIN WITH 8) (EAN CODES BEGIN WITH 4, UPC CODES BEGIN WITH 8)


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