Eitech Classic Crane Construction Set Move on to the next level of construction skills with Eitech Classic Crane Construction Set. For children who have mastered basic models, this set provides necessary challenges to help improve their construction skills and acquire new ones. Build cranes and bridges with this set and explore various mechanical functions. Made of high-quality steel, this set can withstand constant assembling and dismantling by little hands and inquisitive minds. Why You'll Love It: The set enhances three dimensional skills that encourage fun, learning and creativity in children. It improves dexterity and offers new challenges for those who have mastered using the basic sets. Age: 8 years and up Features Made of high quality steel Easy to follow directions Includes soft tires Teaches children various mechanical functions Contains parts to construct cranes and bridges Made in GermanyIncludes: Detailed instruction booklet
Eitech Classic Crawler Construction Set Children will discover a whole new level of construct with the complex tracked vehicles in Eitech Classic Crawler Construction Set. This set of 360 high quality steel pieces helps kids construct different types of crawlers. It also teaches kids the mechanical functions of tracked vehicles. Why You'll Love It: It educates kids about the basics of metal building with engaging construction activity. Age: 8 years and up Features Teaches mechanical functions of tracked vehicles Can be combined with Gears Set and Cable Control Set for more fun Includes: Instruction guide and tools for constructionRecommended Ages:8 – 15
K'NEX Education Forces, Energy, & Motion Off to the races with the K'NEX Education Forces, Energy & Motion Set! Designed to address critical science, technology and engineering concepts in the middle school classroom, this set provides instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of issues related to forces, energy, and motion. Students work together to follow sound experimental procedures in data collection as they build, test, and evaluate several different vehicles, including racers, rollers, and wind powered cars. Inertia, force, speed, and friction are explored as students determine the effects that changing variables have on energy using flywheel, spring, and battery motors. Students will be expected to craft fair test procedures, create meaningful data displays, make reasonable and data supported reports, and analyze their collected data in light of the problem at hand. The K'NEX Education Forces, Energy & Motion Set includes 442 K'NEX pieces, three different types of motors, a Teacher's Guide CD, and building instructions to build 11 working vehicles. This set is designed to support 16-12 students working cooperatively in teams to build up to 4 models at a time, and is recommended for use in 5th through 9th grade classrooms. All parts of this set come packaged in a strong plastic tray with snap-on lid for easy storage in the classroom. A comprehensive teacher's guide CD outlines 11 lesson plans that will help guide and facilitate student learning, emphasizing hands-on exploration in conjunction with an engaging inquiry-based approach to learning as students build, investigate, discuss, and evaluate concepts, ideas, and designs. The key concepts covered in these lessons include: student designed experiments; energy transfer; kinetic energy; potential energy; mechanical systems; Newton's Laws; velocity and acceleration; graphing; motions and forces; the mathematics of motion; abilities of technological design; design challenges; applied simple machine technology; systems, order, and organization; and much more! STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Product FeaturesAllows students to investigate a variety of concepts related to forces, energy, and motionSupports 12-16 students working in teams to build 11 different vehicles, up to four at a time442 pieces, including battery, spring, and fly-wheel motorsBuilding instructions and comprehensive teacher's guide CD includedFor 5th through 9th grade classroomsPackage Dimensions: 17" x 4.75" x 12.25"Recommended Ages: 10 and up
Almost everyone has heard of a chemistry set. But until this 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 64-page, full-color manual presents assembly instructions, experiments and explanations in a richly-illustrated, easy-to-follow manner.Recommended Ages: 8 years & Up
Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Dizzy Fun Learning Resources Gears! Gears! Gears! Dizzy Fun is an exciting 120 pieces building set. It is a buildable amusement park which can be constructed in group or alone. It engages children for longer hours and gives them freedom to express their creativity and imagination. It offers endless possibilities to construct fascinating structures. Why You'll Love It: Indulge children in this interactive game for greater amusement. Age: 4 years and up Features Enhance pretend play Encourage creativity Polish motor skills Develops co-operation and mechanical reasoning 120 pieces plastic molded set Motorized set Develops physical, sensory, communicative and cognitive skills Includes Hand-held motor Carousel Ferris wheel Bumper cars Roller coaster Play figures Variety of spinning colorful gears Required Batteries: 2 AA batteries (not included) Recommended Ages:4 – 9
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. By building 12 models and conducting 30 experiments, 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. You will build different types of vehicles and machines to demonstrate how gears can convert and transform power for different needs. There are 320 parts, which are also compatible with the other Physics kits. The 64-page book offers illustrated instructions for the projects. Developed with Greenpeace@ in Germany. Ages 8 and up.Recommended Ages: 8 years & Up
With Physics Discovery, you can build 12 models and then conduct experiments with the models 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, a bicycle to learn about wheels, a motion picture machine to learn about centripetal and centrifugal forces, and a transmission to learn about gears. Physics Discovery is a smaller, introductory companion to our best-selling Physics Workshop kit. It has different building projects and experiments, but parts that are compatible with those in Physics Workshop and Physics Solar Workshop. This kit includes more than 100 building pieces. The 32-page book offers illustrated instructions for building projects and experiments. Ages 8 and up. Recommended Ages: 8 years & Up
Features include: -Make a Da Vinci inspired working mechanical drum -Inspired by the genius and drawings in the notebooks of Leanardo Da Vinci-Snap-Together assembly-No glue required-Another fun and educational product from the company that brings you Snap CircuitsRecommended Ages:7 – 11
Fisher-Price Imaginext Mega T-Rex T-Rex comes to life with this true to scale toy. Fisher-Price Imaginext Mega T-Rex comes with an activation disk on its back for opening the pods door. A push of its button makes the toy's neck swing. Kids can also make its jaw open and make it roar with just a push of the button. Why You'll Love It: This dinosaur toy has extended tech arms with large mechanical claws. Age: 3 years and up Features -Makes sound effects -Movable limbs Includes -Helmet -Rear control pod -Projectile launcher Recommended Ages:3 – 7
Talk about flower power! With the Green Toys Build-a-Bouquet, budding florists can create countless floral arrangements while saving energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Made in the USA from 100% recycled plastic milk jugs, this brightly colored 44 piece set includes 4 bases, 16 stem and leaf pieces, and 24 flower pieces. The vibrant lilies, petunias, and daisies stack interchangeably in the assorted stems for limitless fun that blossoms in all seasons. It's no secret that this garden is as safe as it is fun, with no BPA, phthalates, PVC or external coatings. Packaged using recycled and recyclable materials and printed with soy inks. ABOUT GREEN TOYS We believe the world would be a much better place if all toys were fun, safe, and made fromunique materials. Green Toys Inc. makes an awesome line of classic children's toys constructed from recycled plastic and other materials.This helps reduce fossil fuel use and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improving the overall health and happiness of the planet. Start Simple: Recycled Plastic Milk JugsWe use recycled milk containers as the main ingredient in creating our toys. Yes, the exact plastic milk jugs that you and your family drink from every day. When you finish your milk and toss the container in the recycling bin, these milk containers are collected at your curb by a local recycling company, who then sorts them from all the other types of plastic. Next, the milk containers are reprocessed into super clean fresh plastic. For you plastic geeks, the plastic material we use is called high-density polyethylene (or HDPE). This material is considered one of the safest, cleanest plastics around. Made in California, USA: Less Transportation, Less Energy All Green Toys products are 100% made in the USA. To be more specific, they are produced in California, a state known for strict toy safety and environmental laws. It's cool to buy USA, but also think about this: transportation is one of the biggest contributors to greenhouse gasses. We all know driving less is good for mother nature, but did you ever think about how many miles a toy logs before it ends up in your local store? Our toys are truly local creations. Every step in the process, from milk container recycling to toy production to final assembly, occurs in California. Our raw materials and toys aren't shipped from overseas, which saves a lot of energy and reduces greenhouse gasses. It also guarantees your toys won't get seasick before they get to your home! Environmental Packaging Green Toys environmental mission even extends to our packaging. We strive to minimize packaging, and all of our boxes use as little material as possible. All Green Toys products are packaged in recycled corrugated boxes with no plastics, cellophane or twist-ties, and are 100% recyclable. Recommended Ages:2 – 6
More than just a toy and book, SmartLab products satisfy and engage a child's curiosity. Science becomes an adventure. Each SmartLab package contains everything kids need to explore and understand the mysteries of science. SmartLab enthusiastically invite.Features include: -Walk this way-Booklet of bug facts and experiments straight from the brain of a bug expert-Robotic bug including gearbox-Science becomes an adventure-More than just a toy and book, SmartLab products satisfy and engage a child's curiosityRecommended Ages:8 and up
Toobers & Zots is the flexible, holdable, moldable toy that allows children of all ages to make an infinite number of creations. The large toobers can be bent in any shape to create large scale objects such as dinosaurs and flowers. The zany zots, skinnies and dots are used to further define and decorate these objects. Each colorful piece is made from foam, so it is soft and safe for ages 3 & up. The Toobers & Zots Bend & Build Foamstruction Set is truly limitless. This set contains 345+ pieces that can be used in an infinite number of ways. This set is great for both one child or groups because it is open-ended and promotes creative playProduct Dimensions: 7" x 7" x 13.2"Recommended Ages: 3 years & Up
Head foreman Duke and his crew of dogs are ready to pull down an old building and build up a new one! With cranes, bulldozers, dump trucks, and cement mixers all on the job, these busy dogs are the perfect construction team! Yet, with so much to do, will they finish the building in time? James Horvath is back with another colorful "tail" of Duke and his team. Readers will love picking out the details of the chaotic construction site and following their favorite dog characters through every scene. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 12/31/2013Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Sharks are one of the oldest creatures on the planet-perhaps even older than the dinosaurs-and they have so much to teach us! Build the Shark will teach you about the shark's body, how it interacts with its environment, where it lives in the ocean, and how it survives. Have fun while learning, and see sharks like you never have before through colorful illustrations, fascinating facts, and finally by building your own great white. Everything you need to build your own shark model is right here.
Don't just learn your letters—build them! It's a book, it's a puzzle—and best of all, it's a way to learn the ABCs. Sara Midda's delightful How to Build an A comes with 11 fully safety-tested EVA (ethylene vinyl acetate) pieces that can be pushed together to build all the letters of the alphabet, uppercase and lowercase. In the accompanying book, Midda, the British artist known for her charming watercolors, shows children the way. Each page introduces a new letter—A is for Apple, B is for Boy—and is illustrated with Midda's tiny people, who are shown comically hauling and heaving the pieces into place. Children will love the hands-on fun of bringing the letters of the alphabet to life. And parents will appreciate the mesh bag that comes with the kit, so all the parts stay together and can be used over and over again. For preschool and up.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 11/7/2008Pages: 56Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
Wonderworld Build A Police Car This exciting wooden vehicle from the Wonderworld Miniworld range is the perfect size for little hands. The Build A Police Car comes in 5 easy to handle chunky little pieces that children will love to build. The exciting themes of these wooden vehicles are ideal for encouraging imaginative play. Features: Made in Thailand from rubberwood and strictly using Non-Toxic Paints, Dyes and Lacquers and Formaldehyde Free Glue. Packaging is made from at least 70% recycled paper.
Wonderworld Build A HelicopterThis exciting wooden vehicle from the Wonderworld Miniworld range is the perfect size for little hands. The Build A Helicopter comes in 4 easy to handle chunky little pieces that children will love to build. The exciting themes of these wooden vehicles are ideal for encouraging imaginative play. Features: Made in Thailand from rubberwood and strictly using Non-Toxic Paints, Dyes and Lacquers and Formaldehyde Free Glue. Packaging is made from at least 70% recycled paper.
Wonderworld Build A Fire EngineThis exciting wooden vehicle from the Wonderworld Miniworld range is the perfect size for little hands. The Build A Fire Engine comes in 4 easy to handle chunky little pieces that children will love to build. The exciting themes of these wooden vehicles are ideal for encouraging imaginative play. Features: Made in Thailand from rubberwood and strictly using Non-Toxic Paints, Dyes and Lacquers and Formaldehyde Free Glue. Packaging is made from at least 70% recycled paper.
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