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Elements of Science Kit (100 Experiments in Biology, Chemistry, & Physics)

Manufacturer: Thames and Kosmos

Model Number: 631116

Recommended Age: Ages 10 and up

Availability: In stock



Warning: Choking Hazard

Shipping Weight: 3.06 pounds

Model Number: 631116

Product Dimensions: 14.6 x 3.8 x 21.3 inches



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 these three core disciplines interrelate.

The full-color, 112-page book is organized into the following 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. Optics: 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, circulatory system, ears
14. Chemistry: acids, bases, chromatography, filtration, reactions, tricks, safety
15. Earth and Sun: globes, day and night, seasons, rotation, sundials, time zones

The best part about Thames and Kosmos kits are the detailed color instructions which guide you step by step through the experiments while educating you at the same time about the subject matter. These are simply the best science kits on the market and are a favorite in our household!

About Thames and Kosmos:
Thames & Kosmos (T&K) was founded in 2001 with the mission of improving science education by publishing high quality science and technology educational products for children of all ages. T&K places an emphasis on teaching concepts and skills through hands-on modeling of real world devices and processes, and by offering comprehensive reading materials for a rich learning experience.

T&K is headquartered in Providence, RI and operates as the exclusive North American distributor for the science kit line of T&K's partner company, the German publishing house Franckh-Kosmos Verlags-GmbH. Kosmos has an existing line of high quality science kits that T&K translates, rewrites, and distributes in the English language. T&K started designing its own line of science kits in 2005. T&K currently offers more than 60 science kits in thirteen categories: Chemistry, Physics, Alternative Energy & Environmental Science, Technology & Electronics, Biology, Earth Science & Natural History, Fun & Fundamentals, Astronomy, Classic Science, Little Labs, Ignition Series, Sophisticated Science, and Construction Series.