- Powered by vinegar and bicarb soda
- It's a hands-on, rocket science experiment
- Reusable for hours of play!
$19.95Children can put their flying skills to the test with this chunky pad of brightly patterned spaceships. Each tear-out, patterned paper sheet can be folded, origami-style, into a flying spacecraft by following the step-by-step instructions included.
$24.95Available in sizes Small, Medium, Large, XLarge and XXLarge
Not for wusses, wimps or scaredy-cats
Think science is dry and boring? Wrong! It's oozing with curiosity, dripping with fun and exploding with imagination!
Get stuck in with these 16 sticky and stinky experiments. Concoct two types of gloopy slime, remove the shell from an egg without breaking it, grow bars of soap to enormous sizes and mummify a very stinky fish. Each experiment is followed by seriously gross, real-world science. So, clip on a nose peg, pull on some rubber gloves and get your goggles ready...it's time for some ooey-gooey science!
9 Experiments to explore.
Among them is growing crystals, making slim, experimenting with hydrophobic sand and polymer snow.
The MOVA globe ( 12cm ) is the first member of a new family of objects that come quietly to life when touched by light, without wires or batteries. The globe floats at a point of perfect balance between buoyant forces and gravitational forces, and slowly turns as it feels the force of the Earth's magnetic field and the energy carried in light. Its perpetual, quiet motion brings a tranquil point of focus to a room. Add more light and watch it spin faster, dim the setting and observe it slowing. It really is an amazing sight to see!
The MOVA globe works similarly to a compass in that the Earth's magnetic field makes this work!
Do you know what Saturn's rings are made of? Or how long it would take to get to Pluto? Now you can find out!
DK findout! Solar System is packed with surprising facts and amazing pictures that are out of this world. It's a small book filled with big ideas.
$9.95The weight of the world on your shoulders just got lighter. This worldly stress ball will help you relax after a hard day or even get you through this one.
$14.95A normal magnifier has only one lens with a magnification of just 2 to 3 times. A field magnifier or 'loupe' has 2 or 3 lenses (21mm diameter x 10mm apart) giving a magnification of up to 10x essential for studying nature, coins, stamps etc
$19.95Strap yourself in for a rocket-fuelled adventure into the world of space. Use the stickers in this book to bring each amazing scene to life.
Flick the rocket and watch it fly high up above!
Kids will love this Flick n Fly Rocket where you simply need to stick the rocket into the launcher provided. Hold the launcher give it all you got by flicking it forwards to see the rocket fly. Hear the soft whistle when the rocket shoots through the sky.
Each set includes one rocket and two launcher sticks.
$29.9528cm Galileo Thermometer ( 6 balls ) – watch the temperature by watching the balls sink and float in a beautiful sealed glass cylinder, as their densities are such that they rise or fall as the temperature changes.
$39.9544cm Galileo Thermometer ( 10 balls ) – watch the temperature by watching the balls sink and float in a beautiful sealed glass cylinder, as their densities are such that they rise or fall as the temperature changes.
$59.9556cm Galileo Thermometer (11 balls ) – watch the temperature by watching the balls sink and float in a beautiful sealed glass cylinder, as their densities are such that they rise or fall as the temperature changes.
$14.95• Usborne Beginners are colourful information books for children beginning to read on their own. • Vivid, full colour illustrations and photographs on every page, accompanied by short, informative text. • Developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton. • Carefully selected Internet links to exciting websites to find out more. • Great reading practice for children who prefer fact to fiction.
$24.95This book is the perfect way for little children to find out about space. It's full of charming pictures with lots of things to look for and talk about.
$19.95If you peep into the night sky and see the Moon and twinkling stars, you're peeping right out into space! Find out what else is out there in this little book.
By (author) Peter Robertson
Fancy a round-the-world trip, but don’t have the time? Well with this Revolving Globe, it only takes 14 seconds!
With a 30 day spinning life on just one AA battery, The Revolving Globe is the perfect addition to any desk or shelf, and with it’s easy two-part assembly, you’ll be set up to go in less time than it takes to rotate.
14-second full rotation
14cm x 14cm x 14.2cm
$29.95Based on a true story, "The Dish" recounts the emotions, drama and humor behind the four-day Apollo XI mission in July 1969 and the extraordinary role that Australia played in televising the historical lunar landing to the world.
$14.95• What is the surface of Mars like? Why does Venus glow in the dark? How do scientists explore faraway planets? Beginner readers can find answers to these questions and more in this colourful information book. • Illustrated with stunning photographs and illustrations accompanied by short, informative text developed with reading experts. • Includes carefully selected internet-links to exciting websites about the Solar System.
For thousands of years, the Moon has been the one thing in the night sky that everyone anywhere on our planet recognises. Trace the story of the Moon around the world and through history, from ancient legends about its creation, to its first sighting through a telescope, right up until the Apollo 11 mission and the first Moon landing in 1969.
Full colour throughout.
$24.95Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star