- 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.
In July 1969, six hundred million people, one-sixth of mankind at the time, witnessed the historic Apollo 11 moonwalk live on TV.
This DVD contains the complete 2009 restoration of the historic TV broadcast, produced by NASA for the Apollo 11 40th anniversary. It includes newly discovered footage not seen by the public since 1969.
"This restored video is a valuable contribution to space exploration and space communication history" - Neil Armstrong.
Running time: 185 minutes. Region: 0 (all regions)
$14.95How do astronomers study planets, stars and galaxies? What are rovers and where have they landed? How do different telescopes work? What is a nebula? Beginner readers can find out the answers in this book, along with lots more fascinating facts. Amazing photographs and illustrations are combined with simple, easy-to-read text and a glossary explaining all the specialist terms used. Find out more about astronomy and stargazing online via Usborne Quicklinks, where you can find out what to see and when, as well as see the latest images captured by telescopes and rovers.
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!
Discover the Weather Eductaional Weather Kit with Livinia Nixon.
Kit includes a reference book, sticker activity book, poster and much more!
$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.
$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.
$64.95Whether you're interested in the age of Plato and Aristotle or Poincare and Hilbert, whether you want to know more about the Pythagorean theorem or the golden mean, "A History of Mathematics" is an essential reference that will help you explore the incredible history of mathematics and the men and women who created it.
$289.95The 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 Jupiter 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!
$24.95An educational demonstration of Newton's law of equal and opposite reaction and a classic executive toy.
Mould it, watch it glow, pull it fast and it snaps, strike it with a hammer and it shatters,pull it slowly and it stretches, roll it into a ball and it bounces!
What are the planets that orbit our Sun?
Flip the tabs and find out!
$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
Simple explanations of complex ideas for your future genius!
It only takes a small spark to ignite a child's mind.
$9.95A "selfie" taken by aliens on their most recent visit to "The Dish". Yours to show off on a drink cooler. Artwork by M. Marshall.
$14.95A "selfie" taken by aliens on their most recent visit to "The Dish". Yours to show off on a mug. Artwork by M. Marshall.
$12.95Create outer space patterns on your ceiling with this clever projector torch.
Space Racers contains everything you need to press out and make your own paper rocket models. From the rocket that made the first manned space flight, Vostok K, to the future of space travel, the Skylon space plane. Use the easy to use, step-by-step instructions to build eight historically accurate rockets and two imaginary rockets, which are left blank for your own designs.
A separate booklet introduces you to the exhilarating world of rocket science and space exploration, and includes fun and detailed fact files for each rocket. This is an exciting kit for space enthusiasts aged eight to adult.
$39.95Based 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.
$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.
$7.95Touchable bubbles the bubble that you can catch!! 3+ years
$19.95This superbly illustrated book folds out to form one continuous 8-page picture of our Solar System, featuring the Sun and planets, and various moons and spacecraft. Children will be inspired by the rich detail, and the reverse features the same image, annotated with fascinating facts and bite-size bits of information about each of the objects shown.