Make soda pop, then make it change colors. Pull tasty jelly things from a solution. Make Polymer Pudding. Learn about solutions, formulas, acids, bases, neutralization reaction, carbonation, indicators, pH chemistry of anthocyanins (red cabbagge pigments), gels, and polymers.
Cup your hand around the base of this glass sculpture and the liquid inside shoots up the curved glass straw into the upper bulb, where it begins to boil! Also called a "love meter" because its reaction intensifies with higher body temperatures. Available in the colors and shapes pictured; we'll choose for you.
Now you can brew cola just like a caveman. With all natural ingredients and some recycled soda bottles, a little chemistry magic happens and Voilà! Yummy fresh soda! Kit includes Cola extract, yeast, a funnel, labels and instructions.
Mixing the ingredients in this kit produces a large tube of minty fresh toothpaste for sparkling teeth. Making toothpaste really involves youngsters in brushing their teeth. After filling the tube, you can start brushing immediately with the enclosed tooth brush. Tube can be customized and decorated. Kit instructions contain a brief history of toothpaste and instructions on the proper way to brush.
A Bloom Ball, aka seedball, is a seed delivery pod that is encased in a protective (clay) and nutrient rich (organic compost) shell. Toss and leave to grow - these contain more than 20 types of wildflower seed selected to thrive in the USA. Peggable card.
In researching this Glux, I came upon a word for blue: “Hoovaloo,” meaning an intelligent blue. This GLUX is just full of intelligent blues as well a spectrum of other colors. It’s quite beautiful to look at and satisfying to smush and stretch. Made in the USA.
This Rootbeer Kit revives the traditional American activity of brewing old-fashioned root beer at home. Easy, fun, and educational, one can explore the science of CO2 produced as a by-product of yeast metabolism. This kit makes naturally-carbonated creamy root beer.
This kit contains everything you need to build, paint and erupt a papier-mache volcano. Kit contains papier-mache, paint set, volcano forms, and complete instruction booklet. Safe and non-toxic; for ages 6 and up.
Small new shape. Cup your hand around the base of this glass sculpture and the liquid inside shoots up into the upper bulb, where it begins to boil! Also called a "love meter" because its reaction intensifies with higher body temperatures. Comes boxed.
Rub the notches of the stick to make the propeller spin. Astonish friends by mysteriously making the propeller change directions. It’s a “ruly unique and fascinating classic toy with a great optical trick,” Peggy Tobias of Copernicus Toys told TDmonthly. Launch date: March 2008.
The air-powered jet car demonstrates the surprising physical phenomenon of jet propulsion. Inflate the balloon and then release, watching as the air from the balloon powers the car with zero emissions. “Explore science while zooming around a little race car,” Peggy Tobias of Copernicus Toys told TDmonthly. It’s “really colorful and fun, combining the appeal of balloons and race cars.” Launch date: March 2008.
This biodegradable latex balloon grows to at least three feet when inflated. Use for delightful play or to think about atmosphere, air molecules and more. It’s “a great instant-gratification stocking stuffer — blow it up and chase it around the tree or out in the snow,” Peggy Tobias of Copernicus Toys told TDmonthly. “Fun compact packaging makes this a great stocking stuffer.” Launch date: March 2008.
The packet makes two cups of snow-like stuff with interesting water absorbing properties. “Explore science while enjoying a festive fake snow storm,” Peggy Tobias of Copernicus Toys told TDmonthly. “Fun packaging makes this the perfect size for a stocking stuffer.” Launch date: March 2008.
The box contains over half a dozen classic mind-benders, take-aparts and other conundrums to keep the puzzler bemused, busy and happy. “Variety, value, and fun packaging all make this a great product,” Peggy Tobias of Copernicus Toys told TDmonthly. Launch date: May 2008.
The kit allows kids to dissect a sanitary owl pellet which contains the skeletal remains of an owl meal. Learn about the owl’s habitat, place in the food chain and predatory skills. Use some archaeological skills to piece together the skeletons using the enclosed bone chart. Launch date: May 2008.