A special egg timer: the sand doesn’t land on a uniform hill, but forms strange structures! In a normal egg timer the sand always forms a flat cone onto whose tip the sand falls from above. This sand in this egg timer does the same, until you stand it in its wooden stand.
Set of 20 all-purpose permanent magnets made from a ceramic compound of iron oxide (ferrite). Ideal for homemade fridge magnets or for experiments with our iron filings (see above). Height: 4mm, Diameter: 8mm
A superb pair of solar eclipse glasses fully CE approved for safe viewing of eclipses, transits and larger sunspots filtering out 100% of harmful UV whilst showing a true orange solar disk.
Safe solar observation! 100% UV-protection, 100% IR-protection, sun light intensity reduced by 99,999% Our Solar Viewer AstroSolar® Silver/Gold – MADE IN GERMANY – safely protect your eyes for visual solar observation. This is THE solution to see the partial phase of Solar Eclipses or even big sunspots with your own eyes!
Safe solar observation with Solar Viewer AstroSolar® Silver/Gold! 100% UV-protection, 100% IR-protection, sun light intensity reduced by 99,999%
The heart of this unusual thermal engine is a thin ring of Nitinol wire (0.3mm). Some warm water is enough to make the Nitinol Engine run. Nitinol is an alloy of nickel and titanium which has exceptional properties: at low temperatures it is soft and bendy, but as soon as it is heated above a certain transition temperature, it instantly becomes hard and...
If you want to look straight into the sun, you should only do so with the proper eye protection.
A steam engine made from cardboard, running with proper boiling steam - is that really possible? Oh yes!!! See for yourself: this model not only looks great, it also works, happily chuff-chuffing away. The boiler, made from an aluminium tin, has a magnetic safety valve. The aluminium fire box underneath holds five tea lights. Both are enclosed in a safety...
With these cast iron filings you can make magnetic fields visible! You can sprinkle the filings on a sheet of paper or cardboard and hold a magnet underneath, or you put them into a glass jar and hold the magnet against the glass.
Produces 3000°C hot sparks when struck with the enclosed tool or another sharp edged steel object (knife back). These sparks set fire to any dry tinder like paper or magnesium chips (see below) even in wet conditions. Can also be used for signalling in the dark. .
Bar made from 99.95% pure magnesium, as was used for photographic flashes. Chips can easily be scraped off with a knife. These are the ultimate tinder and burn with a 3000°C hot flame that ignites even wet material The bar itself is as safe as a bar of aluminium. The perfect addition to our fire steel and can be threaded on its leather strap. Size: 9 x 19...
In addition to water clocks and fire clocks, night clocks made from precious incense were also in use in ancient Asia. These special incense sticks change their fragrance with time. We have recreated this old tradition with our Indian Fragrance Clock.
Aqua Dragons Jurassic Time Travel is a new range from Aqua Dragons. These prehistoric creatures have been on Earth for millions of years and were even around at the same time as the dinosaurs!
Bring nature’s most beautiful light show into your bedroom and fill your room with rainbows. Enchanting light projector uses multi-coloured LEDs to display rainbow colours on walls and ceilings in a darkened room. Two illumination modes: instant or fade. Auto shut-off saves battery life.
Awarded a ’Commended’ Medal in the 2013 Toy Shop UK Independent Toy Awards and featured in The Good Toy Guide, this amazing globe shows the earth by day and space by night – 2 globes in 1!
Massive 50cm political, high quality inflatable globe Original and colourful design Shows longitude and latitude lines Includes fun educational game ideas for home and school Perfect for learning whilst playing on the beach or in the garden
30cm political, high quality inflatable globe New and updated design in April 2014 Shows longitude and latitude lines Includes fun educational game ideas for home and school Perfect for learning whilst playing on the beach or in the garden
Assemble a smart robotic crab with these fun and educational kits, and watch it scurry around on the table top. It creeps and crawls along, detecting the table edges so it never falls off. Requires 1 AAA battery, not included. Recommended For Ages 8 Plus.
Kidz Labs Kitchen Science Experiments! Let your junior Boffin run a little wild.... and perform amazing experiments with everyday materials! A fun kit filled with inspiration! Recommended For Ages 5 Plus.
Build this cool light-up space station. It's a mini night sky planetarium, projector and a cool night light, all in one! Recommended For Ages 8 Plus.
Conduct a series of chemical experiments to grow your own set of Aquamarine Crystal Clusters, Glow in the Dark moon Crystal Clusters and a Crystal Tree. Learn how crystals are formed from solutions and display them as a collection to show to your friends! Recommended For Ages 8 Plus.
Recycle an empty bottle to construct this battery powered Tornado Maker. Create a terrific tornado on your table top and experience the mighty power of this natural phenomenon. Whoosh! Recommended For Ages 8 Plus.
A super magnet set containing 10 fun and exciting experiments and games. Make a super powered horse show magnet or a magnet want, a super magnet racer, yacht compass or a mysterious dangler, and so much more. Recommended For Ages 8 Plus
Perform amazing experiments with everyday materials. Blow a giant bubble, an unbreakable bubble, a bubble film and more. Play tricks with a bubble frame, mix your own bubble solution and more. Learn the science of bubbles whilst having fun. Recommended For Ages 8 Plus
Construct your own buzz wire with this kit and learn how to complete an electric circuit. You can design different wire shapes with different levels of difficulty to test your skills under pressure! Challenge your friends and see who can move the wand along the circuit without making the buzzer buzz. Requires: 2x AA batteries (not included) Recommended...
Defy gravity and learn about magnetic levitation technology with this fascinating and fun kit. Build a floating and rotating pencil and levitating screw, construct a maglev robot, and make a magnetic fortune teller and more with this cool kit! Will provide endless fun and will stimulate creativity. Recommended For Ages 8 Plus
Put this real science tool safely into little hands A real-working, microscope designed for little hands! Ages 3-7
Real Science tools perfectly sized for little hands! Engage young scientists with this hands-on exploration set featuring real tools sized perfectly for little hands. Students can follow the step-by-step, fully illustrated activity cards or experiment with their own ideas. They'll be having so much fun they won't even realise they're learning! Ages 4-8
Help children get a grip on early learning skills Perfect tool for Primary Science lessons, early science explorations and sorting activities Tweezers feature ergonomic depressions to guide a proper grip Develop important fine motor control to build handwriting skills Tweezers measure 15cm Ages 3-7