Find kits for making robots, electronic circuits, rock collecting, extracting DNA, building model cars, and more.
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Exploratorium Store – Science Kits
Our favorite store for science stuff near us in San Francisco. Now you can shop here, too.
High school level science experiment manuals and equipment. The experiment directions are free and they sell all the “stuff” you need to carry them out, including instructor’s manuals.
Science Kit Center
Lab kits for every junior science interest from sciencekits.com.
Our kits are designed for use by an individual student or small group of students. Science Take-Out kits are pre-packaged and are ready-to-go, with no lab prep required. A University of Rochester start-up company.
Build a rather large model of a DNA molecule, get bacterial cultures to study, and even a DNA t-shirt.
A fun site where you use ordinary stuff to learn all kinds of science and math, hands-on. Order books with more experiential lessons if you like the samples.
Electronic kits & circuits for both electronic hobbyists and professionals. With hundreds of products in our catalog, you’re sure to find the electronic circuit or schematic (circuit diagram) that suits your needs.
Abe Howell’s Robotics
Low-cost robots built from everyday items, but still utilizing well known electronics and parts. My current robot is the NewCDbot, which is a robot that has its body built from recycled CDs. This robot is fully programmable, autonomous, and uses infrared obstacle sensors.
British company that provides a range of high quality robot kits, controllers and accessories, which are suitable for both educational resource requirements and amateur robotics enthusiasts.
Personal robotic system. Just add your laptop. A real robot, not a toy.
The Scribbler is a fully programmable, intelligent robot with multiple sensor systems that let it interact with people and objects. It navigates on its own as it explores its surroundings, and then reports back about what it senses using light and sound.
Dragon Mountain Treasures
We began to study rocks and minerals in our homeschool studies last year. Jessy began to assemble a great kit for kids to see and explore and experience the fun of rock collecting. Her kits have great specimens, individually bagged and identified.