Engage your students with hands-on learning tools from Kaplan’s energy, light, and sound science selection. From circuit projects and engineering kits to prisms and voice changers, Kaplan offers products that will energize your young scientists.
Ultra-slim LED activity tablet with a hardwood frame provides a bright, consistent and evenly-lit surface that is perfect for light and color exploration, science activities, tracing, stenciling and more. Weighing only 5 pounds, the 12" x 16" illuminated center features energy-efficient LEDs. Guaranteed to last up to 30,000 hours. AC power adapter included. Protective plastic covers reinforce corners and ensure durability. Wooden frame measures 15"L x 19"W.
9 years & up. Introduce your children to a variety of science concepts with this Classic Volleyball for Gym or Outdoor Practice and Collaborative Play. Children will be amazed as they scatter rainbows all over the classroom. This prism is perfect for an interactive discussion about light, color, and refraction! Encourage your children to ask questions about the science concepts they are unfamiliar with. Made of a durable acrylic material. Measures 4" tall.
Grades 2 - 4. Students can build over 100 experiments using light, sound, movement and more. Plastic circuit board comes with an easy to follow guide and over 30 parts that snap on so there are no wires to connect or tools required. You can even play electronic games, build radios, digital voice recorders and more. Uses 2 AA batteries, sold separately.
8 years & up. Does your kiddo ask questions on how just about everything works? Then this is the science kit for them! Children and users gain the knowledge of electricity, circuitry, automatic lights, motion detectors, security systems, and so much more. The kit comes with thirty plus projects involved with building a house with real, working 3-D circuits just like the ones they use every day in their own home. Included: 25 Projects, Step by step manual, and over 60 Snap Circuit parts.
3 years & up. This rugged light cube is portable, durable, and rechargeable. It even strobes, flashes, and changes color with the touch of a button! The cube is the perfect size for individual and small group play. Young children can stand or kneel at the cube and engage in focused, quiet play. The easy-to-clean surface is ideal for art and exploration activities both indoors and outdoors. Use the cube for examining transparent and opaque objects. Add interest to counting, sorting, sequencing,… More »
8 years & up. Learn about renewable energy with this wind generator. LED light will glow as it is powered by free energy from the wind. No batteries required! Kit contains all the materials needed to build a 5" windmill generator, just add a recycled soda bottle. Detailed assembly instructions included. An enclosed pamphlet contains fun facts about renewable energy
8 years & up. Kids can have fun while learning about electronics with this Snap Circuits® Jr. Select kit! They can build over 130 different projects, such as a glow-in-the-dark flying saucer, phototranistor, or motor, using the easy-to-follow manual. This kit contains music, alarm, and space war ICs to make sounds. Set contains over 30 parts. Requires 2 AA batteries (not included).
8 years & up. Our 4M Solar Rover Kit is built by using the parts provided and your own soda can. Helps children learn how sunlight is converted to energy. Also introduces children to green concepts such as repurposing, upcycling, and alternative energy. Detailed instructions are included.
6 years & up. This LED head lamp is perfect for any adventure. Features 7 LED lights, adjustable strap and beam. It is compact and light weight for hands free light. Requires 2 AA batteries (not included). LED lights bighrtness level is 20 lumens.
7 years & up. Beep! Beep! It's not any ordinary alarm clock, it's a potato clock! The Potato Clock allows you to generate enough electricity to run a digital clock using two potatoes! Just push the zinc and copper electrodes into potatoes you provide causing an oxidation/reduction reaction that is converted to low voltage. Potatoes not included.
3 years & up. Light up creativity and exploration with this Color Changing Light Panel! These light panels give children the opportunity to explore the effects of color mixing, opacity, and transparency. Children can observe natural and man-made objects in an interesting and different way. The light panels are powered by a low voltage mains power supply using the latest LED strips and diffusers to evenly illuminate the panels. Light panels can change between 20 different colors using an infrared… More »
8 years & up. Introduce your children to early STEM concepts with this engaging Tuning Fork Kit. This kit goes through the basics of vibration, waves, frequency, interference and amplification of sound with multiple experiments detailed in a teacher's guide. Encourage your children to explore the sounds, vibrations, and teachers of the tuning forks. Have them ask questions about concepts they are unfamiliar with. Activity guide included.
Hold these prisms up to the light and watch as the rays disperse through them and refract off the different angles creating a magical rainbow of mesmerizing colors. Change up the color or the level of brightness on your light source and rotate your prisms to get a variety of different light patterns and colors. Set includes: 7 Polished acrylic prisms in a variety of shapes and sizes, and a Storage box.
6 years & up. Create your own musical instruments with this Music Factory Science Kit. With 14 different activities, this kit combines fun and education to foster curiosity and experimentation. The 36-page instructional booklet is jam-packed with easy-to-do experiments and engaging activities. Construct fun maracas to feel rhythmic sounds, build the coolest castanets and drums using science tricks, learn about and build string instruments, and so much more! This kit is ideal for teaching young… More »