Teach children how to care for the environment and the life that inhabits it. With Kaplan’s environmental science selection, students can learn about biomes, organisms, gardening, the importance of recycling, and more.
3 years & up. Introduce conservation practices to your children with this descriptive Recycling Zone Learn What Materials Can Be Recycled. This poster promotes environmental awareness, community, and earth conscientiousness. Children will learn what common materials from their home can be recycled. For an after lesson game, divide your class into four teams, and have them discuss what should be recycled. Afterwards, have them place the tiles under the correct zone. Includes one large board and 20 tiles.
PreK - Grade 1. Recycle, reuse, and create with this innovative activity book! Use bags to make masks, kites, buildings, art projects, and more. Meet state standards while helping children learn about the environment. 100 pages.
Encourage children to explore the world around them with this Animals and Nature from Around the World Poster Set. Children will love viewing the high quality, beautiful scenes from natural settings across biomes. Encourage your children to write and describe what they see in their favorite poster. Set of 12 posters. Measures 11"L x 17"W.
4 years & up. Introduce children to a real scientific toy that provides visual detail and information about animals, plants, and everyday household items. Fully functioning 5x microscope with two comfortable eyepieces contains 20 slides with 60 photo-quality images, and over 100 facts and questions. Multilingual audio-4 languages included! Requires 3 AAA batteries (sold separately).
5 years & up. Look, listen, and explore! The GeoSafari® Jr. Kidnoculars Extreme is focus-free binoculars featuring 3x magnification and built-in headset-free audio amplification to observe the world up close in a fun and exciting way. Bring these binoculars on your adventures encouraging scientific exploration and discovery through STEM-based play. Includes squint-free, extra-large eyepieces for easy viewing and a breakaway strap for safety. Requires 2 AAA batteries (not included).
3 years & up. This wooden Reduce & Reuse Recycling Center provides a fun introduction that encourages building lifelong eco-friendly habits that contribute to being a responsible citizen. Gather up all your paper, plastic, metal, and compost tiles and sort the materials into the correct bin. Embark on a recycling adventure in the big green truck and collect materials to take to the recycling center. Pieces are made from solid cuts of natural wood finished with water-based safe paints. Included:… More »
8 years & up. The GeoSafari® MicroPro with 50x, 100x, 150x, 300x, and 600x magnifications allow young scientists to investigate everything from cells to crystals! Perfect for individual or classroom use, the glass eyepieces and power settings from 50x to 600x provide users with superior precision viewing. The built-in light and rack and pinion focusing help deliver bright, clear images. The 95-piece kit has professionally prepared slides and everything users need to make their own specimen… More »
4 years & up. Get started on the EarthBox adventure in your elementary classroom or add more earth boxes to curricular packages. Children will experience the responsibility of caring for their crop, the thrill of observing the different parts of their plants, and learn about the growing cycle as you study the transformation process together. The wonder of life and hope of the harvest are timeless experiences for children. Each kit includes:Container, Aeration Screen, 2 cubic feet of Potting… 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
3 years & up. Encourage your children to discover and explore the outdoors with these Let's Take a Walk and Explore Nature Early STEM Concepts Books. Children will enjoy learning about the different elements of nature such as rocks, leaves, oak trees, maple trees, flowers, and seeds. Complete with beautiful photographs, children can explore and point out familiar elements they may encounter on walks. For extra learning, have a discussion about ecosystems or the animals that thrive from the different… More »
6 years & up. Introduce your children to biomes and what life lives within them with these Step into Biomes Reading Level Grades 1 & 2 Books for Young Readers. This set includes engaging fiction and authentic, informational texts. Children will love flipping through the books and learning about the diverse environments of each biome. These books promote literacy and vocabulary development. Encourage your children to ask questions about vocabulary or concepts they are unfamiliar with. Set… More »
3 - 8 years. Lab coats? Check! Goggles? Check! Check out Hands-On Science Fun. Safe, simple instructions lead you through the steps to make a fizzy rocket, mind-bending slime, and more! Perfect book set to bring STEM to life for early learners. Paperback set of 7 books.
4 years & up. These books demonstrate the importance of protecting nature. Books present brief, entertaining stories and feature amusing color illustrations on every page. A note at the back of each book is for parents and teachers, suggesting ways to use these books most effectively.