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Thames and Kosmos Kids First Chemistry SetThames and Kosmos Kids First Chemistry Set
Thames and Kosmos Kids First Chemistry Set
17021

• Introductory chemistry set designed specifically for young kids
• Conduct experiments to identify different chemicals
• Discover the invisible gas carbon dioxide and its very visible effects
• 48-page manual guides young chemists through 25 experiments

Kick off a chain reaction of fun-filled experiments with this introductory chemistry set designed specifically for young kids. Junior chemists can safely explore simple chemistry using the tools in this kit and common household substances from the kitchen, bathroom, and laundry room. Learn how to use basic chemistry equipment such as filters, test tubes, pipettes, and measuring spoons, and beakers. Make your own test tube racks out of plaster and learn about the chemical reaction that formed them. Conduct experiments to identify different chemicals using reactions, heat, evaporation, and crystallization. Examine the composition of inks and dyes with chromatography experiments, where colors magically separate from one another on a filter paper disk. Explore the properties of water, soaps, and oils. Experiment with acids and bases using indicators (pH strips and cabbage juice) to identify them. Make fizzy reactions with acids and bases to dissolve shells and inflate balloons. Discover the invisible gas carbon dioxide and its very visible effects. The full-color, 48-page manual guides inquisitive young chemists and their adult supervisors through safely conducting each of the 25 experiments.

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$44.95 Each
Thames and Kosmos Chem C500 Chemistry KitThames and Kosmos Chem C500 Chemistry Kit
Thames and Kosmos Chem C500 Chemistry Kit
16949

• An introductory tour of chemistry with 28 classic experiments
• Discover the colorful effects of acids and bases
• Make fizzy and foamy reactions and write messages with invisible ink
• Learn about reactions between solids, liquids, and gases
• 48-page, full-color experiment manual
• Simple instructions for experiment
• Clear explanations of what happened and why
• Ages 10+


Learn about reactions between solids, liquids, and gases. Discover the colorful effects of acids and bases. Perform astonishing "magic" tricks for your friends. Make fizzy and foamy reactions. Write messages with invisible ink. Investigate metals and salts in electrochemical experiments with a 9-volt battery (not included). Learn for yourself how chemistry goes far beyond textbooks and laboratories to explain occurrences that happen around us every day. The 48-page,full-color experiment manual gives simple instructions for setting up and performing each experiment, and then clear explanations of what happened and why. This kit is ideal for children who are interested in chemistry but who are not yet ready for a more advanced chemistry set. It serves as an excellent introduction to our other chemistry sets.

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$34.95 Each
Thames and Kosmos Chem C1000 Chemistry KitThames and Kosmos Chem C1000 Chemistry Kit
Thames and Kosmos Chem C1000 Chemistry Kit
16853

• Set up your lab and learn how to safely handle lab equipment and chemicals
• Professional quality equipment helps you make the most of your experiments
• Learn about indicators with litmus solution and write a message in invisible ink.
• Experiment with air pressure, surface tension, and physical properties of fluids
• Get exposure to a broad range of chemical phenomena
• Provides clear instructions, explanations, and asks and answers questions
• Thorough safety precautions and instructions ensure safe experimentation.
• 80-page, full-color experiment manual
• 125 diverse experiments.
• Ages 10 and up.


Enroll in CHEM C1000 and prepare for a lifetime of fascination with this essential science through 125 diverse experiments. Start with an introduction to the field of chemistry and famous chemists. Set up your lab space and learn how to safely handle the lab equipment and chemicals. Learn about indicators with litmus solution and write a secret message in invisible ink. Test the inks from your colored markers on the chromatography racetrack to reveal their different color components. Experiment with air pressure, surface tension, and the physical properties of fluids. Experiment with two well-known metals, iron and copper. Investigate carbon dioxide. Dissolve metals with electrochemical reactions. Explore water and its elements, saturated and unsaturated solutions, and crystals. Split water into hydrogen and oxygen with electrolysis, and form oxygen from hydrogen peroxide. Experiment with soaps, detergents, and emulsions of water and oil. Investigate chemistry in the kitchen by experimenting with sugar, honey, starch, eggs and proteins, fatty acids, and calcium. Begin to build a strong foundation in chemistry with exposure to a broad range of chemical phenomena and hands-on laboratory experiences. This kit provides clear instructions for preparing and performing the experiments, offers safety advice, offers explanations for the observed occurrences, and asks and answers questions about the results. Thorough safety precautions and instructions ensure safe experimentation. Professional quality equipment helps you make the most of your chemistry experiments. The 80-page, full-color experiment manual guides aspiring young chemists through each of the 125 experiments. Ages 10 and up.

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$64.95 Each
Thames and Kosmos Chem C2000 Chemistry KitThames and Kosmos Chem C2000 Chemistry Kit
Thames and Kosmos Chem C2000 Chemistry Kit
16854

• Understand the remarkable reactions behind ordinary occurrences.
• Professional quality equipment helps you make the most of your chemistry experiments.
• This kit introduces you to the alcohol burner for experiments that require heat.
• The 128-page, full-color manual
• 250 experiments
• Provides clear instructions for preparing and performing the experiments and explains the results.
• Ages 11 and up.


Discover how fascinating the world is when you understand the remarkable reactions behind ordinary occurrences. CHEM C2000 includes everything in CHEM C1000 and more — with twice the tools and materials, and more than three times the experiments. Most notably, this kit introduces you to the alcohol burner for experiments that require heat, greatly expanding the number of experiments you can conduct. Experiment with filtering and separating mixtures, combustion, and electrochemical reactions. Learn how to work with indicators and stronger acids and bases. Explore elements and compounds, including the chemical and physical properties of water, carbon dioxide, oxygen, hydrogen, and carbon. Discover atoms and molecules. Inspect soaps and household cleaners. Experiment with various foods from the kitchen to learn about sugars, fats, and proteins. Investigate metals such as iron, copper, and aluminum. Learn about how chemistry is used in environmental protection and industry. After completing CHEM C2000, you will have experienced firsthand the most important topics in chemistry, creating an excellent foundation for later study of chemical equations and atomic structure. The 128-page, full-color manual guides aspiring young chemists through 250 experiments. The manual provides clear instructions for preparing and performing the experiments and explains the results. Thorough safety precautions and instructions ensure safe experimentation. Professional quality equipment helps you make the most of your chemistry experiments. Ages 11 and up.

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$159.95 Each
Thames and Kosmos Chem C3000 Chemistry KitThames and Kosmos Chem C3000 Chemistry Kit
Thames and Kosmos Chem C3000 Chemistry Kit
16855


• The ultimate chemistry kit
• Designed and manufactured in Germany for safe experimentation
• Over 333 experiments in 32 sections
• Start with fun experiments to learn basic chemistry principles
• 192-page, full-color experiment manual
• Hands-on approach to teaching chemistry
• An excellent preparation for highschool level chemistry.
• Ages 12 and up.


CHEM C3000 is the ultimate chemistry set. This kit includes all of the components from CHEM C2000, plus dozens of additional tools and chemicals, and 100 additional experiments, for a total of more than 333 experiments. The 192-page, full-color experiment manual is written at a more advanced level than the other CHEM kit manuals. You could call it a textbook, but the manual is too much fun to make that comparison. CHEM C3000 has a similar hands-on approach to teaching chemistry as our other CHEM kits, but also teaches more advanced topics such as chemical equations, atomic structures, and the periodic table. These concepts are critical to continued study of chemistry. CHEM C3000 is an excellent preparation for highschool level chemistry. Ages 12 and up.

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$279.95 Each
Thames and Kosmos Candy Chemistry KitThames and Kosmos Candy Chemistry Kit
Thames and Kosmos Candy Chemistry Kit
16950

• Make rock Candy, chocolates, gummy Bears, wintergreen candies, and more
• Learn about specific heat and temperature, crystallization, measurements and more
• Personalize your candy by choosing your ingredients
• Decorate your finished candy with colorful foils, papers cups, and wrappers
• Includes 48-page full-color manual
• Ages 10 and up

Explore chemistry as you cook up candies and chocolates in the kitchen! Perform 25 sweet experiments and learn important physical science principles related to candy and cooking. Discover why sugar crystallizes to make rock candy. Learn about specific heat and the phases of matter by molding chocolates. Use a thermometer and learn about heat and temperature while boiling sugar. Gain experience with measurements and conversions, volumes, and weights. Investigate the chemistry of gummy bears. Learn about the mysterious phenomenon of triboluminescence with wintergreen candies. 48-page, full-color manual. 

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$36.95 Each
Slime Time Science KitSlime Time Science Kit
Slime Time Science Kit
13886

• Experiment with conductors, a real working circuit board, wires, light bulbs and more for high-voltage excitement
• Learn about electricity, series, circuits, switches, voltage, current, resistance and other concepts important for electricians and others in the field
• Safe, educational electrical fun that requires (4) "AA" alkaline batteries (not included),
• Includes a circuit board, battery holder, strip, bulbs, holder, wires, code switch, washers, brads, resistors, jar, springs and manual
• Recommended for children 8 years of age and older with adult supervision


Create different kinds of slime. Slime that jiggles, a sticky ooze that can glue things together a mystery material that's solid one minute, liquid the next, and others. Science booklet, recipe cards, and slime chemicals included. Ages 8 +.

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$9.95 Each
Toothpaste Evaluation Kit
Toothpaste Evaluation Kit
15068

Study of the chemical composition of toothpastes. Students evaluate several toothpastes for percent of solids, pH, foam formation, abrasive action, specific substances. They use this data to make judgments about their effectiveness. Materials for 12 pairs of students. Grades 7-12.

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$120.00 Each
How Clean is the Air? (Kit)
How Clean is the Air? (Kit)
'03875

Learn what air pollution is and how weather and geography affect it. Conduct experiments to test the air that you breathe everyday for pollutants. This kit comes complete with instruction manual, the chemicals and apparatus needed to conduct several air quality tests.

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$27.50 Each
pH, Indicators & Dyes STEM Kit
pH, Indicators & Dyes STEM Kit
17008

This kit is a unique teaching tool for introducing your students to the chemistry behind plant pigments (the blueberry biopigment cyanidan) and how they can be used as pH indicators and fabric dyes. They use their knowledge to create their own pH test strips and evaluate them against a commercial type. Includes materials for four detailed activities featuring "model" and "inquiry" investigation paths – a total of 11 investigational activities, which can accommodate up to 40 students! Also contains a DVD with PDF Teacher and Student Guides and other digital content (see below). Covered concepts include: data analysis, accuracy vs. precision, biopigment structure, pH, pH scale, pH indicators, stains and dyes, acids, bases, acid-base interactions, solutions, and self ionization of water. STEM based curriculum kits accent the scientific method and independent inquiry featuring hands-on learning materials and exciting interactive digital content that can be accessed on a computer, tablet or your mobile device. Kits contain structured, guided, and open investigations, at introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels, to make inquiry based learning affordable and fun. Requires additional household materials for independent investigations. Student activity PDFs have a special Typewriter functionality allowing them to take notes, record experimental data, and answer analysis questions. They simply e-mail their worksheets back to you!


This kit is a unique teaching tool for introducing your students to the chemistry behind plant pigments (the blueberry biopigment cyanidan) and how they can be used as pH indicators and fabric dyes. They use their knowledge to create their own pH test strips and evaluate them against a commercial type. Includes materials for four detailed activities featuring "model" and "inquiry" investigation paths – a total of 11 investigational activities, which can accommodate up to 40 students! Also contains a DVD with PDF Teacher and Student Guides and other digital content (see below). Covered concepts include: data analysis, accuracy vs. precision, biopigment structure, pH, pH scale, pH indicators, stains and dyes, acids, bases, acid-base interactions, solutions, and self ionization of water. STEM based curriculum kits accent the scientific method and independent inquiry featuring hands-on learning materials and exciting interactive digital content that can be accessed on a computer, tablet or your mobile device. Kits contain structured, guided, and open investigations, at introductory, intermediate, and advanced levels, to make inquiry based learning affordable and fun. Requires additional household materials for independent investigations. Student activity PDFs have a special Typewriter functionality allowing them to take notes, record experimental data, and answer analysis questions. They simply e-mail their worksheets back to you!

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$67.50 Each
Shampoo Evaluation Kit
Shampoo Evaluation Kit
46256

An investigative study into the chemical nature of commercial shampoos. The student can perform the following experiments: pH determination; solid content determination; determination of flash foam formation; determination of foam retention time; determination of relative viscosity; India Ink dispersion test and determination of cost per 5 ml of shampoo. Each kit provides materials for 12 pairs of students. Grades 8-12.

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$87.50 Each
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Food and You Kit
Food and You Kit
46248

Introduces students to the value of food, its chemical substance and teaches the nature of food stuffs. Experiments: starch test, sugar test, lipids (fat) test, protein test, vitamin C test. Contains: iodine potassium iodide solution, biuret solution, vegetable oil, sudan IV solution. Benedicts mixture A, benedicts B, starch, glucose, absorbic acid, indophenol, protein, test tubes, droppers, instructions and background materials. Grades 5-9.

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$80 Each $119.00 Each
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Soda Pop Science
Soda Pop Science
16859

Students will test the physical properties and investigate the chemical composition of carbonated sodas. Then they'll formulate hypotheses, checking their predictions with experiments that they design and conduct themselves. In the process, they'll reveal the composition and nutritional value of various sodas. Enough for 40 Students.

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$49 Each $67.95 Each
Kitchen Chemistry KitKitchen Chemistry Kit
Kitchen Chemistry Kit
15400

• Discover the different ways we use chemistry everyday
• This kit uses common household substances to make fun things
• Turn bones to rubber, make rock candy, gooey slime and other crazy kitchen creations
• Includes paper clips, spoon, straws, cardboard cabinet, kitchen sink, index cards, string, measuring spoon, potassium bitartrate and instructions
• Recommended for children 6 years of age and older


Discover the different ways we use chemistry everyday. This kit uses common household substances to make fun things. Turn bones to rubber, make rock candy, gooey slime and other crazy kitchen creations. Includes paper clips, spoon, straws, cardboard cabinet, kitchen sink, index cards, string, measuring spoon, potassium bitartrate and instructions. Recommended for children 6 years of age and older

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$9.95 Each
Coliform Test Kit (Deluxe 25 Test Tube Kit)
Coliform Test Kit (Deluxe 25 Test Tube Kit)
15180

Specifically designed to dramatically and vividly show the classroom a pollutant in water, this kit is designed to permit students the opportunity of determining the presence of animal waste by seeing a dramatic color change that occurs in a lactose broth, students can determine if E coli are present. Grades 7-12.

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$99.50 Each
Environmental Ecology Kit
Environmental Ecology Kit
15179

Observe the effects of 3 doses of gamma irradiation on seeds and compare with control seeds. Rye grass and mung bean seeds have a short germination period, so students can see the effects within 48 hours and the experiment can be completed within 2 weeks. Kit contains enough for 30 students to work individually.

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$69.95 Each
Air Pollution Test Kit
Air Pollution Test Kit
15177

Learn concepts of air pollution and its harmful effects using one form of a common air pollutant, sulfur dioxide on experiments with plant life. This kit provides instruction, apparatus and materials to experiment with plant seedlings exposed to a sulfur dioxide atmosphere at a known concentration which produces an effect on plant life that can easily be observed within several days.

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$99.00 Each
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Aspirin and Antacid Analysis Kit
Aspirin and Antacid Analysis Kit
15157

Two commonly used drugs, aspirin and antacids, will be analyzed separately. After investigating samples included in kit, students can select brands of their own choice for additional comparison. Grades 9-12.

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$42 Each $63.95 Each
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Measurement in the Lab (Kit)
Measurement in the Lab (Kit)
14912

Using comprehensive, curriculum-based investigations, your students will learn about the metric system, mass, volume, density, gravity, temperature and pH. Through these activities, the class gains a thorough understanding of how to gather information, graph and analyze data, and interpret scientific diagrams. Grades 7-10.

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$44 Each $59.95 Each
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Detective's Casebook (40 Student Kit)
Detective's Casebook (40 Student Kit)
14909

Your students will become junior detectives, honing their forensic skills by solving the mysteries surrounding a fictitious "crime scenario". They'll conduct a series of forensic analysis activities to determine if a crime has been committed. Each activity is centered around a particular analysis technique to include toxicology, chromatography, finger printing, document analysis and simulated blood typing.

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$51 Each $69.95 Each
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Exploring Groundwater Contamination (Kit)
Exploring Groundwater Contamination (Kit)
14906

Visualize the potential contamination of groundwater. Construct mini-groundwater simulation models showing the movement of a simulated, colored pollutant. Determine under what conditions contamination occurs from a variety of sources such as spill, farms, and buried tanks and how polluted groundwater eventually reaches the drinking water supply. In the process, students learn about the water cycle, water quality, ppm and ppb pollutant contamination, porosity of soils, and other related concepts. Grades 6-10.

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$98 Each $134.95 Each
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Cleaning Up Oil Spills (40 Student Kit)
Cleaning Up Oil Spills (40 Student Kit)
14905

Observe the use of microbes for oil degradation. Model various spill scenarios and monitor the effectiveness of the provided freeze-dried oil-degrading microbe mixture in remediating the waste. Set up a simulated oil spill in water and treat it with the special microbial product to observe the physical changes degradation of oil film over time. Additionally, they simulate three spill scenarios on beach sand, gravel and cobbles in order to observe the difference in degradation rates. The class also explores bioremediation methods for other waste chemicals and compares their effectiveness to traditional clean-up methods. Grades 7-10.

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$58 Each $79.95 Each
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Elements, Mixtures and Compounds (40 Student Kit)
Elements, Mixtures and Compounds (40 Student Kit)
14786

Introduce your students to the fundamentals of chemistry. Provide your class with a basic understanding of the primary concepts of chemistry as they investigate how matter is classified, identify the various types of mixtures, and compare the properties of solutions with the properties for mixtures. They'll also learn to identify elements and compounds and study how chemical symbols, formulas and equations are used to describe chemical reactions. Grades 7-10.

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$42 Each $57.95 Each
Changes in Matter (Kit)
Changes in Matter (Kit)
13581

Introduction to elements, compounds, and mixtures, along with changes that these substances undergo as well as the characteristics of some elements, symbols for elements, and structures that make up atoms. Common mixtures are separated by evaporation and chromatography . New compounds are formed and changes that indicate chemical reactions are observed. Reproducible manual that includes 10 activities/laboratories, vocabulary lists and definitions, and a complete answer key. Experiments include: Classes of Matter, Elements, Symbols for Elements, Atoms, Common Mixtures, Separation by Evaporation, Separation by Chromatography, and more. 24 Students in Groups. Materials needed but NOT included: goggles, tape. Grades 4-9.

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$190.00 Each