Life Science Kits
Here you will find a variety of science kits designed especially to help teach students about life science, including biology, zoology, and botany. When you're done here, be sure to check out some fun educational science games. If you're looking for science toys, click here.
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The 4D Full Skeleton Tree Frog anatomy model lets you build an anatomically correct amphibian, complete with a full skeleton, internal organs and a transparent "skin" for viewing. Children ages 8 and up will be fascinated by the fun biology lesson! The 4D model can be taken apart and put back together again and again, and also includes a display platform.
This Dissection Kit With Specimens is designed to supplement any biology curriculum including Apologia, Bob Jones and others. It includes everything needed for frog, earthworm, crayfish and perch dissection. The Biology Specimen Dissection Kit can be used to complete dissection lab assignments from any biology course. The specimens included with this kit enable your student to complete lab assignments for dissection of a frog, a crayfish, a perch, and an earthworm. With this kit, students can safely perform dissection lab assignments at home.
The Geo Vision MicroProElite Microscope is perfect for homeschoolers. Glass optics and power settings of 50x, 150x, 300x, 450x, and 900x magnifications provide superior precision viewing. This 98 piece Young Scientist's Microscope Set has professionally prepared slides as well as everything you need to make your own specimen slides. Also includes a camera mount so you can photograph your findings and a projection/drawing device to display images for tracing or group viewing. All ages.
Experience nature up close with the Live Butterfly Garden from Insect Lore. This educational kit gives kids the opportunity to observe butterflies through every stage of their lifecycle. Children can observe five real caterpillars eat and grow to form their chrysalis and then emerge as Painted Lady butterflies. Ages 4 and up.
Hatch and raise your own prehistoric pets with this Deluxe Aquasaurs Habitat. Just add water to the aquasaurs eggs and watch them come to life in this cool volcano aquarium. They grow visibly each day and shed several exoskeletons. Aquasaurs (Triops Longicaudatus ) have been around more than 250 million years! Kit includes eggs, food, and manual.
This specially-designed Frog Habitat gives you a fascinating close-up view as a tadpole grows into a frog. 15 1/2" x 8 1/4" living space includes a pool and a cozy cave. Informative instruction manual features care instructions and frog facts. Tadpole order form included. There is a nominal fee for shipment of tadpoles. For Age: 8+
Based on a 2003 space shuttle experiment, now you can bring home your own version of this complete, self-sustaining habitat and discover the wonders of the ant world. Watch as they live, work, and tunnel their way inside this amazing maze filled with nutrient-rich, non-toxic gel – no other food required! LED lights illuminate the blue gel to a bright green so you can see their workings in the dark. Antworks Habitat kit includes a removable LED Illuminator with power adaptor, nutrient gel, magnifying glass, extreme zoom lens, ant catching/tunnel starting tool, and instruction booklet with interesting facts about ants. The ants are not included, but an order form is included on back page of the booklet.
Raise your own praying mantises – and marvel at one of nature's most amazing carnivores. Learn first-hand about these fascinating insects as you raise your very own family of praying mantises with the Fascinations GreenEarth Praying Mantis Kit. Includes what is pictured, but not the mantis eggs as they are seasonal. You can order the egg cases here.