Truly Amazing Science Gift Ideas
- Blown Glass Solar System Ornament Set$425.00
This ornament set may be pricey, but each piece is a hand-crafted work of art. The planets and sun are accurately designed based on scientific imagining—for example, Saturn's rings are based on Cassini imagery, the sun features sunspots, and Jupiter's famous red spot has not been left out. Includes Pluto! If you have the budget for it, this set is gorgeous.
- Rocks and Minerals Collection, 50 specimenstop rated$47.50$31.60save 33.5%
Inspire a child with this high-quality collection of rock and mineral specimens. Each specimen is approximately 1 inch long and is number-labeled for easy reference. The items included may vary, but will contain a range of gemstones, ores, minerals, various types of stone, each with different values on the Mohs scale. A great gift for a budding scientist.
- Bismuth Crystal$8.99$8.50save 5.5%
These bismuth crystals are gorgeous, with their glossy rainbow colors and repeating geometrical shapes. Each crystal is unique, and would be a great addition to any mineral collection. Inspire kids to learn about geology. Makes a nice stocking stuffer!
- Geyser Tube with Capstop rated$5.49
Recreate the soda + Mentos reaction again and again with this tube, which comes with several different caps to create different geyser effects. Great for demonstration and teaching children. Fun at parties. Packs a lot of "wow factor" in one small and inexpensive package. Geysers can shoot as high as 25 feet in the air. One pack of Mentos is included.
- AntWorks Illuminated Blue Ant Farmtop rated$84.64
This ant farm puts a new twist on an old classic! Instead of sand, AntWorks uses a translucent blue gel illuminated by four LEDs. This allows for better viewing of the ants, as well as making it a pleasing decoration in a child's room or on an office desk. The gel even doubles as ant food! Makes a great coversation piece, as well as a tool for teaching science.
- USB Powered Plasma Balltop rated$9.80
This amazing little sphere creates a dazzling display of light on your desktop. Touch the hand-blown glass and purple-pink bolts of light appear to zap you. Can be powered with a USB cable (included) or AAA batteries. The sphere itself is about the size of a tennis ball—highly portable, small footprint for a desk at work or to demonstrate science to kids!