A Peek Inside You
Examine human body systems and their interactions; discover how systems are organized.
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Animal Observatory
Explore characteristics of organisms, structures, and functions of an assortment of animals.
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Body Basics
Explore the structure and function of human digestive, respiratory, and skeletal systems.
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Breaking Earth's Hold
By investigating inertia, gravity, and centripetal force, learn how planets stay in orbit!
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Bubble Science
Use critical thinking skills while testing variables to learn what a bubble is, what makes it last, and what makes it burst.
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Charge it! Static Electricity
Learn how to determine the presence and type of static charge in a body and how to transfer the charge or store it.
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Clever Levers
Discover how levers we use every day allow us to change the position and motion of objects.
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Crystal Creations
Grow real crystals and test variables to learn how to measure and record what affects their growth.
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Destination: Moon
Student astronomers solve mysteries about the moon's revolution and rotation and the origins of its features.
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Detective Lab
Young detectives collect, record, and analyze data as they examine various materials.
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Earth and Sun
Make scale models to show relative size and distance.
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Earth Works Cluster
Each Cluster Kit is a thematic science unit that includes materials and activities from 4 to 6 related Nutshell titles.
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Electrical Connections
Explore how electrical energy is transferred.
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Electricity and Magnetism Cluster
Each Cluster Kit is a thematic science unit that includes materials and activities from 4 to 6 related Nutshell titles.
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Electromagnetism
Discover the properties of magnets and make an electromagnetic field!
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Energy and Motion
Test how the variables of distance, weight, size, mass, and resistance affect energy.
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Flight! Gliders to Jets
Explore the forces of gravity and air pressure and Newton's 3rd law of motion.
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Flowering Plants
Discover why plants produce many seeds, explore how roots, stems, leaves, and flowers function, and explore diversity among plants
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Fossil Formations
Study authentic fossils. Create a mold, then cast and trace new "fossils." Discover how ice functions as a preservative.
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Gases
See how gases take up space and have mass.
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Gears at Work
Investigate gear systems and learn how gears interact to transfer force and motion.
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Investigating Matter Cluster
Each Cluster Kit is a thematic science unit that includes materials and activities from 4 to 6 related Nutshell titles.
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Is It Alive?
Observe the characteristics of living things and find out what types of environments help organisms grow and reproduce.
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Liquids
Investigate properties of liquids, such as their tendency to flow, viscosity, and whether they are miscible.
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Living Things Cluster
Each Cluster Kit is a thematic science unit that includes materials and activities from 4 to 6 related Nutshell titles.
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Magnetic Magic
Identify magnetic materials, and investigate polar strength.
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Microworlds
Observe tiny organisms and explore their environments and their needs.
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Oceans Alive!
Explore how aquatic plants and animals are adapted to survive in their environments.
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Oceans in Motion
Model the physical features of oceans; find out about waves, currents, and tides.
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One and Only You
Investigate heredity; build models of cells, chromosomes, and genes.
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Our Changing Earth
Explore Earth processes and what causes changes in Earth's surface.
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Physical and Chemical Changes
Discover the differences between physical and chemical changes.
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Planets and Stars
Find out about our solar system's place in the universe.
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Ponds and Streams
Learn how streams and ponds form and what habitats they contain.
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Pulley Power
Test variables to gain an understanding of how pulleys and pulley systems help us do work.
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Rock Origins
Investigate how igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks are formed.
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Seed Mysteries
Test different variables to determine the best growing conditions.
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Simple Machines Cluster
Each Cluster Kit is a thematic science unit that includes materials and activities from 4 to 6 related Nutshell titles.
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Small Wonders
Observe cells and their structures, similarities of features ,and behaviors of small organisms.
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Smell, Taste, Touch
Test variables to explore the receptors of the skin and show how our body systems communicate.
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Soil Studies
Examine different types of soil and determine their composition and properties.
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Sound Vibrations
Compare different sounds; discover the vibrations and frequency of sounds.
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Space Science Cluster
Each Cluster Kit is a thematic science unit that includes materials and activities from 4 to 6 related Nutshell titles.
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The Human Body Cluster
Investigate the human body systems, how they work together and the link between health and nutrition.
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The Human Machine
Learn how our bones, muscles, and joints work together.
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Vision and Hearing
Explore body systems that contain vision and hearing receptors.
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Water Cycle
Investigate different aspects of the water cycle, and watch how water cycles through a closed environment.
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Water Physics
Explore water and its properties and observe how water behaves in the environment.
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Water World Cluster
Each Cluster Kit is a thematic science unit that includes materials and activities from 4 to 6 related Nutshell titles.
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Weather Wise
Record weather changes, clouds, and atmospheric movement.
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Wheels at Work
Test different types and properties of wheels, explore both rotating wheels and wheel-and-axle units, show how wheels transfer energy, and design a working wheeled machine.
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Work: Plane and Simple
Investigate inclined planes, screws, and wedges. Calculate data and use graphs to record work.
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Solids
Explore properties of solids, such as shape, hardness, density, elasticity, and magnetic attraction. Separate mixtures, see how temperatures affect solids, and more!
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