A Peek Inside You

A Peek Inside You

Examine human body systems and their interactions; discover how systems are organized.

Animal Observatory

Animal Observatory

Explore characteristics of organisms, structures, and functions of an assortment of animals.

Body Basics

Body Basics

Explore the structure and function of human digestive, respiratory, and skeletal systems.

Breaking Earth's Hold

Breaking Earth's Hold

By investigating inertia, gravity, and centripetal force, learn how planets stay in orbit!

Bubble Science

Bubble Science

Use critical thinking skills while testing variables to learn what a bubble is, what makes it last, and what makes it burst.

Charge it! Static Electricity

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.

Clever Levers

Clever Levers

Discover how levers we use every day allow us to change the position and motion of objects.

Crystal Creations

Crystal Creations

Grow real crystals and test variables to learn how to measure and record what affects their growth.

Destination: Moon

Destination: Moon

Student astronomers solve mysteries about the moon's revolution and rotation and the origins of its features.

Detective Lab

Detective Lab

Young detectives collect, record, and analyze data as they examine various materials.

Earth and Sun

Earth and Sun

Make scale models to show relative size and distance.

Earth Works Cluster

Earth Works Cluster

Each Cluster Kit is a thematic science unit that includes materials and activities from 4 to 6 related Nutshell titles.

Electrical Connections

Electrical Connections

Explore how electrical energy is transferred.

Electricity and Magnetism Cluster

Electricity and Magnetism Cluster

Each Cluster Kit is a thematic science unit that includes materials and activities from 4 to 6 related Nutshell titles.

Electromagnetism

Electromagnetism

Discover the properties of magnets and make an electromagnetic field!

Energy and Motion

Energy and Motion

Test how the variables of distance, weight, size, mass, and resistance affect energy.

Flight! Gliders to Jets

Flight! Gliders to Jets

Explore the forces of gravity and air pressure and Newton's 3rd law of motion.

Flowering Plants

Flowering Plants

Discover why plants produce many seeds, explore how roots, stems, leaves, and flowers function, and explore diversity among plants

Fossil Formations

Fossil Formations

Study authentic fossils. Create a mold, then cast and trace new "fossils." Discover how ice functions as a preservative.

Gases

Gases

See how gases take up space and have mass.

Gears at Work

Gears at Work

Investigate gear systems and learn how gears interact to transfer force and motion.

Investigating Matter Cluster

Investigating Matter Cluster

Each Cluster Kit is a thematic science unit that includes materials and activities from 4 to 6 related Nutshell titles.

Is It Alive?

Is It Alive?

Observe the characteristics of living things and find out what types of environments help organisms grow and reproduce.

Liquids

Liquids

Investigate properties of liquids, such as their tendency to flow, viscosity, and whether they are miscible.

Living Things Cluster

Living Things Cluster

Each Cluster Kit is a thematic science unit that includes materials and activities from 4 to 6 related Nutshell titles.

Magnet Magic

Magnet Magic

Identify magnetic materials, and investigate polar strength.

Microworlds

Microworlds

Observe tiny organisms and explore their environments and their needs.

Oceans Alive!

Oceans Alive!

Explore how aquatic plants and animals are adapted to survive in their environments.

Oceans in Motion

Oceans in Motion

Model the physical features of oceans; find out about waves, currents, and tides.

One and Only You

One and Only You

Investigate heredity; build models of cells, chromosomes, and genes.

Our Changing Earth

Our Changing Earth

Explore Earth processes and what causes changes in Earth's surface.

Physical and Chemical Changes

Physical and Chemical Changes

Discover the differences between physical and chemical changes.

Planets and Stars

Planets and Stars

Find out about our solar system's place in the universe.

Ponds and Streams

Ponds and Streams

Learn how streams and ponds form and what habitats they contain.

Pulley Power

Pulley Power

Test variables to gain an understanding of how pulleys and pulley systems help us do work.

Rock Origins

Rock Origins

Investigate how igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks are formed.

Seed Mysteries

Seed Mysteries

Test different variables to determine the best growing conditions.

Simple Machines Cluster

Simple Machines Cluster

Each Cluster Kit is a thematic science unit that includes materials and activities from 4 to 6 related Nutshell titles.

Small Wonders

Small Wonders

Observe cells and their structures, similarities of features ,and behaviors of small organisms.

Smell, Taste, Touch

Smell, Taste, Touch

Test variables to explore the receptors of the skin and show how our body systems communicate.

Soil Studies

Soil Studies

Examine different types of soil and determine their composition and properties.

Solids

Solids

Explore properties of solids, such as shape, hardness, density, elasticity, and magnetic attraction. Separate mixtures, see how temperatures affect solids, and more!

Sound Vibrations

Sound Vibrations

Compare different sounds; discover the vibrations and frequency of sounds.

Space Science Cluster

Space Science Cluster

Each Cluster Kit is a thematic science unit that includes materials and activities from 4 to 6 related Nutshell titles.

The Human Body Cluster

The Human Body Cluster

Investigate the human body systems, how they work together and the link between health and nutrition.

The Human Machine

The Human Machine

Learn how our bones, muscles, and joints work together.

Vision and Hearing

Vision and Hearing

Explore body systems that contain vision and hearing receptors.

Water Cycle

Water Cycle

Investigate different aspects of the water cycle, and watch how water cycles through a closed environment.

Water Physics

Water Physics

Explore water and its properties and observe how water behaves in the environment.

Water World Cluster

Water World Cluster

Each Cluster Kit is a thematic science unit that includes materials and activities from 4 to 6 related Nutshell titles.

Weather Wise

Weather Wise

Record weather changes, clouds, and atmospheric movement.

Wheels at Work

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.

Work: Plane and Simple

Work: Plane and Simple

Investigate inclined planes, screws, and wedges. Calculate data and use graphs to record work.