The POOF-Slinky 7100 Slinky Science Our Amazing Solar System is a kit that lets you build, paint, construct and explore our solar system with (9) realistic scale planet models. This kit includes (2) sets of scientifically exact planet and moon models for you to create. The “Sky Set” is designed to hang in your room and consists of a sun poster, models of all (9) planets and the (7) largest moons in the solar system. All the planets and moons in the “Sky Set” are made to the same scale. Your kit also contains a “Desk Set” with larger models of the “Sky Set” planets. The “Desk Set” is for your desk or bookshelf and includes the inner planets (Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars), the moon and stands and labels can be use for display purposes. The diameter of each model is exactly 5-times greater than the diameter of the same planet in the “Sky Set.” In volume, each one is exactly 125-times larger. A 64-page activity guide features (20) experiments to conduct and help you understand how the solar system works, facts about the sun, planets and moons in your kit and step-by-step instructions on how to make, paint and display your models. This set includes (16) planet halves, Sun poster, 9-piece stand set, model gauge, sculpey modeling compound, sponge, (2) paintbrushes, painting guide, (10) sticker labels, (8) color paints, 9-piece accessory pack, 4-piece planet ring set and a 64-page activity guide. This is Slinky Science experiment number 186 of a series of science kits that combine the elements of learning and fun to provide hours of educational entertainment. The POOF-Slinky 7100 Slinky Science Our Amazing Solar System Model Kit is recommended for children 8-years of age and older. POOF-Slinky, Inc. is the maker of POOF, Slinky, Ideal and Scientific Explorer Brands.
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Model building is an educational and fun activity
Learn How Our Solar System Works
This kit comes with everything you need to build a model solar system, including Earth, Venus, Mars and much more. Use the 64-page activity guide to conduct (20) different experiments and learn fascinating things about space and our solar system. This kit comes with paint brushes and a painting guide so your child can paint each model with as much detail as possible. Learn about our solar system from the comfort of your own home.
Fun Educational Experience
This set helps with hand and eye coordination and other fine motor skills. Use the small brushes to paint tiny details such as craters and volcanoes. Children will also learn about the complexities of our solar system and how it works. This model set has step-by-step instructions on how to build, paint and show-off your model solar system. This is a great tool for learning the names of all nine planets and combines science with entertaining facts to provide hours of hands-on activities. Exploratory learning improves memory and keeps kids engaged with hands-on learning experiences. These experiments are the closest educators have come to creating an authentic learning experience. Kids will love it and learn at the same time.
Build (2) Different Sets of Models
This product comes with a “Desk Set” that’s perfect for bookshelves, desks or kitchen tables. The “Desk Set” includes all the inner planets such as Mercury and Mars. There’s also the “Sky Set” which is designed to hang in your room and features (9) model planets and a poster of the sun.
What’s In The Box?
The Our Amazing Solar System Model Kit includes (16) planet halves, Sun poster, 9-piece stand set, model gauge, sculpey modeling compound, sponge, (2) paintbrushes, painting guide, (10) sticker labels, (8) color paints, 9-piece accessory pack, 4-piece planet ring set and a 64-page activity guide.
Comes with everything you need to build a solar system model
A winner of the National Parenting Center’s Seal of Approval, this educational kit teaches a broad range of lessons about astronomy. Scientifically inclined kids of all ages will enjoy constructing colorful scale models of all nine planets. They’re relatively big, with Jupiter, the largest, 5 inches wide. The kit also features a big (36 by 12 inches) poster of the Sun, complete with sunspots. A 64-page solar system science book contains assembly and painting instructions, information about all the planets and their moons, and a score of suggestions for fun and educational science experiments. This kit makes a nifty companion to Educational Design’s Our Amazing Planet Earth. –Rebecca Hughes
- Build, paint, construct and explore our solar system with (2) separate realistic scale planet models
- Sky Set is designed to hang in your room and consists of a sun poster, models of all (9) planets and the (7) largest moons in the solar system
- Desk Set includes the inner planets (Mercury, Venus, Earth and Mars) and the moon can be used for displays
- 64-page activity guide features (20) experiments to conduct and help you understand how the solar system works
- Recommended for children 8-years of age and older
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