GoPro Hero: Wear this camera to capture gorgeous, professional-quality video and photos of your favorite activities from your point of view.
Finch Robot: The Finch is a small robot designed to inspire and delight students learning computer science by providing them a tangible and physical representation of their code.
Kano Computer: Build and code a computer; it’s a fun way to make, play and express creativity with technology.
Laser Thermometer: Instantly measure surface temperatures of objects which are difficult or unsafe to contact. Use it for cooking, car maintenance, real estate, electrical engineering and more.
Leak Detector: Increase the efficiency of your home’s insulation by finding leaky areas that can lead to higher heating and cooling bills.
MaKey MaKey: Turn everyday objects into touchpads.
Microscope: The COSMOS hand-held digital microscope has magnification up to 54x so you can explore hidden details in insects, plants, rocks, coins, stamps, and more.
Ozobot: Use markers to draw color-coded paths on white paper and watch as this tiny robot follows your instructions.
Perplexus Rookie: Challenge yourself and exercise your brain with this three-dimensional puzzle.
Slide Scanner: Convert slides, negatives, 8mm film, and Super 8 movies into digital JPEG images to share and preserve them forever.
Sphero 2.0: Robotic ball that you control with a tilt, touch or swing from your smartphone or tablet.
Squishy Circuits: Learn how to safely create electronic circuits using conductive and insulating dough to make fun creations with light-up LED accents.
Stud Finder: Detect and locate metal, AC voltage and wood studs.
Ukulele: Learn how to play a warm-toned ukulele.
VR Headset: transform your smart phone screen into a super immersive virtual reality experience including lenses, magnets and headstrap.
Calculator: TI-84 calculator.
Kill-a-Watts: Electricity usage monitor that measures the energy used by devices.
Leak Detector: Black & Decker thermal imaging detector finds air leaks.
Laser Thermometer: Point, aim, and measure to get the results virtually anywhere; use it for cooking, car maintenance, real estate, electrical engineering and more.
Launchpad Tablets: these pre-loaded tablets are perfect for children who want to learn various subjects such as math, Spanish language, animals, etc.
Microscope: The COSMOS hand-held digital microscope has magnification up to 54x so you can explore hidden details in insects, plants, rocks, coins, stamps and more.
Radon Detector: Take a reading of the radon levels in your home, office or wherever. The LCD screen displays the average daily, weekly and long-term concentrations of radon.
Speck Indoor Air-Quality Monitors: detects fine particulate matter in your indoor environment and informs you about changes and trends in particle concentration.
Solar Recharger: 30Wh, 7,800Ah power pack can power phones (2-3x), tables (1x) and more.
Stud Finder: 3 in 1 multiscanner can be used to detect and locate stud, metal, AC wires.
Amusement Park: Amusement Park Game.
Animals: Learn all about animals with the Animal Tracks card game, twelve jigsaw puzzles and a magnetic activity tin.
Construction: Designed for kids 3-6 years old to promote science, technology, engineering, art and math, and to link literacy to play.
Five Senses: Kit for children to learn about the five senses: sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch. This kit includes materials that help children explore textures, flavors, sights, sounds and scents.
Health & Nutrition: Introduces children to the food groups and healthy nutritional habits.
Light & Color: Learn about color and light. Includes 5 books, 3 color mixing tubes, 2 sets of color paddles and more.
Magnets: Use the Magnet Discovery Board to guess which items are magnetic. Move the magnetic iron shavings through the yellow sand to learn about magnetism.
Mapping: Develop skills in mapping, following directions, cardinal directions, positional words and using a compass.
Measurement: Get an introduction to measurement concepts.
Music: Wave, toss, and twirl scarves as you listen to the CD or make your own music with the rasp, rainsticks, sandblocks, bells and cymbals.
Our bodies: Use the layered wooden puzzles to discover the human body’s skeleton, organs, muscles, skin and clothes.
Patterns: Create patterns and designs with crayons and textured rubbing mats.
Reflections: These hands-on cubes make it fun & easy for children to explore tons of math & science concepts.
Rocks & Minerals: Explore and identify precious stones, fossils, and minerals from all over the world.
Shapes & Numbers: Explore shapes while building with colorful magnets and learn numbers and counting with the magnetic math tin.
Simple Machines: Playsets will introduce children to building toys and encourages creativity while building fine-motor skills in hands-on construction play.
Weather: Discover and learn about the science of weather.
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Three week checkout.
Limit of 1 kit per card.
Maximum one renewal.
Return kit to any service desk.
Each service desk has a binder of items, and holds can be placed there also.
As with other items in our collection, if lost or damaged, patrons pay the replacement cost plus a $5.00 reprocessing fee.