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Lab Kit for Apologia Astronomy

Grades 2-6
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This elementary-level kit has the lab materials you'll need for doing the projects in Apologia's Exploring Creation with Astronomy. Read More

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This elementary-level kit has the lab materials you'll need for doing the projects in Apologia's Exploring Creation with Astronomy (2nd Edition). Explore the sun, stars, and solar system with fun hands-on activities like demonstrating an eclipse and making a rocket. You provide some more common household items.

This kit does not contain materials for the optional "extra" experiments referenced in the textbook and student notebook. Those items are available from Apologia directly.

Note: This kit is intended for parent/teacher use to complete curriculum lab activities with students. It includes items that are not designed or intended primarily for children ages 12 and under.


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Apologia Astronomy Science Kit

This kit includes the following items (download the kit order form to order individual or optional items):

  • 4 Alka-Seltzer Tablets (2 packs of 2 tablets)
  • Balloons (20 total, various sizes)
  • Cardboard Tube, 1-1/2" X 15"
  • Cork, size 2, pack of 2
  • Globe, topographical, 12"
  • Lens, double convex, 50mm f/l
  • Lens, double convex, 300mm f/l
  • Flashlight
  • Magnifying Glass, 2" diameter
  • Construction Paper, 12 sheets
  • Clay, modeling
  • Ring Magnet, 1-1/4" OD
  • 2 Styrofoam Balls, 2" diameter
  • Tape Measure, steel, 3 meters
  • Thumbtacks, 100/pk
  • Disposable Pipet
  • String, 25 ft
  • Food Coloring
  • Blank CD
  • Washer
  • Wooden Dowel, 6 in
  • 2 Cardboard Boxes (6 in x 4 in x 4 in)

While our kits conveniently contain most of the items you'll need to complete the labs, they do not include some common household items or more expensive items like microscopes and live cultures. Please see the kit order form for items you might wish to order separately.


Warning: CHOKING HAZARD - Balloons. Children under 8 years can choke or suffocate on underinflated or broken balloons. Adult supervision required. Keep uninflated balloons from children. Discard broken balloons at once.
Warning: CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 years. Adult supervision required.
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