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Exploring the Building Blocks Book 3 Kit

Grade 3
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This kit contains over 30 items for the experiments in the Building Blocks of Science Book 3. Read More

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Gravitas Publications Building Blocks of Science enables your student to explore the world of science through critical thinking, lesson plans, lab kits, and age-appropriate student textbooks. This physical science kit includes all of the items needed to conduct the Exploring the Building Blocks of Science book 3 experiments and is great for homeschooling!

Exploring the Building Blocks of Science is perfect for grade levels 1-7 and covering all five core disciplines each year. This kit contains over 30 items for the experiments in the Building Blocks of Science Book 3. Click to view the complete list of items:

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WarningWARNING: This product can expose you to Respirable crystalline silica (sand dust), which is known to the State of California to cause cancer.


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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.


Building Blocks Book 3 Kit contents

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

  • Filter Paper, 11 cm, 10 pack
  • Food Coloring, 4 colors
  • Iron Metal Filings, 30 g
  • Laundry Starch, concentrated, 60 mL
  • Alligator Clip Leads, 6 pack
  • Copper Pieces, 3 pack
  • LED, red, diffuse type, 5 mm
  • Copper Wire, insulated, #24, 15'
  • Balloons, medium, 9", 3 pack
  • Friction Pad, silk, 6x6"
  • Friction Pad, wool, 6x6"
  • Paper Clips, small, 100/box
  • Peat Moss, 2 bags
  • Pebbles, fine gravel, 1 lb.
  • Sand, coarse, 1 lb
  • Seeds, sweet basil, pack
  • Seeds, baby lima bean, pack
  • Seeds, pea, pack
  • Yeast, packet
  • String, heavy cord, 25'
  • Bar Magnets, 3" Alnico I, 2 pack
  • Magnifying Glass, 2", 3X Lens
  • 6x10 Poly Bags, 1.5 mil, 3 pack (not pictured)
  • Paper, blotter, one 12"x18" sheet
  • Cup, clear plastic, 9 oz, 30 pack
  • Gelatin, unflavored
  • Nail, 6D galvanized box, 3 pack
  • Rubber Band, size 16
  • School Glue, 4oz
  • Styrofoam Ball, 2" diameter, 2 pack
  • Styrofoam Cup, 12 oz, 12 pack


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.
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