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Thames & Kosmos Optical Science

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Ages 8+

Play around with light & optics as you conduct 42 hands-on science projects in this Thames & Kosmos Optical Science Kit. With the 48-page manual & materials inside, you can make prismatic glasses, optical illusions & more! Read More

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Play around with light, optics, and amazing visual phenomena as you do the 42 engaging, hands-on science experiments in this optical science kit from Thames & Kosmos!

Use the full-color, 48-page instruction manual & included materials to make:

  • a fiber optic peacock
  • a color wheel to explore the color spectrum
  • prismatic glasses
  • diffraction glasses
  • a camera obscure
  • pinhole glasses
  • 3D glasses
  • optical illusions (like making a curved line look straight!)
  • and more!

As you create and experiment with this optical science kit, you'll learn all about the physics of light, the incredible ways in which the eyes and brain work together to form human perception, the color spectrum, light refraction, blind spots, spatial vision, depth perception, and so much more.

Far more than just a science toy, this optics kit provides engaging and memorable ways for kids to learn about (and later remember) the science behind light, color, cameras, eyes, lenses, and optical tricks. Along with the 48-page instruction manual, this optical science kit comes with a prismatic film, a 3D poster, an Ames room model, and 20 other items. All you need to provide are a few household items.

A Parent's Choice Silver Award Winner! 

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Optical Science Kit

  • Spectral film
  • Red, blue & green film
  • Optical fiber
  • Top
  • 3D poster
  • Flip book sheet
  • Die-cut sheets
  • Mirror
  • Lens
  • Transparent paper
  • Clay, beads, and other materials
  • Optical Science & Art Experiment Kit manual


Warning: CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 years. Adult supervision required.
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