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Optical Science Kit

by Thames & Kosmos   Item#: 13445   5 star rating 1 customer reviews
List Price:$49.99
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Astonish yourself with optical illusions and amazing visual phenomena as you explore the science of human perception in this fascinating kit. Experiment with light and the color spectrum by building a color wheel, a fiber optic peacock, and diffraction glasses. Learn how the eye and a camera are similar and how they are different. Build a camera obscura and pinhole glasses. Investigate lenses and light refraction. Experiment with spatial vision and depth perception with 3D glasses and an Ames room model. Find your blind spot and watch things disappear.

View stunning optical illusions involving shapes, color, depth, and scale. Make a curved line look straight. Turn cardboard transparent. See the world shrink. Make white by mixing red, green, and blue, and see colors in black and white.

See firsthand how your eye and brain work together to perceive color, light, depth, perspective, size, shape, and motion. Conduct over 35 experiments, guided by the 48-page, full-color experiment book. Ages 8 and up.

Features:

  • A fascinating introduction to optics and visual phenomena / perception
  • Perform 35 mind and eye-bending experiments
  • Explore colors and light refraction, 3D images and depth perception
  • View stunning optical illusions involving shapes, color, depth, and scale
  • Includes a 48-page, full-color instructional manual
  • Makes a vibrant gift for the visually-minded

Peace of Mind Guarantee
Rest assured-- when you buy this quality Thames and Kosmos product, you will be able to enjoy it for years to come. If there are any missing or broken pieces,we will replace them for free for you. If you lose or break any parts, we will replace them for you. All replacement pieces and refills for chemicals are available directly from Thames and Kosmos anytime! Quality lifetime support with every kit.


Age:
8 +
Box Size:
13.10 x 8.90 x 2.60 inches
33.27cm x 22.61cm x 6.60cm
Weight:
1 lb 8 oz
0.68 kg

Warning:
CHOKING HAZARD
Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

Customer Reviews


5 star rating  Great product
Esther from Boston, MA USA
Everything worked exactly like it was supposed to. My kids loved the experiments, and the manual was very helpful!


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