Desktop Toys and Gifts

Give the gift of science pizzazz! What executive desk is complete without a Newton's Cradle? Or share the mesmerizing display of a Flowing Color Spectrum or ZigZag Density Tumbler. We have something for everyone.
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  • Foucault's Pendulum

    Foucault's Pendulum

    A Lissajous Sand Pendulum
    $10.95–$52.95
  • Creative Card Builder

    Creative Card Builder

    Design and build amazing objects, contraptions, replicas, and creations.
    $14.95
  • Plus-Plus

    Plus-Plus

    A delightful new way to add Engineering to your STEM materials.
    $7.95–$14.95
  • DIY Galileo Thermometer Kit

    DIY Galileo Thermometer Kit

    Discover the science behind temperature and density.
    $12.95
  • 17" Galileo Thermometer

    17" Galileo Thermometer

    This beautiful glass column holds 10 carefully weighted glass balls.
    $29.95
  • 3D Pen

    3D Pen

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    Our 3D Pen puts the power of 3D printing right in the palm of your hand. Use it to create nearly anything you can...
    $10.95–$46.95
  • AquaSprouts Garden

    AquaSprouts Garden

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    A beautiful introduction to aquaponics.
    $169.95
  • Magnetic Field Cube

    Magnetic Field Cube

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    A striking new way to observe magnetic field lines - in 3D!
    $42.95
  • Hand Spinner

    Hand Spinner

    This is a wonderful way to teach about energy, friction, rotational inertia, gyroscopic stability, and precession!
    $6.95
  • ZigZag Density Tumbler

    ZigZag Density Tumbler

    A hypnotizing display of surface tension, density, and insolubility.
    $7.95
  • Flow Ring

    Flow Ring

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    Constructed from a single strand of thin, flexible metal, the Cosmic Coil is both a kinetic sculpture and a...
    $8.95
  • Persistence of Vision Double Fan

    Persistence of Vision Double Fan

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    A dazzling lesson in persistence of vision!
    $6.95
  • The PhiTOP

    The PhiTOP

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    Makes a perfect gift, desktop display piece, or student stumper.
    $19.95
    *Backordered: 4/25/2019
  • UV Sensitive Putty - Arctic Flare

    UV Sensitive Putty - Arctic Flare

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    Glows orange in the dark and purple in UV light!
    $14.95
  • 3D Standing Wave Machine

    3D Standing Wave Machine

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    Create mesmerizing standing waves with a simple string by adjusting the speed of the machine's two motors and the...
    $26.95
  • Static Spheres

    Static Spheres

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    Our Static Spheres are amusing and educational.
    $3.50
  • Giant Glass Drinking Bird

    Giant Glass Drinking Bird

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    Is it a demonstration of scientific law or a work of art?
    $29.95
  • Blob-a-Lamp

    Blob-a-Lamp

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    More than mesmerizing--it's a complete lesson on density!
    $12.95
  • Centripetal Spinner

    Centripetal Spinner

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    The prettiest demonstration of centripetal force we've ever seen!
    $3.95
  • Climate Change Mug

    Climate Change Mug

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    Add hot water and observe as Florida and California disappear!
    $12.95–$64.95
  • Magnetic Sand Timer

    Magnetic Sand Timer

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    Instead of sand, the Magnetic Sand Timer is filled with black iron filings.
    $7.95
  • Heat Activated Constellation Mug

    Heat Activated Constellation Mug

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    Add a hot liquid. Watch as several well-known constellations appear!
    $11.95
  • Bubble Timer

    Bubble Timer

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    Observe this beautiful display of physics, surface tension, and geometry!
    $8.95
  • Kinetic Sand - 1 Kg

    Kinetic Sand - 1 Kg

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    Kinetic Sand is sand that breathes motion.
    $14.95
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