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Instant Science packs - Introduction

Single Experiment packs

Multi-Experiment packs

Additional and Replacement Items

How to Buy from Professor Brainstorm's Science Shop.

NEW!   KS3 Instant Science packs

Professor Brainstorm's Instant Science packs

contain everything* you need to perform a range of interesting, fun and exciting classroom science investigations, including:

all essential equipment*

worksheets** for each experiment

detailed teacher notes**

* For a few experiments you need to provide ordinary household items (e.g. empty plastic bottles, crisp tubes, etc)
and/or measuring equipment (e.g. ruler, weighing scales, etc).
** Worksheets and Teacher Notes are supplied as photocopiable spiral bound books in all packs, and are also supplied as printable pdf files (on a CD-ROM) in all Multi-Experiment packs and in Class Pack versions of Single Experiments.

Note: The experiment packs described on this page are aimed at Primary age pupils (Reception to Year 6, Primary 1 to Primary 7). For information about experiment packs for Years 7 and 8 (S1 and S2) click here.

Single Experiment Instant Science packs

Available as:

Standard Packs - in most instances these packs contain enough equipment for just one copy of the experiment.
(Worksheets and Teacher Notes are supplied as photocopiable spiral bound books.)

Class Packs - contain sufficient copies of the experiment for a class of 24-36 pupils. (Assumes that the children are working in groups of between 3 and 6 children per group.)
(Worksheets and Teacher Notes are supplied as photocopiable spiral bound books and on CD-ROM - so you can print as many copies as you wish.)

Click here to download an Order form
Or simply e-mail your order to profbrainstorm@hotmail.com

Growing Alligator
Suitable for ages 4 to 7 years
Reception to Year 2 (Primary 1 to 3)
A great introduction to measuring quantities and presenting
the data in a visual format ... more

Growing Alligator Standard Pack   (S05)   £7
Growing Alligator Class Pack   (S05C)   £27
plus £3 p+p if your total order value is less than £30.

Class Pack contains 10 Growing Alligators.

You can also buy additional Growing Alligators
(without Teacher Notes or Worksheets) for £2.50 each (P05)
or £22 for a pack of 10 (P05M).

Make a Diver
Ideal for ages 4 to 8 years
Reception to Year 3 (Primary 1 to 4)
A fun way to investigate sinking and floating. Children just love this experiment ... more

Make a Diver Standard Pack   (S06)   £6
Make a Diver Class Pack   (S06C)   £10
plus £3 p+p if your total order value is less than £30.

Standard Pack contents make 3 Divers.
Class Pack contents make 30 Divers.

You can also buy additional Divers (without Teacher Notes or Worksheets)
for £2.00 for a pack of 10 (P06M).

Water Jelly Cubes
Suitable for ages 5 to 13 years
Year 1 to Year 8 (P2 - S2)
Simply amazing! Our best selling experiment last year
Place one of these cubes in water and it grows to over 100 times its
original volume ... more

Water Jelly Cubes Standard Pack   (S07)   £7
Water Jelly Cubes Class Pack   (S07C)   £20
plus £3 p+p if your total order value is less than £30.

Standard Pack contains enough for about 3 experiments.
Class Pack contains enough for about 20 experiments.

You can also buy additional packs of Water Jelly Cubes (without Teacher Notes or Worksheets) for £8 each (P07). (These contain enough for about 10 experiments.)

Defying Gravity
Ideal for ages 6 to 13
Year 2 to Year 8 (P3 - S3)
An amazing experiment in which a paperclip appears to hang in mid-air!
Investigates balanced forces and much more!
Also makes a great technology project ... more

Defying Gravity Standard Pack   (S08)   £5
Defying Gravity Class Pack   (S08C)   £16
plus £3 p+p if your total order value is less than £30.

Standard Pack contains 1 pair of strong magnets (1 x 8mm and 1 x 12mm)
- enough for 2 experiments.
Class Pack contains 15 pairs of strong magnets - enough for 30 experiments.

You can also buy additional Strong Magnets (without Teacher Notes or Worksheets)
for £5 for 10 x 12mm magnets (P08).

Make a Telescope
Recommended for ages 10 years and over
Year 5 to Year 8 (P6 - S2)
Contains two lenses - an eyepiece and an objective. Pupils explore the different properties of the lenses, and then use them to make a working telescope ... more

Make a Telescope Standard Pack   (S09)   £8
plus £3 p+p if your total order value is less than £30.

This experiment is not sold as a Class Pack, but you can buy
additional pairs of lenses for £5 each (P09).

Space Food Experiment
Ages 4 to 13 years
Reception to Year 8 (P1 - S2)
Find out what Astronaut Food really tastes like!
And investigate what happens when you rehydrate a Space Strawberry ... more

Space Food Experiment Class Pack   (S10C)   £28
plus £3 p+p if your total order value is less than £30.

The pack contains 3 packets of Space Ice Cream and 3 packets of
Space Strawberries. This should be sufficient for the whole class
(up to 35 pupils) to try a little of each.

You can also buy extra packets of Space Food:
Space Strawberries   (P10A)   £4.00
Space Ice Cream   (P10B)   £4.00

Floor Walker
Suitable for ages 5 to 11
Year 1 to Year 6 (Primary 2 to 7)
Energy is stored in an eastic band - and then used to propel
a crisp tube across the floor ... more

Floor Walker Standard Pack   (S11)   £6
Floor Walker Class Pack   (S11C)   £14
plus £3 p+p if your total order value is less than £30.

Standard Pack - contents make 3 Floor Wakers.
Class Pack - contents make 30 Floor Walkers.

You can also buy additional Floor Walker components (without
instructions or worksheets) for £3.00 per pack (P11).
(Contents make 10 Floor Walkers.)

Colour Changing UV Wristband
Ages 4 to 13 years
Reception to Year 8 (P1 - S2)
Children investigate the science of suntans - and get to make their own great fashion accessory - using beads which change colour in sunlight ... more

UV Wristband Standard Pack   (S12)   £6
UV Wristband Class Pack   (S12C)   £41
plus £3 p+p if your total order value is less than £30.

Standard Pack contents make 1 UV Wristband
Class Pack contents make 30 UV Wristbands

You can also buy additional UV Wristbands (without
instructions or worksheets):
Single Pack (P12) £1.60 each, or
Multi Pack (P12M) £12 (makes 10 Wristbands)

Investigating Velcro Experiment
Ages 5 to 11 years
Year 1 to Year 6 (Primary 2 to 7)
A novel way to investigate and measure forces - without using a force meter.
Younger children can even play this as a game ... more

Investigating Velcro Standard Pack   (S13)   £7
Investigating Velcro Class Pack   (S13C)   £22
- contains 6 copies of the experiment
plus £3 p+p if your total order value is less than £30.

Sun Printing
Suitable for ages 4 to 13
Reception to Year 8 (P1 - S2)
Place an object on the paper, put it in the sunlight for a minute or two,
then 'develop' in ordinary tap water. Hey presto! You have created
a fabulous image ... more

Sun Printing Experiment Standard Pack  
(S14)   £8

Sun Printing Experiment Class Pack  
(S14C)   £31
plus £3 p+p if your total order value is less than £30.

Standard Pack - contains 5 sheets of Sun Print Paper.
Class Pack - contains 40 sheets of Sun Print Paper.

You can also buy the Sun Print Paper by itself
(without instructions or worksheets):
£26 for 40 sheets (P14).

Colour Splash Experiment
Ages 4 to 7 years
Reception to Year 2 (Primary 1 to 3)
Young children love the bright colours produced when
these tablets are placed in water
- and when two different coloured waters are
mixed together the colours change instantly ... more

Colour Splash Experiment   (S15)   £17

Colour Splash Tablets   (P15)   £12
(without notes or worksheets)
plus £3 p+p if your total order value is less than £30.

Make A Hovercraft
Suitable for ages 8 to 11
Year 4 to Year 6 (Primary 5 to 7)
Inflate the balloon and then watch the hovercraft skim over the surface
as the cushion of air reduces friction ... more

Make a Hovercraft Multi Pack   (P16)   £11
(Contents make 10 hovercraft)
plus £3 p+p if your total order value is less than £30.

The Make a Hovercraft Muti Pack contains brief instructions on
how to assemble the hovercraft, but unlike most of the other Instant
Science packs it does not contain any worksheets or experiment ideas.

Make A Bouncy Ball
Suitable for ages 5 to 11
Year 1 to Year 6 (Primary 2 to 7)
Incredible as it may seem, you can make a bouncy ball from
a packet of powder in just a few minutes ... more

Make a Bouncy Ball Multi Pack   (P17)   £18
(Contents make 10 bouncy balls)

The Make a Bouncy Ball Muti Pack contains brief instructions on
how to make the bouncy ball, but unlike most of the other Instant
Science packs it does not contain any worksheets or experiment ideas.

Multi-Experiment Instant Science packs

In most instances these packs contain enough equipment for just one copy of each experiment. (Once you have decided how many copies of each experiment you require, you can purchase the additional items from the Additional and Replacement Items listed below. Several of the experiments in each pack do not require any specialised items.)

Click here to download an Order form
Or simply e-mail your order to profbrainstorm@hotmail.com

Amazing Science for Under 7s
Aimed specifically at children aged from 4 to 7 years
Reception and KS1 (Primary 1 - Primary 3)
These experiments are so amazing they look like magic, but the children can investigate what is happening to show that it is really science that makes it all work.
8 great science activities ... more

Click here for samples of Worksheets and Teacher Notes.

Amazing Science for Under 7s Multi Pack   (M01)   £25
plus £3 p+p if your total order value is less than £30.

Fun with Forces
Suitable for ages 5 to 11 years
especially Years 3 and 4 (Primary 4 / 5)
8 great experiments investigating various aspects of forces, including
Friction, Gravity and some original and fascinating Magnet experiments ...
more

Click here for samples of Worksheets and Teacher Notes.

Fun with Forces Multi Pack   (M02)   £25
plus £3 p+p if your total order value is less than £30.

Mission to Mars
Suitable for ages 7 to 11 years
particularly Years 5 and 6 (Primary 6 / 7)
The space theme is used to investigate Gases, Forces and
Chemical Reactions - as well as our Solar System ...
more

Click here for samples of Worksheets and Teacher Notes.

Mission to Mars Multi Pack   (M03)   £33
plus £3 p+p if your total order value is less than £30.

Additional / Replacement Items

If you need equipment to make more copies of a particular experiment, or if you have used up the consumable items in your pack, this is the section you need.
(Note - these items do not come with any explanatory notes or worksheets - except for Make a Hovercraft and Make a Bouncy Ball which both include basic instructions.)

Growing Alligator - Single

P05

£2.50

Growing Alligator - Multi
(10 Alligators)

P05M

£22

Make a Diver - Multi
(makes 10 Divers)

P06M

£2.00

Water Jelly Cubes
(sufficient for about 10 experiments)

P07

£8

Defying Gravity Magnets
(contains 10 x 12mm Magnets.)

P08

£5

Telescope Lenses
(contains 1 pair of lenses - to make 1 telescope)

P09

£5

Space Strawberries
(1 packet)

P10A

£4.00

Space Ice Cream
(1 packet)

P10B

£4.00

Floor Walker Components
(contents make 10 Floor Walkers)

P11

£3.00

Colour Changing UV Wristband - Single

P12

£1.60

Colour Changing UV Wristband - Multi
(makes 10 Wristbands)

P12M

£12

Sun Print Paper
(contains 40 sheets)

P14

£26

Colour Splash Tablets
(contains 100 tablets - assorted colours)

P15

£12

Make a Hovercraft
(contents make 10 Hovercrafts)

P16

£11

Make a Bouncy Ball
(makes 10 Bouncy Balls)

P17

£18

Click here to download an Order form
Or simply e-mail your order to profbrainstorm@hotmail.com

Professor Brainstorm's Science Shop - How to Buy

If you are ordering for a school in the UK:
Click here to download an Order form
Or simply e-mail your order to profbrainstorm@hotmail.com
For deliveries to a UK school address we are happy to invoice the school, but if you wish to enclose a cheque, please make it payable to Professor Brainstorm Books
If you wish to pay by credit card:
Simply send an e-mail to profbrainstorm@hotmail.com with a list of the goods that you wish to order.
We will e-mail you back with a payment link which will take you to a secure payment server.
(Payments are taken via PayPal. You do not need a PayPal account to use this method of payment.)
Postage is FREE (to addresses in mainland UK) for orders of £30 and over.
For orders under 30 there is a postage and packing fee of £3 (for UK addresses).
Note - there is no VAT to pay on any of these products.
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