Marble Mania

Bar Code: 1264

Description: This kit is designed to introduce children to the concepts of systems and subsystems and to develop an awareness of their interdependency. Creative thinking skills are stressed. Students build systems (mazes) using balsa strips and marbles, recreate, combine, predict, sort, etc..

Inventory:

1 container of materials

  1. Crayons (16)
  2. Paper cup
  3. Foamcore board
  4. Masking tape
  5. Balsa wood sticks
  6. Plastic beads (144)
  7. Bell dome
  8. Clear plastic bowl
  9. Plastic caps (4)
    1. 27543
    2. 27540
    3. 27541 and 27542
    4. 27544
  10. Clear plastic cup
  11. Alnico bar magnet
  12. Glass marbles (3/4", 30)
  13. Nylon marbles (4 assorted sizes)
  14. Wooden marbles (3/4", 30)
  15. Wooden marbles (5/8", 30)
  16. Plastic pushpins (100)
  17. Clear plastic tubes (5 assorted sizes)
  18. Clear plastic tube with open ends
  19. Wood block
  20. Teacher's guide

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