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  1. Amber Exploration Science Kit by National Geographic
    Amber Exploration Science Kit by National Geographic
    Amber Exploration Science Kit by National Geographic
    Amber Exploration Science Kit by National Geographic
    Amber Exploration Science Kit by National Geographic
    Amber Exploration Science Kit by National Geographic
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  2. Amber Exploration Science Kit by National Geographic

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    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (16 reviews)
    Price R837.00

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Product Description

  • SEARCH FOR PREHISTORIC INSECTS - Polish 5 pieces of REAL AMBER in search of ancient bugs that lived during the time of the dinosaurs
  • WHO KNOWS WHAT YOU'll FIND! - This amber can contain priceless rare bugs, aphids, leaves, or nothing at all! You'll have to polish each one to reveal the secrets within.
  • REAL SCORPION KEYCHAIN - Because finding bugs inside the real amber is not guaranteed, we've included an amber-colored keychain with a real scorpion inside
  • A STEM LEARNING PROJECT - Spark your child's interest in science with this entomology exploration kit. Makes a great history lesson and a fun craft project
  • RESPECTED QUALITY - Providing children with the best educational toys, this kit comes with National Geographic's 100% satisfaction guarantee
Additional Information

Learn about amber while polishing your own collectible specimens!
This Amber Exploration Science Kit provides everything children need to explore this naturally forming treasure. Polish your amber to a shine in search of million-year-old insects that may have been caught inside! Learn about amber formation, how to determine if amber is real or fake, and learn about the scientific advancements credited to amber’s unique preservative properties.

This Amber Exploration Kit includes:
• Five real pieces of unpolished amber
• Six grades of gemstone quality sandpaper
• Keychain with a real scorpion preserved in fake amber
• Instructions, a workstation tray, and magnifying glass
• A learning guide full of facts about amber and its preservative properties

This hands on activity is a favorite of children who have a passion for history and rock collecting. The real amber in this kit also makes a great addition to any rock collection, or can even been made into jewelry! The included scorpion keychain makes a great zipper pull for a backpack and can be used to compare fake amber to your real amber pieces. Get your Amber Exploration Kit now and see what you can find!

National Geographic Toys is proud to provide a 100% satisfaction guarantee with all our products so that you can buy with confidence.

About the National Geographic Society
With a mission to inspire people to care about the planet, the 126-year-old National Geographic Society is one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations.

National Geographic’s net proceeds support vital exploration, conservation, research, and education programs.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Binding
Toy
Brand
National Geographic
EAN
0851456006395
IsAdultProduct
Label
Discover with Dr. Cool
Manufacturer
Discover with Dr. Cool
Model
NGAMBER
MPN
NGAMBER
PartNumber
NGAMBER
Publisher
Discover with Dr. Cool
Studio
Discover with Dr. Cool
Warranty
30 day warranty against manufacturer defects
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

While it was useful to teach the kids about Amber and where it comes from, the kit was somewhat disappointing. Some of the pieces of Amber were quite small, very thin and jagged, nearly impossibly to polish, . On top of that, out of all of the Amber included in this kit, not one of them had anything inside of it. Also I think the scorpion keychain is just Amber colored resin, although the kit claims that it is Amber. While I don't regret the purchase because of the informative booklet inside and the fact that my children were able to learn from it, I do think that the price for this product is a bit high. I think it would be totally worth it if someone gets lucky and gets some good chunks of Amber with something inside of them.

And just a note, I tried putting a few pieces of the Amber in my rock tumbler to further polish them, and they didn't survive. So if you wish to save your Amber pieces, avoid putting them in a rock tumbler!
My 10 year old got this kit and said it was the best present ever. One of the pieces had 2 ants in it. We have a microscope and we were able to see one was completely intact and the other was mostly but missing a few legs. He is still working on the other pieces. Very fun kit for the Jurassic Park fan.
I got this as a gift for my daughter for Christmas and she was excited!!! She love science and exploration. I would recommend this to anyone who has a young scientist at home.
Please Note

The authorised South African distributor of this product is under no obligation to honour the manufacture's guarantees/warranties or to provide after-sales service.

Please note that this item is imported from the USA, and is designed to be used in the USA. In addition, if the unit is powered it will come with a US plug and an adapter/transformer may be required. Please click here for more information on power requirements, or check with us if you are unsure or need any assistance!

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