This illustrated encyclopedia celebrates 50 women who have contributed greatly to the field of science. With amazing illustrations, the book features a cutesy layout with one page dedicated for each woman. The obstacles these women faced make their achievements all the more impressive. You’ll learn about everyone from Jane Goodall to Grace Hopper. It’s the perfect gift for your future scientist.
If your 15 year old girl loves tinkering, she will love this inexpensive credit sized computer. The kit includes the Raspberry Pi 4 and just about everything you need to get started. There’s even a helpful tutorial that gets you started building projects right out of the box.
What’s cooler than building your own electronics? With Arduino boards you can create all sorts of cool electronics. Now anyone can get started with this giant kit of electronics and a 170 page book of projects. With 22 lessons, you will create everything from a basic circuit to more advanced projects.
Who doesn’t like Legos? With robotics, Lego Mindstorms takes Legos to a whole new level. Girls can program the robot’s brain with enough determination to do everything from recognizing color to shooting Lego missiles at her little brother.
With this tiny circuit board, you can turn anything into an input device for your computer. With the provided alligator clips, you can hook the board up to anything to create a piano out of gummy bears, a videogame controller out of play-doh, and so much more. Why? Because you can.
The best way teach your daughter how to solder is with this soldering kit from Elenco. With it, anyone can learn the basics of soldering. You get everything you need including the soldering iron and detailed instructions that walk you through the whole process from start to end.
Stargazers will love this table top telescope. It’s one of the best telescopes at its price range with an 100-150mm objective lens. You will be able to see everything from the moon to planets. You won’t be able to wait until the sky is clear. The best part? It’s completely portable.
There is something amazing that happens when you peer into a microscope. There is a whole other microscopic scientific world waiting for you. This reasonably priced microscope includes 4 lenses with a magnification range of 40X – 1000x. It’s just like a microscope that you find in high school classrooms.
Have you ever wondered where jewelry comes from? Does she love collecting rocks? Now she can take rocks and polish them into smooth gemstones with this rock tumbling kit. This complete kit comes with half a pound of rough rocks, a rock tumbler, jewelry fasteners, and a detailed how to guide.
Wouldn’t it be cool to be able to predict the weather in your location? Now you don’t even have to be a meteorologist. Not only does this digital weather station monitor both the temperature inside and outside, but can forecast the weather. Simply install the sensor it comes with outside of your house and it can forecast the weather by detecting drops in the barometric pressure.
I love goldfish but hate taking care of them. They don’t last long. The EcoSphere is a self sustaining ecosystem with shrimp, algae, and bacteria enclosed in a glass bowl. All you have to do is place it in an area with indirect light for it to sustain itself. You don’t have to do anything as the system can take care of itself for between 2 and 3 years. While this sounds cool, I’m pretty sure I would find a way to kill them.
Is she into gardening and self-sustainability? There’s nothing like growing your own fresh herbs. Now you don’t even need a lot of space with this indoor kit that can be grown on a window sill. Beautifully packaged, this indoor herb kit includes everything you need to grow 5 types of herbs: cilantro, sage, thyme, parsley, and basil. The best part? You never need to buy herbs again.
Is she into computers? Get her all the tools she needs to build her own desktop computer from scratch. We like starting out with this clear computer case so that she can see all the parts inside. She will never need to buy a computer again.
There is no better way to explore the great outdoors than with this inexpensive pair of binoculars. One look through these and you will see the world you are missing. It has 10X magnification and a 50mm objective lens. It’s perfect for bird watching, hiking, or even for concerts. With great optics, it’s a great value for the price.
There is a new wave of board games that are inspired by science. Endorsed by the Journal Of Science, Cytosis takes place inside of a human cell. To succeed, you will have to collect resources like proteins and carbohydrates to build enzymes and hormones. The game is actually a simulation of the processes that actually take place in a cell.
Did you know that universe expanding faster than expected? Get your daily fix of science with this boxed calendar that reveals all the latest discoveries in science. There is a new scientific discovery to look forward to everyday of the year.
Have you ever wanted to jump as high as a basketball player? We all got problems in our lives and Randall Munroe knows how to solve them using proven scientific methods. At first, this seems like a serious book but these solutions can only be described as ludicrous. Inside you will find plenty of satire all backed with plenty of science and physics.