We know teachers like you are always on the lookout for low-cost ways to get students’ hands on science. That’s why we created Ward’s Essentials® – cost-effective activity kits that have everything you need to make real-world connections right in your classroom.
Watch as Ward’s scientists Patty and Michelle demonstrate these five Ward’s Essentials® kits:
Chemistry - Exothermic Reactions Lab Kit
Monitor and graph temperature change in an exothermic reaction, and create a heat pack. Watch this segment.
Ward's® Essentials Exothermic Reactions Lab Kit
Experience an exothermic reaction and create a heat pack.
Physical science - Catapult Kit
Play with the physics of a catapult to learn about levers, force, acceleration and more. Watch this segment.
Ward's® Essentials Catapult Kit
Explore force, acceleration, Hooke's law, and parabolic trajectories.
Earth science – Clearing the Water Kit
Design a filtration system to remove contaminants from water. Watch this segment.
Ward's® Essentials Clearing the Water Kit
In this lab, students will design a water filtration system to model one step of the modern purification process.
Engineering – A Bone to Fix Kit
Work as a bioengineer to repair a broken bone and test its strength. Watch this segment.
Ward's® Essentials A Bone to Fix Kit
Students will use the materials included in the kit to repair a simulated broken bone.
Biology - Green Glucose Production Kit
Observe and record the rates of photosynthesis and respiration in algae. Watch this segment.
Ward's® Essentials Green Glucose Production Kit
Instructions and materials included for 15 groups..
More about Ward’s Essentials® activity kits:
- All required materials except labware are included.
- Designed for groups of 10 and 15
- Includes teacher instructions and a student guide
- Most kits priced between $50 and $75
As always, if you have any questions about our low-cost activity kits or anything else, just ask the Ward’s Science Plus Us team at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our in-house scientists and technicians are ready to answer even the toughest inquiries.