There are over 500 active volcanoes on Earths' surface... Discover what makes them go 'BOOM' with the Volcanoes & Earthquakes kit!

People have always been fascinated and terrified by volcanoes and it's easy to see why. Smoke, sparks, glowing chunks of rock, red-hot rivers of lava and poisonous ash! 

Fortunately, your own volcano won't be quite as dangerous as the real thing.

For those interested in learning more about the natural sciences, this Volcanoes & Earthquakes kit is a fun way to do it!

Learn about some of the biggest volcanic eruptions in history or why earthquakes occur and about measuring them with the Richter & Mercalli Scales.

Experiments in the kit include:

  • Volcanoes: Mountains of Fire - Make your own volcano erupt.
  • Volcano Locations & Plate Tectonics - Assemble a globe and learn where volcanoes are located.
  • Earthquakes & Tsunamis - Make the earth shake and measure the magnitude.
  • Earthquake-safe Building - Learn why some houses remain standing and others collapse when there's an earthquake.

What's included:

  • 48-page, full-colour manual
  • Plaster powder and Volcanic rocks
  • Sodium bicarbonate and Tartaric acid
  • Measuring cup, Wooden spatula and Safety glasses
  • Red food colouring and Lid remover 
  • Small bottle with a screw-top lid
  • Black plastic tube and Polystyrene insert
  • Tectonics puzzle and Volcano quiz game
  • Globe model and Seismograph model

Recommended for ages 10 and up. 

The Volcanoes & Earthquakes kit is an ideal activity box for a young geologist-in-the-making.. plus they get to build their own volcano! 

SKU 665081
Barcode # 814743010420
Brand Thames and Kosmos
Related Categories Science Gifts

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