With the festive season almost upon us, we have rounded up a list of gift ideas for the science enthusiasts and tech whizzes (of all ages) in your life!
While the Holiday period is a time for giving, we would encourage everyone to think sustainably where possible – a homemade gift or treat are always thoughtful and appreciated.
1. Tyndall Experiment Voucher
An interest in science can be encouraged at home – we have a range of ‘Science at Home’ experiments that can be carried out with items around the house. Click the link, download and print the experiments, and share as a gift.
2. Women in Science
A book that celebrates trailblazing women and their contributions to the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Book suitable for children aged 9-11 years.
3. Kids First Coding & Robotics Activity Set
This award winning STEM activity set is suitable for children aged 4 – 8
4. Fusion Science Lab Toy Microscope Set
Nurture a child’s interest in science with this microscope, featuring top and bottom illumination, 40x - 100x - 400x magnification, and accessories.
5. Outdoor Science Lab for Kids
Inspire a lifelong passion for science and nature with these outdoor physics, chemistry, and biology experiments for kids.
6. Snap Circuits Lights
Suitable for children aged 8+, this is an exciting introduction to problem-solving. Snap Circuits uses building pieces with snaps to assemble different electronic circuits on a simple “rows and columns” base grid that function like the printed circuit board found in most electronic products.
Learn the basics of electricity, engineering, and circuitry with full color, curriculum rich, easy-to-follow instructions.
7. Healthy Home Coach by Netatmo
This Healthy Home Coach device measures the air you’re breathing and how the temperature and sound levels are affecting your mood. All data can be accessed on your smartphone or tablet. This device can provide an insight to your everyday environment.
8. Smart Moon Lamp
This levitating ‘Moon’ lamp is a great addition to anyone’s desk! The 3D printed moon slowly revolves, while floating above a smart wooden base, held in place with using magnetic forces.
9. Storm Glass
Channel your inner Charles Darwin and predict the weather with Admiral Fitzroy's ingenious storm glass. The liquid inside the glass will indicate what the weather has in store.
10. Indoor Weather Station - wireless - LCD - 3 sensors
This indoor weather station allows you to measure temperature and humidity, with a graphical display on LCD.