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WARNING: choking hazard - small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

About this item

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STEM: Science
STEM: Science


  • Observe a continuous wave simulation.
  • Explore how waves and rip currents form.
  • Learn about rogue waves and tsunamis.
  • Examine how waves impact the landscape.
  • Learn about the largest waves ever recorded.
  • Learn what causes tides and why it’s important to track them.
  • Requires 1 C (1.5V) battery (not included).
  • Ages 14+


Contains: Does Not Contain Any of the 8 Major Allergens

Suggested Age: 14 Years and Up

CPSC Choking Hazard Warnings: Choking_hazard_small_parts

Educational Focus: Science

Includes: Experiment Guide

Battery: 1 C Alkaline, Required, Not Included

TCIN: 81957806
UPC: 042409527238
Item Number (DPCI): 086-00-9658
Origin: Imported


Learn about the physics of wave motion in oceans and seas as you observe a continuous wave simulation. A colorful poster teaches about currents, waves and tides. Learn about tsunamis, "rogue waves," and how waves play an important role in the way coastal ecosystems function. Requires 1 C (1.5V) battery (not included). Ages 14+.
STEM: Science
STEM toys are Science, Technology, Engineering and Math based products that are geared towards developing useful skills in all areas of learning. This product focuses on the core subject: science.
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Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 3 inches length x 12 inches width x 11.75 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 1.71 pounds

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value: 5 out of 5
broad age appeal: 5 out of 5
quality: 5 out of 5
ease of use: 5 out of 5
length of play: 5 out of 5

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