Science book labs
Short courses in a variety of subjects that might be intriguing young inquiring minds are given in these Science Book Labs. In each colorful package, an easy-to-read, well illustrated, hard-cover book is provided along with equipment and supplies for simple instructive experiments. The series covers: Jets, Rockets, Seeds, Magnets and Air Experiments. They are all geared for children in the early primary grades. Each kit is $3.95. Science Materials Center, Inc.
Internal combustion engines
Motor-minded mechanics will learn what makes an internal combustion engine tick with this 1/4 scale working model of a Chrysler Slant Six automobile engine. It comes in more than 200 precisely detailed parts to be assembled and cemented together, after which it will perform realistically. A breakaway section is removable so that the operation can be observed. Just like a real engine, it can be built up and taken down as often as desired. The kit, $12.95. Revell, Inc.