Science Gifts - On-line Catalogs
A collection of links to on-line catalogs of gifts with a science
theme. I've mentioned here just a few items from each, there
are more at each site. These
are not affiliated in any way with me or with Columbia University.
Non profit organizations:
- The Big Idea, from
Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Idea Factory toys that explore concepts of
Store, San Francisco. Hoberman spheres, Zoobs, Izzi puzzles,
- Harvard Museum of Natural History
- Museum Shops . Books, t-shirts.
- Lawrence Hall of Science
Store . Butterfly garden, Lizards of MC Escher foam puzzle, robotics kits.
- Made with Molecules
Serotonin necklace for when you're feeling happy, glucose onesies for a
baby sweet as sugar.
- The MIT Museum Shop's Online Catalog.
Periodic table t-shirts, robots, and, of course, slide rules...in their original
- Museum of Science,
Boston, Museum Shop. Build models of flying machines from the designs of
Leonardo Da Vinci.
- The Otter's
playful mammal appears on all items here. Proceeds support educational and
conservation efforts of Friends of the Sea Otters.
- Peabody Museum of Natural
Shop , at Yale University. Six-foot color murals depicting The Age of Reptiles,
The Age of Mammals
- The Science
Store. Lots of stuff for
kids. Proceeds support the Oregon Museum of Science & Industry.
- SETI League
Own the mesh from the radio telescope that detected an
in the Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence, mentioned on The
Levitron anti-gravity top, singing birds clock, crystal growing kit.
Benefits Smithsonian Institution.
Research Station - American Museum of Natural History T shirts
- Space Shop at Kennedy Space Center. Build
your own shuttle, and other stuff with the NASA logo.
Photos of Comet Hale-Bopp.
- The Tech Museum
Online Store from the Tech
Museum of Innovation, in Silicon Valley. Intel earrings, high-tech neckties, and
Intel Bunny People ("the Beanie Babies for the cyber-savvy").
- Virginia Air &
Space Center - Museum Store. Teddy bear in space suit.
Society - Gift Shop. The stuffed animals here include the West Indian
manatee and proboscis monkey. Benefits conservation research in Africa.
- American Science and Surplus . An odd-job
lot, with slime & ooze kits, lampless lava, hatching cockroaches, and other unusual
things that you never knew existed, let alone that you didn't need them.
Chart Company. Anatomical novelty items include lumbar mugs,
brains, DNA ties, and
hypodermic pens. (You need the most recent browser to view this site.)
- Discover This Educational
science gifts for children, allows browsing by age and price.
- Discovery Store
Over 500 of the most popular products
from their Scientifics catalog.
- Infectious Awareables.
Ties, scarves with images of infectious agents.
- Lego Mindstorms lets you
build robots and extratarrestrial creatures and program them to move.
Weather station, sextant, glow-in-the-dark compass.
- NOVA Online
videos, curiosity kits.
- Scientific American
Fractal jigsaw puzzles.
- Science Stuff
- Star Magic
Natural history t-shirts, ties, books, pens, magnets.
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