Thames & Kosmos Optical Science (2012 Edition)

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Thames & Kosmos Optical Science (2012 Edition)

Thames & Kosmos Optical Science (2012 Edition)


Explore the fascinating world of optical science with Thames & Kosmos Optical Science (2012 Edition). This multi-color kit allows you to conduct over 35 experiments and learn about light, color, lenses, and more. Suitable for ages 8+ years, this kit provides an engaging and educational experience for young scientists.


  • Build a camera obscure and pinhole glasses
  • Investigate lenses and light refraction
  • Experiment with spatial vision and depth perception using 3D glasses and an ames room model
  • Find your blind spot and observe things disappear
  • Make a curved line look straight


Conduct over 35 experiments with the help of the 48-page, full-color manual included in the kit. The manual provides step-by-step instructions and explanations for each experiment, making it easy to follow along and understand the concepts.

Color and Finish

Experience stunning optical illusions involving shapes, color, depth, and scale. With this kit, you can turn cardboard transparent, see the world shrink, and even make white by mixing red, green, and blue. Additionally, you can observe colors in black and white, gaining a deeper understanding of how light and color interact.

About this item

  • Investigate light and color
  • Learn about eyes and lenses
  • View amazing optical illusions
  • Discover how your eyes and brain work together to perceive things visually
  • Suitable for ages 8+ years

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What age range is this kit suitable for?

This kit is suitable for children aged 8 years and above. However, younger children may also enjoy the experiments with adult supervision.

2. How many experiments can be conducted with this kit?

This kit allows you to conduct over 35 experiments, providing hours of educational and entertaining fun.

3. Is the manual easy to understand?

Yes, the kit includes a 48-page, full-color manual that provides clear step-by-step instructions and explanations for each experiment. It is designed to be easy to follow and understand.

4. Can adults also enjoy this kit?

Absolutely! While the kit is designed for children, adults can also learn and have fun exploring the world of optical science.

For more product details, please visit the official website.