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Milestones in Science

Milestones in Science

Walk in the footsteps of Darwin or learn how Einstein made some of his discoveries with Milestones in Science. If you are looking for a learning toy which instructs on a wide of scientific information, on an introductory level, this learning toy fits the bill.

"Each experiment is centered on a specific scientist, his or her discovery, and its importance in the world of science."

Milestones in Science is a science kit provides an overview of the history of science.

It spans from stone age to present time and covers the work of 140 scientists such as:

  • Archimedes
  • Copernicus
  • Darwin
  • Einstein
  • Watt

Children over the age of 10 can recreate the pioneering experiments of the world’s greatest scientist. This kit provides the instructions for recreating first hand major scientific breakthroughs of the ages

The 96 page color book is designed to look like a scientists journal it clearly covers the instructions for the experiments and provides additional information on the featured scientists and their work, how and what they did.

The topics covered are:

  • Atoms and Molecules
  • Communication
  • Electricity
  • Engines
  • Light, Color, and Sound
  • Magnetism
  • Microelectronics
  • Periodic Table
  • Stars and Planets

Experiments cover areas such as:

  • Airplane Flight
  • Batteries
  • Camera Obscura
  • Comets
  • Compass
  • DNA
  • Electric Circuits
  • Electrolysis
  • Electro magnet
  • Evolution
  • 4 stroke Engine
  • Galvanometer
  • Microscope
  • Atoms
  • Phonograph
  • Radio
  • Concrete
  • Solar System
  • Spectroscope
  • Spring Scale
  • Star Maps
  • Steam Engine
  • Telegraph
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Periodic Table
  • Theory of relativity
  • Thermometer

For children who are interested in either history or science will be interested in this kit. It is pitched at an introductory level.

Children must be supervised by an adult and follow the safety precautions which are described in the included manual.


  • 2008 Parents’ Choice Silver Award

Why is Milestones in Science educational?

Children learn not only the theory behind some of the most important experiments and discoveries through history, and the people that created them.

They are lead through recreating the experiments step-by-step themselves.

Age group

10 to 14 years.


Amazon reviews:
science toy

"Milestones in Science Kit Review. This kit contains numerous fun experiments you can perform yourself using common household items and some items you might find at your local hardware store. The kit features stories of how our early inventors discovered new and exciting ways to tap into the interesting world of science. This kit would be very useful to use even for science projects at school or just for the beginner inventor/scientist."

Amazon rating

★ ★ ★ ★ 4 ½ Stars.


The book shaped box contains:
  • 94 pieces
  • 96 page manual including Instructions for 100 experiments

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