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Land, Sea & Air

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This is an all-in-one activity kit available for pre-order and pickup or restricted delivery. Supplies are limited. Questions? Contact Education Manager Frankie Szynskie at

  • Kit Type: Box Kit
  • Ages: 3+ with Adult
  • Cost: $20 Each
  • Availability: Deadline Passed
  • Online Ordering: July 17-20
  • Contactless Pickup: July 22
  • Free Delivery: July 22 (Addresses within City of Charlottesville Only)

Investigation: Earth! Explore the science of the natural world around us across three hands-on engineering and sensory activities. Move like the wind as you build a lightweight racer that uses a sail to harness moving air for power with the Sail Car; sculpt mountains, canyons, volcanoes, and other landforms with special Kinetic Sand that holds its shape when molded as you explore Earth's varied topography; and create your own "ocean" to visualize the layers found in Earth's seas as you explore the amount of light and different creatures at each depth.

Note: This kit includes a small sampling of activities from our All Things Earth Science virtual camp. If your child is registered for that camp, we suggest waiting for a later kit.

Ordering Closed

Details about pickup/delivery will be sent to the email address provided at checkout.

What’s Included?

The “Land, Sea & Air” kit contains:

  • 3 Hands-On Activities: Sail Car, Kinetic Sand, Ocean Layers
  • All Necessary Activity Materials
  • Step-by-Step Instructions

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