If the experiment is executed correctly, it won't be long before you'll have an amazing crystal of blue, red, or white shining bright before you! I then ordered this 4M Crystal kit for him at the start of school first year in middle school. The growing container serves as a display case and a year later, my son still has the crystals on his desk and they still look great. Worked great when using boiling water and making sure the seed is completely dissolved. Once dissolved pour into growing tray. Crystal Growing Kit Instructions Grow Your Own Crystal Kit - Instructions Please take note of all safety rules when handling chemicals and whilst performing this experiment Please read carefully and follow the advice given : Safety Glasses are recommended for supervising adult and child, but are not included. The plastic box may now be used as a tank in which to grow your crystals. Other solute molecules will continue to attach to the surface of the crystal, causing it to grow until a balance or equilibrium is reached between the solute molecules in the crystal and those that remain in the solution.
Eventually, this crystal nucleus becomes large enough that it falls out of crystallizes. The kit includes safety equipment, crystal growing chemicals, dye, stones, a tray for growing and a magnifying glass for observing the crystal formation. Michaels and the Michaels logo and other trademarks and logos used on this site are owned or licensed by Michaels Stores, Inc. To choose your shipping method, add this item to your Shopping Cart, continue to Standard Check-Out, and make your selection on the Shipping Method page. Try not to handle with bare hands, cause oils from hands will cause crystals to not adhere and not grow properly if at all.
The supervising adult should satisfy themselves that this kit is suitable and safe for the child's abilities before proceeding. The crystal experiments in this kit make great projects for science fairs and are a perfect activity to learn about the beauty of what grows in our Earth. I would say that parents should expect to help with this project as it does have very specific directions and requires hot water. If conditions are right, your crystal may grow up to 3 x 3 inches and impress you so much, you'll find a permanent spot for its display. Follow them and keep them in a safe place for reference. A constant temperature is preferred to allow the water to evaporate, and the crystals to start growing.
Do not let children use the kit unattended. Wash hands and stirrer when finished! He is so excited about it - and proud of it. The company recommends this product for children 12 years of age and older. You may return the item to a Michaels store or by mail. If this should happen, add a bit of warm water and redissolve crystals into liquid. The solute particles contact each other and connect with each other.
Carefully cut the corner of the crystal powder sachet using scissors, add this to the tank and stir using a clean plastic spoon, until dissolved. With these kits, you grow crystals that will resemble types of crystals found in nature. The first I bought about a year ago for my son's 10th birthday. Estimated Delivery Dates are based on credit card orders and customer account credits only. Children should not grow crystals without adult supervision, as the chemicals used can cause injury. Our products are durable, reliable, and affordable to take you from the field to the lab to the kitchen. Space Age Crystals are a category of educational, science and nature experiment kits made by the Kristal Educational Company in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
See spectacular results as you grow a shimmering crystal studded geode that glows in the dark, formations with long jagged spikes, crystals that bounce and jiggle and more. We read the directions all the way through first, and then followed them all. The directions are very detailed and specific. The incorrect use of chemicals can cause injury and damage to health. Remove the base rock s out of the box, cut free from packaging using scissors, and wash in warm water and dry on kitchen towel.
When the crystal-covered rock is dry, use the box with lid as a display case for your grown crystal s. Watching the crystals successfully grow and progress is really captivating. Then just let the magic happen. Crystals grow by a process termed nucleation. The crystals did grow and they came out really nicely. You'll find many cool science fair projects and educational science toys that will amaze and entertain you. Warning Do not use your regular measuring cups or spoons to prepare your crystal solutions.
. Safety Glasses not included but are recommended. Do not use any of the bowls or plates you use when measuring your food to measure the chemicals. Pour remaining dry crystals over rocks and spread evenly or let build up more in some places. Visible results within first 2 or 3 days, and 6 to 10 days for finished product. We guarantee our products and service won't mess up your science study—no matter how messy it gets.