8 Years & Older
Why do paleontologists and archaeologists make molds of fossils and artifacts? You'll find out with this unusual Eyewitness Kit that explains the basics of molding and casting. The instruction and information booklet describes different kinds of molds, processes, and materials scientists use to create casts.
Buy Eyewitness Kit: Mold-It by Skullduggery
The kit includes molding material to make a reusable seamless mold of a favorite item and enough casting medium for several creations. Adult supervision is recommended, as this is a somewhat complex and messy operation. Your child could create some unique gifts using this kit--what grandparent wouldn't love a cast of a grandchild's hand? --Marcie Bovetz
From the Manufacturer
Mold-It is a fascinating, educational, and creative introduction to the mold-making process. Learn how and why paleontologists and archaeologists use mold making to duplicate precious, rare fossils and artifacts. Learn about the different kinds of molds and molding materials. With this kit, make a Seamless Mold of a favorite item you own. Once the mold is made, make several permanent casts from the reusable mold. Give the casts to your friends and family as gifts.