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Gift Ideas for the Science Enthusiast in Your Life

I Love Nerds Mug
By Nathan Young
The North Star Science Store at the Fleet Science Center has a great selection of educational gifts, do-it-yourself kits, books, toys, models and other science items that you can't get anywhere else. It's the perfect place to Christmas shop for the science enthusiast in your life. 
Here are a couple things you can expect to find:
Jellyfish Aquarium
The Jellyfish Aquarium is an LED-lighted desktop aquarium with two synthetic jellyfish leisurely floating through an ambient color display. The lifelife jellyfish are propelled by gentle currents created by a silent motor and add an ultra-cool ambiance to any room their in. 
Sky Lighter Micro UFO
Sky Lighter Micro UFO
Is it a bird? Plane? Or UFO? The Sky Lighter Micro UFO creates a light show in the sky! The miniature drone is a good starter toy for anybody interested in learning how to fly a more advanced drone. The toy is safe and fun for adults or kids ages 8 and above. 

Giant Foam Whistle Rocket Giant Foam Whistle Rocket 

The Giant Foam Whistle Rocket launcher can send foam rockets soaring up to 35 feet! It's completely kid-friendly, so kids can use it for target practice--at inanimate objects or each other--and it's air pressure powered, so no batteries are needed. 

I Love Nerds Mug
"I Love Nerds" Mug
Who doesn't love nerds? The "I Love Nerds" mug is one of many fun, science-themed mugs we have available in the North Star Science Store. They can be a perfect gift for family, coworkers or just about anybody. Come check out our inventory and see what you can find!

Astronaut Ice CreamAstronaut Ice Cream

Originally developed for the early Apollo Space missions, Freeze dried Astronaut Ice Cream is a sweet and novel science gift that makes a perfect stocking stuffer. Freeze drying uses temperature and air pressure changes to remove water from the ice cream by vaporizing it. The freeze dried ice cream has a shelf life of 3 years, so you have plenty of time to enjoy it!  

To explore these and other gift ideas, come visit the North Star Science Store attached to the Fleet Science Center. The store will be open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Beginning Friday, December 23, through Sunday, January 1, the North Star Science Store will be open until 6 p.m. daily. 

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