The newspaper ten top includes offerings from Insect Lore, Thames and Kosmos and Great Gizmos.
The Independent newspaper has compiled a top ten list of what it believes are the best science kits available to kids.
Showing off the diversity of the science sector, there were products from eight different firms on show in the list, which was topped by the Mad Science Chemistry Lab, distributed by Trends UK.
The Indie said: "This set has all the things to fire a teen's interest in practical science, including 20 chemicals and the all-important spirit burner and test tube."
Also honoured from Trends UK was the Richard Hammond's Blast Lab Super Scien-Triffic kit.
Thames and Kosmos had two of its products in the top ten, with the green themed Air+Water Power Science Kit and Alternative Energy and Environmental Science Wind Power kits named.
The other firms to get their science kits in the list were John Adams, Interplay, Science Museum, Uncle Milton and Great Gizmos.