lgn1 - 3:48 pm on May 13, 2013 (gmt 0) [edited by: lgn1 at 3:57 pm (utc) on May 13, 2013]
I purchased my chemistry kit with my own money when I was 12, back in 1971. Back them, it still came with Sodium and Potassium Cyanide, straight from the Sears Catalog.
I still envy not growing up in the 50's, where I could have easily get Uranium 238 by mail order.
[orau.org...] Gilbert U238 Atomic Enegy Laboratory
I blame all those product liability lawyers for taking the fun out of childhood:)
[edited by: lgn1 at 3:57 pm (utc) on May 13, 2013]