Instructables: exploring - - teacher - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:29:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 Rubberband Helicopters: step-by-step http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubberband-Helicopters-step-by-step/
Rubberband Helicopters: step-by-step - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/RNI9/H7ME377G/FZIRNI9H7ME377G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/RNI9/H7ME377G/FZIRNI9H7ME377G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZI/RNI9/H7ME377G/FZIRNI9H7ME377G.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance The rubberband-powered helicopter is easy to construct, and with a little practice it can be flown 20+ feet into the air! How It Works: 1. Energy is stored in the sport rubber by winding the propeller. 2. When flown, the rubberband rapidly releases its energy by unwinding, which turns both the prop...
By: WYE_Lance

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Sat, 29 Sep 2012 14:50:20 PDT
Sketchy Christmas: A Family-Friendly Drawing Game http://www.instructables.com/id/Sketchy-Christmas-A-Drawing-Game/
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By: AngryRedhead

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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 17:19:26 PST
Homemade Wood Lectern Podium http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Lectern-Podium-for-a-Teacher-in-a-cl/
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Wed, 9 Oct 2013 11:40:29 PDT
School Pride Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/School-Pride-Shoes/
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Tue, 24 Sep 2013 18:41:39 PDT
How To: Make Non-Newtonian Fluid (& Experiment with it!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To%3a-Make-Non-Newtonian-Fluid-%26-Experiment-wit/
How To: Make Non-Newtonian Fluid (& Experiment with it!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/LW3U/F02P2KHK/FWJLW3UF02P2KHK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/LW3U/F02P2KHK/FWJLW3UF02P2KHK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWJ/LW3U/F02P2KHK/FWJLW3UF02P2KHK.SMALL.jpg technick29 This instructable will show you how to make a simple non-Newtonian fluid out of corn starch and water.Our matter will turn into a solid when pressure is exerted on it, and will turn into a liquid when little or no pressure is exerted on it."It's not that this fluid doesn't have a well defined viscos...
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Wed, 4 Apr 2007 13:40:16 PDT
Bow and Arrow http://www.instructables.com/id/Bow-and-Arrow-2/
Bow and Arrow - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/9O21/HJKBJW9Q/FDV9O21HJKBJW9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/9O21/HJKBJW9Q/FDV9O21HJKBJW9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/9O21/HJKBJW9Q/FDV9O21HJKBJW9Q.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance Project Goal: Students build truss-based bow frames that launch weighted straws at least 15 feet. Design Variables Amount of weight in arrow tip Length of arrow Size of bow frame Bow frame design Number of rubber bands Type of rubber bandsKey Concepts Energy transformation is when one kind of energy...
By: WYE_Lance

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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 15:37:51 PDT
Number Scrabble - The Game (aka: Math Scrabble) http://www.instructables.com/id/Number-Scrabble-The-Game-aka-Math-Scrabble/
Number Scrabble - The Game (aka: Math Scrabble) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/Y5QB/G5LEJFA1/F3VY5QBG5LEJFA1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/Y5QB/G5LEJFA1/F3VY5QBG5LEJFA1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/Y5QB/G5LEJFA1/F3VY5QBG5LEJFA1.SMALL.jpg dan "Number Scrabble" (or "Math Scrabble") is a game based on normal Scrabble, but you make equations instead of words. The letter tiles used in Scrabble are replaced with numbers and operators. You can use a standard scrabble set to play number scrabble by writing the proper numbers and operators on th...
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Mon, 15 Feb 2010 13:56:49 PST
Make Your Own Sidewalk Chalk http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Sidewalk-Chalk/
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Tue, 6 Jul 2010 11:27:20 PDT
Custom Clock with Photo Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Clock-with-Photo-Hands/
Custom Clock with Photo Hands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/RE8L/G2WM1B0E/FSKRE8LG2WM1B0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/RE8L/G2WM1B0E/FSKRE8LG2WM1B0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/RE8L/G2WM1B0E/FSKRE8LG2WM1B0E.SMALL.jpg edmondslibrarian Some people are clock watchers. Now everyone can be the clock.Other projects customize the face of the clock. This one customizes the hands of the clock.It looks expensive, but is less than $5 dollars, and about 30 minutes per clock. Perfect for Christmas Gifts, birthday gifts, end of school year gi...
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Wed, 9 Dec 2009 00:41:36 PST
Grow your own Magic Crystal Tree http://www.instructables.com/id/Grow-your-own-Magic-Crystal-Tree-or-any-other-sha/
Grow your own Magic Crystal Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/Z4R4/FAQEDHC3/FB1Z4R4FAQEDHC3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/Z4R4/FAQEDHC3/FB1Z4R4FAQEDHC3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/Z4R4/FAQEDHC3/FB1Z4R4FAQEDHC3.SMALL.jpg mik3 If you found an ad for this instructable in the back of a comic book, it would read something like:"Amaze your friends by growing a crystal tree out of common table salt and a few other ingredients available from the grocery store" Gather Your Materials Gathering the ingredients is probably the ...
By: mik3

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Tue, 1 Jan 2008 13:39:08 PST
Tables of 6, 7, 8 and 9 in your hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Tables-of-6-7-8-and-9-in-your-hands/
Tables of 6, 7, 8 and 9 in your hands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/B6XK/H6DWVHWW/FTJB6XKH6DWVHWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/B6XK/H6DWVHWW/FTJB6XKH6DWVHWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTJ/B6XK/H6DWVHWW/FTJB6XKH6DWVHWW.SMALL.jpg misko13 At the age of 8 I had to learn the multiplying tables. I've never been good at memorizing lists or tables. It was easy to learn the tables from 1 to 5 but from 6 to 9 it seemed to be way more complicated... A year later I heard this trick on the radio and it saved my life. Since then I've taught it ...
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Wed, 29 Aug 2012 11:49:28 PDT
Easy Hydraulic Machines http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Hydraulic-Machines/
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By: WYE_Lance

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Fri, 20 Apr 2012 09:20:47 PDT
Bell Tetrahedral Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Bell-Tetrahedral-Kite/
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Thu, 14 May 2009 21:17:48 PDT
DIY Lightning Wand -- A Handheld Van de Graaff Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Lightning-Wand-a-Handheld-Van-de-Graaff-Genera/
DIY Lightning Wand -- A Handheld Van de Graaff Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/248I/G61ASDY7/FSB248IG61ASDY7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/248I/G61ASDY7/FSB248IG61ASDY7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSB/248I/G61ASDY7/FSB248IG61ASDY7.SMALL.jpg yardleydobon Most instructions for building a Van de Graaff generator (VDG) are for tabletop models; however VDGs grounded through a person work well enough to make a handheld version possible. The Fun Fly Stick, a popular toy, is an example of a handheld VDG. This instructable will show you how to make your own...
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Tue, 2 Mar 2010 02:33:54 PST
How to Make Playdough (Play-doh) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Playdough-Play-doh/
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Sat, 2 Dec 2006 23:33:32 PST
Make Rheopectic slime in less than 15 minutes! (It is not Oobleck) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Rheopectic-slime-in-less-than-15-minutes!-It/
Make Rheopectic slime in less than 15 minutes! (It is not Oobleck) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/YM0P/F5Y3TS6M/FOPYM0PF5Y3TS6M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/YM0P/F5Y3TS6M/FOPYM0PF5Y3TS6M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/YM0P/F5Y3TS6M/FOPYM0PF5Y3TS6M.SMALL.jpg syribia Welcome to my easy slime-making instructable.Update: I added the translucent and more slimy version. Check it out.First, I want to thank the kind help of JustAnotherDave who has done an excellent job editing this instructable. Thank you very much :)I'll show how to make your own high-quality slime (...
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Thu, 30 Aug 2007 08:15:29 PDT