Instructables: exploring - technology - science - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:30:37 PDT BLOX v1.01 Atomic Fidget Spinner http://www.instructables.com/id/Atomic-Fidget-Spinner-3/
Atomic Fidget Spinner - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/GNST/J7QGNRU4/F65GNSTJ7QGNRU4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/GNST/J7QGNRU4/F65GNSTJ7QGNRU4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F65/GNST/J7QGNRU4/F65GNSTJ7QGNRU4.SMALL.jpg Zirondelle76 During our study of Physics, I like to give my students a concrete idea of the parts of the atom. Using just 15 pieces of LEGO, we built fidget spinners that demonstrate how the protons and neutrons stay together in the nucleus of the atom, while the electron spins around it. We also talk about th...
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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:12:27 PDT
Table Top Flying Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/Table-Top-Flying-Kite/
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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:03:35 PDT
Solar Thermoelectric Generator - Sunflower http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Thermoelectric-Generator-Sunflower/
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Sun, 17 Sep 2017 20:39:39 PDT
Sending Camera to Near Space by Helium Balloon, and Track Where It Lands. http://www.instructables.com/id/Sending-Camera-to-Near-Space-by-Helium-Balloon-and/
Sending Camera to Near Space by Helium Balloon, and Track Where It Lands. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/3612/J7GGR5HQ/F1A3612J7GGR5HQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/3612/J7GGR5HQ/F1A3612J7GGR5HQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/3612/J7GGR5HQ/F1A3612J7GGR5HQ.SMALL.jpg Handaxe_Maker Journey to space is a dream beyond reach for ordinary people, but we already seen many weird objects fly to “space”, like chair, LEGO toy, hamburger, Hello Kitty and so on, usually people sent camera or payload to near space by balloon. We can’t wait to release our own, in April 2014, thanks for var...
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Tue, 12 Sep 2017 22:57:40 PDT
Modelling Growth (#bondsnvoids) http://www.instructables.com/id/Modelling-Growth-bondsnvoids/
Modelling Growth (#bondsnvoids) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/D8XD/J7AQWQ5K/FN4D8XDJ7AQWQ5K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/D8XD/J7AQWQ5K/FN4D8XDJ7AQWQ5K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/D8XD/J7AQWQ5K/FN4D8XDJ7AQWQ5K.SMALL.jpg benisjamn We want to understand what are the hidden rules that makes something grow.I believe that by bringing together design and science we can produce a rigorous but flexible approach that will allow us to explore, understand and contribute to science in an antidisciplinary way. — Joi ItoJoi Ito, director ...
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Sat, 9 Sep 2017 11:17:01 PDT
Parabolic Solar Cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Parabolic-Solar-Cooker/
Parabolic Solar Cooker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/Q2FJ/J7AQTMTM/FOQQ2FJJ7AQTMTM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/Q2FJ/J7AQTMTM/FOQQ2FJJ7AQTMTM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/Q2FJ/J7AQTMTM/FOQQ2FJJ7AQTMTM.SMALL.jpg rlaville Basic instructions for Parabolic Solar Cooker1) Cut out 12 parabolic segments from cardboard.2) Fold each segment at line between the B and C sections, and the line between the A and B sections3) Cover each segment with foil to reflect the sunlight. 4) Tape each segment to the next on both sides unt...
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Fri, 8 Sep 2017 14:21:35 PDT
Different Types of Electroplating Methods Including Limited Gold Result and Nickel This Includes Brass and Bronze Making. http://www.instructables.com/id/Different-Types-of-Electroplating-Methods-Includin/
Different Types of Electroplating Methods Including Limited Gold Result and Nickel This Includes Brass and Bronze Making. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/USCO/J77R7OH8/FWSUSCOJ77R7OH8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/USCO/J77R7OH8/FWSUSCOJ77R7OH8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/USCO/J77R7OH8/FWSUSCOJ77R7OH8.SMALL.jpg SHOE0007 Intro: Here I am explaining the methods of electroplating that I found worked very well including brass, tin coating, cobalt coating, manganese coating, etc.Theory: Plating with chemicals can help with copper and steel (Limited use) on my tries with many chemicals.Purpose: Yes to plate copper pipes,...
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Wed, 6 Sep 2017 07:45:28 PDT
HOMEMADE Hydrogen Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/HOMEMADE-Hydrogen-Generator/
HOMEMADE Hydrogen Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/FYEG/J70QZJW2/FQ1FYEGJ70QZJW2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/FYEG/J70QZJW2/FQ1FYEGJ70QZJW2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQ1/FYEG/J70QZJW2/FQ1FYEGJ70QZJW2.SMALL.jpg diyer2112 I have been trying to make a hydrogen generator for a very long time and finally success.This generator produces both oxygen and hydrogen and it is powered by two solar panels.A mixture of hydrogen and oxygen is highly explosive, so be careful not to accumulate too much of it in any bottle then ligh...
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Sun, 3 Sep 2017 09:47:45 PDT
Make a Solar Powered Air Conditioner at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Solar-Powered-Air-Conditioner-at-Home/
Make a Solar Powered Air Conditioner at Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/NL4D/J6WGWATT/F7ZNL4DJ6WGWATT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/NL4D/J6WGWATT/F7ZNL4DJ6WGWATT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/NL4D/J6WGWATT/F7ZNL4DJ6WGWATT.SMALL.jpg harishk99 This is a low cost peltier cooler which can be used to store medicines etcIt is made form peltiers and heat sinksHelping the Bombay Heat Crisis: This can also be used as a air conditioner with some modification.It will help people who cannot afford an air conditioner.People in Mumbai live in hot and...
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Thu, 31 Aug 2017 09:02:22 PDT
How to Obtain Hydrogen and Oxygen Through Electrolysis http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Obtain-Hydrogen-and-Oxygen-Through-Electrol/
How to Obtain Hydrogen and Oxygen Through Electrolysis - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/XIE4/J6WGKKPU/F5QXIE4J6WGKKPU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/XIE4/J6WGKKPU/F5QXIE4J6WGKKPU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/XIE4/J6WGKKPU/F5QXIE4J6WGKKPU.SMALL.jpg cryoshock You probably know that water is made from two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom, but did you know that that they can be separated using electricity? This process is called electrolysis. The chemical equation for this process is: 2H2O-2H2+O2.Both hydrogen and oxygen are diatomic elements, which mean...
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Tue, 29 Aug 2017 15:47:58 PDT
Make a Solar Powered Incubator http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Solar-Powered-Incubator/
Make a Solar Powered Incubator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/XDQ8/J6WGIK3B/F4XXDQ8J6WGIK3B.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/XDQ8/J6WGIK3B/F4XXDQ8J6WGIK3B.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/XDQ8/J6WGIK3B/F4XXDQ8J6WGIK3B.SMALL.jpg harishk99 This is a solar powered incubator which will enable poor farmers to gain an extra income and also help in women empowermentThe temperature required to be maintained is 99.5F degreesThe humidity needed to be maintained is 60% for first 18 days and 90% for the last three days. Materials Required 1)...
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Tue, 29 Aug 2017 11:09:36 PDT
Mike's Magnetic Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Mikes-Magnetic-Projects/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/RV5F/J6WG9H0Y/FHCRV5FJ6WG9H0Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/RV5F/J6WG9H0Y/FHCRV5FJ6WG9H0Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/RV5F/J6WG9H0Y/FHCRV5FJ6WG9H0Y.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus I love magnets! Here's a collection of projects I've made that use magnets in all kinds of fun ways! From functional to fun, there's plenty of ways to use magnets in your next projects to make them more attractive!Think you've seen all there is to see with magnets? Check out Unusual Uses For Magne...
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Mon, 28 Aug 2017 12:27:38 PDT
Unusual Uses for Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/Unusual-Uses-for-Magnets/
Unusual Uses for Magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FES/200B/J6WG9AUN/FES200BJ6WG9AUN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FES/200B/J6WG9AUN/FES200BJ6WG9AUN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FES/200B/J6WG9AUN/FES200BJ6WG9AUN.SMALL.jpg mikeasaurus I love magnets! There are many practical uses for magnets that we see everyday, but there are so many more ways to use magnets that the maker nerd in all of us will appreciate. Though there are a few types of magnets on the market, for almost every application I prefer neodymium magnets (also known ...
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Mon, 28 Aug 2017 11:41:13 PDT
Solar Finder Scope: Free or Cheap 45 Minute Build http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Finder-Scope-Free-or-Cheap-45-Minute-Build/
Solar Finder Scope: Free or Cheap 45 Minute Build - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/DZUD/J6QQS847/FP4DZUDJ6QQS847.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/DZUD/J6QQS847/FP4DZUDJ6QQS847.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FP4/DZUD/J6QQS847/FP4DZUDJ6QQS847.SMALL.jpg jblane001 OverviewThis solar finder scope works on any telescope with a tube. I show it attached to the Celestron Nextar 8 (CN8) but it can be used with any telescope with a simple adjustment to the elastic strap. The idea occurred to me while watching the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21, 2017. A fire fig...
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Sun, 27 Aug 2017 22:12:56 PDT
How to Grow SLIME MOLD http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Grow-SLIME-MOLD/
How to Grow SLIME MOLD - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/PQED/J6QQG43X/FA2PQEDJ6QQG43X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/PQED/J6QQG43X/FA2PQEDJ6QQG43X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA2/PQED/J6QQG43X/FA2PQEDJ6QQG43X.SMALL.jpg ryanodom Slime Molds such as Physarum Polycephalum can solve mazes and are said to be really smart. An article published in Scientific American explains How Brainless Slime Molds Redefine Intelligence. Slime molds are famous for their ability to form efficient networks between food sources that some say mimi...
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Sat, 26 Aug 2017 20:49:22 PDT
Cardboard Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Rocket/
Cardboard Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/AEZ0/J6QQGZKT/FU5AEZ0J6QQGZKT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/AEZ0/J6QQGZKT/FU5AEZ0J6QQGZKT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU5/AEZ0/J6QQGZKT/FU5AEZ0J6QQGZKT.SMALL.jpg Franciscodr After you build the rubber band rocket launcher you need a rocket.One of the safest and cheapest to make is a cardboard rocket. Here are the easy steps to make one, let's do it! Prepare the Body First we make the body of the rocket: Get a cardboard empty roll from a toilet paper roll for example....
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Thu, 24 Aug 2017 15:15:56 PDT
Rubber Band Rocket Launch Pad http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Band-Rocket-Launch-Pad/
Rubber Band Rocket Launch Pad - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/IVYF/J6QQHH2N/F53IVYFJ6QQHH2N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/IVYF/J6QQHH2N/F53IVYFJ6QQHH2N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F53/IVYF/J6QQHH2N/F53IVYFJ6QQHH2N.SMALL.jpg Franciscodr After the DIY Paper Rocket With Launcher, and the super How to Make a Simplified Water Rocket, here there is another indoor rocket, to enjoy and show kids how physics is both easy and fun!Rounded, flat sticks, rubber bands and hot glue is all you need to create a real rocket launcher.For the rocket ...
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Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:04:00 PDT
The Simplest Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Simplest-Motor/
The Simplest Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/BZ19/J6MGBD3H/F8ZBZ19J6MGBD3H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/BZ19/J6MGBD3H/F8ZBZ19J6MGBD3H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Z/BZ19/J6MGBD3H/F8ZBZ19J6MGBD3H.SMALL.jpg KJMagnetics This experiment can be a great, easy way to learn how motors work. This motor uses a permanent magnet, some wire, paperclips, and some batteries. Permanent magnets are used in many electric motors and generators. This simple motor includes all of the relevant parts and ideas that you'll find in most...
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Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:53:02 PDT
Easy Magnus Glider http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Magnus-Glider/
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:14:48 PDT
Emergency Solar Eclipse Viewer http://www.instructables.com/id/Emergency-Solar-Eclipse-Viewer/
Emergency Solar Eclipse Viewer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/ZZF1/J6IEVYCA/FS3ZZF1J6IEVYCA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/ZZF1/J6IEVYCA/FS3ZZF1J6IEVYCA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/ZZF1/J6IEVYCA/FS3ZZF1J6IEVYCA.SMALL.jpg Orion Maker It's just a few hours before Total Solar Eclipse 2017. Some people might not prepare but don't want to miss this event. So this instructables is a solution!!!This is Emergency Solar Eclipse Viewer. It's very easy to make with simple materials and few minutes process. It's quite small and easy to use...
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 06:52:55 PDT
Distillation of Different Materials (Mustard, Ceder, Etc). http://www.instructables.com/id/Distillation-of-Different-Materials-Mustard-Ceder-/
Distillation of Different Materials (Mustard, Ceder, Etc). - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/1LU0/J6IF5E72/FHM1LU0J6IF5E72.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/1LU0/J6IF5E72/FHM1LU0J6IF5E72.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/1LU0/J6IF5E72/FHM1LU0J6IF5E72.SMALL.jpg SHOE0007 Distillation through a big boiling flask to make aromas is very useful. I have made chili, mustard, cocoa, and coffee, Some aroma is good for repelling insects (Nightshade berries) while others can attract animals. (Be aware of this). NOTE: Some Aroma change with age and yeast, friendly fungi and ba...
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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:06:58 PDT
Solar Eclipse Pinhole Projector http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Eclipse-Pinhole-Projector/
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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 21:18:13 PDT
Pendulum Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Pendulum-Car/
Pendulum Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/5TSI/J6IF1JS1/FI45TSIJ6IF1JS1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/5TSI/J6IF1JS1/FI45TSIJ6IF1JS1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FI4/5TSI/J6IF1JS1/FI45TSIJ6IF1JS1.SMALL.jpg JimRD This is an interesting way to demonstrate some Newtonian mechanics and I was motivated to build it due to a diagram I found at a forum at teamliquid.net by user Lyzonn (see his attached diagram) of a car with a pendulum mounted to it with a set of wheels that only turn in the forward direction.When ...
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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 02:02:51 PDT
How to Make a Solar Eclipse at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Solar-Eclipse-at-Home/
How to Make a Solar Eclipse at Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/AOHO/J6IEXVKY/F1GAOHOJ6IEXVKY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/AOHO/J6IEXVKY/F1GAOHOJ6IEXVKY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/AOHO/J6IEXVKY/F1GAOHOJ6IEXVKY.SMALL.jpg BRAIN IDEAS This is a super simple and fun tutorial that shows you how to make a solar eclipse at home! This DIY project is fun for kids and adults of all ages. Plus it will last long after the solar eclipse is over! Required Items This project is fairly simple and requires items you may already have lying a...
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Sat, 19 Aug 2017 06:28:17 PDT
Binocular Solar Filters http://www.instructables.com/id/Binocular-Solar-Filters/
Binocular Solar Filters - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/K8K8/J6FYTBQD/F1QK8K8J6FYTBQD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/K8K8/J6FYTBQD/F1QK8K8J6FYTBQD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1Q/K8K8/J6FYTBQD/F1QK8K8J6FYTBQD.SMALL.jpg jimustanguitar With the upcoming solar eclipse, I decided to add a set of solar filters to my astronomy binocular rig. My binoculars are a 12x70 set, which means that they magnify 12x and have a 70mm objective lens. Most binoculars have a 50mm objective lens, so it is more difficult to find filters and accessories...
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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 04:05:04 PDT
How to Make a Solar Eclipse Viewer - DIY Guy http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Solar-Eclipse-Viewer-1/
How to Make a Solar Eclipse Viewer - DIY Guy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/HSDS/J6CGD0TB/FQVHSDSJ6CGD0TB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/HSDS/J6CGD0TB/FQVHSDSJ6CGD0TB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/HSDS/J6CGD0TB/FQVHSDSJ6CGD0TB.SMALL.jpg LowesDIYGuy A total solar eclipse is coming to the USA on Monday, August 21st! There hasn't been a total eclipse visible here since 1979, and there won't be another one until 2024.Viewing a solar eclipse with your bare eyes is super dangerous. As little as 30 seconds of cumulative exposure can cause permanent b...
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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:07:09 PDT
Acoustic Levitator http://www.instructables.com/id/Acoustic-Levitator/
Acoustic Levitator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/TYSX/J6B0OCV0/F5DTYSXJ6B0OCV0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/TYSX/J6B0OCV0/F5DTYSXJ6B0OCV0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/TYSX/J6B0OCV0/F5DTYSXJ6B0OCV0.SMALL.jpg Asier Marzo Use acoustic waves to hold in mid-air samples such as water, ants or tiny electric components. This technology has been previously restricted to a couple of research labs but now you can make it at your home.If you want more background and details you can check our Open Access papers: More details ...
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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:06:56 PDT
How to SAFELY View the Sun to See a Solar Eclipse and Search for Sunspots. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-SAFELY-View-the-Sun-to-See-a-Solar-Eclipse-/
How to SAFELY View the Sun to See a Solar Eclipse and Search for Sunspots. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/CDUY/J69WVY3R/FAPCDUYJ69WVY3R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/CDUY/J69WVY3R/FAPCDUYJ69WVY3R.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAP/CDUY/J69WVY3R/FAPCDUYJ69WVY3R.SMALL.gif More Than the Sum I am going to show you how to view the sun using several indirect viewing methods, ranging from looking at shadows on the ground, to projecting through a telescope. I have recorded a video that explains how solar projection works, and provides several different examples of how to project the sun. ...
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Sat, 12 Aug 2017 21:11:17 PDT
Cheapest Way to Receive Weather Satellite Images http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheapest-Way-to-Receive-Weather-Satellite-Images/
Cheapest Way to Receive Weather Satellite Images - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/5DQ7/J67WIANI/FLL5DQ7J67WIANI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/5DQ7/J67WIANI/FLL5DQ7J67WIANI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLL/5DQ7/J67WIANI/FLL5DQ7J67WIANI.SMALL.jpg NagelmaierP Some time ago I heared about the possibility to receive weather satellite images. So I informed myself about this topic, and learned that I would need a SDR and an Antenna to receive the given frequencies. I didn't have these items ready, but still wanted to give it a try. I remebered some time ago ...
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Sat, 12 Aug 2017 19:46:58 PDT
3D Printed Pneumatic Logic Gates http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Pneumatic-Logic-Gates/
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Sat, 12 Aug 2017 08:02:15 PDT
Safely Shooting the Sun With the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS http://www.instructables.com/id/Safely-Shooting-the-Sun-With-the-Canon-PowerShot-S/
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Wed, 9 Aug 2017 08:55:31 PDT
Mini-Dob Telescope Mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Dob-Telescope-Mount/
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Mon, 7 Aug 2017 09:21:03 PDT
Making the Lightest Electric Longboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-the-Lightest-Electric-Longboard/
Making the Lightest Electric Longboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/JB9S/J5X0Q9I8/FQLJB9SJ5X0Q9I8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/JB9S/J5X0Q9I8/FQLJB9SJ5X0Q9I8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/JB9S/J5X0Q9I8/FQLJB9SJ5X0Q9I8.SMALL.jpg medanilevin Do you remember this frame design about a month ago?Now all the ordered parts came in and it is time to electrify this frame!The purpose of this ongoing project is to create an efficient, light, affordable, and very cool means of electric urban transportation. This instructable concludes the first v...
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Sun, 6 Aug 2017 08:28:52 PDT
Making a Metal Melting Furnace http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Metal-Melting-Furnace/
Making a Metal Melting Furnace - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FET/NVTU/J5X0PUBL/FETNVTUJ5X0PUBL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FET/NVTU/J5X0PUBL/FETNVTUJ5X0PUBL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FET/NVTU/J5X0PUBL/FETNVTUJ5X0PUBL.SMALL.jpg diyer2112 This metal furnace can melt aluminum, copper, gold, silver as well as other metals with a little lower melting point.It will be great if you subscribe to my YouTube channel to make sure you don't miss out any of my DIYsYOUTUBE:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCz960raDm01Q-NVe2... FACEBOOK:https://we...
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Sun, 6 Aug 2017 05:55:08 PDT
16 Ways to View the Eclipse http://www.instructables.com/id/16-Ways-to-View-the-Eclipse/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/AOMP/J5X0N856/FT7AOMPJ5X0N856.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/AOMP/J5X0N856/FT7AOMPJ5X0N856.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT7/AOMP/J5X0N856/FT7AOMPJ5X0N856.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura Observing a solar eclipse is one of the rarest astrological events that we have the chance to see here on earth, but when it comes to staring at the sun, you HAVE TO BE SAFE! Check out all these easy projects for viewing a solar eclipse and other awesome sun science! Cardboard Box Eclipse Viewer ...
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Sat, 5 Aug 2017 10:45:37 PDT
Making and Baking Bricks at HOME http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-and-Baking-Bricks-at-HOME/
Making and Baking Bricks at HOME - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/UYRD/J5X0LORK/FRKUYRDJ5X0LORK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/UYRD/J5X0LORK/FRKUYRDJ5X0LORK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/UYRD/J5X0LORK/FRKUYRDJ5X0LORK.SMALL.jpg diyer2112 This is an easy DIY fun tutorial you can try at your home.Here I made mini bricks but the same concept applies to the making of big and real bricks.I also made a youtube brick play button.I hope you guys enjoy this DIY project. also, it will be great if you subscribe to my YouTube channel to make s...
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Sat, 5 Aug 2017 08:47:41 PDT
Laboratory Water Bath http://www.instructables.com/id/Laboratory-Water-Bath/
Laboratory Water Bath - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/V5FJ/J5Y7TESJ/F6KV5FJJ5Y7TESJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/V5FJ/J5Y7TESJ/F6KV5FJJ5Y7TESJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/V5FJ/J5Y7TESJ/F6KV5FJJ5Y7TESJ.SMALL.jpg abizar My dry bath that I showed in the previous instructable felt a bit lonely so I made a wet water bath to give it company. I duplicated the previous dry bath construction except for a few changes: Replaced the aluminum block with a stainless steel pan that will hold water, used two of the ebay PTC heat...
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Fri, 4 Aug 2017 16:01:59 PDT
Cardboard Box Eclipse Viewer http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Box-Eclipse-Viewer/
Cardboard Box Eclipse Viewer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/YHD1/J5X0LBKU/FX9YHD1J5X0LBKU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/YHD1/J5X0LBKU/FX9YHD1J5X0LBKU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/YHD1/J5X0LBKU/FX9YHD1J5X0LBKU.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura A simple and safe way to watch a solar eclipse is to use a box pinhole projector. This eclipse viewer is easy to make from a cardboard box and ordinary household items.When a solar eclipse happens, we see the moon's shadow completely blocking the sun. The sun's corona is briefly visible while the mo...
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Fri, 4 Aug 2017 19:45:36 PDT
Simulated Rain Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Simulated-Rain-Garden/
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Fri, 4 Aug 2017 06:05:24 PDT
DIY Balloon Powered Car http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Balloon-Powered-Car/
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Fri, 4 Aug 2017 03:17:50 PDT
Portable Evaporative Room Cooler http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Evaporative-Room-Cooler/
Portable Evaporative Room Cooler - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/JTAG/J7GGGJQI/FBPJTAGJ7GGGJQI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/JTAG/J7GGGJQI/FBPJTAGJ7GGGJQI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBP/JTAG/J7GGGJQI/FBPJTAGJ7GGGJQI.SMALL.jpg Saiyam Beat the heat with this awesome DIY mini portable evaporative room cooler!At the very first sight, this thing looks like a little model of traditional Indian swamp coolers which are/used to be very common in most of the households. Of course these have been replaced by air conditioners in the recent...
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Mon, 31 Jul 2017 13:36:30 PDT
Laboratory Dry Bath http://www.instructables.com/id/Laboratory-Dry-Bath/
Laboratory Dry Bath - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/3EQJ/J5MQKK0H/F5Q3EQJJ5MQKK0H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/3EQJ/J5MQKK0H/F5Q3EQJJ5MQKK0H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/3EQJ/J5MQKK0H/F5Q3EQJJ5MQKK0H.SMALL.jpg abizar The laboratory dry bath went together surprisingly quickly. The bio-community lab that I am a member off were throwing away aluminum blocks to hold test tubes. I grabbed them before they ended up in trash and one of them had holes which were a perfect fit for 1.5 ml tubes. I had also bought a few PT...
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Sat, 29 Jul 2017 15:19:17 PDT
MINI POWER PLANT CONTROLLER http://www.instructables.com/id/MINI-POWER-PLANT-CONTROLLER/
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Fri, 28 Jul 2017 07:47:56 PDT
Generate Electricity From Nothing. http://www.instructables.com/id/Generate-Electricity-From-Nothing/
Generate Electricity From Nothing. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/UJCL/J5K5VZMR/FNRUJCLJ5K5VZMR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/UJCL/J5K5VZMR/FNRUJCLJ5K5VZMR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNR/UJCL/J5K5VZMR/FNRUJCLJ5K5VZMR.SMALL.jpg harishk99 How can we generate electricity from almost nothing at all...here is the solution... HOW TO Lets take inspiration from nature and optics.If we use a convex lens and focus the sunlight rays that come from infinity we will get a concentrated spot at the focal length of the lens. Now,If I keep one s...
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Wed, 26 Jul 2017 05:42:01 PDT
Cereal Box Marble Maze http://www.instructables.com/id/Cereal-Box-Marble-Maze/
Cereal Box Marble Maze - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/9QV2/J5IFXOVK/FHZ9QV2J5IFXOVK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/9QV2/J5IFXOVK/FHZ9QV2J5IFXOVK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/9QV2/J5IFXOVK/FHZ9QV2J5IFXOVK.SMALL.jpg tliguori330 Looking for unusual use for the items in your junk drawer? This project was something I participated back in school and now have used successfully in the engineering and technology courses I teach as well as a STEM camp during the summer. There is a lot of freedom on how to get this project compl...
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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:14:56 PDT
Replicate Young's Double Slit Experiment at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Replicate-Youngs-Double-Slit-Experiment-at-Home/
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Tue, 25 Jul 2017 04:20:47 PDT
Hot Coke: the Impact of Temperature on Ebullition http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-Coke-the-Impact-of-Temperature-on-Ebullition/
Hot Coke: the Impact of Temperature on Ebullition - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/8KVN/J5CQRFIV/FE38KVNJ5CQRFIV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/8KVN/J5CQRFIV/FE38KVNJ5CQRFIV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE3/8KVN/J5CQRFIV/FE38KVNJ5CQRFIV.SMALL.jpg Renard_Bleu Most of you have seen the explosive reaction that occurs when dropping Mentos into a bottle of soda. There are many hours of footage on YouTube showing many variations of this reaction. We can deduce from these videos that the reaction is optimized with warm Diet Coke, 5-7 Mentos and that it is a gr...
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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 10:20:01 PDT
Solar Finderscope Made From Plumbing Pipe and Wine Box Lining http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Finderscope-Made-From-Plumbing-Pipe-and-Wine/
Solar Finderscope Made From Plumbing Pipe and Wine Box Lining - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/BWRA/J5CQG56A/FLNBWRAJ5CQG56A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/BWRA/J5CQG56A/FLNBWRAJ5CQG56A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/BWRA/J5CQG56A/FLNBWRAJ5CQG56A.SMALL.jpg Organikmechanic Introduction It was whilst I was making a solar filter for my telescope that I seriously started to think about how I was to find the object of study in the eyepiece. I knew that one recommended method was to move the scope such that the shadow cast by it onto the ground was minimal i.e. a round ...
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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 04:51:35 PDT
How to Make FerroFluids http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-FerroFluids/
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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 06:32:23 PDT
Diy 6inch Newtonian Reflector Telescope http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-6inch-Newtonian-Reflector-Telescope/
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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 02:06:50 PDT