Instructables: exploring - technology - science - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:09:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 Vloeibare Magneet (Nederlands/Dutch) http://www.instructables.com/id/Vloeibare-Magneet-NederlandsDutch/
Vloeibare Magneet (Nederlands/Dutch) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/WR7A/J58G24WW/FD0WR7AJ58G24WW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/WR7A/J58G24WW/FD0WR7AJ58G24WW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/WR7A/J58G24WW/FD0WR7AJ58G24WW.SMALL.jpg Technopolis STREAM Ooit al een ‘vloeibare magneet’ gezien? Zo’n metalige vloeistof die de gekste piekjes krijgt in de buurt van een magneet? Hier vind je instructies om zelf een 'ferrofluid' te maken. Maar let op … dit experiment kan verslavend zijn! Benieuwd hoe dat precies werkt? Dat kan je lezen in onze blogpost 'M...
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Thu, 20 Jul 2017 04:22:46 PDT
Simplified Electronics: Microphone (DIY& How It Works) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplified-Electronics-Microphone-DIY-How-It-Works/
Simplified Electronics: Microphone (DIY& How It Works) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/KFN1/J58FUZ4C/FZTKFN1J58FUZ4C.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/KFN1/J58FUZ4C/FZTKFN1J58FUZ4C.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZT/KFN1/J58FUZ4C/FZTKFN1J58FUZ4C.SMALL.jpg argha halder Hello everyone!! So I have decided to create a new series of videos and instructables where I choose one electronic component we use everyday in our lives in electronic circuits, and I will give an overview of their history, how they work and how to make them yourself. Some of my explanations might...
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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 07:54:42 PDT
Laser Microscope & Laser Diffraction http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Microscope-Laser-Diffraction/
Laser Microscope & Laser Diffraction - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/57E3/J58FSI6G/FSP57E3J58FSI6G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/57E3/J58FSI6G/FSP57E3J58FSI6G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/57E3/J58FSI6G/FSP57E3J58FSI6G.SMALL.jpg Vishwas Navada LASER stands for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation. As the name itself says it's a powerful beam of light which is coherent and monochromatic. Let's see how we can make a microscope with this key-chain LASER.Let's make 2 things.1.Laser Microscope2.Laser DiffractionPLEA...
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Tue, 18 Jul 2017 10:46:05 PDT
Harvesting Sound Energy From Passing Cars http://www.instructables.com/id/Harvesting-Sound-Energy-From-Passing-Cars/
Harvesting Sound Energy From Passing Cars - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/S0LN/J58FOZMC/FWES0LNJ58FOZMC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/S0LN/J58FOZMC/FWES0LNJ58FOZMC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/S0LN/J58FOZMC/FWES0LNJ58FOZMC.SMALL.jpg Mechanical Attraction There is energy everywhere around us and in many different forms. Many devices have been developed to harvest light, wind, waves, and more. One unusual place of energy harvesting is from passing cars. As cars pass by some of their energy is released in form of sound. Even though the overall energy m...
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Mon, 17 Jul 2017 17:24:30 PDT
3D Printed Van De Graaff Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Van-De-Graaff-Generator/
3D Printed Van De Graaff Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/UXGU/J4YFSNRK/F7NUXGUJ4YFSNRK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/UXGU/J4YFSNRK/F7NUXGUJ4YFSNRK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/UXGU/J4YFSNRK/F7NUXGUJ4YFSNRK.SMALL.jpg Mark Rehorst This is an update of a project I did about 10 years ago, before I had a 3D printer. The original project is detailed here. It used rollers made from PVC pipe that turned on skate wheel bearings, and was driven by an AC motor. This new design uses a 3D printed base and rollers, spinning on bearing...
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Tue, 11 Jul 2017 13:26:44 PDT
Explore Thermodynamics: Reach Your Mpemba Effect! (with Building ESP Thermologger) http://www.instructables.com/id/Explore-Thermodynamics-Reach-Your-Mpemba-Effect-wi/
Explore Thermodynamics: Reach Your Mpemba Effect! (with Building ESP Thermologger) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/9ONO/J52Q11MM/FNF9ONOJ52Q11MM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/9ONO/J52Q11MM/FNF9ONOJ52Q11MM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/9ONO/J52Q11MM/FNF9ONOJ52Q11MM.SMALL.jpg Michal Choma What do scientist? They discover new things! You can say, that it is expensive. No! You can explore with cheap materials, at home with huge amount of data and nice graphs. This is project about popular Mpemba effect - hot water freeze faster then cooler. It is interesting story, how african boy fou...
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Tue, 11 Jul 2017 08:22:12 PDT
Sun Spotter Solar Eclipse Viewer http://www.instructables.com/id/Sun-Spotter/
Sun Spotter Solar Eclipse Viewer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/QLFN/J4SQ60QG/FGZQLFNJ4SQ60QG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/QLFN/J4SQ60QG/FGZQLFNJ4SQ60QG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGZ/QLFN/J4SQ60QG/FGZQLFNJ4SQ60QG.SMALL.jpg rubenzilzer On August I will travel to the USA so experience the total eclipse.Because I am traveling on a very low-cost fare, I cannot take a big telescope or tripod.I will only take my Nikon D70s camera, a small tripod on a small backpack the fits in the airplane cabin.So I made this "Sun Spotter device, to s...
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Fri, 7 Jul 2017 08:19:49 PDT
DIY Power Supply for Gel Electrophoresis http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Power-Supply-for-Gel-Electrophoresis/
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Sat, 8 Jul 2017 10:47:16 PDT
Walking Rainbow // Capillary Action http://www.instructables.com/id/Walking-Rainbow-Capillary-Action/
Walking Rainbow // Capillary Action - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/MKR6/J4SQ5LL6/FBVMKR6J4SQ5LL6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/MKR6/J4SQ5LL6/FBVMKR6J4SQ5LL6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBV/MKR6/J4SQ5LL6/FBVMKR6J4SQ5LL6.SMALL.jpg Karebears The Walking Rainbow is a fun way to discover how our earth works. Through this fun filled science project, you'll see the effects of how water defies gravity and creates a new substance as earth does with plants. This is a fun project for all ages and does tend to take some time. Materials Here...
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Fri, 7 Jul 2017 21:39:24 PDT
Make a Tellurion (sun-earth-moon Orrery) for Your Kid http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Tellurion-sun-earth-moon-Orrery-for-Your-Ki/
Make a Tellurion (sun-earth-moon Orrery) for Your Kid - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/TUM0/J4SQ33LJ/FEITUM0J4SQ33LJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/TUM0/J4SQ33LJ/FEITUM0J4SQ33LJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/TUM0/J4SQ33LJ/FEITUM0J4SQ33LJ.SMALL.jpg HuidongT A tellurion is a module for simulating the movement of earth and moon. This kind of module can be found in museum, but seldom seen in market. Some simplified version of tellurion can be found on internet, however a complete (almost) tellurion module was seldom made by DIYers. In this manual, I will ...
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Fri, 7 Jul 2017 07:48:47 PDT
Lab Centrifuge Fidget Spinner http://www.instructables.com/id/Lab-Centrifuge-Fidget-Spinner/
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Wed, 5 Jul 2017 11:09:04 PDT
Hardware Store Solar Eclipse Viewer http://www.instructables.com/id/Hardware-Store-Solar-Eclipse-Viewer/
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Wed, 5 Jul 2017 08:11:27 PDT
How to Find Exoplanets From Home - Part II http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Find-Exoplanets-From-Home-Part-II/
How to Find Exoplanets From Home - Part II - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/2ETV/J4IQ5LWI/FU22ETVJ4IQ5LWI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/2ETV/J4IQ5LWI/FU22ETVJ4IQ5LWI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/2ETV/J4IQ5LWI/FU22ETVJ4IQ5LWI.SMALL.jpg The Exoplanets Channel In this video I show you another way you can find potentially habitable exoplanets from home, for free, and without the need of a telescope. Look for exoplanets and find the orbital period of the first one To look for any exoplanet you have to click on 'periodograms'. The highest peak in the plot...
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Mon, 3 Jul 2017 04:31:48 PDT
How to Design a Skateboard Frame Using Science http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Design-a-Skateboard-Frame-Using-Science/
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Sat, 1 Jul 2017 11:13:32 PDT
An Unusual Use of Alcohol to Extract DNA From Cells http://www.instructables.com/id/An-Unusual-Way-to-Use-Alcohol-to-Extract-DNA-From-/
An Unusual Use of Alcohol to Extract DNA From Cells - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/XQU7/J4IPZ0YH/FKOXQU7J4IPZ0YH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/XQU7/J4IPZ0YH/FKOXQU7J4IPZ0YH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKO/XQU7/J4IPZ0YH/FKOXQU7J4IPZ0YH.SMALL.jpg TheEpicIronman Today, I am going to show you guys how to extract your DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) very easily with a little amount of supplies! First, let's gather our home supplies to do this easy project. Don't forget to vote for me in the Explore Science and Unusual Uses contest!You will need: Required - Disti...
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Fri, 30 Jun 2017 12:06:50 PDT
Electrostatic Winds http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrostatic-Winds/
Electrostatic Winds - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/PG50/J4IPYRXN/FZWPG50J4IPYRXN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/PG50/J4IPYRXN/FZWPG50J4IPYRXN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/PG50/J4IPYRXN/FZWPG50J4IPYRXN.SMALL.jpg tliguori330 The video above is one of the final products from research done on electrostatic winds. While exploring all aspects of electrostatic winds, the major focus for that semester was finding new methods and techniques to visualize the winds created. The brilliant green you see is the result of liquid nit...
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Fri, 30 Jun 2017 10:39:36 PDT
The Grow Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Grow-Machine/
The Grow Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/2BZV/J30SUCMN/FC92BZVJ30SUCMN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/2BZV/J30SUCMN/FC92BZVJ30SUCMN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FC9/2BZV/J30SUCMN/FC92BZVJ30SUCMN.SMALL.jpg ashleyscarborough The Grow MachineThis machine is an incubator for growing mycelium, the roots of mushrooms. It provides variable growing conditions in order to suit a variation of species which have different processes when growing. The machine allows a user to control temperature, humidity and light while also prov...
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Tue, 23 May 2017 13:29:29 PDT
DIY HEPA Air Purifier (Lasercut + 3D-print) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-HEPA-Air-Purifier-Lasercut-3D-print/
DIY HEPA Air Purifier (Lasercut + 3D-print) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/7KAZ/J4EFN3ZT/FJL7KAZJ4EFN3ZT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/7KAZ/J4EFN3ZT/FJL7KAZJ4EFN3ZT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJL/7KAZ/J4EFN3ZT/FJL7KAZJ4EFN3ZT.SMALL.jpg StevenVB After having seen IanVanMoruik his Open Source Air purifier I decided to make a similar device. https://www.instructables.com/id/OPEN-SOURCE-AIR-P...I include some basic steps in order for you to replicate the air-purifier. However, the main goal is not providing a full detailed construction overvie...
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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 03:36:58 PDT
Diy Powerbank Out of Waste 28000+ Mah http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Powerbank-Out-of-Waste-28000-Mah/
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 03:50:08 PDT
Multi Channel Analyzer for Gamma Spectroscopy With Arduino & Theremino http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Channel-Analyzer-for-Gamma-Spectroscopy-With/
Multi Channel Analyzer for Gamma Spectroscopy With Arduino & Theremino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/IH1F/J48PWWFT/FMIIH1FJ48PWWFT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/IH1F/J48PWWFT/FMIIH1FJ48PWWFT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/IH1F/J48PWWFT/FMIIH1FJ48PWWFT.SMALL.jpg stoppi71 Hello!I'd like to show you my homemade multi-channel-analyzer for gamma spectroscopy using a.) the freeware theremino and b.) an arduino.First of all I have to say some words about gamma spectroscopy at all. To detect radioactive decays you need a detector like a geiger-Counter. For gamma-spectrosco...
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Sun, 25 Jun 2017 07:02:15 PDT
Transilluminator for DNA Gel Electrophoresis http://www.instructables.com/id/Transilluminator-for-DNA-Gel-Electrophoresis/
Transilluminator for DNA Gel Electrophoresis - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F81/XCYT/J48PV5OA/F81XCYTJ48PV5OA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F81/XCYT/J48PV5OA/F81XCYTJ48PV5OA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F81/XCYT/J48PV5OA/F81XCYTJ48PV5OA.SMALL.jpg abizar How do you visualize DNA that you have separated by gel electrophoresis? Typically, the DNA is run in the presence of a fluorescent DNA stain that will light up when illuminated with a uv or blue light. For the simple gel electrophoresis unit I had made before, I needed a transilluminator that could...
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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 21:51:25 PDT
Build an EMG Audio Amplifier! (Electromyography) http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Muscle-Audio-Amplifier-Electromyography/
Build an EMG Audio Amplifier! (Electromyography) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/4SXA/J47LCTPB/FS64SXAJ47LCTPB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/4SXA/J47LCTPB/FS64SXAJ47LCTPB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS6/4SXA/J47LCTPB/FS64SXAJ47LCTPB.SMALL.jpg johnwmillr Whenever your body needs to make a movement, the nervous system sends out tiny electrical signals that control your muscles. The technique of electromyography (EMG) allows us to amplify and measure these electrical signals. In addition to being a useful clinical tool for diagnosing various neurologi...
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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 04:05:50 PDT
Receiving Images From Passing Weather Satellites (NOAA and METEOR M2) Using a Cheap SDR http://www.instructables.com/id/Receiving-Images-From-Passing-Weather-Satellites-N/
Receiving Images From Passing Weather Satellites (NOAA and METEOR M2) Using a Cheap SDR - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/901Z/J44FOJ5F/F5L901ZJ44FOJ5F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/901Z/J44FOJ5F/F5L901ZJ44FOJ5F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/901Z/J44FOJ5F/F5L901ZJ44FOJ5F.SMALL.jpg scihouse While everyone knows that there are satellites in orbit, most people don't think much of them or their capabilities, beyond making the TV work. But many of the satellites in orbit aren't just used for TV broadcasts. From weather imaging, to collecting science data, to relaying information between pr...
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Tue, 20 Jun 2017 11:04:58 PDT
A Maze in Magnets http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Maze-in-Magnets/
A Maze in Magnets - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/FBGA/J3YPYSJZ/F3CFBGAJ3YPYSJZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/FBGA/J3YPYSJZ/F3CFBGAJ3YPYSJZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/FBGA/J3YPYSJZ/F3CFBGAJ3YPYSJZ.SMALL.jpg jfehr67 This project combines two of my favourite things. Magnetic levitation, and puzzles!Follow the instructions below, and you'll have a fun little conversation piece you can share with your friends.For this instructable, I'm going to describe how to build a 7x7 maze made of 1/16" magnets, and using a 3/...
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Sat, 17 Jun 2017 19:57:46 PDT
Design and Build a 2,000,000,000x Scale Buckyball Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-Build-a-2000000000x-Scale-Buckyball-Mod/
Design and Build a 2,000,000,000x Scale Buckyball Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/1J8O/J3W2GHTT/FAR1J8OJ3W2GHTT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/1J8O/J3W2GHTT/FAR1J8OJ3W2GHTT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/1J8O/J3W2GHTT/FAR1J8OJ3W2GHTT.SMALL.jpg Mongpoovian Last month, a friend forwarded me a paper authored by some researchers at the Hasso-Plattner-Institute in Potsdam, Germany. The paper discussed the development and use of a piece of software called TrussFab (website, full paper), which can take a shape and generate a set of 3D-printable connectors t...
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Thu, 15 Jun 2017 09:58:24 PDT
DIY Magnetic Stirrer http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Magnetic-Stirrer/
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Wed, 14 Jun 2017 19:23:36 PDT
2-Speed Manual Transmission Working Model http://www.instructables.com/id/2-Speed-Manual-Transmission-Working-Model/
2-Speed Manual Transmission Working Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/72NA/J3UFSCJY/FSZ72NAJ3UFSCJY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/72NA/J3UFSCJY/FSZ72NAJ3UFSCJY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/72NA/J3UFSCJY/FSZ72NAJ3UFSCJY.SMALL.jpg gizmologist Ever wonder how the manual transmission in your car works? So did I. I always thought that gears were moved around on shafts to mesh different sets depending on the gear selected. Some early transmissions did work that way, but it wasn't long before someone came up with a better idea. The problem wi...
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Wed, 14 Jun 2017 09:15:30 PDT
Sound Waves Revealed! (Rubens Tube) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Waves-Revealed-Rubens-Tube/
Sound Waves Revealed! (Rubens Tube) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/GYL8/J3UFOL7M/FU2GYL8J3UFOL7M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/GYL8/J3UFOL7M/FU2GYL8J3UFOL7M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FU2/GYL8/J3UFOL7M/FU2GYL8J3UFOL7M.SMALL.jpg greatnate21f This Project takes invisible sound-waves and reveals them into easy to see flames. It is a really easy project that costs under 25 dollars. It is a pipe sealed on one side, and has a flexible diaphragm on the other side. You put a speaker with a frequency generator and the sound waves will push the ...
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Tue, 13 Jun 2017 20:40:26 PDT
PiEye: Human Vision Simulation With a PiCamera http://www.instructables.com/id/PiEye-a-Raspberry-Pi-Simulation-of-Human-Refractiv/
PiEye: Human Vision Simulation With a PiCamera - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/BT0S/J3UFP8MI/FKKBT0SJ3UFP8MI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/BT0S/J3UFP8MI/FKKBT0SJ3UFP8MI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/BT0S/J3UFP8MI/FKKBT0SJ3UFP8MI.SMALL.jpg pocojoe When teaching optics, it is straightforward to show how an image is formed, and how various lenses can be used to make an image move, or be made larger or smaller. There are a lot of diagrams that show images on the retina - upside down! - and then turned rightside up by the brain.It is more diffic...
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Fri, 9 Jun 2017 15:57:34 PDT
Electric Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-Car-1/
Electric Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/2XCO/J3UFICFO/F4O2XCOJ3UFICFO.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/2XCO/J3UFICFO/F4O2XCOJ3UFICFO.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/2XCO/J3UFICFO/F4O2XCOJ3UFICFO.SMALL.jpg webstersDIY My name is Noah and I am a sixth grade student in Massachusetts. My school assignment was to build and test an electric car. My electric car could only be 18 cm long and 6 and 1/2 cm wide. I was given a 3V motor, power wire, and my power source could not exceed 3V.Before beginning I learned about el...
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Tue, 13 Jun 2017 05:00:52 PDT
Balloon Rocket Cars http://www.instructables.com/id/Balloon-Rocket-Cars/
Balloon Rocket Cars - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/F7HH/J3UFA4F5/FK3F7HHJ3UFA4F5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/F7HH/J3UFA4F5/FK3F7HHJ3UFA4F5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK3/F7HH/J3UFA4F5/FK3F7HHJ3UFA4F5.SMALL.jpg Kto6Science I am always looking for an easy project I can do in a classroom of 30+ kids. If I can quickly put kits together, that's great, but many projects, especially when preparing for 30+ kits, take a lot of work and time. So, when I found a kit for this project for $1.20/kit, I jumped on it and bought 4 se...
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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 06:53:19 PDT
23GHz SMA Calibration Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/23GHz-SMA-Calibration-Kit/
23GHz SMA Calibration Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/BH8M/J3OQ4RCE/FGUBH8MJ3OQ4RCE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/BH8M/J3OQ4RCE/FGUBH8MJ3OQ4RCE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/BH8M/J3OQ4RCE/FGUBH8MJ3OQ4RCE.SMALL.jpg nqtronix If you have ever had to measure any high frequency signals (say in collage or at a job) you most likely know that the Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) has to be calibrated to account for cables and other linear errors. This is done by connecting known standards - open, short, load and thru - to the dev...
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Mon, 12 Jun 2017 00:13:51 PDT
Home-made Pelton Turbine - Easy to Make, Easy to Use! http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-Pelton-Turbine-Easy-to-Make-Easy-to-Use/
Home-made Pelton Turbine - Easy to Make, Easy to Use! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F00/BMX0/J3OQ0JDH/F00BMX0J3OQ0JDH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F00/BMX0/J3OQ0JDH/F00BMX0J3OQ0JDH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F00/BMX0/J3OQ0JDH/F00BMX0J3OQ0JDH.SMALL.jpg alamtania This project deals with a home-made Pelton turbine.I have tried to use day-to-day materials as much as I can so that all the enthusiasts over the world can easily make the whole setup on their own. Making of Wheel The main part of the turbine is the Wheel and it's made using some plastic boards w...
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Sun, 11 Jun 2017 10:58:56 PDT
FarmCorder - Crop Nutrition Deficiency Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/FarmCorder-Crop-Nutrition-Deficiency-Sensor/
FarmCorder - Crop Nutrition Deficiency Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/B21Z/J3OQ2OGW/FXMB21ZJ3OQ2OGW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/B21Z/J3OQ2OGW/FXMB21ZJ3OQ2OGW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/B21Z/J3OQ2OGW/FXMB21ZJ3OQ2OGW.SMALL.jpg ksmanoj95 Farming remains to be backbone of developing countries like India and Africa and it is the principal source of livelihood for majority of the population in the countries. Farmers however, use antiquated techniques which lead to overuse or under usage of fertilizer,water which leads to disastrous yie...
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Sun, 11 Jun 2017 20:35:27 PDT
Magnetic Field Viewer http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Field-Viewer/
Magnetic Field Viewer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F41/I8ZL/IVA4M9IV/F41I8ZLIVA4M9IV.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F41/I8ZL/IVA4M9IV/F41I8ZLIVA4M9IV.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F41/I8ZL/IVA4M9IV/F41I8ZLIVA4M9IV.SMALL.jpg Magnetic Games Difficulty of realization 7/10 How to Make I wanted to make this experiment to visualize the magnetic field lines in 3D.We've all played by guys with iron filings moved by a magnet under the table, with this game you have already an idea of the shape of the magnetic field, but, putting the iron f...
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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 07:04:33 PST
Augmented Reality Fidget Spinner http://www.instructables.com/id/Augmented-Reality-Fidget-Spinner/
Augmented Reality Fidget Spinner - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/3407/J3NR0PSY/FUD3407J3NR0PSY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/3407/J3NR0PSY/FUD3407J3NR0PSY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/3407/J3NR0PSY/FUD3407J3NR0PSY.SMALL.jpg matthewh8 In this Instructable we are going to make some fidget spinners in Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality with a DIY Hololens of sorts. This augmented reality tutorial will show you how to get the Leap Motion communicating with your mobile phone in AR and VR so you can use your hands to interact with ...
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Wed, 7 Jun 2017 08:28:10 PDT
Surface Tension Science Experiments With Common Houshold Items http://www.instructables.com/id/Surface-Tension-Science-Experiments-With-Common-Ho/
Surface Tension Science Experiments With Common Houshold Items - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/2268/J3KFENS1/FAG2268J3KFENS1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/2268/J3KFENS1/FAG2268J3KFENS1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/2268/J3KFENS1/FAG2268J3KFENS1.SMALL.jpg CHARLESCRANFORD I will show you how to do a few science experiments, using common household items, to see surface tension on water in action. Materials You will need some water, a bowl or bucket, some pepper (fine not coarse), a needle, a paper towel, a bread clip, some coins, and some liquid soap. You might al...
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Tue, 6 Jun 2017 19:09:00 PDT
Blue Bottle Experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-Bottle-Experiment/
Blue Bottle Experiment - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F13/K6U5/J3KFHI2F/F13K6U5J3KFHI2F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F13/K6U5/J3KFHI2F/F13K6U5J3KFHI2F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F13/K6U5/J3KFHI2F/F13K6U5J3KFHI2F.SMALL.jpg namindu Hi there!. This is a simple experiment. There is a bottle contain a liquid like water. When it shake, that liquid turns blue color. Just try to do it. Chemicals that we are using in this experiment are easy to find. Sodium hydroxide GlucoseMethylene blue (This chemical can be found from stores t...
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Tue, 6 Jun 2017 18:54:09 PDT
Laser Tyndall Effect http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Tyndall-Effect/
Laser Tyndall Effect - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/6N13/J3KFBS68/F3D6N13J3KFBS68.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/6N13/J3KFBS68/F3D6N13J3KFBS68.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3D/6N13/J3KFBS68/F3D6N13J3KFBS68.SMALL.jpg KRA5H You can use a simple cat toy (laser pointer) to demonstrate the Tyndall effect. "The Tyndall effect, also known as Tyndall scattering," according to Wikipedia "is light scattering by particles in a colloid or particles in a fine suspension." You can use the laser to test three different mixtures: co...
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Tue, 6 Jun 2017 12:24:48 PDT
3D Printed and Laser Cut Model of Gas Laws http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-and-Laser-Cut-Model-of-Gas-Laws/
3D Printed and Laser Cut Model of Gas Laws - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/VSXV/J3KFGPUL/FCMVSXVJ3KFGPUL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/VSXV/J3KFGPUL/FCMVSXVJ3KFGPUL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCM/VSXV/J3KFGPUL/FCMVSXVJ3KFGPUL.SMALL.jpg degrooty For a chemistry project at my high school, I decided to create this model to demonstrate the following basic properties of different states of matter. Gases are composed of fast moving particles that are spread far apart. These particles also attempt to diffuse from areas of high pressur...
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Tue, 6 Jun 2017 11:00:01 PDT
Ferrocell, Magnetic Fields Viewer http://www.instructables.com/id/Ferrocell-Magnetic-Fields-Viewer/
Ferrocell, Magnetic Fields Viewer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/VSYJ/J3EPPCLL/FPYVSYJJ3EPPCLL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/VSYJ/J3EPPCLL/FPYVSYJJ3EPPCLL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/VSYJ/J3EPPCLL/FPYVSYJJ3EPPCLL.SMALL.jpg Magnetic Games Difficulty of realization 7/10 How to work This is the best magnetic field viewer I've ever seen. The field lines are displayed with clarity like no other device or trick you can do.Apply light and magnetism to either surface. Polarization of the applied magnetic field will determine the "angle o...
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Sat, 3 Jun 2017 09:25:58 PDT
Aeturnus Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Aeturnus-Box/
Aeturnus Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/U3L9/J3EPNOGQ/FF5U3L9J3EPNOGQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/U3L9/J3EPNOGQ/FF5U3L9J3EPNOGQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FF5/U3L9/J3EPNOGQ/FF5U3L9J3EPNOGQ.SMALL.jpg TonyL171 The premise of this kinetic sculpture is built around the idea of an object being suspended in a way that seems like 'forever', hence the name aeturus which is not only a reference for fellow fallout nerds, but is a completely suitable title for a project such as this. To create this project you wil...
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Fri, 2 Jun 2017 11:50:05 PDT
DIY Cathode Ray Tube: Interacting With Electrons http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cathode-Ray-Tube-Interacting-With-Electrons/
DIY Cathode Ray Tube: Interacting With Electrons - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/YT3W/J3EPNAK6/FPEYT3WJ3EPNAK6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/YT3W/J3EPNAK6/FPEYT3WJ3EPNAK6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPE/YT3W/J3EPNAK6/FPEYT3WJ3EPNAK6.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech Electrons: they are all around us, but we cannot really see or interact with them. Luckily, there is a device that will let you. A cathode ray tube, or CRT, is a glass tube with electrodes on either end. When there is a vacuum drawn and a high voltage across the two electrodes, a cathode ray form...
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Fri, 2 Jun 2017 09:47:56 PDT
Bird's Eye View http://www.instructables.com/id/Birds-Eye-View/
Bird's Eye View - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/D58H/J3EPK49A/FCHD58HJ3EPK49A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/D58H/J3EPK49A/FCHD58HJ3EPK49A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/D58H/J3EPK49A/FCHD58HJ3EPK49A.SMALL.jpg caitd555 Our project is a bird that exemplifies multiple physics concepts that we have learned over the year. Our bird has a motor which shows our understanding of circuits. The wings and gears show friction. Putting Together Base Gather materials and put together base, which consists of ball jointleft ...
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Thu, 1 Jun 2017 23:06:02 PDT
High Power Vortex Cannon http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Power-Vortex-Cannon/
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Sun, 28 May 2017 20:48:28 PDT
How to Calculate Loads on Your Skateboard Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Calculate-Loads-on-Your-Skateboard-Frame/
How to Calculate Loads on Your Skateboard Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/I7FH/J34PHWJG/FPDI7FHJ34PHWJG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/I7FH/J34PHWJG/FPDI7FHJ34PHWJG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/I7FH/J34PHWJG/FPDI7FHJ34PHWJG.SMALL.jpg medanilevin Hi AllI'm starting something new today and hope that you find it interesting.This is the first step in a long term project which will result in something really really nice :)You can read all about it at: http://dosimplecarbon.com, go to The Project section, and if you are really interested you can...
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Fri, 26 May 2017 09:54:24 PDT
15 DIY Science Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/15-DIY-Science-Projects/ https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/J6IA/J34PHS8M/FQYJ6IAJ34PHS8M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/J6IA/J34PHS8M/FQYJ6IAJ34PHS8M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/J6IA/J34PHS8M/FQYJ6IAJ34PHS8M.SMALL.jpg Danger is my middle name Anyone can be a scientist! Check out these 15 DIY science projects and get ready to start your own experiments for the Explore Science Contest! ARDUINO MPPT SOLAR CHARGE CONTROLLER (Version-3.0) A Scientist's Guide to Citizen Science Scientific Research High Altitude Balloon for Fun and P...
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Thu, 25 May 2017 16:02:52 PDT
Solar Oven S'mores http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Oven-Smores-1/
Solar Oven S'mores - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/U0LV/J2UPKLRL/FUCU0LVJ2UPKLRL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/U0LV/J2UPKLRL/FUCU0LVJ2UPKLRL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/U0LV/J2UPKLRL/FUCU0LVJ2UPKLRL.SMALL.jpg webstersDIY My name is Noah and I am a sixth grade student in Massachusetts. My school assignment was to build and test a solar oven. A solar oven can be made of household materials and uses the power of the sun. A pro to a solar oven is that they are clean and no gas or electricity is needed. A con is that th...
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Sun, 21 May 2017 20:46:40 PDT
NASA Image of the Day As Your Desktop! http://www.instructables.com/id/NASA-Image-of-the-Day-As-Your-Desktop/
NASA Image of the Day As Your Desktop! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/M5J5/J2UPBSRX/FDDM5J5J2UPBSRX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/M5J5/J2UPBSRX/FDDM5J5J2UPBSRX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/M5J5/J2UPBSRX/FDDM5J5J2UPBSRX.SMALL.jpg Steele Maker Hello everyone! Welcome to my first instructable. In this instructable I will show you how to make a program that changes your computer’s desktop to the most recent NASA Image of the Day. These images are always stunning and the program really adds to your desktop appearance.The NASA Image of the Da...
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Fri, 19 May 2017 21:44:58 PDT
Nautilus -1 Exploration Mini Submarine http://www.instructables.com/id/Nautilus-1-Exploration-Mini-Submarine/
Nautilus -1 Exploration Mini Submarine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/MEBY/J2UP9A3A/FRCMEBYJ2UP9A3A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/MEBY/J2UP9A3A/FRCMEBYJ2UP9A3A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/MEBY/J2UP9A3A/FRCMEBYJ2UP9A3A.SMALL.jpg bcamrl Day by day, the planet we inhabit becomes increasingly polluted with unnecessary toxins and waste, all contributed by the human population itself. Over sixty four percent of assessed lake acres along with estuarine square miles do not live up to the standard of cleanliness to support uses such as fi...
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Thu, 18 May 2017 13:52:03 PDT