Instructables: exploring - technology - science - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:44:09 PST BLOX v1.01 A Mimimal Six-Color Transmitted-Light Spectrophotometer http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Mimimal-Six-Color-Transmitted-Light-Spectrophoto/
A Mimimal Six-Color Transmitted-Light Spectrophotometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/JSEN/JA36SAXD/FWGJSENJA36SAXD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/JSEN/JA36SAXD/FWGJSENJA36SAXD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWG/JSEN/JA36SAXD/FWGJSENJA36SAXD.SMALL.jpg Dr H The AS726X Spectral Sensors from AMS do allow six channel spectrophotometry for the visible (AS7262, 430 - 680 nm) and near infrared (AS7263, 580 - 880 nm) ranges of the spectrum. SparkFun is now offering breakout boards for both sensors, which are available via Pimoroni and RS-online.In this config...
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Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:27:54 PST
Baking Soda Crystals http://www.instructables.com/id/Baking-Soda-Crystals/
Baking Soda Crystals - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/ZX7U/J9SVZ45K/F0HZX7UJ9SVZ45K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/ZX7U/J9SVZ45K/F0HZX7UJ9SVZ45K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0H/ZX7U/J9SVZ45K/F0HZX7UJ9SVZ45K.SMALL.jpg KarenK116 A popular science experiment for children and adults is growing crystals at home. This process can show how crystals form in nature. These beautiful crystals can be grown using simple household products, such as baking soda, water and jars. AND the crystals will form starting within the first day ...
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Mon, 13 Nov 2017 07:29:51 PST
How to Bale Alfalfa http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Bale-Alfalfa/
How to Bale Alfalfa - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/MJ78/J9OW92CK/FEHMJ78J9OW92CK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/MJ78/J9OW92CK/FEHMJ78J9OW92CK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/MJ78/J9OW92CK/FEHMJ78J9OW92CK.SMALL.jpg daltondegreef When working on a farm, there are many important things that someone needs to know how to do. If a person were to work on a farm and own cattle, baling alfalfa is usually a task every farmer has to do. It makes excellent feed for the cattle. Alfalfa is a flowering crop which is very important when c...
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Tue, 7 Nov 2017 11:35:47 PST
Automated Variable Oxygen Chamber http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Variable-Oxygen-Chamber/
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Mon, 6 Nov 2017 17:06:10 PST
3D Printed STEM Racers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-STEM-Racers/
3D Printed STEM Racers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F10/AFF9/J9JFLFA1/F10AFF9J9JFLFA1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F10/AFF9/J9JFLFA1/F10AFF9J9JFLFA1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F10/AFF9/J9JFLFA1/F10AFF9J9JFLFA1.SMALL.jpg Paige Russell These 3D printed STEM race cars are the perfect project based learning tool to help teachers get kids excited about science, technology, engineering, math, and nutrition to boot! The racers I show you how to make in this instructable will provide an opportunity to turn almost anything (no kittens or...
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Fri, 3 Nov 2017 14:20:41 PDT
Homemade (lemon Juice) Battery! Powers Electric Buzzer and More! Lemon Battery - Easy DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-lemon-Juice-Battery-Powers-Electric-Buzze/
Homemade (lemon Juice) Battery! Powers Electric Buzzer and More! Lemon Battery - Easy DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FND/BJ9U/J9JFNRPZ/FNDBJ9UJ9JFNRPZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FND/BJ9U/J9JFNRPZ/FNDBJ9UJ9JFNRPZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FND/BJ9U/J9JFNRPZ/FNDBJ9UJ9JFNRPZ.SMALL.jpg desertsun02 in this instructable i'll show you how to make a lemon juice battery. as far as these homemade batteries go, it's probably the strongest. it powers buzzers, small leds/lights and even clocks. Watch instructional video... shows full build, along with it running all types of stuff. Read descript...
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Fri, 3 Nov 2017 10:09:56 PDT
How to Make an Electromagnet http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Electromagnet-3/
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Mon, 30 Oct 2017 11:58:11 PDT
Wrapping Surgical Tools for the Autoclave http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrapping-Surgical-Tools-for-the-Autoclave/
Wrapping Surgical Tools for the Autoclave - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/55HZ/J98RDHC6/FS355HZJ98RDHC6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/55HZ/J98RDHC6/FS355HZJ98RDHC6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FS3/55HZ/J98RDHC6/FS355HZJ98RDHC6.SMALL.jpg PaigeW27 I love the Christmas season. You get to spend time with family and receive presents! Who knew I could bring part of the Christmas festivities into my everyday job. I am talking about wrapping objects but I am not wrapping a toy, I am wrapping surgical instruments. It is so important to properly wrap...
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Fri, 27 Oct 2017 10:21:01 PDT
Simple Classroom Water Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Classroom-Water-Filter/
Simple Classroom Water Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/DDOR/J98R7X1A/F6QDDORJ98R7X1A.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/DDOR/J98R7X1A/F6QDDORJ98R7X1A.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6Q/DDOR/J98R7X1A/F6QDDORJ98R7X1A.SMALL.jpg dfiddler This instructable would be a great water filter to design with students especially those in upper elementary or middle school. The simple design of the filter will allow the user to filter out large and small particles as well as clear the water sample to some degree. I made this to show students ...
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Thu, 26 Oct 2017 13:28:17 PDT
Uber-Cheap Electroscope for Teaching http://www.instructables.com/id/Uber-Cheap-Electroscope-for-Teaching/
Uber-Cheap Electroscope for Teaching - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/9JPM/J8YR7NTK/FOZ9JPMJ8YR7NTK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/9JPM/J8YR7NTK/FOZ9JPMJ8YR7NTK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/9JPM/J8YR7NTK/FOZ9JPMJ8YR7NTK.SMALL.jpg Udon The easiest and most fascinating science instrument you can make from rubbish lying around is an electroscope.Basically, an electroscope is a device that visibly reacts in the presence of static charge by means of aluminium leaves that will spring apart.The working principle is based on the fact tha...
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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 09:53:58 PDT
Electroplating Nitinol for Soldering http://www.instructables.com/id/Electroplating-Nitinol-for-Soldering/
Electroplating Nitinol for Soldering - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/G7CB/J8YRBS46/FIOG7CBJ8YRBS46.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/G7CB/J8YRBS46/FIOG7CBJ8YRBS46.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIO/G7CB/J8YRBS46/FIOG7CBJ8YRBS46.SMALL.jpg electricaveman Nickel titanium alloy or nitinol can be about impossible to solder to with out fancy fluxes or ultrasonic wave soldering equipment. One way to get around this to at least get an electrical connection is to plate it with a coat of copper. Mechanically, this coat of copper doesn't have quite enough st...
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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:28:37 PDT
Smartphone Schlieren - See Sound Waves http://www.instructables.com/id/Phone-Camera-Schlieren-Optical-Setup/
Smartphone Schlieren - See Sound Waves - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/U0K5/J8QGDJAZ/FQKU0K5J8QGDJAZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/U0K5/J8QGDJAZ/FQKU0K5J8QGDJAZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/U0K5/J8QGDJAZ/FQKU0K5J8QGDJAZ.SMALL.jpg ThingEngineer See pressure waves created by sound waves with your phone in real time!The purpose of this instructable is to share a unique, low cost and sensitive Schlieren optical setup that does not require the use of a razor or edge in front of the camera lens.This setup was created with the primary intent to ...
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Sun, 15 Oct 2017 21:46:26 PDT
Simple DC Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-DC-Motor-1/
Simple DC Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/IW7X/J8KGUOBB/FMVIW7XJ8KGUOBB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/IW7X/J8KGUOBB/FMVIW7XJ8KGUOBB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/IW7X/J8KGUOBB/FMVIW7XJ8KGUOBB.SMALL.jpg VlastimilH Here I created simple DC motor that can be constructed with minimal amount of stuff that needs buying. Construction takes around 45 min. You do need good Power source as it is current hungry. I am using 12V lead acid rechargeable battery 12Amp.hr (smaller amp. hr. will work too).!!! Very important. ...
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Tue, 10 Oct 2017 07:58:06 PDT
Bee Olfactory Conditioning Apparatus http://www.instructables.com/id/Bee-Olfactory-Conditioning-Apparatus/
Bee Olfactory Conditioning Apparatus - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/J2X6/J8F5P90M/F1WJ2X6J8F5P90M.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/J2X6/J8F5P90M/F1WJ2X6J8F5P90M.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/J2X6/J8F5P90M/F1WJ2X6J8F5P90M.SMALL.jpg ljohann Honey bees are not only fascinating for providing honey and pollinating flowers, they are also a well-established model organism in many fields of research. When I was working at the University of Osnabrück, Germany, there were several bee hives in our institute. As a behavioral biologist with a str...
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Fri, 6 Oct 2017 01:59:40 PDT
Helicone - Laser Cut http://www.instructables.com/id/Helicone-Laser-Cut/
Helicone - Laser Cut - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/SEVR/J836CRRA/FAJSEVRJ836CRRA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/SEVR/J836CRRA/FAJSEVRJ836CRRA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/SEVR/J836CRRA/FAJSEVRJ836CRRA.SMALL.jpg EdwardJ13 The Golden Ratio Project - Phyllotaxis on a Laser CutterIn my Geometry Honors class last year, we completed a PBL on the Golden Ratio. In the intoduction to the project, I showed my students different examples of the Golden Ratio. One of the most popular examples was the Helicone by PlayableArt an...
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Wed, 27 Sep 2017 14:51:47 PDT
Magnetic Fluid http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Fluid/
Magnetic Fluid - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/6UEL/J7UR78GU/FZ26UELJ7UR78GU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/6UEL/J7UR78GU/FZ26UELJ7UR78GU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/6UEL/J7UR78GU/FZ26UELJ7UR78GU.SMALL.jpg Technopolis STREAM *-* This Instructable is in English. Please click here for the Dutch version, *-* Deze Instructable is in het Engels. Klik hier voor de Nederlandse versie.Did you ever see a ‘magnetic fluid’? Some kind of metal-looking fluid that gets spiky when near a magnet? Here you’ll find instructions to make a...
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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 03:29:57 PDT
Standing Gel Electrophoresis Chamber http://www.instructables.com/id/Standing-Electrophoresis-Chamber/
Standing Gel Electrophoresis Chamber - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/PDOR/J7UR4TZ0/FABPDORJ7UR4TZ0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/PDOR/J7UR4TZ0/FABPDORJ7UR4TZ0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/PDOR/J7UR4TZ0/FABPDORJ7UR4TZ0.SMALL.jpg Fibulas We want to make a electrophoresis chamber with the following features:1. Use blue light instead of UV to trigger the fluorescence of the dye.2. Stands on the bench with adjustable angle so it is easy to view.3. Magnetic hinge that won't break.4. There is no fog on the observation window.5. Power con...
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Sun, 24 Sep 2017 13:39:35 PDT
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/
Table Top Flying Kite - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/3T93/J7QGGQJ4/FMG3T93J7QGGQJ4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/3T93/J7QGGQJ4/FMG3T93J7QGGQJ4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMG/3T93/J7QGGQJ4/FMG3T93J7QGGQJ4.SMALL.jpg jegatheesan.soundarapandian Its some thing funny, if we a kite always flying in our table top with out any power. Here i use very simple magnetic levitation, by use only the attraction of the magnet. Its teach the power of Magnet attraction and the trigonometry to make the Kite fly Straight. Even with wind of with out wind it ...
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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/
Solar Thermoelectric Generator - Sunflower - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/NHX7/J7MFSZYU/FFFNHX7J7MFSZYU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/NHX7/J7MFSZYU/FFFNHX7J7MFSZYU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/NHX7/J7MFSZYU/FFFNHX7J7MFSZYU.SMALL.jpg jiovine The Sunflower is a passive solar device I designed that uses a Thermo-Electric Generator (TEG) module. It obtains the heat for operation from the sun, to heat the hot side of the TEG and uses cool ocean water to cool the opposite side. Thermoelectric Power Generation Solar Thermoelectric Power ...
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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/
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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/
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Sat, 26 Aug 2017 20:49:22 PDT
Cardboard Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Rocket/
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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/
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Wed, 23 Aug 2017 11:04:00 PDT
The Simplest Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Simplest-Motor/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:07:09 PDT
Acoustic Levitator http://www.instructables.com/id/Acoustic-Levitator/
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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/
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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/
3D Printed Pneumatic Logic Gates - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/O4X4/J6747UTQ/FRXO4X4J6747UTQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/O4X4/J6747UTQ/FRXO4X4J6747UTQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/O4X4/J6747UTQ/FRXO4X4J6747UTQ.SMALL.jpg dAcid This is a follow on from my first instructable: Pneumatic Logic Gates Made With Simple ToolsThe last one didnt require much tools, this one however, will requre an SLA printer and optionally a laser cutter.The design of the internals of the chip hasn't changed since my last instructable, this is jus...
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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/
Safely Shooting the Sun With the Canon PowerShot SX530 HS - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/OQDN/J63V20R9/F0BOQDNJ63V20R9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/OQDN/J63V20R9/F0BOQDNJ63V20R9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0B/OQDN/J63V20R9/F0BOQDNJ63V20R9.SMALL.jpg ProfHankD By now, if you live in the USA, you know there's an eclipse coming August 21, 2017. Even if you're not all that excited about it, you know you're gonna watch it... and you'll probably try to photograph it.Hopefully, you already know not to stare at the Sun without protecting your eyes -- and I don'...
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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/
Mini-Dob Telescope Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/PVER/J5Y82AC3/FHZPVERJ5Y82AC3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/PVER/J5Y82AC3/FHZPVERJ5Y82AC3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/PVER/J5Y82AC3/FHZPVERJ5Y82AC3.SMALL.jpg geotek This is a pretty big project for an Instructable. I'll do my best to make it as clear as possible. Astronomy enthusiasts are swapping equipment all the time. Sometimes you end up with scopes you really didn't need, but they came with something else, and so on. This was the case with this 8" f4 Ne...
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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