Instructables: exploring - technology - science - Energy http://www.instructables.com Sat, 20 Dec 2014 00:59:10 PST BLOX v1.01 Shoe String Free Energy Gas Cooker & Water Purifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-String-Free-Energy-Gas-Cooker-Water-Purifier/
Shoe String Free Energy Gas Cooker & Water Purifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/4YDY/I3OFPJRX/FKN4YDYI3OFPJRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/4YDY/I3OFPJRX/FKN4YDYI3OFPJRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/4YDY/I3OFPJRX/FKN4YDYI3OFPJRX.SMALL.jpg assasinsareus I originally wrote this for my final year project in 2005. I won't provide a parts list as certain technology has moved on such as the ease of Arduino for the electronics and solar cells are a lot better and readily available now. Also I was a student at the time and so my budget was extremely limit...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 14:18:45 PST
Make energy by moving your hands in your free time http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-energy-by-moving-your-hands-in-your-free-time/
Make energy by moving your hands in your free time - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/AOE9/I2S6PR9I/F6WAOE9I2S6PR9I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/AOE9/I2S6PR9I/F6WAOE9I2S6PR9I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6W/AOE9/I2S6PR9I/F6WAOE9I2S6PR9I.SMALL.jpg ayush190 Hello all,This is my very first instructable! I have made a machine using a motor, some electronic components, gears and pulleys to very efficiently convert the kinetic energy from a persons hands into electricity. This can produce, at fastest speed, up to 12 volts, but it is controlled at 5 volts b...
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:43:12 PST
How to: Construct Your Very Own Universe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Construct-Your-Very-Own-Universe/
How to: Construct Your Very Own Universe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/B6MN/HXBG54F8/F7TB6MNHXBG54F8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/B6MN/HXBG54F8/F7TB6MNHXBG54F8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7T/B6MN/HXBG54F8/F7TB6MNHXBG54F8.SMALL.jpg Bananamultiverse This instructable is a quick exercise to get you started in the business of universe construction.Required supplies: - time (s) - space (m) Define Space-Time First you will need to define the relationship between space and time with one simple equation:time cubed (s^3) = space to the fourth power...
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Mon, 7 Jul 2014 09:07:25 PDT
Science Experiments | Homemade Hydrogen | Balloons Flying http://www.instructables.com/id/Science-Experiments-Homemade-Hydrogen-Balloons-Fly/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/BZOH/HT36T4AH/FD4BZOHHT36T4AH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/BZOH/HT36T4AH/FD4BZOHHT36T4AH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD4/BZOH/HT36T4AH/FD4BZOHHT36T4AH.SMALL.jpg fgarcía24 MORE VIDEOS HERE: https://www.youtube.com/user/HawkGuruHacker/videos MORE VIDEOS HERE: https://www.youtube.com/user/HawkGuruHacker/videos MORE VIDEOS HERE: https://www.youtube.com/user/HawkGuruHacker/videos MORE VIDEOS HERE: https://www.youtube.com/user/HawkGuruHacker/videos MORE VIDEOS HERE: https:...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 16:55:05 PDT
Homemade X-ray Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-built-X-ray-Source/
Homemade X-ray Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/X63S/HQSV2KCI/FQQX63SHQSV2KCI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/X63S/HQSV2KCI/FQQX63SHQSV2KCI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/X63S/HQSV2KCI/FQQX63SHQSV2KCI.SMALL.jpg SpectrHz DISCLAIMER!!!: This project can be EXTREMELY dangerous if you do not know what you are doing, in the case of this system, the x-rays are really the least of the problem, assuming you have something to protect yourself with. However a flyback transformer can give you a nasty shock that could even kil...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 23:12:10 PST
MAKING A SIMPLE CELL BY YOUR BODY IN JUST FEW SECOND http://www.instructables.com/id/MAKING-A-SIMPLE-CELL-BY-YOUR-BODY-IN-JUST-FEW-SECO/
MAKING A SIMPLE CELL BY YOUR BODY IN JUST FEW SECOND - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/7AK3/HOHY7QTA/FKZ7AK3HOHY7QTA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/7AK3/HOHY7QTA/FKZ7AK3HOHY7QTA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/7AK3/HOHY7QTA/FKZ7AK3HOHY7QTA.SMALL.jpg prayag nao i think i dont need to explain it its too easy,u can understand yourself. You can use these following things for whole circuit.i used diode bcz it stop capacitor to discharge by ur body.u will need these things 1. carbon rod 2. aluminum foil 3. capacitor(optional) MAKING CELL its so simple take o...
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Sat, 30 Nov 2013 20:01:39 PST
How to Burn Palladium http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Burn-Palladium/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/87A5/HHS9SZSZ/FFP87A5HHS9SZSZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/87A5/HHS9SZSZ/FFP87A5HHS9SZSZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFP/87A5/HHS9SZSZ/FFP87A5HHS9SZSZ.SMALL.jpg FPSoutback A quick video on how to unlock palladiums hidden energy, intermetallic alloy reaction between aluminium, palladium, nichrome and platinum wires.
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Mon, 17 Jun 2013 02:03:13 PDT
Electrolysis Apparatuses http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydrolysis-Apparatuses/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/2WL9/HGZO2BDK/F5D2WL9HGZO2BDK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/2WL9/HGZO2BDK/F5D2WL9HGZO2BDK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5D/2WL9/HGZO2BDK/F5D2WL9HGZO2BDK.SMALL.jpg fozzy13 This video shows off two hydrolysis apparatuses I made.  The reaction that breaks water molecules into hydrogen and oxygen gases is incredibly exciting to me, and was the first thing I could remember building.  I thought it was a shame that there was nothing I had published on Instructables to show ...
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Wed, 22 May 2013 22:40:52 PDT
simple electrolytic cell made ​​with citrus fruits http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-electrolytic-cell-made-with-citrus-fruits/
simple electrolytic cell made ​​with citrus fruits - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/7RJ2/HFWSTJAI/FOL7RJ2HFWSTJAI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/7RJ2/HFWSTJAI/FOL7RJ2HFWSTJAI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOL/7RJ2/HFWSTJAI/FOL7RJ2HFWSTJAI.SMALL.jpg eistein This will teach indestructable build a simple electrolytic cell made ​​with citrus fruits and objects found in any home. Sorry for my English, I'm Brazilian so I do not speak English well. hunt for materials citrus fruits (in my case I used the lemon Galician, but you can use oranges or even use ...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 14:48:16 PDT
RotoVerter http://www.instructables.com/id/RotoVerter/
RotoVerter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/J8JI/H8CVG6HN/FLDJ8JIH8CVG6HN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/J8JI/H8CVG6HN/FLDJ8JIH8CVG6HN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/J8JI/H8CVG6HN/FLDJ8JIH8CVG6HN.SMALL.jpg Heer_Lorcan Thought it would be nice to have at least 1 way of making electricity with all these projects here. So, after a few years at the EVGRAY group, wanted to post this at instructables. The idea it to use 2 electromotors to create electricity. The Prime mover, tuned to use a low Amp, and the mechanical w...
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Mon, 22 Oct 2012 16:59:38 PDT
Energy Efficient Electric Amphibious Vehicles http://www.instructables.com/id/Energy-Efficient-Electric-Amphibious-Vehicles/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/PCPW/H6MEVOR2/F99PCPWH6MEVOR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/PCPW/H6MEVOR2/F99PCPWH6MEVOR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/PCPW/H6MEVOR2/F99PCPWH6MEVOR2.SMALL.jpg MarkLarsenAlan Alan Larsen - 6/22/1960 The #1 Problem today is the oil crisis. Our cars cost too much to run and they are ruining the enviroment. Normal electric cars are cheap to run but expensive up front and the gas you save wont make the car pay for itself, the battery life also is not near enough to get the a...
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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 20:11:40 PDT
Hydrogen Production for Energy Independence http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydrogen-Production-for-Energy-Independence/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/27C0/H672T12X/FY227C0H672T12X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/27C0/H672T12X/FY227C0H672T12X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/27C0/H672T12X/FY227C0H672T12X.SMALL.jpg rhackenb Several years ago I submitted an idea to NASA's Create the Future Contest.  The idea I had addressed the issue that there was not a national infrastructure for providing refueling stations for the fuelcell cars that Honda's Clarity and GM's Equinox needed.  Without such an infrastructure, people wou...
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Wed, 29 Aug 2012 20:03:59 PDT
Easy home made wind powered generator. http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-home-made-wind-powered-generator/
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Fri, 16 Mar 2012 21:14:49 PDT
The Improved Simple Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Improved-Simple-Tesla-Coil/
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Tue, 14 Feb 2012 16:25:11 PST
The mexican... Watt ? ? Calculate Watts on motors with Amp and Volt readings. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-mexican-Watt-meter/
The mexican... Watt ? ? Calculate Watts on motors with Amp and Volt readings. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/OZXO/GWVXGDLE/F5YOZXOGWVXGDLE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/OZXO/GWVXGDLE/F5YOZXOGWVXGDLE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/OZXO/GWVXGDLE/F5YOZXOGWVXGDLE.SMALL.jpg rlarios Nowadays, it’s easy to measure watts to home appliances with Kill-A-Watt meters. However, living in Mexico, ordering one across the border would be cost prohibitive as shipping charges would be higher than the cost of the meter itself, and that's without taking into account import taxes! Knowi...
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Sun, 1 Jan 2012 20:19:23 PST
The Simple Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Simple-Tesla-Coil/
The Simple Tesla Coil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/4PVA/GUKZRGX7/FWA4PVAGUKZRGX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/4PVA/GUKZRGX7/FWA4PVAGUKZRGX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWA/4PVA/GUKZRGX7/FWA4PVAGUKZRGX7.SMALL.jpg MistaStokes This is a guide on how to build a medium sized Tesla coil. I built this one from parts I had laying around, all I had to buy was magnet wire, in all I spent less than $30! For those building their first coil, I would not suggest using this a standalone source of instructions. This is my first coil,...
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Fri, 4 Nov 2011 14:28:12 PDT
How to Make A Simple Hydrogen Fuel Cell http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-A-Simple-Hydrogen-Fuel-Cell/
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Fri, 7 Oct 2011 11:36:49 PDT
Solar powered Reverse Trike http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-powered-Vehicle/
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Sat, 16 Jul 2011 09:59:47 PDT
How To Build A Spark Gap Tesla Coil (SGTC) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Spark-Gap-Tesla-Coil-SGTC/
How To Build A Spark Gap Tesla Coil (SGTC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/PYUB/GPVEVPS3/FV5PYUBGPVEVPS3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/PYUB/GPVEVPS3/FV5PYUBGPVEVPS3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/PYUB/GPVEVPS3/FV5PYUBGPVEVPS3.SMALL.jpg Xellers Shoot foot-long bolts of lighting through the air, light fluorescent tubes without wires, and power your other high voltage experiments with the aid of this tabletop-sized Tesla coil! Once the parts have arrived, it comes together in about a weekend, and for less than $200 even for those without a...
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Sun, 10 Jul 2011 18:11:31 PDT
Electricity Generating Kite! http://www.instructables.com/id/Electricity-Generating-Kite/
Electricity Generating Kite! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/4ZX4/GOZIQH9B/FFD4ZX4GOZIQH9B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/4ZX4/GOZIQH9B/FFD4ZX4GOZIQH9B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFD/4ZX4/GOZIQH9B/FFD4ZX4GOZIQH9B.SMALL.jpg robotkid249 Imagine, a children's toy generating all of your electricity needs. That is the reality of kite power! Kites mounted with turbines fly autonomously generating power on a megawatt scale! I have always been infatuated with kites. Their simple movement and calming effect seem to interest every child. ...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2011 12:09:03 PDT
MICROWAVE RADIATION http://www.instructables.com/id/MICROWAVE-RADIATION/
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Sun, 27 Mar 2011 16:57:55 PDT
making hydrogen and oxygen http://www.instructables.com/id/making-hydrogen-and-oxygen/
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Sat, 12 Mar 2011 16:15:09 PST
Making a Saline or Hydroxide Solution http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-Saline-or-Hydroxide-Solution/
Making a Saline or Hydroxide Solution - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/4ADL/G4JNYTQ1/FA04ADLG4JNYTQ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/4ADL/G4JNYTQ1/FA04ADLG4JNYTQ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA0/4ADL/G4JNYTQ1/FA04ADLG4JNYTQ1.SMALL.jpg egbertfitzwilly A classroom suitable method to make electrolyte solutions of any strength for al-air or microbial fuel cells if a heat source is available. Along the way we will learn about calculating ratios, percentages and solubility of inorganic chemicals in water. Plus these solutions can be used with other pr...
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Wed, 20 Jan 2010 22:46:49 PST
How To Build A Vacuum Tube Tesla Coil (VTTC) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Build-A-Vacuum-Tube-Tesla-Coil-VTTC/
How To Build A Vacuum Tube Tesla Coil (VTTC) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/NZ7X/FVMVC4T0/FLJNZ7XFVMVC4T0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/NZ7X/FVMVC4T0/FLJNZ7XFVMVC4T0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/NZ7X/FVMVC4T0/FLJNZ7XFVMVC4T0.SMALL.jpg Xellers Can't find a neon sign transformer? Want to build your first Tesla Coil without facing the complexities of going solid state? Here's some good news: Vacuum tube Tesla Coils, which have been making a comeback in recent years, can be just as rewarding as any other type of coil without breaking the ban...
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Tue, 12 Jan 2010 13:42:25 PST
How to Build a Wind Power Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Wind-Power-Generator/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/RS0X/G2HDWB6W/FW3RS0XG2HDWB6W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/RS0X/G2HDWB6W/FW3RS0XG2HDWB6W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW3/RS0X/G2HDWB6W/FW3RS0XG2HDWB6W.SMALL.jpg doctorgig Harvesting the wind for energy is not a new concept.  The origins of using the  winds to to produce mechanical energy are lost in the mists of time . Mankind was using wind power to move his ships and grind his grain at least a couple thousand years ago. With the advent of electricity it was only na...
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Fri, 27 Nov 2009 09:35:15 PST
A Paper Plate and Pop Bottle Savonius Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Paper-Plate-and-Pop-Bottle-Savonius-Wind-Turbine/
A Paper Plate and Pop Bottle Savonius Wind Turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/EP5T/FX55749C/FO2EP5TFX55749C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/EP5T/FX55749C/FO2EP5TFX55749C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO2/EP5T/FX55749C/FO2EP5TFX55749C.SMALL.jpg egbertfitzwilly Build a vertical axis windmill from cardboard and recycled pop bottles to experiment with wind power generation.Small wind turbines have lower energy output than commercial wind turbines, such as those found in wind farms. Commercial generators in the 5-50W range are available for boat or caravan us...
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Wed, 15 Jul 2009 20:09:56 PDT
Make a Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) - Part II http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Microbial-Fuel-Cell-MFC-Part-II/
Make a Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) - Part II - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/KELT/FVW1UJ50/F9WKELTFVW1UJ50.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/KELT/FVW1UJ50/F9WKELTFVW1UJ50.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9W/KELT/FVW1UJ50/F9WKELTFVW1UJ50.SMALL.jpg egbertfitzwilly This instructable provides detailed directions for building your own microbial fuel cell using Jello, Saltwater and Septic Tank treatment. It's based on the information provided in Make a Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) - Part 1This is a true fuel cell in that both the anaerobic and electrolyte media are...
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Sat, 13 Jun 2009 19:27:10 PDT
My Tesla's radiant energy collector (open project) http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Teslas-radiant-energy-collector-open-project/
My Tesla's radiant energy collector (open project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/ZYI5/FVDC32US/FG7ZYI5FVDC32US.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/ZYI5/FVDC32US/FG7ZYI5FVDC32US.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG7/ZYI5/FVDC32US/FG7ZYI5FVDC32US.SMALL.jpg alessiof76 I did this experiment in February 2009. This device was invented to detect / collect "radiant energy" and convert it into electricity it was patented by Tesla in 1905 original patent: http://keelynet.com/tesla/00685958.pdfMy device not collect "radiant energy", it collect static electricity I ju...
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Tue, 2 Jun 2009 02:02:06 PDT
The way how to save energy and save the earth. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-way-how-to-save-energy-and-save-the-earth/
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Sun, 10 May 2009 03:23:05 PDT
My home made solar cell step by step http://www.instructables.com/id/My-home-made-solar-cell-1/
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Sun, 3 May 2009 06:16:19 PDT
Make your own simple battery 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-simple-battery-2/
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Mon, 30 Mar 2009 14:51:24 PDT
This instructable is not complete and I am not currently working on it.Heliostat experiment and finding true north with equatorial mount. http://www.instructables.com/id/Heliostat-experiment-and-finding-true-north-with-e/
This instructable is not complete and I am not currently working on it.Heliostat experiment and finding true north with equatorial mount. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/R698/FRXW6PAK/F2IR698FRXW6PAK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/R698/FRXW6PAK/F2IR698FRXW6PAK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/R698/FRXW6PAK/F2IR698FRXW6PAK.SMALL.jpg gaiatechnician If a mirror revolves on equatorial mount at 7.5 degrees per hour will it cast the light of the sun in the same direction all day?This is a very low tech experiment so that I can better understand heliostats. I do this experiment because of my lack of understanding of heliostats, because of an answ...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2009 12:27:39 PDT
SOUND ENERGY GENERATOR http://www.instructables.com/id/SOUND-ENERGY-GENERATOR/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2009 01:17:04 PST
Solar Thermally Pumped Hydroponic System http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Thermally-Pumped-Hydroponic-System/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2009 10:44:42 PST
Assembling the GEK gasifier and preparing for fire http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembling-the-GEK-gasifier-and-preparing-for-fire/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2009 09:19:52 PST
Building the GEK Gasifier in seven parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-the-GEK-Gasifier-in-seven-parts/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2009 23:47:31 PST
Extreme Hovercraft http://www.instructables.com/id/Extreme-Hovercraft/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2008 08:12:47 PST
V10 (vawt,savonius,vertical axis,windturbine,ametek) http://www.instructables.com/id/V10_vawtsavoniusvertical_axiswindturbineamete/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2008 14:24:19 PDT
Optics experiments on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Optics-experiments-on-the-cheap/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/YCD0/FKOF7I42/FYJYCD0FKOF7I42.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/YCD0/FKOF7I42/FYJYCD0FKOF7I42.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/YCD0/FKOF7I42/FYJYCD0FKOF7I42.SMALL.jpg gaiatechnician This video shows a simple way to test your optics for solar reflectors before you make them. I tried (and failed) to find software to do this.Perhaps it is a good thing that I failed! You can find info about compound parabolics at http://www.fossilfreedom.com/increase-output.html and at http://ww...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2008 20:45:11 PDT
A Strong Simple Sun Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Strong-Simple-Sun-Tracker/
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Wed, 3 Sep 2008 15:10:49 PDT
Tesla radiant energy upgraded http://www.instructables.com/id/Tesla-radiant-enrgy-upgraded/
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Sat, 9 Aug 2008 22:43:48 PDT
Hard Drive Parts Generator and Theory Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Drive-Parts-Generator-and-Theory-Tester/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/WLM6/FGYCH1MX/FXBWLM6FGYCH1MX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/WLM6/FGYCH1MX/FXBWLM6FGYCH1MX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXB/WLM6/FGYCH1MX/FXBWLM6FGYCH1MX.SMALL.jpg FullyInvolvedScientist This is a device built out of hard drive parts and a piece of wood that simulates the action of a windbelt. I built this because I think this way of producing energy could be used differently With this I can be anywhere and not need wind to power it while I think of a different way it can be used. ...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2008 18:45:25 PDT
Cardboard Savonius Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Savonius-turbine/
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Sat, 16 Feb 2008 14:42:34 PST
Microwave Science Experiments - Will it blow up? What can we stick in? Microwave Night at MITERS http://www.instructables.com/id/Microwave-Science---Will-it-blow-up--What-can-we-/
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Tue, 12 Feb 2008 10:47:44 PST
How to Demonstrate the Energy Of Candy (Gummi Bears Vs. M&M's) http://www.instructables.com/id/Energy-Of-Candy-Gummi-Bears-Vs.-MMs-Experiment/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/XXF4/FBU346V2/F6JXXF4FBU346V2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/XXF4/FBU346V2/F6JXXF4FBU346V2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/XXF4/FBU346V2/F6JXXF4FBU346V2.SMALL.jpg kentchemistry.com Hyperactive kids, could this be the cause? This demonstration will open your eyes to the amount of energy stored in these little candies. What you do is melt a small quantity of potassium chlorate in a large test tube clamped to a ring stand. Use long-handled tongs to introduce a Gummi Bear candy ...
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Thu, 31 Jan 2008 19:55:16 PST
How to Demonstrate Reaction Rate and Surface Area http://www.instructables.com/id/Human-Flame-Thrower/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/WPWG/FBU346SV/FOEWPWGFBU346SV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/WPWG/FBU346SV/FOEWPWGFBU346SV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOE/WPWG/FBU346SV/FOEWPWGFBU346SV.SMALL.jpg kentchemistry.com AKA Dragons Breath -Lycopodium powder explodes into flames when it is exposed to fire in dust form. The increased surface area increases the reaction rate and you get a 6 foot long flame.
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Tue, 29 Jan 2008 12:12:57 PST
How to Demonstrate Bond Energy http://www.instructables.com/id/Bond-Energy/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/OTGY/FBU346TB/F57OTGYFBU346TB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/OTGY/FBU346TB/F57OTGYFBU346TB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/OTGY/FBU346TB/F57OTGYFBU346TB.SMALL.jpg kentchemistry.com A difficult concept for many students to understand is the energy involved in breaking and forming bonds. A hydrate is a substance that has water bonded to it. In order to dehydrate you must add energy (endothermic) to break the bond to water. When hydrating you are forming a bond to water and will ...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2008 20:37:59 PST
Giant Fresnel Lens Deathray: An Experiment in Optics http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Fresnel-Lens-Deathray-An-Experiment-in-Opti/
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