Instructables: exploring - technology - science - project - popular Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:29:43 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make a Rube Goldberg Machine!
Make a Rube Goldberg Machine! - More DIY How To Projects]]> jill710 This How-To Video shows you how to make your own Rube Goldberg machine! A Rube Goldberg machine is a series of simple machines that work together to perform one simple task. It was coined by a famous cartoonist, Rube Goldberg, whose cartoons showed numerous...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 13:35:48 PDT
Make a Basic Electromagnet
Make a Basic Electromagnet - More DIY How To Projects]]> sacred Electromagnets are very useful tools. They have the ability to gain a magnetic field with the introduction of current and to lose it once the current ceases. We will be building a very simple one that works with these principles. It is also a very cheap project, I had everything needed to make it l...
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Sat, 26 Jan 2008 11:06:50 PST
ECG on your laptop!
ECG on your laptop! - More DIY How To Projects]]> JZweige That's right! This Instructable shows you how to build a device that enables you to do an electrocardiogram on yourself, your family or your friends! All you need is intermediate-level knowledge on electronics, access to Ye' Ol' Electronics Shoppe (or online shopping if preferred) and a laptop. The...
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Sat, 1 May 2010 12:52:18 PDT
DIY Spectroscope
DIY Spectroscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> crowndelorean A spectroscope is an instrument used to break light up into its constituent colors, just like a prism does, showing the light spectrum. Save money with this DIY physics project, by making authentic scientific tools with recycled materials. Required materials: Now you can see the world i...
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Tue, 24 Jun 2008 23:20:27 PDT
Make a Glow Stick Reaction Using Real Chemicals
Make a Glow Stick Reaction Using Real Chemicals - More DIY How To Projects]]> NurdRage Here I show you how to make a glow stick reaction with real chemicals. Yes this is a repost, i made a huge mistake on the last one The glowstick reaction is made using a diphenyl oxalate derivative known as bis(2,4,6-trichlorophenyl)oxalate or TCPO. Additional ingredients include ethyl acetate as ...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2009 22:12:58 PDT
Making Lichtenberg Figures in Wood
Making Lichtenberg Figures in Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> austiwawa Lichtenberg Figures! Burning fractal images into wood!In this Instructable I will be showing you how you can burn some amazing fractal images into wood. This project is cheap and it might not even cost you anything! All you need is an old microwave. Let's get started. Watch the Video! https://ww...
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Mon, 2 May 2016 17:43:32 PDT
DIY Microbial Fuel Cell! EASY!
DIY Microbial Fuel Cell! EASY! - More DIY How To Projects]]> paultnylund Let me know if you need any help building one of your own. My name is Paul Nylund, and my partner on the project was Marcia Rojas if you need to cite this. Blueprint: During our testing, we occasionally saw spikes of up to 6 volts while adjusting the apparatus. We were not able...
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Mon, 27 May 2013 13:57:30 PDT
Self-Defeating Fan Car
Self-Defeating Fan Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Oakland Toy Lab On your marks, get set, stay put! Have you ever that get up and not-go feeling? Well this car feels it, too. With a fan in the front and a sail in the back, you'd think it would be the perfect self-contained contraption. After all, it's a sail car that can make it's own wind, right? It wants to go e...
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Tue, 8 Dec 2015 08:59:27 PST
How To Make A Jacobs Ladder
How To Make A Jacobs Ladder - More DIY How To Projects]]> fatboyslim This instructable will show you how to make a fully working Jacobs Ladder.You may have seen Jacob ladders in those old Frankenstein movies where you see electricity travelling up two wires disappearing then re appearing at the base of the ladder. WARNING: This project uses HIGH VOLTAGES which can k...
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Fri, 28 Dec 2007 02:00:18 PST
Science Fair - Articulated Hand < $20
Science Fair - Articulated Hand < $20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> rgraylint My niece Sydney needed help for a 7th grade Science Fair project. I helped another friend's daughter (Kaitlin) build an articulated hand for a project in the past and suggested we resurrect the project. The build is fun for the kids and I wanted to try some enhancements on the original idea. Mate...
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Sat, 22 Dec 2007 19:17:53 PST
Easy Science Fair Project
Easy Science Fair Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo Making a PH reactive liquid is an easy science fair project that could be made in a single evening with great results. This project requires little more than red cabbage and some basic household supplies. This project is an easy way to visually determine if a liquid or powder is an acid or a base. W...
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Tue, 22 Sep 2015 10:43:12 PDT
DIY Bio-plastics
DIY Bio-plastics - More DIY How To Projects]]> jordan.stark.505 Bio-plastics are a great alternative to traditional plastics, which are often composed of petroleum products. As years pass, we have less and less petroleum available to us, so it is important to find a suitable alternative. You can't beat the light-weight, low-cost applications of plastic products,...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 08:36:59 PDT
THERMAL ENERGY MACHINE - More DIY How To Projects]]> manu.dalpoz The thermal energy machine that we are about to build is quite simple and cheap. But first of all, what does it do?Our machine is going to transform thermal energy to mechanical energy, following the principal of the first thermal energy machine, built by the greek Heron. Lets get started! Materials...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 10:17:20 PDT
Grow Amazing Crystals in Just Hours
Grow Amazing Crystals in Just Hours - More DIY How To Projects]]> TrollFaceTheMan -Hello Youtubers, and Instructaganders today I am going to teach you how to grow cool Magnesium Sulfate Crystals in just a few hours. Some of you might ask What's magnesium sulfate? Is it expensive? Sounds complicated... No, Magnesium Sulfate is rather cheap, you can get it at the local store. And...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:06:07 PST
Mini Electric Motor
Mini Electric Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> EZHacks This is a really simple and great way to explore electric motors. Kids of all ages will love this and its a great way to see how electricity can be converted into physical motion. Materials Most of these materials you will have at home. Plastic or foam cup 2 paper clips large is best but small wi...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:17:32 PDT
Milk + Soap = Awesome Reaction
Milk + Soap = Awesome Reaction - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Best Hobbies Blog Great fun for kids and adults! Minimal set up and clean up makes this at home science / art project a real winner. When you're done reading this instructable feel free to check out more of my how-to, life hack and DIY videos and articles by visiting my YouTube channel or website.YouTube channel: www...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:26:17 PDT
Copper Plating
Copper Plating - More DIY How To Projects]]> Victor Does In this instruction I am going through how to copper plating a washer with a few simple steps! There is room for experimentation in for example: Changing the time, voltage and acids! :) I will only go true the basic steps in how to copper plate, no explanation in "why" will be found in this tutori...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 08:50:38 PDT
littleBits Sample Rotator
littleBits Sample Rotator - More DIY How To Projects]]> KRA5H In this Instructable I demonstrate how to build a sample rotator using Erector set parts and littleBits. The sample rotator, or media rotator "is a common piece of standard laboratory equipment that is used for continuous mixing of lab samples, for example for slowly reacting or dissolving component...

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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 08:16:31 PST
PIE-rotechnic Thanksgiving Dessert! (Mega Dangerous)
PIE-rotechnic Thanksgiving Dessert! (Mega Dangerous) - More DIY How To Projects]]> The King of Random An innocent looking pumpkin pie erupts an insane fountain of flames and fire! Watch the Video! WARNING: This project is for demonstrational, educational, and entertainment purposes only.   It is not intended to be duplicated.  This experiment should only be attempted by experienced professi...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 14:57:48 PST
10 Things To Do at a Birthday Party with Liquid Nitrogen!
10 Things To Do at a Birthday Party with Liquid Nitrogen! - More DIY How To Projects]]> The King of Random 10 tricks with liquid nitrogen that you could try at your next party, but probably shouldn't! Watch the Video!   WARNING:  These projects and results are depictions of my own personal experiences, which may vary depending on location, and modifications to project ideas.  There may be risks ...
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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 08:46:40 PDT
DIY Muscle Sensor / EMG Circuit for a Microcontroller
DIY Muscle Sensor / EMG Circuit for a Microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gundanium Measuring muscle activation via electric potential, referred to as electromyography (EMG) , has traditionally been used for medical research and diagnosis of neuromuscular disorders. However, with the advent of ever shrinking yet more powerful microcontrollers and integrated circuits, EMG circuits a...
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Mon, 27 Jun 2011 05:56:42 PDT
Amazing & Graceful Egg Drop Contraption
Amazing & Graceful Egg Drop Contraption - More DIY How To Projects]]> wkl Recently my AP Physics class was assigned the egg drop project. After experimenting with a few designs I found one that works very well and looks good too. Although some of the restrictions for the classic egg drop project vary, some of the same prinicples found in this design might be applied to ...
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Sun, 25 May 2008 01:58:09 PDT
Tornado Machine
Tornado Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> ixisuprflyixi I made a number of these "tornado machines" in the past and everyone usually enjoys them but because I make things in such a careless way I often don't take photos and everything is one of a kind. However, Instructables is helping me to change all that. Now I plan and research and make models and d...
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 20:34:09 PST
Wave Pendulum
Wave Pendulum - More DIY How To Projects]]> SargentPepper The holiday season is much anticipated by people of all ages, it is a time for good food, family, vacation, and fun!  But also a time to figure out what to give people... which can prove to be a difficult task.  For me, it's one of those things that I have great ideas for all year round but when the...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2012 20:16:15 PST
What you can make by freezing a water balloon
What you can make by freezing a water balloon - More DIY How To Projects]]> mexx.admin This is a small science project I tried when I wondered what would happen if a water balloon froze. (this is my first instructable, so go easy when giving comments.) fill the balloon with water. Fill the balloon till it gets to be the size of at least a basketball. then put it into a freezer droo...
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Mon, 26 Mar 2007 13:42:13 PDT
USB Biofeedback Game Controller
USB Biofeedback Game Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gundanium Building upon our last tutorial, which taught you how to build a muscle sensor, we've decided to give you a project that really showcases the power of our muscle (EMG) sensors. Advancer Technologies’ “USB Biofeedback Game Controller” harnesses the power of electromyography to allow players to direct...
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Thu, 15 Dec 2011 05:17:28 PST
Solar powered Reverse Trike
Solar powered Reverse Trike - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Mak3rs SOLAR POWERED REVERSE TRIKE Designed and built in just 18 days at the University of Engineering and Technology Lahore in Pakistan,  7 x 3.5 x 4.5 ft (2.13 x 1.06 x 1.37 meter), 132 pound (60 kg) low-rider features a custom built, t-shaped aluminum framework at the front of the vehicle, and the ba...
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Sat, 16 Jul 2011 09:59:47 PDT
Make Glow Sticks - The Science
Make Glow Sticks - The Science - More DIY How To Projects]]> NurdRage We show how to make glow sticks and go through all the chemicals needed as well as how to make different colors. We also talk about the chemistry and scientifically research a proposed mechanism. To make the glow stick mix together the following: 10mL Diethyl Phthalate (solvent) 3mg of fluorescent...
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Sat, 17 Jul 2010 18:56:54 PDT