Instructables: exploring - technology - science http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 May 2015 11:24:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 Soda Bottle Rocket and Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Soda-Bottle-Rocket-and-Stand/
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Tue, 26 May 2015 07:20:32 PDT
Space http://www.instructables.com/id/Space-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/CQFN/IA1IXKS4/FWZCQFNIA1IXKS4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/CQFN/IA1IXKS4/FWZCQFNIA1IXKS4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/CQFN/IA1IXKS4/FWZCQFNIA1IXKS4.SMALL.jpg CFL_Browncoat null Barebones High-Altitude Balloon Cam How to build a huge water rocket DIY Cool Near Space Project Rockit: 3D-Printed Model Rocket Construction Kit 3d printed model rockets & stand Printed Rocket Rocket Propellant Characterization, C++ Excel Automation, Boost Proper...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 20:10:58 PDT
Enhanced Easy, Economical, Ecological Distillation - Apparatus 2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Enhanced-Easy-Economical-Ecological-Distillation-A/
Enhanced Easy, Economical, Ecological Distillation - Apparatus 2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/NJVF/I9YC24QP/FSENJVFI9YC24QP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/NJVF/I9YC24QP/FSENJVFI9YC24QP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/NJVF/I9YC24QP/FSENJVFI9YC24QP.SMALL.jpg Supernerd Sven -- This is an improvement based on the lessons learned from my first distillation apparatus. The first few introductory steps have been refined to reflect input from the previous Instructable's comments, and the construction steps are of course completely different. I apologize for how long it took;...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 21:59:06 PDT
DIY Cool Near Space Project http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cool-Near-Space-Project/
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Wed, 20 May 2015 20:09:08 PDT
Solar Car Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Car-Kit/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 09:55:44 PDT
Aurora Alerts http://www.instructables.com/id/Aurora-Alerts/
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Mon, 18 May 2015 10:57:42 PDT
Viscosity Tube Tumbler http://www.instructables.com/id/Viscosity-Tube-Tumbler/
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Wed, 13 May 2015 12:22:04 PDT
Compound Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Compound-Microscope/
Compound Microscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/PYQ0/I9L6MJ57/FZ3PYQ0I9L6MJ57.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/PYQ0/I9L6MJ57/FZ3PYQ0I9L6MJ57.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/PYQ0/I9L6MJ57/FZ3PYQ0I9L6MJ57.SMALL.jpg Suvansh Many of you might have seen this, but this who didn't, Its a simple compound microscope, you have to place your phone on the top of the convex such that they both line up perfectly.Pictures are of:0.5 pan tipMosquitoScreen of Nokia Onion Peel Structure The shape is ver basic, there are two squar...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 14:40:50 PDT
Wind Tube! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Tube/
Wind Tube! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/XIXK/I9JR90BI/FQLXIXKI9JR90BI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/XIXK/I9JR90BI/FQLXIXKI9JR90BI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/XIXK/I9JR90BI/FQLXIXKI9JR90BI.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Whether you want to wind down or wind up, this tube is soon to be your favorite automatic aerodynamic magic. Like the giant bubble fan from Willy Wonka's factory, this easy to make wind tube is great for exploring what flies, spins, tumbles, soars and falls, all easily mobile for the teacher/parent/...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 18:10:48 PDT
Feria de ciencias 2015 http://www.instructables.com/id/Feria-de-ciencias-2015/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/GDL5/I9JR3L6G/FRXGDL5I9JR3L6G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/GDL5/I9JR3L6G/FRXGDL5I9JR3L6G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRX/GDL5/I9JR3L6G/FRXGDL5I9JR3L6G.SMALL.jpg hvolonte null otro cold pot Simple Water Filter filtro 04 How to purify your water filtro 03 Homemade water purifier filtro 02 DIY Berkey Water Purifier filtro 01 Garden, Camping & Festival no electricity Fridge! cold pot Unique Pendulum Wave and Release Mechanism wave pendulum pipi ...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 08:07:00 PDT
Clean money http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-money/
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Sun, 10 May 2015 02:22:53 PDT
Vehicle Projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Vehicle-Projects/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/KUX0/I9FGVVQK/F2VKUX0I9FGVVQK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/KUX0/I9FGVVQK/F2VKUX0I9FGVVQK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2V/KUX0/I9FGVVQK/F2VKUX0I9FGVVQK.SMALL.jpg Cat Adalay null The Burn Wheel - Airwheel with Integrated Biometrics and Lighting How to build your own Jet Engine Make Your Own Miniature Electric Hub Motor Build Your Own ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE Build your own Electric Car! Android Tablet as Car PC
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Fri, 8 May 2015 20:32:38 PDT
Water Lava Lamp (learning density) http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Lava-Lamp/
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Wed, 6 May 2015 13:43:08 PDT
Sending Weather Balloon to Space with a Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Sending-Weather-Balloon-to-Space-with-a-Camera/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 17:18:59 PDT
Water Bottle Capacitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Bottle-Capacitor/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 16:13:49 PDT
Maggie the Simple Electromagnet! http://www.instructables.com/id/Maggie-the-Electromagnet/
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Tue, 5 May 2015 16:10:53 PDT
DIY Penny Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Penny-Battery/
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Mon, 4 May 2015 17:51:06 PDT
Arduino Based Chemical Titration (aka. The Titration Machine) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-Chemical-Titration-aka-The-Titration/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 05:53:46 PDT
Water Drop Trampoline http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Drop-Trampoline/
Water Drop Trampoline - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/JQSS/I95GQQS8/FVZJQSSI95GQQS8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/JQSS/I95GQQS8/FVZJQSSI95GQQS8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVZ/JQSS/I95GQQS8/FVZJQSSI95GQQS8.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Water you doing today? Add some bounce to your bubble and some dance to your drops with the water drop trampoline! Columns of air moving at different speeds let you float drops in a hovering boogie. We set out to make this as a homemade version of one of our favorite exhibits at the Exploratorium, "...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 10:02:51 PDT
Music You Can See http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-You-Can-See/
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Fri, 1 May 2015 08:04:07 PDT
Awesome Oscillating Reaction (Briggs-Rauscher Reaction) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIYbama-Awesome-Oscillating-Reaction-Briggs-Rausch/
Awesome Oscillating Reaction (Briggs-Rauscher Reaction) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/9R33/I941ABXD/FYK9R33I941ABXD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/9R33/I941ABXD/FYK9R33I941ABXD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYK/9R33/I941ABXD/FYK9R33I941ABXD.SMALL.jpg diybama Introduction:The Briggs-Rauscher reaction is an awesome reaction which looks like a magic. When three solutions are mixed, the colour of the solution will oscillating between colourless ,amber and dark blue.Procedure: 1. Three solutions are prepared as below: Solution A:100ml water + 1.5g malonic a...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 12:08:55 PDT
5 Minute Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Minute-Car/
5 Minute Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/5UW2/I941A8BP/FAQ5UW2I941A8BP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/5UW2/I941A8BP/FAQ5UW2I941A8BP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/5UW2/I941A8BP/FAQ5UW2I941A8BP.SMALL.jpg parvgupta001 This is a best out of waste 5 minutes made car. GO GRAB THESE ITEMS To make this caaaar You will needmotorbottle capssticksfanbatterybottle ADDING THE HEART THE MOTOR Attach the fan proppelor to the motorthen add the motor attached with fan to the bottle via tape. TIME TO POWER UP TAPE UP T...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:50:19 PDT
Wind Turbine Game! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Turbine-Game/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:53:38 PDT
How to roll seal a Tesla Valve OR the foam Clay roll-cast prototyping method http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-roll-seal-a-Tesla-Valve-OR-the-foam-Clay-ro/
How to roll seal a Tesla Valve OR the foam Clay roll-cast prototyping method - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/ZF9X/I916C2XL/FN2ZF9XI916C2XL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/ZF9X/I916C2XL/FN2ZF9XI916C2XL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN2/ZF9X/I916C2XL/FN2ZF9XI916C2XL.SMALL.jpg Dr Froggy Storyline:Hi everybody, I recently posted three instructables where this instructable may be very useful.Hence, I met some hinderances when trying to get a uniform Tesla Valve design. The air was not flowing in the double Tesla Valve (check valve) as uniformly as expected. This lake of control on th...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 03:38:25 PDT
Water Rocket Launcher for Science Fun V2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Rocket-Launcher-for-Science-Fun/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:23:48 PDT
Flower Dissection! http://www.instructables.com/id/Flower-Dissection/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:21:39 PDT
Wire Maze! http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Maze/
Wire Maze! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/V1YF/I8YBOJHB/F4FV1YFI8YBOJHB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/V1YF/I8YBOJHB/F4FV1YFI8YBOJHB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4F/V1YF/I8YBOJHB/F4FV1YFI8YBOJHB.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab If you loved the game "Operation" as a kid, and want to continue on your path of supreme hand-eye coordination, give this buzzing electronics project a try. What's great is you can change the path every time, anywhere from novice post-bac medical school applicant to the manual dexterity of Dr. Octop...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:49:37 PDT
Astronomy: Hacking a Redlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Astronomy-Hacking-a-Redlight/
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:50:28 PDT
Make an origami Pump upgrade it with a Tesla Check Valve mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-origami-Pump-upgrade-it-with-a-Tesla-Check/
Make an origami Pump upgrade it with a Tesla Check Valve mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/QDS5/I8YBHZ0X/F6GQDS5I8YBHZ0X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/QDS5/I8YBHZ0X/F6GQDS5I8YBHZ0X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6G/QDS5/I8YBHZ0X/F6GQDS5I8YBHZ0X.SMALL.jpg Dr Froggy StorylineHi everybody, I recently posted two instructables that actually fit together.The origami pump and the Tesla Check Valve mod. you can follow the corresponding link below:http://www.instructables.com/id/Origami-Pump-homem...http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Tesla-check...Both can be done...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:48:23 PDT
Make: A Tesla "check" Valve Mod. out of Foam clay! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Tesla-check-Valve-Mod-out-of-Foam-clay/
Make: A Tesla "check" Valve Mod. out of Foam clay! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/0SPE/I8YBHIOM/FL60SPEI8YBHIOM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/0SPE/I8YBHIOM/FL60SPEI8YBHIOM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/0SPE/I8YBHIOM/FL60SPEI8YBHIOM.SMALL.jpg Dr Froggy StorylineHi everybody,another piece I recently tried to build myself by playing around with Tesla Valve Tesla Valve are kind of mechanical diode. Some people talk about the diodicity of the Tesla Valve.One interesting feature about this system: you can impose air flow in one direction.In fact a Tesl...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:50:53 PDT
Pinhole Eye Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Pinhole-Eye-Model/
Pinhole Eye Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/D219/I8UUVBMU/F0VD219I8UUVBMU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/D219/I8UUVBMU/F0VD219I8UUVBMU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/D219/I8UUVBMU/F0VD219I8UUVBMU.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Ahoy there, matey! Prepare to get kicked in the eyeballs with this wonder of a vision modification!The pinhole eye model is a great way to see how squids and octopus see the world, and you'll get a bit of a surprise looking through it. I often preface making this with my students as it revealing "th...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 16:22:32 PDT
Light Drum! http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Drum/
Light Drum! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/ZHC9/I8UUV7U5/FW6ZHC9I8UUV7U5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/ZHC9/I8UUV7U5/FW6ZHC9I8UUV7U5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/ZHC9/I8UUV7U5/FW6ZHC9I8UUV7U5.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Light up your life! Opt in to this optic option with the most wonderful way to introduce kiddos (and adultos) to all of light's tricks. From refracting, diffracting, reflecting, diffusing, the light drum is just wonderful. This is one of our favorite projects for awesome science in the dark. What: L...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:06:22 PDT
Simplified Water Rockets - Elementary Science Fun http://www.instructables.com/id/Simplified-Water-Rockets-Elementary-Science-Fun/
Simplified Water Rockets - Elementary Science Fun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/747M/I8VGL86J/FWN747MI8VGL86J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/747M/I8VGL86J/FWN747MI8VGL86J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/747M/I8VGL86J/FWN747MI8VGL86J.SMALL.jpg Maccay One of my favorite teaching subjects is science. However, many of the hands-on science projects are slanted towards the middle or high school grades. While the standards for elementary science are simplified as compared to middle or high school.Projects for 2nd-5th grade requires: too many material...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:11:24 PDT
Coanda effect - experiment, 3D printed model, explaination. http://www.instructables.com/id/Coanda-effect-experiment-3D-printed-model-explaina/
Coanda effect - experiment, 3D printed model, explaination. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/HUN9/I8R69XO5/F9KHUN9I8R69XO5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/HUN9/I8R69XO5/F9KHUN9I8R69XO5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9K/HUN9/I8R69XO5/F9KHUN9I8R69XO5.SMALL.jpg kondzio29 What bring me to write this instructable is pure accident.Few weeks ago, I was looking for tesla turbines over Youtube and found one little video that shows this effect. I got really interested. Just because I feel like sharing my knowledge, I am writing this information to you because like Albert E...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 13:04:28 PDT
Squid Dissection http://www.instructables.com/id/Squid-Dissection/
Squid Dissection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/I2IK/I8PQWTJH/FEUI2IKI8PQWTJH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/I2IK/I8PQWTJH/FEUI2IKI8PQWTJH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/I2IK/I8PQWTJH/FEUI2IKI8PQWTJH.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Squidward we go! Captivating the hearts of many starring in such worldwide venues as "Spongebob Squarepants" and all the oceans you've ever known, squid are truly amazing. There are over 300 species of these wonderful creatures, and being members of the cephalopod crew, they're also my favorite anim...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 20:43:48 PDT
Rubber Band Harmonica! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubber-Band-Harmonica/
Rubber Band Harmonica! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/NMX6/I8PQVS2B/FH8NMX6I8PQVS2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/NMX6/I8PQVS2B/FH8NMX6I8PQVS2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/NMX6/I8PQVS2B/FH8NMX6I8PQVS2B.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Make dulcet tones only a mother pigeon could love! With the rubber band harmonica, you can pick up a tune anywhere, and tune your harmonica with post-its to play any notes well in the mezzo-soprano range! This is a great introduction to vibrations, sound, and the effect on sound of string (jn this c...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:00:35 PDT
Glove-a-Trombone! http://www.instructables.com/id/Glove-a-Trombone/
Glove-a-Trombone! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/W7YA/I8MVZ3NL/FJ1W7YAI8MVZ3NL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/W7YA/I8MVZ3NL/FJ1W7YAI8MVZ3NL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/W7YA/I8MVZ3NL/FJ1W7YAI8MVZ3NL.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Whether you miss the sound of a flock of geese in the morning, a foghorn at night, an ensemble of car horns at daybreak, the Glove-a-Trombone can take care of all your audio needs. With an adjustable pitch, the glove-a-trombone is a great instrument to introduce people to pitch, frequency, wavelengt...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 11:04:59 PDT
Barebones High-Altitude Balloon Cam http://www.instructables.com/id/Barebones-High-Altitude-Balloon-Cam/
Barebones High-Altitude Balloon Cam - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/8CBN/I8LGP9LE/F9T8CBNI8LGP9LE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/8CBN/I8LGP9LE/F9T8CBNI8LGP9LE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/8CBN/I8LGP9LE/F9T8CBNI8LGP9LE.SMALL.jpg Ray Visser High-altitude ballooning, or HAB, involves sending a payload of cameras, scientific instruments, or other items on a journey into the stratosphere, strapped to a weather balloon. When the balloon bursts, a parachute brings the payload gently back down, where it (and your data/photos/freeze-dried foo...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 07:27:13 PDT
Giant Wave Model! http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Wave-Model/
Giant Wave Model! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GEB6/I8JA1O0A/F3EGEB6I8JA1O0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GEB6/I8JA1O0A/F3EGEB6I8JA1O0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/GEB6/I8JA1O0A/F3EGEB6I8JA1O0A.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Why hello there, I didn't see you waving! With your new gargantuan wave model, you'll never have to miss a wave again. Transverse, interference, standing waves, nodes, this lovely science giant has got it all. Put it up in a classroom, at a homemade science museum, or to wow your auntie at the next ...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:51:33 PDT
Smart Garden http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Garden/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/N8C7/I8LGIV8O/FLVN8C7I8LGIV8O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/N8C7/I8LGIV8O/FLVN8C7I8LGIV8O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLV/N8C7/I8LGIV8O/FLVN8C7I8LGIV8O.SMALL.jpg abrymora A brief collections of the best garden automation projects, varying from the simplest ones to the complex projects controlling the environment entirely. Environment Control System Erbbie - Desktop Smart Garden Smart Irrigation System the plant pot Indoor Automatic Plant Watering Sy...
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:11:39 PDT
Fonderie http://www.instructables.com/id/Fonderie/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/713J/I8K14UZ5/F2R713JI8K14UZ5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/713J/I8K14UZ5/F2R713JI8K14UZ5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2R/713J/I8K14UZ5/F2R713JI8K14UZ5.SMALL.jpg icare_ Fonderie null Melt Aluminum With A Hole In The Ground Aluminium Casting Foundry Aluminium Foundry How to do a Vitrigraph pull -or- How to play with molten glass How To Make The Mini Metal Foundry Low Cost Aluminum Foundary Electric Furnace
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:22:54 PDT
Circuit Tiles! http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Tiles/
Circuit Tiles! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/WTYJ/I8K13MM4/FCIWTYJI8K13MM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/WTYJ/I8K13MM4/FCIWTYJI8K13MM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCI/WTYJ/I8K13MM4/FCIWTYJI8K13MM4.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab For all the wee Edisons and Teslas to be, circuit tiles are the best! These are a great way to introduce people to circuits in a fun, ridiculous, iterative way. This is great for just one person exploring or an entire class working together. And your collection can keep growing over time! It's like ...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:29:11 PDT
RC Aircraft Thrust Stand Version 2 - Hack of a Kitchen Scale for only $10 http://www.instructables.com/id/RC-Aircraft-Thrust-Stand-Version-2-Hack-of-a-Kitch/
RC Aircraft Thrust Stand Version 2 - Hack of a Kitchen Scale for only $10 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/3JC7/I8FQXLO7/FKI3JC7I8FQXLO7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/3JC7/I8FQXLO7/FKI3JC7I8FQXLO7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKI/3JC7/I8FQXLO7/FKI3JC7I8FQXLO7.SMALL.jpg DM8 Using a standard kitchen scale purchased from amazon (Item # B00MN0NI90 or search for "DecoBros Digital Food Scale") for $10 and some 3D printed parts, you can make an RC Aircraft Thrust Stand to measure thrust produced across the operating range of an RC motor and prop combination. Using a standar...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 04:13:49 PDT
Strobe Goggles: your ticket to stardom! http://www.instructables.com/id/Strobe-Goggles/
Strobe Goggles: your ticket to stardom! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/I248/I8FQRERX/FRUI248I8FQRERX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/I248/I8FQRERX/FRUI248I8FQRERX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRU/I248/I8FQRERX/FRUI248I8FQRERX.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Why wait for the club when you can make the whole world appear in strobe all the time? Strobe goggles can reverse water drops, make your auntie look fly at dancing, and even give you mild seizures / migraines if you're lucky!But seriously, these are a super fun way to make adjustable-rate strobe gog...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 09:43:52 PDT
eggshell for minor injuries http://www.instructables.com/id/Chicken-eggshell-for-minor-injuries/
eggshell for minor injuries - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/1P9U/I8CVYHEI/FW01P9UI8CVYHEI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/1P9U/I8CVYHEI/FW01P9UI8CVYHEI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW0/1P9U/I8CVYHEI/FW01P9UI8CVYHEI.SMALL.jpg dzikriyana Assalamualaikum wr.wbhello, i have a good experiment on eggshells for minor injuries bleed difficult to stop.why eggshell?directly to the basic theory that is easy to understand it, eggshell has protein and calcium, so if we use for minor injuries blood can coagulate and dry.how to use?1. First you ...
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 23:27:53 PDT
Iodine Clock Reaction http://www.instructables.com/id/Iodine-Clock-Reaction/
Iodine Clock Reaction - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/I2T8/I8BGMFF8/FKPI2T8I8BGMFF8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/I2T8/I8BGMFF8/FKPI2T8I8BGMFF8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKP/I2T8/I8BGMFF8/FKPI2T8I8BGMFF8.SMALL.jpg diybama Introduction:This black magic reaction is very funny, as the reaction is so quick you can see the colourless water will sudden turn black.Procedure:The following two solution are prepared separately and then mixed it together.Solution A: 0.38g sodium metabisulphite + 0.6g starch to 80ml waterSolutio...
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 20:48:06 PDT
Elasti-Bot: the posable wooden robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Elasti-Bot-the-posable-wooden-robot/
Elasti-Bot: the posable wooden robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/JC80/I8BGGZFI/FQZJC80I8BGGZFI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/JC80/I8BGGZFI/FQZJC80I8BGGZFI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/JC80/I8BGGZFI/FQZJC80I8BGGZFI.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab If you've been flossing nerdbots, they're about to get their motherboards rearranged by Elasti-Bot: the posable wooden robot who poses, dozes, and is in the know-ses. This gal/guy is a fully posable wood-bot based on a robot we love called CubeBot. Here at Oakland Toy Lab, we of course wanted to mak...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 14:02:39 PDT
Balance Bot Buddy! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Balancing-Bot-Buddy/
Balance Bot Buddy! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/5SC2/I8BGHB11/FTT5SC2I8BGHB11.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/5SC2/I8BGHB11/FTT5SC2I8BGHB11.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTT/5SC2/I8BGHB11/FTT5SC2I8BGHB11.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Sometimes you just need a buddy to keep your whole life in balance, and this one's a quickie! And for the aspiring tight-rope walker, this bot is your new role model. Balancing on fingers, noses, ledges, this bot knows no balancing bounds. What: Balance Bot Time: ~ 5 minutes to make, 5 minutes to...
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 12:40:15 PDT
hydraulic load lifter http://www.instructables.com/id/hydraulic-load-lifter/
hydraulic load lifter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/9BBL/I8AU9JIY/FKJ9BBLI8AU9JIY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/9BBL/I8AU9JIY/FKJ9BBLI8AU9JIY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/9BBL/I8AU9JIY/FKJ9BBLI8AU9JIY.SMALL.jpg bhargav trivedi pure hydraulic model that can lift the load of various height and shape.chain mechanism is used to rotate the wheels.
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 01:16:01 PDT
Six leg hydraulically driven spider http://www.instructables.com/id/Six-leg-hydraulically-driven-spider/
Six leg hydraulically driven spider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/7953/I88LNJY0/FNQ7953I88LNJY0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/7953/I88LNJY0/FNQ7953I88LNJY0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNQ/7953/I88LNJY0/FNQ7953I88LNJY0.SMALL.jpg dhruvparmar143 generally we have seen that people made spider mechanism using electrical attachments. but i think that we can make it using hydraulics. it is direct application of pascal 's law. Hydraulic spider the whole spider is made up of metal. and injections are used as a piston cylinder arrangement.
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 20:38:11 PDT