Instructables: exploring - technology - science - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 4 May 2016 07:01:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Things That Will Glow In Black(UV) Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Things-That-Will-Glow-In-BlackUV-Light/
Things That Will Glow In Black(UV) Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/PYW5/IDUR6IEW/FJOPYW5IDUR6IEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/PYW5/IDUR6IEW/FJOPYW5IDUR6IEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/PYW5/IDUR6IEW/FJOPYW5IDUR6IEW.SMALL.jpg davefhunt Once upon a time Ultraviolet(UV) or "black" Light was reserved for clubs, theaters and science labs. With the arrival of cold cathode lamps and LEDs we can all have some fun. The science bit Ultraviolet light forms part of the Electromagnetic Spectrum (first proposed by James Clerk Maxwell: Respe...
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Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:53:18 PDT
How to Make Phosphorescent "Glow in the Dark" Powder http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Phosphorescent-Glow-in-the-Dark-Powd/
How to Make Phosphorescent "Glow in the Dark" Powder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/DYHV/G33OQ8ON/FZEDYHVG33OQ8ON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/DYHV/G33OQ8ON/FZEDYHVG33OQ8ON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/DYHV/G33OQ8ON/FZEDYHVG33OQ8ON.SMALL.jpg NurdRage How to make phosphorescent glow in the dark powder. Also known as luminescent, photoluminescent or simply glow powder. Warning: This experiment uses mildly toxic chemicals, wear gloves when handling them. In addition, the combustion reaction must be performed outside or in a fume-hood due to the res...
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Sun, 13 Dec 2009 16:51:36 PST
DIY GLOWING BUBBLE LIGHT - How to Make your own Futuristic Desk Light! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GLOWING-BUBBLE-LIGHT-How-to-Make-Your-Own-Futu/
DIY GLOWING BUBBLE LIGHT - How to Make your own Futuristic Desk Light! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SMALL.jpg austiwawa PLEASE VOTE FOR ME in the "Make it Move Contest!" Feel free to click "Vote!" in the top right corner if you enjoyed this Instructable!In this video, we will be building a one of a kind futuristic desk light. Not only is this light unique and cool to look at, but the air bubbles make quite a relaxing...
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Sun, 17 Apr 2016 07:47:00 PDT
Make Copper Sulfate from Copper and Sulfuric acid (3 ways) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Copper-Sulfate-from-Copper-and-Sulfuric-acid-/
Make Copper Sulfate from Copper and Sulfuric acid (3 ways) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/08DN/FXK6AFOG/FBB08DNFXK6AFOG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/08DN/FXK6AFOG/FBB08DNFXK6AFOG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/08DN/FXK6AFOG/FBB08DNFXK6AFOG.SMALL.jpg NurdRage We make copper sulfate from copper and sulfuric acid using two chemical methods and one electrochemical method.Copper does not directly react with sulfuric acid so some form of oxidant is needed. Hydrogen peroxide and nitric acid are excellent oxidants and the first two methods demonstrate this. The...
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Sat, 25 Jul 2009 19:52:26 PDT
Make Potassium Chlorate from Bleach http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Potassium-Chlorate-from-Bleach/
Make Potassium Chlorate from Bleach - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/CT2A/FUPUPMI1/FZHCT2AFUPUPMI1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/CT2A/FUPUPMI1/FZHCT2AFUPUPMI1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/CT2A/FUPUPMI1/FZHCT2AFUPUPMI1.SMALL.jpg NurdRage How to Make Potassium Chlorate from Bleach and sodium-free salt. Warning: This produces small amounts of chlorine gas, this should be done outside or in a fumehood. Potassium chlorate is a useful oxidizer and small amounts can be easily made using household chemicals. Start by boiling a large quan...
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Thu, 26 Aug 2010 19:09:01 PDT
FSR Tutorial! http://www.instructables.com/id/FSR-Tutorial/
FSR Tutorial! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/QXES/FVS7L7GD/FK7QXESFVS7L7GD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/QXES/FVS7L7GD/FK7QXESFVS7L7GD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/QXES/FVS7L7GD/FK7QXESFVS7L7GD.SMALL.jpg adafruit What is a Force Sensitive Resistor? FSRs are sensors that allow you to detect physical pressure, squeezing and weight. They are simple to use and low cost. FSR's are basically a resistor that changes its resistive value (in ohms) depending on how much its pressed. These sensors are fairly low cos...
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Wed, 10 Jun 2009 20:06:01 PDT
Diamagnetic Levitation Experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/Diamagnetic-Levitation-Experiment/
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Sun, 25 Feb 2007 11:17:12 PST
Determine how magnetic field varies with distance http://www.instructables.com/id/Evaluate-magnetic-field-variation-with-distance/
Determine how magnetic field varies with distance - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/X259/HANAYGD5/FLAX259HANAYGD5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/X259/HANAYGD5/FLAX259HANAYGD5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/X259/HANAYGD5/FLAX259HANAYGD5.SMALL.jpg Bill WW This Instructabler describes how to make a scientific investigation to determine how magnetic field varies with distance. Two methods are presented , and reasonable conclusions made. Note that the magnet used in this Instructable is a thin disk type, not a bar magnet. Tools and equipment: One ra...
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Mon, 17 Dec 2012 14:02:17 PST
Homemade gunpowder http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-gunpowder/
Homemade gunpowder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/V9UG/HZI8OD8R/FUEV9UGHZI8OD8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/V9UG/HZI8OD8R/FUEV9UGHZI8OD8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/V9UG/HZI8OD8R/FUEV9UGHZI8OD8R.SMALL.jpg martis_ltu Hello everyone!!!Today i will show you how to make real homemade gunpowder!It's very easy to make and requires only 3 ingredients!So... Let's start :)P.S. In the video i burned less then a gram of gunpowder! So be careful Ingredients So...You will need: Charcoal ( just burn down some wood or buy ...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:00:04 PDT
How to Grow Salt Crystals! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Grow-Salt-Crystals/
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Sat, 12 Mar 2016 18:37:45 PST
TETRIX 3D-Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Tetrix-3D-Printer/
TETRIX 3D-Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/X2M2/IKMV7KJI/FL7X2M2IKMV7KJI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/X2M2/IKMV7KJI/FL7X2M2IKMV7KJI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/X2M2/IKMV7KJI/FL7X2M2IKMV7KJI.SMALL.jpg k2tech The TETRIX 3D-Printer was designed as an educational tool for middle and high school technology students, robotics teams, and adults. The purpose of constructing the printer is to train people's building, tool usage, electronics, CAD, and programming skills with a single project. You also get a 3D-p...
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 23:32:26 PST
Homemade Gelatin Plates For Growing Microorganisms http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Nutrient-Agar/
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 16:04:05 PST
Shake Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Shake-Generator/
Shake Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/9V56/IJUCLGCL/F969V56IJUCLGCL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/9V56/IJUCLGCL/F969V56IJUCLGCL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F96/9V56/IJUCLGCL/F969V56IJUCLGCL.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab This takes some shake to make! Time to make some light with the original shake weight, the piston generator. No batteries needed! Just some good old fashioned human power. This is one of my favorites for an introduction to electro-magnetism, and works great in concert with showing that electricity c...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:07:54 PST
Heart Dissection http://www.instructables.com/id/Heart-Dissection/
Heart Dissection - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/TQL1/IJUCHB6N/F33TQL1IJUCHB6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/TQL1/IJUCHB6N/F33TQL1IJUCHB6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/TQL1/IJUCHB6N/F33TQL1IJUCHB6N.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Have a heart! The original pump that is the drumbeat of our lives is an amazing structure. You've seen them on holiday cards, but now it's time for the real thing. A heart dissection is a fascinating experience that is at the core of our circulatory system, and our body as a whole. There our other d...
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Mon, 25 Jan 2016 11:38:00 PST
Self-Defeating Fan Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Self-Defeating-Fan-Car/
Self-Defeating Fan Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/PUWZ/IHXB6H5E/FX1PUWZIHXB6H5E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/PUWZ/IHXB6H5E/FX1PUWZIHXB6H5E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/PUWZ/IHXB6H5E/FX1PUWZIHXB6H5E.SMALL.jpg 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
The vinegar and baking soda reaction! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-vinegar-and-baking-soda-reaction-in-different-/
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:51:27 PDT
2-channel Remote Control without IC[Good for helicopters!] http://www.instructables.com/id/2-channel-Remote-Control-without-ICGood-for-helico/
2-channel Remote Control without IC[Good for helicopters!] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/KPEQ/HOHYDG90/FJFKPEQHOHYDG90.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/KPEQ/HOHYDG90/FJFKPEQHOHYDG90.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/KPEQ/HOHYDG90/FJFKPEQHOHYDG90.SMALL.jpg fahadshihab This Instructable will show you how to make a 2-channel remote control which you can use for your remote control helicopters! For a multi channel remote control, you can use a CD4017 both in the transmitter and the receiver circuits. You will need: 2 555 timer ICs 2 10uf Capacitors 2 10k resistors 3...
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 04:05:50 PST
Step By Step Plans to Building a 250,000 Volt Tesla Coil. (REVISED VERSION) http://www.instructables.com/id/Step-By-Step-Plans-to-Building-a-250000-Volt-Tesl/
Step By Step Plans to Building a 250,000 Volt Tesla Coil. (REVISED VERSION) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/9Q1X/FQJZNV08/FLP9Q1XFQJZNV08.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/9Q1X/FQJZNV08/FLP9Q1XFQJZNV08.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/9Q1X/FQJZNV08/FLP9Q1XFQJZNV08.SMALL.jpg Tesla Coiler In this Step-By-Step process I will explain 1. How a Spark Gap Tesla Coil works. 2. The parts you will need. 3. The price of each part. 4. Safety. The Parts That You Will Need. The parts you will need to build a tesla coil: 1. 6500 volt 23 milli amp transformer found at amazing1.com 2. 10,000 ...
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Mon, 2 Feb 2009 14:26:04 PST
The Naked Egg: Make an ordinary egg wobbly, bouncy, and squishy using the Scientific Method! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Naked-Egg-Make-an-ordinary-egg-wobbly-bouncy-a/
The Naked Egg: Make an ordinary egg wobbly, bouncy, and squishy using the Scientific Method! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/O9S4/HSM561ER/FJOO9S4HSM561ER.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/O9S4/HSM561ER/FJOO9S4HSM561ER.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/O9S4/HSM561ER/FJOO9S4HSM561ER.SMALL.jpg jmloosen In this Instructable, I'll show you how to make an egg squishy and bouncy using household items, but will also teach you how to use the scientific method. When using the scientific method, remember this acronym: P: Problem H: Hypothesis E: Experiment O: Observations C: Conclusion To make a problem...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 10:15:20 PDT
3 Ways To Make Water Glow! http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Ways-To-Make-Water-Glow/
3 Ways To Make Water Glow! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/JMLV/IH0YIDVF/FV3JMLVIH0YIDVF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/JMLV/IH0YIDVF/FV3JMLVIH0YIDVF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/JMLV/IH0YIDVF/FV3JMLVIH0YIDVF.SMALL.jpg WorkshopWizard Do you have a party to host soon? Stand out from the crowd at your next get together with these 3 super simple science tricks to make water glow!For all of the following you will need a UV black light. These lights have lots of applications in the sfx and lighting industry, but are also great for yo...
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Mon, 16 Nov 2015 08:21:00 PST
THE 5 MINUTE POCKET ROCKET!!! http://www.instructables.com/id/THE-5-MINUTE-POCKET-ROCKET/
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Fri, 17 Jul 2009 11:53:19 PDT
Synthesizing Conductive Nylon http://www.instructables.com/id/Synthesizing-Conductive-Nylon/
Synthesizing Conductive Nylon - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/ONVQ/IGWO1TZ8/FZXONVQIGWO1TZ8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/ONVQ/IGWO1TZ8/FZXONVQIGWO1TZ8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/ONVQ/IGWO1TZ8/FZXONVQIGWO1TZ8.SMALL.jpg MaddyMaxey Nylon is a popular fiber used to make everything from parachuting material to tights. Maybe you've hear Nylon referenced as a popular thermoplastic or thread. Regardless of how you use it, Nylon is a versatile material that can be made in the lab.In this experiment, I added some bells and whistles t...
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Mon, 9 Nov 2015 22:08:12 PST
The Most Annoying Sound in the World http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Most-Annoying-Sound-in-the-World/
The Most Annoying Sound in the World - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WEYP/IFMRO2ND/FRCWEYPIFMRO2ND.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WEYP/IFMRO2ND/FRCWEYPIFMRO2ND.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRC/WEYP/IFMRO2ND/FRCWEYPIFMRO2ND.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab This is the party trick that ends the party. The alarm clock for your siblings that earns you a wedgie. This is THE MOST ANNOYING SOUND IN THE WORLD. It truly is. And it's annoying to difficulty ratio is wonderful. Oh yeah, and it's all because of science. If you're feeling too un-annoyed today, sta...
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Mon, 12 Oct 2015 08:34:30 PDT
Make Potato Plastic! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Potato-Plastic!/
Make Potato Plastic! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/TSY4/F4JUPFA4/F52TSY4F4JUPFA4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/TSY4/F4JUPFA4/F52TSY4F4JUPFA4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F52/TSY4/F4JUPFA4/F52TSY4F4JUPFA4.SMALL.jpg Brandon121233 **Note: If you like this Instructable and are looking for something a little more challenging that will yield better results then check out my new potato plastic instructables here http://www.instructables.com/id/Starch_Plastic_20_Pressure_Cooker_Hacking/** Also if you have questions and want some ...
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Thu, 26 Jul 2007 00:36:51 PDT
How to make a Telescope http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Telescope/
How to make a Telescope - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/ALQ5/HBXWS6HI/FZPALQ5HBXWS6HI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/ALQ5/HBXWS6HI/FZPALQ5HBXWS6HI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/ALQ5/HBXWS6HI/FZPALQ5HBXWS6HI.SMALL.jpg chandrahas aroori I have always wanted to observe the stars, but the equipment was pretty expensive.Have you been fascinated by the stars in the sky?Did you want to get closer to them?Did you ever want a telescope but it was too expensive? Well here's your answer to all these questions:-How to make a telescope!!! ...
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Wed, 14 Nov 2012 22:06:23 PST
Science Fair - Articulated Hand < $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Science-Fair---Articulated-Hand--20/
Science Fair - Articulated Hand < $20 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/GJNK/FABRX0GA/FR8GJNKFABRX0GA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/GJNK/FABRX0GA/FR8GJNKFABRX0GA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/GJNK/FABRX0GA/FR8GJNKFABRX0GA.SMALL.jpg 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
Set Up Your Home Chemistry Lab http://www.instructables.com/id/Set-Up-Your-Home-Chemistry-Lab/
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Wed, 17 Aug 2011 20:33:32 PDT
Easy Science Fair Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Science-Fair-Project/
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Tue, 22 Sep 2015 10:43:12 PDT
How to Make Potassium Nitrate http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Potassium-Nitrate/
How to Make Potassium Nitrate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/B1AZ/FT7PTWAK/FT0B1AZFT7PTWAK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/B1AZ/FT7PTWAK/FT0B1AZFT7PTWAK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/B1AZ/FT7PTWAK/FT0B1AZFT7PTWAK.SMALL.jpg NurdRage Make Potassium Nitrate from Instant Cold Packs and Potassium HydroxideWarning: This reaction will produce large quantities of toxic ammonia gas. Perform the reaction outside or in a fume hood. Potassium hydroxide is highly corrosive; wear gloves when working with it.Some instant cold packs contain a...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2009 10:11:26 PDT
Heat sensitive phone cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Heat-sensitive-phone-cover/
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 02:18:09 PDT
Simple MagLev Train http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-MagLev-Train/
Simple MagLev Train - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SA0P/IEMNHOU7/F1ISA0PIEMNHOU7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SA0P/IEMNHOU7/F1ISA0PIEMNHOU7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/SA0P/IEMNHOU7/F1ISA0PIEMNHOU7.SMALL.jpg KJMagnetics One popular science experiment we are often asked about is the magnetic levitating train. We built a basic version of this experiment to highlight some of the challenges and solutions of a project like this. Of course, once you figure out the basic setup we've built here, you could let your imaginat...
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Wed, 16 Sep 2015 10:23:06 PDT
How to make a fast blinking LED bike light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-fast-blinking-LED-bike-light/
How to make a fast blinking LED bike light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/RHGU/FCEILKRX/FSORHGUFCEILKRX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/RHGU/FCEILKRX/FSORHGUFCEILKRX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/RHGU/FCEILKRX/FSORHGUFCEILKRX.SMALL.jpg comodore In this Instructable I will show you how to make a simple fast blinking LED light that you can attach to your bike or any where you want. It blinks more than 3 times in a second. It is cheaper to make one than to buy one. You can make it whit your favorite LED color,red,green,blue,yellow,RBG... Th...
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Sat, 9 Feb 2008 13:00:46 PST
Temperature Sensor Tutorial! http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-Sensor-Tutorial/
Temperature Sensor Tutorial! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/C5K1/FVW22FQW/FTHC5K1FVW22FQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/C5K1/FVW22FQW/FTHC5K1FVW22FQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTH/C5K1/FVW22FQW/FTHC5K1FVW22FQW.SMALL.jpg adafruit What is a temperature sensor?An analog temperature sensor is pretty easy to explain, it's a chip that tells you what the ambient temperature is!These sensors use a solid-state technique to determine the temperature. That is to say, they don't use mercury (like old thermometers), bimetallic strips (...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2009 20:55:06 PDT
Build an Underwater robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-Underwater-robot/
Build an Underwater robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/8H5J/IDH7QW2J/FIB8H5JIDH7QW2J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/8H5J/IDH7QW2J/FIB8H5JIDH7QW2J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIB/8H5J/IDH7QW2J/FIB8H5JIDH7QW2J.SMALL.jpg ksaichandra Sea Perch is an innovative underwater robot. Building an under water robot is very cool. Of course, it takes lot of time. But, you can operate it with a remote. You can buy an sea perch kit, which is available online for $155. Building a Sea Perch ROV teaches basic skills in ship and submarine desi...
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Tue, 18 Aug 2015 13:52:35 PDT
Vedic Multiplication http://www.instructables.com/id/Vedic-Multiplication/
Vedic Multiplication - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/QOXN/FQ6DXBLD/FDIQOXNFQ6DXBLD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/QOXN/FQ6DXBLD/FDIQOXNFQ6DXBLD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDI/QOXN/FQ6DXBLD/FDIQOXNFQ6DXBLD.SMALL.jpg purduecer Some time ago (this past summer, to be exact) I created my first instructable. A fun little trick, really, about how to quickly extract the cube roots of large integers mentally. Included in the comments section of this instructable was a very useful comment from mahi16 which suggested I incorporate...
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Thu, 22 Jan 2009 13:32:27 PST
Dropping eggs from drones for fun and science http://www.instructables.com/id/Dropping-eggs-from-drones-for-fun-and-science/
Dropping eggs from drones for fun and science - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/LLG8/ICRXHK3Q/FD8LLG8ICRXHK3Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/LLG8/ICRXHK3Q/FD8LLG8ICRXHK3Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD8/LLG8/ICRXHK3Q/FD8LLG8ICRXHK3Q.SMALL.jpg dkoss Background: Every year Fort Worth Academy (FWA) participates in an Egg Drop project for the 5th grade class. The 5th graders attempt to build a shoe box filled with materials or contraptions to protect a raw egg and the entire box is dropped from a height. It's a traditional science experiment. The...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 11:14:41 PDT
Physics Project: Mini Electric Motor Boat http://www.instructables.com/id/Physics-Project-Mini-Electric-Motor-Boat/
Physics Project: Mini Electric Motor Boat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/6XNF/G43EG7TV/FEX6XNFG43EG7TV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/6XNF/G43EG7TV/FEX6XNFG43EG7TV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/6XNF/G43EG7TV/FEX6XNFG43EG7TV.SMALL.jpg bassclarinet23 For physics, I had to construct a boat that would successfully race down a 3m PVC track. We had limits on the dimensions, as well as the total voltage of the battery. The boat is really ugly, but it is fully functional. I attempted to model it after a catamaran, but it was no where near being the fa...
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Sun, 10 Jan 2010 09:49:01 PST
Build A Smartphone Projector With A Shoebox http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-A-Smartphone-Projector/
Build A Smartphone Projector With A Shoebox - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/UL5P/IBU59UML/FISUL5PIBU59UML.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/UL5P/IBU59UML/FISUL5PIBU59UML.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/UL5P/IBU59UML/FISUL5PIBU59UML.SMALL.jpg ASCAS Did you know you can turn an old shoebox and some office supplies into a Smartphone Projector? Yes you can! It is a fun, simple and easy physics experiment that you could do at home. Learn and observe how light .The project has been around the net for a long time, but here's a brief and detailed tut...
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Wed, 8 Jul 2015 00:36:35 PDT
Straw Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Straw-Rockets-or-Strawkets/
Straw Rockets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/GVMT/IBV0FC9R/F0EGVMTIBV0FC9R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/GVMT/IBV0FC9R/F0EGVMTIBV0FC9R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0E/GVMT/IBV0FC9R/F0EGVMTIBV0FC9R.SMALL.jpg Kto6Science Hello there,I usually do 10 projects in a school year (try to do a project a month for most classrooms, and do a few more for my child's classroom), and I try to mix it up so that kids and I don't get bored. BUT this is one project that I go back to every year because kids ABSOLUTELY love this proje...
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:40:30 PDT
Robotic Hand Science Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Hand-Science-Project/
Robotic Hand Science Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/FXS3/IBV0FCJ0/FY8FXS3IBV0FCJ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/FXS3/IBV0FCJ0/FY8FXS3IBV0FCJ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY8/FXS3/IBV0FCJ0/FY8FXS3IBV0FCJ0.SMALL.jpg Kto6Science Hello,A little introduction first. I volunteer as a science teacher at a local elementary school, and my goal is to instill a love of learning in each child. You can check out my blog here. Kto6Science projects.Now, on to the robotic hand....Projects described in books or shown on Youtube seem absur...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:28:02 PDT
Instant Clouds: Just Add Pressure! http://www.instructables.com/id/Instant-Cloud-Just-Add-Pressure/
Instant Clouds: Just Add Pressure! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/8QK2/IBC22EA6/FV38QK2IBC22EA6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/8QK2/IBC22EA6/FV38QK2IBC22EA6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV3/8QK2/IBC22EA6/FV38QK2IBC22EA6.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Time to make Zeus jealous. Mama always told you that you can plan a pretty picnic, but you can't control the weather. Well the forecast today is that your mama is, sadly, 100% wrong. With a little bit of pressure applied, a front of cloudy weather will be moving in to your bottle in less than a micr...
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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:27:16 PDT
Grow Bacteria From Gross Stuff! http://www.instructables.com/id/Growing-Bacteria-From-Gross-Stuff/
Grow Bacteria From Gross Stuff! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/Y64A/IBAMPM1L/F5EY64AIBAMPM1L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/Y64A/IBAMPM1L/F5EY64AIBAMPM1L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/Y64A/IBAMPM1L/F5EY64AIBAMPM1L.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Ever had that hankering to grow millions of something? With a little swab from the inside of your mouth or the back of a toilet seat, you'll have a veritable bacteria farm empire in no time at all. Ever wanted to prove that a dog's mouth is cleaner than Ted from accounting's desk? Now is the time to...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:16:34 PDT
Using the Intel Edison on a Cold Gas Reaction Control System for a Sounding Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-the-Intel-Edison-on-a-Cold-Gas-Reaction-Cont/
Using the Intel Edison on a Cold Gas Reaction Control System for a Sounding Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/JYEL/IAXRUAKE/F53JYELIAXRUAKE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/JYEL/IAXRUAKE/F53JYELIAXRUAKE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F53/JYEL/IAXRUAKE/F53JYELIAXRUAKE.SMALL.jpg BrentleyW What's the purpose of making a reaction control system?Conventional attitude control systems for amateur rockets used attached fins, which offer passive stability control. To perform active stabilization and maneuvers, servo-motor controlled fins are used in lower atmosphere.Due to low air density ...
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 11:18:57 PDT
Fish Dissection! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fish-Dissection/
Fish Dissection! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/YTS3/IATHBM0A/FG6YTS3IATHBM0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/YTS3/IATHBM0A/FG6YTS3IATHBM0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG6/YTS3/IATHBM0A/FG6YTS3IATHBM0A.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab What's in that fish on your dish? While we may be used to the simple tuna fish sandwich or of simply wondering what the heck our goldfish is thinking about, there's a tremendous amount we can learn by investigating the anatomy of a fish. If you've always wanted the smell of fish permanently lining t...
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 12:25:18 PDT
D.I.Y Wind Tunnel http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wind-Tunnel/
D.I.Y Wind Tunnel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/BIXT/IAP6XM72/FUXBIXTIAP6XM72.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/BIXT/IAP6XM72/FUXBIXTIAP6XM72.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUX/BIXT/IAP6XM72/FUXBIXTIAP6XM72.SMALL.jpg Atul N Yadav The instructable will show you how to make simple Wind Tunnel at your home / School. This project shall let students understand concept of Wind Tunnel, how they are used in testing aerodynamics of objects.This project shall also help you understand suction, exhaust of fans / propellers, how toggle s...
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Tue, 9 Jun 2015 08:35:19 PDT
How to make a Cloud Chamber (Cosmic Ray Detector) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Cloud-Chamber-Cosmic-Ray-Detector/
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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 10:05:12 PDT
3D Printer Enclosure / Maker Space http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printer-Enclosure-Maker-Space/
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Thu, 28 May 2015 02:34:05 PDT
HOLOGRAM a glimpse of future http://www.instructables.com/id/HOLOGRAM-a-glimpse-of-future/
HOLOGRAM a glimpse of future - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/7U57/IA2BT3DN/FN07U57IA2BT3DN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/7U57/IA2BT3DN/FN07U57IA2BT3DN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN0/7U57/IA2BT3DN/FN07U57IA2BT3DN.SMALL.jpg harit bandi Here's your hologram pyramid that displays 3d projections at a negligible cost. You can make your smartphone a bit more smarter. Let it be your projector.MATERIALS REQUIRED :1. plastic transparent sheet or ohp sheet or acrylic sheet2 . a pair of scissors or cutters3.cellotape4. and 10 minutes THE...
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Sun, 24 May 2015 06:03:29 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
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