Instructables: exploring - technology - science - popular http://www.instructables.com Sun, 4 Dec 2016 02:25:51 PST BLOX v1.01 The Lightning Machine: How to Build a Tesla Coil http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Lightning-Machine-How-to-Build-a-Tesla-Coil/
The Lightning Machine: How to Build a Tesla Coil - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ZENI/IVMQ63CQ/FN5ZENIIVMQ63CQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ZENI/IVMQ63CQ/FN5ZENIIVMQ63CQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN5/ZENI/IVMQ63CQ/FN5ZENIIVMQ63CQ.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech Have you ever wanted the power to create a lightning storm in your house? Have you ever wanted to build the famous machine in the movies that creates giant sparks that jump into the air? If you have, then you are in luck! About 128 years ago, genius inventor Nikola Tesla invented a machine that ...
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Sat, 26 Nov 2016 18:37:21 PST
Make an Electric Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Electric-Motor/
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Tue, 22 Nov 2016 07:31:21 PST
How to make a Van De Graaff generator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Van-De-Graaff-Generator/
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 05:56:12 PST
Wearable Wireless Gesture Control with PHIRO Pro + Arduino + Pocket Code smartphone app (JEDI MODE) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Wireless-Gesture-Control-with-PHIRO-Pro-A/
Wearable Wireless Gesture Control with PHIRO Pro + Arduino + Pocket Code smartphone app (JEDI MODE) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/GYHI/IHKU9L7J/FGGGYHIIHKU9L7J.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/GYHI/IHKU9L7J/FGGGYHIIHKU9L7J.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGG/GYHI/IHKU9L7J/FGGGYHIIHKU9L7J.SMALL.jpg RobotixUSA Once again, here we are with another tutorial to "Awaken the Force" within you! With the new Star Wars movie just around the corner, we thought it would be fun to use the force to control PHIRO. In this tutorial, we will be using PHIRO Pro with Arduino along with some awesome Flex sensors. "To the t...
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Mon, 30 Nov 2015 04:22:23 PST
ECG on your laptop! http://www.instructables.com/id/ECG-on-your-laptop/
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Sat, 1 May 2010 12:52:18 PDT
Science Experiments With Eggs! http://www.instructables.com/id/Science-Experiments-With-Eggs/
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Wed, 20 Apr 2011 18:02:17 PDT
Electricity Generating Kite! http://www.instructables.com/id/Electricity-Generating-Kite/
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Thu, 16 Jun 2011 12:09:03 PDT
Make a Super Bouncy Ball http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Super-Bouncy-Ball/
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Wed, 9 Jan 2008 12:49:18 PST
How Dish Soap Works - Water Surface Tension Experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/How-Dish-Soap-Works-Water-Surface-Tension-Experime/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:18:45 PDT
Build Your Own BARBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-BARBOT/
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Sat, 1 May 2010 20:36:57 PDT
Quick and Easy Jacobs Ladder http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-Jacobs-Ladder/
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:00:18 PDT
How To Make A Homemade Electric Telegraph! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Homemade-Electric-Telegraph!/
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Fri, 7 Dec 2007 13:14:34 PST
Splitting Water the Easy Way http://www.instructables.com/id/Splitting-Water-the-Easy-Way/
Splitting Water the Easy Way - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/J1OU/IRW23ZGZ/FN7J1OUIRW23ZGZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/J1OU/IRW23ZGZ/FN7J1OUIRW23ZGZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FN7/J1OU/IRW23ZGZ/FN7J1OUIRW23ZGZ.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Water, of course, is a big part of many great things: you, milkshakes, and water parks to name a few. Even though the ubiquitous liquid is transparent, there's more to see inside. While some molecular bonds last a lifetime, we can break these ones apart with a battery and some thumbtacks in a couple...
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Mon, 15 Aug 2016 09:04:02 PDT
SaturnV Vacuum Rocket Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/SaturnV-Vacuum-Rocket-Launcher/
SaturnV Vacuum Rocket Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/46FE/IRLQG4GF/F5Q46FEIRLQG4GF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/46FE/IRLQG4GF/F5Q46FEIRLQG4GF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/46FE/IRLQG4GF/F5Q46FEIRLQG4GF.SMALL.jpg KronBjorn This project uses vacuum to try and launch a model of the Saturn V rocket into space !It is is quite impressive to watch the forces involved, and guaranteed to impress anyone regardless of age. Firing one of these vacuum rockets, is an excellent way of understanding just how much one atmosphere of p...
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Mon, 8 Aug 2016 12:45:27 PDT
DIY Smartphone Notification Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Smartphone-Notification-Lamp/
DIY Smartphone Notification Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/5VSB/IRGZVWOM/FWK5VSBIRGZVWOM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/5VSB/IRGZVWOM/FWK5VSBIRGZVWOM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/5VSB/IRGZVWOM/FWK5VSBIRGZVWOM.SMALL.jpg balsuryana IntroductionSo many gadgets for your smartphone, but it's not cheap for you buy it. So now i will show you how to make unique gadget for your smartphone for cheap and under 30 minutes to make it. I will make Smartphone notification lamp because its so useful when i have new notification or any new m...
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Fri, 5 Aug 2016 06:33:37 PDT
Wireless All Sky Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Wireless-All-Sky-Camera/
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Thu, 4 Aug 2016 22:24:03 PDT
Magnetic Stirrer http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Stirrer/
Magnetic Stirrer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/MUYL/KQWERXTRU4T/FOCMUYLKQWERXTRU4T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/MUYL/KQWERXTRU4T/FOCMUYLKQWERXTRU4T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/MUYL/KQWERXTRU4T/FOCMUYLKQWERXTRU4T.SMALL.jpg g0pher This instructable shows us how to make a magnetic stirrer, that can be used in your home lab, from the following items: An old 3" PC fan A dead hardrive A 12v ac adaptor A paperclip Tools: Hotglue gun Screwdriver Superglue Misc Items depending on your taste for getting things done :) Read on, an...
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Sun, 10 Sep 2006 19:40:41 PDT
Make Rochelle salt http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Rochelle-Salt/
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Sat, 30 Jul 2016 13:23:53 PDT
Laser Microscope. Simple but awesome project http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Microscope-Simple-But-Awesome-Project/
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 03:19:18 PDT
Be a scientist: make your own force meter. http://www.instructables.com/id/Be-a-scientist%3a-make-your-own-force-meter./
Be a scientist: make your own force meter. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/EDR1/F4E8640I/F0JEDR1F4E8640I.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/EDR1/F4E8640I/F0JEDR1F4E8640I.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/EDR1/F4E8640I/F0JEDR1F4E8640I.SMALL.jpg Kiteman Forces are the pushes and pulls of our universe. This neat little device can be built for almost nothing (I used plumbing off-cuts), but will let you measure pushes and pulls around you, as well as doing experiments with different-sized forces.It is perfect for kids still at school as well; it can ...
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Sat, 21 Jul 2007 15:50:39 PDT
DIY Spectroscope http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Spectroscope/
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Tue, 24 Jun 2008 23:20:27 PDT
Amaze A Science Class with Elephant Toothpaste http://www.instructables.com/id/Elephant-Toothpaste-Chemistry/
Amaze A Science Class with Elephant Toothpaste - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/RDQJ/FBU346XM/F2PRDQJFBU346XM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/RDQJ/FBU346XM/F2PRDQJFBU346XM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/RDQJ/FBU346XM/F2PRDQJFBU346XM.SMALL.jpg kentchemistry.com This experiment shows the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide catalyzed by potassium iodide. The reaction is done in a tall graduated cylinder so that the foamy product shoots out very quickly in a tall cylindrical shape; hence, the name elephant toothpaste. Materials: tall graduated cylinder (at le...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2008 18:46:25 PST
Highly sensitive Arduino light sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Highly-sensitive-Arduino-light-sensor/
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 23:55:33 PST
How to Make Sodium Nitrate, A Potassium Nitrate Substitute http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Sodium-Nitrate-A-Potassium-Nitrate-Su/
How to Make Sodium Nitrate, A Potassium Nitrate Substitute - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/4TJK/FT7PVR43/FWQ4TJKFT7PVR43.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/4TJK/FT7PVR43/FWQ4TJKFT7PVR43.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWQ/4TJK/FT7PVR43/FWQ4TJKFT7PVR43.SMALL.jpg NurdRage How to make sodium nitrate, which can substitute for potassium nitrate for most purposes.Note: Sodium Nitrate is somewhat hygroscopic. Stuff you make from it such as pyrotechnic compositions should be used soon after making and not stored for extended periods of time.WARNING: Both procedures produce...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2009 10:46:23 PDT
How to Build a Real Working "Brain Ray" (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Demo) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Real-Working-Brain-Ray-Transcran/
How to Build a Real Working "Brain Ray" (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Demo) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/8ZXT/H8RK8JKN/F4L8ZXTH8RK8JKN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/8ZXT/H8RK8JKN/F4L8ZXTH8RK8JKN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4L/8ZXT/H8RK8JKN/F4L8ZXTH8RK8JKN.SMALL.jpg TheHomebrewGuru Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation is a method for stimulating brain tissue, and in recent years there has been much research on this method as a replacement for Electroconvulsive (Shock) Therapy to combat mental disorders such as depression. Trans-cranial Magnetic Stimulation is a safer non-invasive...
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Sat, 27 Oct 2012 18:39:45 PDT
Bike Wheel Gyroscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Wheel-Gyroscope/
Bike Wheel Gyroscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/46T6/IG3WTYXS/FM546T6IG3WTYXS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/46T6/IG3WTYXS/FM546T6IG3WTYXS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/46T6/IG3WTYXS/FM546T6IG3WTYXS.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Why is it so much harder to stay up on a stationary bicycle? Why don't Segway tours always fall flat on their faces? How do smartypantsphones know when they're face up? The answers are wheely similar, and all lie in the realm of angular momentum and gyroscopes. They keep spinning things in check. Br...
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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 14:12:25 PDT
Build a Robotic Arm for the Science Olympiad http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Robotic-Arm-for-the-Science-Olympiad/
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 20:52:26 PDT
DIY Electro-Magnetic Levitation! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Electro-Magnetic-Levitation/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 02:37:08 PDT
How to make conductive play dough. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-conductive-play-dough/
How to make conductive play dough. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/XMUR/GW3WR4YK/FBQXMURGW3WR4YK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/XMUR/GW3WR4YK/FBQXMURGW3WR4YK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBQ/XMUR/GW3WR4YK/FBQXMURGW3WR4YK.SMALL.jpg furrysalamander All credits go to the people over at the squishy circuits website. I was on hackaday earlier this year and I found an article on squishy circuits.  I thought making circuits from play dough sounded like a very interesting idea.  I did some research into it and it seemed simple enough; different ing...
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Wed, 14 Dec 2011 09:07:59 PST
Make a Glow Stick Reaction Using Real Chemicals http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Glow-Stick-Reaction-Using-Real-Chemicals/
Make a Glow Stick Reaction Using Real Chemicals - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/9022/FRXUSXGA/FW29022FRXUSXGA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/9022/FRXUSXGA/FW29022FRXUSXGA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/9022/FRXUSXGA/FW29022FRXUSXGA.SMALL.jpg 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
How to measure the speed of sound with two lumps of wood ... http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-measure-the-speed-of-sound-with-two-lumps-o/
How to measure the speed of sound with two lumps of wood ... - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/6SLJ/F2FRVL3Z/F8U6SLJF2FRVL3Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/6SLJ/F2FRVL3Z/F8U6SLJF2FRVL3Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8U/6SLJ/F2FRVL3Z/F8U6SLJF2FRVL3Z.SMALL.jpg Kiteman ... a stop watch and a convenient wall. The idea Speed is how far something travels in a known time speed = distance / time.In everyday life, speed is generally measured in either miles per hour (or kilometres per hour; most of the world is metric). Higher speeds, especially in a scientific or ...
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Thu, 14 Jun 2007 15:34:52 PDT
Making Lichtenberg Figures in Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Lichtenberg-Figures-in-Wood/
Making Lichtenberg Figures in Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/F25M/INPE8DYK/FBGF25MINPE8DYK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/F25M/INPE8DYK/FBGF25MINPE8DYK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBG/F25M/INPE8DYK/FBGF25MINPE8DYK.SMALL.jpg 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
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/PYW5/IDUR6IEW/FJOPYW5IDUR6IEW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/PYW5/IDUR6IEW/FJOPYW5IDUR6IEW.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/DYHV/G33OQ8ON/FZEDYHVG33OQ8ON.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/DYHV/G33OQ8ON/FZEDYHVG33OQ8ON.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYM/3QAE/IN3EIPBW/FYM3QAEIN3EIPBW.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/08DN/FXK6AFOG/FBB08DNFXK6AFOG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/08DN/FXK6AFOG/FBB08DNFXK6AFOG.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/CT2A/FUPUPMI1/FZHCT2AFUPUPMI1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/CT2A/FUPUPMI1/FZHCT2AFUPUPMI1.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/QXES/FVS7L7GD/FK7QXESFVS7L7GD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/QXES/FVS7L7GD/FK7QXESFVS7L7GD.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Diamagnetic Levitation Experiment - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/1U9Y/RL5EYF7J637/FR81U9YRL5EYF7J637.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/1U9Y/RL5EYF7J637/FR81U9YRL5EYF7J637.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/1U9Y/RL5EYF7J637/FR81U9YRL5EYF7J637.SMALL.jpg Otherpower Magnetic levitation is really fun to experiment with, and can make a great science fair project. However, it's hard to get dramatic results--the problem goes back to Earnshaw's theorem from 1842. He proved mathematically that any electrical or magnetic levitation would require an extra axis of stabi...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/X259/HANAYGD5/FLAX259HANAYGD5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/X259/HANAYGD5/FLAX259HANAYGD5.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/V9UG/HZI8OD8R/FUEV9UGHZI8OD8R.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUE/V9UG/HZI8OD8R/FUEV9UGHZI8OD8R.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
How to Grow Salt Crystals! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/KXOK/ILQTH7DY/FTCKXOKILQTH7DY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/KXOK/ILQTH7DY/FTCKXOKILQTH7DY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTC/KXOK/ILQTH7DY/FTCKXOKILQTH7DY.SMALL.jpg AmyKarle Growing salt crystals on objects to make interesting art forms or for a simple science experiment is easy and fun! Here I'll share how to grow crystals on 3D printed lattices and structures, but you can grow crystals on most anything you can imagine... or just on themselves.This process is easy and...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/X2M2/IKMV7KJI/FL7X2M2IKMV7KJI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/X2M2/IKMV7KJI/FL7X2M2IKMV7KJI.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Homemade Gelatin Plates For Growing Microorganisms - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/7SZQ/HO233QYL/FMA7SZQHO233QYL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/7SZQ/HO233QYL/FMA7SZQHO233QYL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/7SZQ/HO233QYL/FMA7SZQHO233QYL.SMALL.jpg Luke_Merten Introduction In the microbiology laboratory different types of media are used to grow microorganisms. Nutrient agar is typically used in the laboratory, but can be expensive to buy and difficult to make in a home setting. Gelatin plates are able to grow various types of fungi as well as some bacter...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F96/9V56/IJUCLGCL/F969V56IJUCLGCL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F96/9V56/IJUCLGCL/F969V56IJUCLGCL.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/TQL1/IJUCHB6N/F33TQL1IJUCHB6N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F33/TQL1/IJUCHB6N/F33TQL1IJUCHB6N.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/PUWZ/IHXB6H5E/FX1PUWZIHXB6H5E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/PUWZ/IHXB6H5E/FX1PUWZIHXB6H5E.SQUARE.jpg https://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-/
The vinegar and baking soda reaction! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/OCNV/HSM55Y7H/FW2OCNVHSM55Y7H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/OCNV/HSM55Y7H/FW2OCNVHSM55Y7H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/OCNV/HSM55Y7H/FW2OCNVHSM55Y7H.SMALL.jpg JM1999 In this Instructable I will show the readers what happens with the vinegar and baking soda reaction and what I am trying to get is what amount and form is best for an awesome reaction. I will try: Frozen vinegar room temperature baking soda, cold baking soda room temperature vinegar, ...
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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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/KPEQ/HOHYDG90/FJFKPEQHOHYDG90.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/KPEQ/HOHYDG90/FJFKPEQHOHYDG90.SQUARE.jpg https://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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/9Q1X/FQJZNV08/FLP9Q1XFQJZNV08.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLP/9Q1X/FQJZNV08/FLP9Q1XFQJZNV08.SQUARE.jpg https://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