Instructables: exploring - education - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 2 Aug 2015 11:33:54 PDT BLOX v1.01 Lava Boogers! (aka waxy earth science) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lava-Boogers-waxy-Earth-Science/
Lava Boogers! (aka waxy earth science) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/2XGZ/ICPP7VFA/FV82XGZICPP7VFA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/2XGZ/ICPP7VFA/FV82XGZICPP7VFA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/2XGZ/ICPP7VFA/FV82XGZICPP7VFA.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab What happens when a volcano has a runny nose? Slightly more powerful than your average human flu, it usually involves a whole lot ash, acid rain, mudslides, and some fiery lava flow. That's right, good old fashioned fun! If you want to learn about the creation of igneous rock, but don't own explosiv...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:52:19 PDT
Homemade Fossils! http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Fossils/
Homemade Fossils! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/U24D/ICN7GA9I/FYWU24DICN7GA9I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/U24D/ICN7GA9I/FYWU24DICN7GA9I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYW/U24D/ICN7GA9I/FYWU24DICN7GA9I.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Feeling like a fossil but don't want to wait 100 million years? Now you can make them just like Mother (Earth) used to make! Don't be petrified, it's not as hard as you think. These mold and cast fossils are great for school, home, or as a prank on an archaeological dig. Whether you want to make a f...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:18:39 PDT
Find Your Antipodal: The Opposite Side of The World http://www.instructables.com/id/Find-Your-Antipodal-The-Opposite-Side-of-The-World/
Find Your Antipodal: The Opposite Side of The World - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/V1V9/ICN7HFWK/F6AV1V9ICN7HFWK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/V1V9/ICN7HFWK/F6AV1V9ICN7HFWK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6A/V1V9/ICN7HFWK/F6AV1V9ICN7HFWK.SMALL.jpg icecats Have you ever wondered what would happen if you dug a hole to the other side of the world? I sure did. Ever since I was 5, I have pondered the possibility of excavating a very deep hole and coming out on the opposite side of the world (I had always assumed it would be China). This exact opposite loc...
By: icecats

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 09:23:34 PDT
Brainstorm Mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/Brainstorm-Mobile/
Brainstorm Mobile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/8QGF/ICG2BB7F/F7P8QGFICG2BB7F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/8QGF/ICG2BB7F/F7P8QGFICG2BB7F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/8QGF/ICG2BB7F/F7P8QGFICG2BB7F.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab The forecast calls for a 100% chance of brainy skies! Keep those thoughts flowing with your inspiration condensation from above. I made the brainstorm to store a classroom full or projects and inspire new ones, but whether your weather is for a maker space, the crib, or the office, the Brainstorm M...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 23 Jul 2015 12:52:05 PDT
Model Magic Texture Stamps http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Magic-Texture-Stamps/
Model Magic Texture Stamps - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/NNMP/ICD7F2JT/FW8NNMPICD7F2JT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/NNMP/ICD7F2JT/FW8NNMPICD7F2JT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW8/NNMP/ICD7F2JT/FW8NNMPICD7F2JT.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia I once gave my kindergarten students a small ball of Model Magic to experiment with, and one of them pressed it up against a texture rubbing plate. This wasn't what I had in mind for the activity, but it turned out to be a wonderful way for my students to explore not only the clay but also texture. ...
By: Brooklyntonia

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:01:03 PDT
Grow Seeds Without Soil! http://www.instructables.com/id/Start-Seeds-Without-Soil/
Grow Seeds Without Soil! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/AC6U/IC7HM8P7/FLGAC6UIC7HM8P7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/AC6U/IC7HM8P7/FLGAC6UIC7HM8P7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLG/AC6U/IC7HM8P7/FLGAC6UIC7HM8P7.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Oh the places they'll grow! Whether you want to eat them, grow them, or throw them in a maraca, seeds are nature's suitcases of magic. From the smallest orchid seed at 1/35,000,000th of an ounce to the largest coconut seed at just under forty pounds, seeds are food, culture, and ultimately, life. So...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 13:42:17 PDT
Sound Flipping Headphones! http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Flipping-Headphones/
Sound Flipping Headphones! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/I0DL/IC7HLWB9/FIAI0DLIC7HLWB9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/I0DL/IC7HLWB9/FIAI0DLIC7HLWB9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/I0DL/IC7HLWB9/FIAI0DLIC7HLWB9.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Haven't you heard? These sound flipping headphones will turn your world of audio in to just plan odd-io. Left is right, and right is left, and you'll find that conversations, ambient noise, snaps and claps, all seem to come from invisible sources on the wrong side of your body. With this easy to mak...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 12:39:12 PDT
Knife Restoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Knife-Restoration/
Knife Restoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/LXYP/IC6I43NN/F7CLXYPIC6I43NN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/LXYP/IC6I43NN/F7CLXYPIC6I43NN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7C/LXYP/IC6I43NN/F7CLXYPIC6I43NN.SMALL.jpg RedHandedBlades Welcome, and thanks for checking out this knife restoration by Red Handed Blades. This Mar-Din knife belongs to a family friend. The knife was originally owned by his grandfather and has great sentimental value to his family. As you can tell by the pics, this knife was in desperate need of repair, s...
By: RedHandedBlades

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 08:09:32 PDT
Rainbow Lab http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Lab/
Rainbow Lab - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/7PH0/IC1RTTJ6/FTY7PH0IC1RTTJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/7PH0/IC1RTTJ6/FTY7PH0IC1RTTJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTY/7PH0/IC1RTTJ6/FTY7PH0IC1RTTJ6.SMALL.jpg Biodynamic This rainbow lab is a "layered solution" using different densities of salt water. The materials are super cheap and the end result is impressive. Students are engaged in a hands-on experience that encourages real world connections and forces them to follow the directions. The experiment also allow...
By: Biodynamic

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 13 Jul 2015 05:21:55 PDT
Homemade Harmonograph! http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Harmonograph/
Homemade Harmonograph! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/VGF9/IBXMNFTK/FR6VGF9IBXMNFTK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/VGF9/IBXMNFTK/FR6VGF9IBXMNFTK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/VGF9/IBXMNFTK/FR6VGF9IBXMNFTK.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Finally, a robot to draw for you! If you only want to make gorgeous geometric scribbles, that is. With one pen and four pendulums, you're bound for pandemonium with this great way to look at complex geometry, momentum, and art! With a push of the base, you can make all sorts of amazing repeating col...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 11 Jul 2015 06:39:51 PDT
Bike Wheel Wave Machine! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Wheel-Wave-Machine/
Bike Wheel Wave Machine! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/43IY/IB49M7IX/FPQ43IYIB49M7IX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/43IY/IB49M7IX/FPQ43IYIB49M7IX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPQ/43IY/IB49M7IX/FPQ43IYIB49M7IX.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Wave back in the day in 1987, Norman Tuck made a beautiful kinetic sculpture he called "The Lariat Chain." Showing unique wave patterns that writhe and ripple through a long chain in unexpected patterns of movement, the motorized exhibit was wonderful. Standing waves and interference all came togeth...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 19 Jun 2015 18:04:19 PDT
Model Magic 101: Finger Puppets http://www.instructables.com/id/Model-Magic-101-Finger-Puppets/
Model Magic 101: Finger Puppets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/6HMV/IB22A21U/FZ16HMVIB22A21U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/6HMV/IB22A21U/FZ16HMVIB22A21U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/6HMV/IB22A21U/FZ16HMVIB22A21U.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia Model Magic is an air-dry clay made by Crayola. It's light and fluffy with no crumbly or sticky mess. I love to use it with my elementary students, but it's also great for costume props. I'll show some examples of props I've made with it in the last step. I'll outline the basics of how to use it and...
By: Brooklyntonia

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 12:51:47 PDT
Craft Stick Catapult! http://www.instructables.com/id/Craft-Stick-Catapult/
Craft Stick Catapult! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/4DSJ/IAP73BWK/FUA4DSJIAP73BWK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/4DSJ/IAP73BWK/FUA4DSJIAP73BWK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUA/4DSJ/IAP73BWK/FUA4DSJIAP73BWK.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab The craft stick castle isn't going to invade itself! With a quick craft stick catapult, you'll be launching pom-poms over pipe cleaner parapets in no time. Whether you're using it to learn about levers simple machines, or want to join in a 2,400 year history of launching projectiles, the craft stick...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 9 Jun 2015 15:03:13 PDT
delete an intructable? http://www.instructables.com/id/tobacco-pipe/
delete an intructable? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/IHKY/IASCUTLM/F3ZIHKYIASCUTLM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/IHKY/IASCUTLM/F3ZIHKYIASCUTLM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/IHKY/IASCUTLM/F3ZIHKYIASCUTLM.SMALL.jpg starwarsgeek1 In this instructable I will tell you the simplified way of deleting an intractable. edit it The thing about felting an intractable is that it can never be deleted. yes yes yes I know it gives you the option. BUT, it doesn't work. I simply edit my intractable by turning it into something else. Ex...
By: starwarsgeek1

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 31 May 2015 22:18:09 PDT
Use Kobo for Accountable Independent Reading http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Kobo-for-Accountable-Independent-Reading/
Use Kobo for Accountable Independent Reading - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/SI05/IADRJBS6/F8FSI05IADRJBS6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/SI05/IADRJBS6/F8FSI05IADRJBS6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8F/SI05/IADRJBS6/F8FSI05IADRJBS6.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast In this Instructable I will walk you through the process of setting up a Kobo account and sideloading ebooks on iOS and Android. Then I'll show you how to make use of the Kobo data to get a clearer view of your reading habits.You'll need: an iOS or Android phone or tablet a cloud storage app like Go...
By: wilgubeast

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 1 Jun 2015 09:02:22 PDT
Stop Motion En Masse http://www.instructables.com/id/Stop-Motion-En-Masse/
Stop Motion En Masse - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/HNG5/IA3VVZI2/F9QHNG5IA3VVZI2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/HNG5/IA3VVZI2/F9QHNG5IA3VVZI2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9Q/HNG5/IA3VVZI2/F9QHNG5IA3VVZI2.SMALL.jpg Brooklyntonia Stop Motion is a time honored beginning film project for the art classroom, but how do you do it with 30 kids without a ton of expensive equipment? My school is comprised of students from Kindergarten through 2nd grade and each student is provided an iPad to use while at school. I'll outline how use...
By: Brooklyntonia

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 25 May 2015 18:11:48 PDT
Bottle Boogie Flute! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bottle-Boogie-Flute/
Bottle Boogie Flute! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/R4U0/I9YBIT0H/F7PR4U0I9YBIT0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/R4U0/I9YBIT0H/F7PR4U0I9YBIT0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/R4U0/I9YBIT0H/F7PR4U0I9YBIT0H.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab If you got some boogie bottled up, add this recycled rabble-rouser to your ruse! Whether you're in it for the physics of the phun, this is a great project with youth and adults alike to start getting an idea of resonance, vibration, and the way sound works. Put some science in your ears! What: Bottl...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 21 May 2015 11:26:28 PDT
Galaxy Scanner! (make planetary pictures at home) http://www.instructables.com/id/Galaxy-Scanner-make-planetary-pictures-at-home/
Galaxy Scanner! (make planetary pictures at home) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/ZE0H/I9UEA1WU/F5OZE0HI9UEA1WU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/ZE0H/I9UEA1WU/F5OZE0HI9UEA1WU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/ZE0H/I9UEA1WU/F5OZE0HI9UEA1WU.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Time to break the ol' pulsars out of the basement, wormholes out of the craft drawer, planets out of storage, and supernovae out of the attic, because it's time to make a galaxy. As Carl Sagan once said, "We are star stuff which has taken its destiny into its own hands." So let's use those hands to ...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 20 May 2015 15:30:39 PDT
Periodic Table Magnets - 120 PCS set http://www.instructables.com/id/Periodic-Table-Magnets-120-PCS-set/
Periodic Table Magnets - 120 PCS set - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/DXS4/I9M08H8R/F3GDXS4I9M08H8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/DXS4/I9M08H8R/F3GDXS4I9M08H8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/DXS4/I9M08H8R/F3GDXS4I9M08H8R.SMALL.jpg Bits4Bots Hello Science & Chemistry fans. In this instructable I will show you how I made a full set of 120 of magnetic tiles.Use: Decor. Fridge, file cabinet, any magnetic surface! Print The first thing I did was find a Periodic Table. I used a Wiki Periodic Table image since they are free to use without ...
By: Bits4Bots

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 13 May 2015 06:03:45 PDT
Spring kindergarten Class Project with 3D Printer http://www.instructables.com/id/Spring-kindergarten-Class-Project-with-3D-Printer/
Spring kindergarten Class Project with 3D Printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/P255/I9FGY1KE/F80P255I9FGY1KE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/P255/I9FGY1KE/F80P255I9FGY1KE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/P255/I9FGY1KE/F80P255I9FGY1KE.SMALL.jpg colbrydi This instructable describes a simple curriculum for a 1-2 hour craft designed to work well in a classroom full of kindergartners. For this craft the kids will be decorating a flower pot with light-up 3D flowers. Students will hopefully learn a little about batteries, LEDs and 3D printers. Most al...
By: colbrydi

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 9 May 2015 15:46:49 PDT
Starwheel for Backyard Astronomy (Planisphere) http://www.instructables.com/id/Starwheel-for-Backyard-Astronomy-Planisphere/
Starwheel for Backyard Astronomy (Planisphere) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/HN15/I941CGTQ/FLSHN15I941CGTQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/HN15/I941CGTQ/FLSHN15I941CGTQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/HN15/I941CGTQ/FLSHN15I941CGTQ.SMALL.jpg gravitino Learning to find your way around the night sky can be a daunting task when first faced with a sky full of stars. Once you do know the sky, orienting yourself every time you look up is not easy because the sky is always changing. In both instances, a good map goes a long way to making your time unde...
By: gravitino

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 30 Apr 2015 19:37:11 PDT
How to Make Egg Glow in the Dark http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Egg-Glow-in-the-Dark/
How to Make Egg Glow in the Dark - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/26OC/I84GZQH0/FQQ26OCI84GZQH0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/26OC/I84GZQH0/FQQ26OCI84GZQH0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/26OC/I84GZQH0/FQQ26OCI84GZQH0.SMALL.jpg Ludvic Today for Easter I show you a simple trick to create a naked and bouncy egg that glows in the dark!This experiment it's really easy to do and you need only few componentsIf You Want to see the video about this experiment click HERE or below: Components You need only:-Vinegar-Egg-Highlighter-Uv l...
By: Ludvic

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 5 Apr 2015 08:03:16 PDT
Powerful Triangles and Spheres: Paper Plate Buckyballs - 1st Grade Tinkering - Week 7 http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerful-Triangles-and-Spheres-Paper-Plate-Buckyba/
Powerful Triangles and Spheres: Paper Plate Buckyballs - 1st Grade Tinkering - Week 7 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/VZKV/I81V1KBT/FCDVZKVI81V1KBT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/VZKV/I81V1KBT/FCDVZKVI81V1KBT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/VZKV/I81V1KBT/FCDVZKVI81V1KBT.SMALL.jpg amybalsbaugh "Powerful Triangles and Spheres: Paper Plate Buckyballs" is the seventh lesson in a 10 week Tinkering series offered to first grade students. Using everyday materials in open-ended projects, we transform the ordinary to the extraordinary while nurturing problem solving skills, building creative conf...
By: amybalsbaugh

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 3 Apr 2015 20:34:32 PDT
How to Make a Closed Aquatic Ecosystem http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Closed-Aquatic-Ecosystem/
How to Make a Closed Aquatic Ecosystem - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/LP7W/I7RGCVHY/FUYLP7WI7RGCVHY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/LP7W/I7RGCVHY/FUYLP7WI7RGCVHY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUY/LP7W/I7RGCVHY/FUYLP7WI7RGCVHY.SMALL.jpg vs29 Do you want to create a self-sustaining aquatic ecosystem that will teach future generations about marine life and the environment around us?Join us in creating an aquatic ecosystem in a half a gallon jar with a glass lid home for 3 Japanese Algae Shrimps with 2 Anacharis. This is an excellent proje...
By: vs29

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:01:56 PDT
Best Codes http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-Codes/
Best Codes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/5NME/I7KB3YTA/F235NMEI7KB3YTA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/5NME/I7KB3YTA/F235NMEI7KB3YTA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F23/5NME/I7KB3YTA/F235NMEI7KB3YTA.SMALL.jpg zjawesome This instructable is filled with tons of cool codes and ciphers I'm sure all of you will enjoy.For more awesome codes and cipher go to my website bestcodes.weebly.comAlso visit my other instructable "Movie Codes" or see them here athttp://bestcodes.weebly.com/movie-codes.html A1Z26 A1Z26The A1Z26...
By: zjawesome

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 13:11:01 PDT
How to Clean Copper From Tarnish http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-Copper-From-Tarnish/
How to Clean Copper From Tarnish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/MLOS/I78VRJ93/FW7MLOSI78VRJ93.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/MLOS/I78VRJ93/FW7MLOSI78VRJ93.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW7/MLOS/I78VRJ93/FW7MLOSI78VRJ93.SMALL.jpg Ludvic Hi!In This Tutorial You can lean a easily way to clean your copper from tarnish and let it to shine!There are a lot of products for clean the metal, but I think there are a lot ECOfriendly methods for obtain the same result!you have two choice:-see with you eyes the incredible reaction!-Try on yours...
By: Ludvic

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 04:56:28 PDT
How to Clean Tarnished Silver http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Clean-Tarnished-Silver/
How to Clean Tarnished Silver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/3XJ8/I7AAZEPH/FDM3XJ8I7AAZEPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/3XJ8/I7AAZEPH/FDM3XJ8I7AAZEPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDM/3XJ8/I7AAZEPH/FDM3XJ8I7AAZEPH.SMALL.jpg Ludvic Hi Guys! With this instructables you can Learn easily method to clean your Silver from Tarnish (Silver sulfide)If you see the video you might think "Wow It's magic" i reply : "No it's Science!"Yes, because This phenomenon is called: "Redox Reaction" in a nutshell: The sulfide on the silver, shif...
By: Ludvic

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 15 Mar 2015 08:58:12 PDT
Adjustable Tealight Bunsen Burner Tripod With Optional Flask Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Tealight-Bunsen-Burner-Tripod-With-Opti/
Adjustable Tealight Bunsen Burner Tripod With Optional Flask Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/CNL7/I5THV9WD/F1PCNL7I5THV9WD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/CNL7/I5THV9WD/F1PCNL7I5THV9WD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/CNL7/I5THV9WD/F1PCNL7I5THV9WD.SMALL.jpg SchooledYou As a homeschool family, we often perform chemistry experiments. A traditional laboratory style gas Bunsen Burner is not always available or convenient. Alcohol burners are an option, but we never seem to have the alcohol on hand. Often a simple tea light is sufficient.Additionally, children are not ...
By: SchooledYou

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 6 Feb 2015 19:07:27 PST
How To Write A Story http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Write-A-Story-2/
How To Write A Story - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/V596/I5J56649/F0PV596I5J56649.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/V596/I5J56649/F0PV596I5J56649.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/V596/I5J56649/F0PV596I5J56649.SMALL.jpg loompiggytutorials Long time no see! I am so sorry that I haven't been posting anything in AGES! A lot has been happening though, but I have started a new ritual (see last step for more information). Anyways, I have won three contests so far, and the past two were won after my last instructable (the one on Sugared Cra...
By: loompiggytutorials

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:27:14 PST
Split Limestone To Find Fossils!! http://www.instructables.com/id/Split-Limestone-To-Find-Fossils/
Split Limestone To Find Fossils!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/VNTW/I5DSEAAU/FGOVNTWI5DSEAAU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/VNTW/I5DSEAAU/FGOVNTWI5DSEAAU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGO/VNTW/I5DSEAAU/FGOVNTWI5DSEAAU.SMALL.jpg coolscience.com If you are a science geek then the prospect of digging up your own fossils has, at some point, probably excited you. The thrill and excitement of finding, seeing and touching something that hasn't been seen for 50 million years is an incredible feeling.While there are many different ways to find fo...
By: coolscience.com

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:37:30 PST
Flowers from Mars - 1st Grade Tinkering - Week 1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Flowers-from-Mars-1st-Grade-Tinkering-Week-1/
Flowers from Mars - 1st Grade Tinkering - Week 1 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/W8LK/I58B244P/FOPW8LKI58B244P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/W8LK/I58B244P/FOPW8LKI58B244P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/W8LK/I58B244P/FOPW8LKI58B244P.SMALL.jpg amybalsbaugh "FLOWERS FROM MARS" is the first lesson in a 10 week Tinkering series offered to first grade students. Using everyday materials in open-ended projects, we transform the ordinary to the extraordinary while nurturing problem solving skills, building creative confidence, encouraging collaboration, and...
By: amybalsbaugh

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 13:52:05 PST
Mini recycled chalkboards http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-recycled-chalkboards/
Mini recycled chalkboards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/FJLI/I3TIF902/FXSFJLII3TIF902.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/FJLI/I3TIF902/FXSFJLII3TIF902.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/FJLI/I3TIF902/FXSFJLII3TIF902.SMALL.jpg Jacinthebronx I made these for my pre-school classes as holiday gifts. I used boxes and supplies I already had, so it was cheap and easy to make! The kids liked them and got busy drawing. Mine were about 6X8. A fun, portable, non-breakable item to keep kids busy. Supplies Needed I used cereal and granola bar b...
By: Jacinthebronx

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 27 Dec 2014 20:59:04 PST
Design and Prototyping of the Skelequill Start to Finish http://www.instructables.com/id/Design-and-Prototyping-of-the-Skelequill-Start-to-/
Design and Prototyping of the Skelequill Start to Finish - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/8QA4/I3PJQBCP/FJW8QA4I3PJQBCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/8QA4/I3PJQBCP/FJW8QA4I3PJQBCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJW/8QA4/I3PJQBCP/FJW8QA4I3PJQBCP.SMALL.jpg beewhitlock Sometimes there's just nothing out there that suits your particular needs. Maybe those other things are too heavy, too expensive, too small, too big, etc. They just don't fit how you want. Well, the best thing to do in that situation is to make your own thing! But where in the heck do you start?This...
By: beewhitlock

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 23:55:42 PST
Straw Flute http://www.instructables.com/id/Straw-Flute/
Straw Flute - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/TM0F/I395RQCF/F7YTM0FI395RQCF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/TM0F/I395RQCF/F7YTM0FI395RQCF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Y/TM0F/I395RQCF/F7YTM0FI395RQCF.SMALL.jpg The Oakland Toy Lab Huzzah! Welcome to your ticket to first chair at the fast food restaurant orchestra! With your new straw flute, you are sure to razzle, dazzle, or at least mildly annoy those around you. For the full effect, have 30 first graders make them and impress their parents at assembly. :)This project is qui...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 3 Dec 2014 16:35:37 PST
Shadow theater http://www.instructables.com/id/Shadow-theater/
Shadow theater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/CE4F/I34DXN3L/FSSCE4FI34DXN3L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/CE4F/I34DXN3L/FSSCE4FI34DXN3L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/CE4F/I34DXN3L/FSSCE4FI34DXN3L.SMALL.jpg Renaud Iltis This instructable show you how to do CNC-cutted puppets and a theater box.I made this theater as an example for a teacher working with 8-9 years old children. The project is that I will lend her my MiniCut2d CNC and that she will make 4 or 5 differents tales with her schoolboys. Artistic and digital...
By: Renaud Iltis

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 30 Nov 2014 19:06:43 PST
Simple Pneumatic Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Pneumatic-Machine/
Simple Pneumatic Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/5KHR/I1YU0C69/F3X5KHRI1YU0C69.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/5KHR/I1YU0C69/F3X5KHRI1YU0C69.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3X/5KHR/I1YU0C69/F3X5KHRI1YU0C69.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance This project draws on similar ideas from previous work, but without the use of hot glue. This construction process is very simple, and unlike some of my hydraulic projects, these pneumatic machines operate using only compressed air instead of water. Materials and prep Materials: 9 craft stick5 ju...
By: WYE_Lance

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 1 Nov 2014 12:58:18 PDT
5 Phenomenal Science Stunts, Done with Dry Ice http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Phenomenal-Science-Stunts-Done-with-Dry-Ice/
5 Phenomenal Science Stunts, Done with Dry Ice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/JZIX/I1568SOI/F4CJZIXI1568SOI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/JZIX/I1568SOI/F4CJZIXI1568SOI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/JZIX/I1568SOI/F4CJZIXI1568SOI.SMALL.jpg The King of Random What happens when Mad Science meets Dry Ice? Find out in this mind-blowing compilation of 5 "super-cooled" science experiments. Watch The Video! WARNING: Dry Ice is extremely cold! (-78C/-109F) and can cause instant frost-bite to exposed skin. Many of these demonstrations should only be attempt...
By: The King of Random

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 08:27:05 PDT
Sun Viewer: Observe the Sun safely with binoculars http://www.instructables.com/id/Sun-Viewer-Observe-the-Sun-safely-with-binoculars/
Sun Viewer: Observe the Sun safely with binoculars - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/HWTK/I0VOZ7WB/FVWHWTKI0VOZ7WB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/HWTK/I0VOZ7WB/FVWHWTKI0VOZ7WB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVW/HWTK/I0VOZ7WB/FVWHWTKI0VOZ7WB.SMALL.jpg ChrisMentrek Using binoculars to project an image of the Sun is an old trick, but it's a good one! However, most older books call for a setup that uses a photographic tripod and is difficult to set up and keep oriented (particularly for elementary school students). This Instructable describes how to assemble a...
By: ChrisMentrek

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 6 Oct 2014 18:44:39 PDT
Extending Grabber http://www.instructables.com/id/Extending-Grabber/
Extending Grabber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/RFOB/I0TV1PFZ/F1CRFOBI0TV1PFZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/RFOB/I0TV1PFZ/F1CRFOBI0TV1PFZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1C/RFOB/I0TV1PFZ/F1CRFOBI0TV1PFZ.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance Materials For the basic example, you'll need:8 craft sticks2 milkshake straws, cut into quarters2 skewersDesignable components:Pipe cleanersRubber bandsFor testing:2 cups Assemble and reinforce the beams Create four beams by inserting the craft sticks into the pieces of straws.Leave a small g...
By: WYE_Lance

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 4 Oct 2014 16:48:25 PDT
What is Life Like in the Vacuum of Space? http://www.instructables.com/id/What-is-Life-Like-in-the-Vacuum-of-Space/
What is Life Like in the Vacuum of Space? - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/P3DH/I0TV11MQ/FDCP3DHI0TV11MQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/P3DH/I0TV11MQ/FDCP3DHI0TV11MQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDC/P3DH/I0TV11MQ/FDCP3DHI0TV11MQ.SMALL.jpg Intrepid Museum In 1967, a technician testing an Apollo space suit in a vacuum chamber at Johnson Space Center experienced rapid decompression when his suit sprung a leak. When the last of the air left the suit, he passed out. The last thing he reported feeling before passing out was the saliva on his tongue bubbl...
By: Intrepid Museum

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 4 Oct 2014 06:18:39 PDT
Water Wheel from Plastic Bottles http://www.instructables.com/id/waterwheel/
Water Wheel from Plastic Bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/HPWG/I0C93E6S/FKDHPWGI0C93E6S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/HPWG/I0C93E6S/FKDHPWGI0C93E6S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/HPWG/I0C93E6S/FKDHPWGI0C93E6S.SMALL.jpg openproducts This outdoor parent-child project is big fun and has educational aspects: a water wheel from reused bottles and branches is turning in a river's current and is towing a small boat in.Main requirement is a small, fast-running and shallow (mountain) river. You'll also need some empty plastic bottles (...
By: openproducts

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:44:35 PDT
Biogas Plant Using Kitchen and Food Waste http://www.instructables.com/id/Constructing-a-Medium-Sized-Biogas-Plant-Using-Kit/
Biogas Plant Using Kitchen and Food Waste - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/R66A/I0C93BNJ/FTER66AI0C93BNJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/R66A/I0C93BNJ/FTER66AI0C93BNJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTE/R66A/I0C93BNJ/FTER66AI0C93BNJ.SMALL.jpg antoniraj Long back I have posted an instructable on how to construct prototype of a Biogas plant, using 50 liter capacity tank as digester, which you can see here : http://www.instructables.com/id/Bio-gas-plant-usin...That was my first instructable and people are still commenting and asking me for guidance o...
By: antoniraj

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 02:59:58 PDT
Minecraft chest pencil case http://www.instructables.com/id/Minecraft-chest-pencil-case/
Minecraft chest pencil case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/BZBK/I0C8X5NI/FMDBZBKI0C8X5NI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/BZBK/I0C8X5NI/FMDBZBKI0C8X5NI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/BZBK/I0C8X5NI/FMDBZBKI0C8X5NI.SMALL.jpg Cairdy Crafts On my YouTube channel at the moment, it's Minecraft month! So, I thought I'd post a how-to for a fun project for going back to school. Enter the Minecraft chest pencil case!Below is a video that will lead you through every step! Collect your materials For this project, you'll need to download...
By: Cairdy Crafts

Continue Reading »]]>
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:54:47 PDT
Stingray Paper Airplane http://www.instructables.com/id/Stingray-Paper-Airplane/
Stingray Paper Airplane - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/OVJ9/HZFDXC32/FOQOVJ9HZFDXC32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/OVJ9/HZFDXC32/FOQOVJ9HZFDXC32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOQ/OVJ9/HZFDXC32/FOQOVJ9HZFDXC32.SMALL.jpg Childrens Museum of Houston This is one of the projects for our Instructables: Made In Your Mind (IMIYM) exhibition at the Children’s Museum of Houston . Produced in partnership with Instructables, IMIYM is an exhibit where families work together to build different fun, toy-like projects that help construct knowledge and skill...
By: Childrens Museum of Houston

Continue Reading »]]>
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:36:59 PDT
12 Amazing First Time Authors http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Amazing-First-Time-Authors/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/8GU3/HZ6T96MK/FLT8GU3HZ6T96MK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/8GU3/HZ6T96MK/FLT8GU3HZ6T96MK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/8GU3/HZ6T96MK/FLT8GU3HZ6T96MK.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction In this collection you will find 12 first time authors who this past week published some awesome projects. Check out these authors projects and be sure to make these first time authors feel welcome! Giant Bubble Wands How to make giant bubbles, really how can not be the most amazing thing you've...
By: MsSweetSatisfaction

Continue Reading »]]>
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:46:59 PDT
How to Play instructables http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-instructables/
How to Play instructables - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/1CYX/HZ2IZUW3/FDR1CYXHZ2IZUW3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/1CYX/HZ2IZUW3/FDR1CYXHZ2IZUW3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDR/1CYX/HZ2IZUW3/FDR1CYXHZ2IZUW3.SMALL.jpg Rhonda Chase Design the instructables instructableWhile my friends are shooting avatars or counting ducks and llamas, I have fun on instructables. I joke that it’s my favorite online game.You might think, "instructables is a great website for learning how to do stuff, but it’s not a game". My son even took offense at t...
By: Rhonda Chase Design

Continue Reading »]]>
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 21:02:12 PDT
Learn how to count money with coins using the MaKey MaKey! http://www.instructables.com/id/Teach-how-to-count-coins-with-the-MaKey-MaKey/
Learn how to count money with coins using the MaKey MaKey! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/J19L/HYZX28TR/FY2J19LHYZX28TR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/J19L/HYZX28TR/FY2J19LHYZX28TR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY2/J19L/HYZX28TR/FY2J19LHYZX28TR.SMALL.jpg edwardbarnabas Learn how to recognize and count with coins using the MaKey MaKey. Anyone with a MaKey MaKey can create this educational tool for kids. The software is written in Scratch, which can be modified in order to go deeper in using coins as well as Scratch programming. We hope that you have fun!Required...
By: edwardbarnabas

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:28:34 PDT
Sketching & Drawing Lessons http://www.instructables.com/id/Sketching-Drawing-Lessons/
Sketching & Drawing Lessons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/1PTQ/HX5H6QNS/FJ61PTQHX5H6QNS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/1PTQ/HX5H6QNS/FJ61PTQHX5H6QNS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ6/1PTQ/HX5H6QNS/FJ61PTQHX5H6QNS.SMALL.jpg ianbates1 This Instructable will be slowly developing over a number of weeks 8 out of 10 lessons so Faryou may need to pop back to pick up new lessons.9 out of 10 lessons complete - videos being added [these are embedded in the image sections at the start of each lesson]So Far : Getting started ...
By: ianbates1

Continue Reading »]]>
Thu, 3 Jul 2014 08:11:41 PDT
Teach Investigative Science with a Simple Glider http://www.instructables.com/id/Teach-Investigative-Science-with-a-Simple-Glider/
Teach Investigative Science with a Simple Glider - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/6H8F/HX1W6FCD/FH86H8FHX1W6FCD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/6H8F/HX1W6FCD/FH86H8FHX1W6FCD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/6H8F/HX1W6FCD/FH86H8FHX1W6FCD.SMALL.jpg Kiteman I've been using this glider to teach general science skills for some time, and so many colleagues have reacted positively to it, I thought I'd share it with the wider world.Don't worry; if you only want to learn how to make the glider, I'll make the educational parts obvious so that you can skip ove...
By: Kiteman

Continue Reading »]]>
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:18:20 PDT
Project-Based Engineering for Kids http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-Based-Engineering-for-Kids/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/3TYV/GY4ROS7I/FWP3TYVGY4ROS7I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/3TYV/GY4ROS7I/FWP3TYVGY4ROS7I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWP/3TYV/GY4ROS7I/FWP3TYVGY4ROS7I.SMALL.jpg WYE_Lance This is a collection of project-based engineering lessons for kids. Project-based learning allows students to control the direction and pace of their learning. Activities that promote investigation, critical thinking, and hands-on subject matter are also central to project-based learning.Thes...
By: WYE_Lance

Continue Reading »]]>
Tue, 7 Feb 2012 12:13:01 PST