Instructables: exploring - science - electricity - science Sat, 28 Nov 2015 08:49:18 PST BLOX v1.01 How to make Chlorine Gas
How to make Chlorine Gas - More DIY How To Projects]]> RandomBuilder A lot of you probably know electrolysis with water. In this instructable I am going to show you how to take electrolysis to another level, with chlorine gas as a product. Safety Instructions + Theory WARNING! Chlorine Gas is toxic and this experiment should be performed outside or under a fume ho...
By: RandomBuilder

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Wed, 3 Jun 2015 09:31:23 PDT
Maggie the Simple Electromagnet!
Maggie the Simple Electromagnet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Oakland Toy Lab Maggie sure puts the FUN in the four FUNdamental forces. This project is a great introduction to electromagnetism, the force that not only helps pick up squished cars in junkyard wars, but is also responsible for a lot of the properties of matter in everyday life. Get enough electrons flowing via yo...
By: The Oakland Toy Lab

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Tue, 5 May 2015 16:10:53 PDT
The Model 1882 Wireless Telephone
The Model 1882 Wireless Telephone - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mr. Apol The most modern of modern gadgets, the wireless telephone,is actually not so modern after all. Within 6 years of the first American patent for a telephonic device (Alexander Graham Bell, 1876), another researcher discovered a method for sending voice through the air without connecting wires. His na...
By: Mr. Apol

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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 08:12:37 PDT
Make Silver-Colored Pennies!
Make Silver-Colored Pennies! - More DIY How To Projects]]> PopsicleGhoul This guide will show you how to transform boring old pennies into shiny silvery wonders! The method of choice is, in this case, electrochemistry. Specifically, this Instructable will use electroplating to put the shine on your moolah. In other words, we will coat a normal penny in a thin layer of...
By: PopsicleGhoul

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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 10:09:31 PDT
How to make conductive play dough.
How to make conductive play dough. - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Electricity Generating Kite!
Electricity Generating Kite! - More DIY How To Projects]]> robotkid249 Imagine, a children's toy generating all of your electricity needs. That is the reality of kite power! Kites mounted with turbines fly autonomously generating power on a megawatt scale! I have always been infatuated with kites. Their simple movement and calming effect seem to interest every child. ...
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Thu, 16 Jun 2011 12:09:03 PDT
Copper plating made easy
Copper plating made easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> aduy I'm currently taking a high school Chem AP class and one of our assignments is to make up our own experiment using stuff that we learned during the class. We decided to electroplate some coins in copper, and as it turns out its fairly easy to plate things in copper. You could even use this technique...
By: aduy

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Sun, 8 May 2011 20:26:58 PDT
Generator Demonstration from Cordless Drill
Generator Demonstration from Cordless Drill - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jack A Lopez This instructable will show you how to make a crude, but sturdy, hand cranked generator, capable of supplying  just a few watts of unregulated DC, at a potential of a few volts or so.  This generator is suitable for classroom demonstrations, science projects, lending credence to the legend that a mo...
By: Jack A Lopez

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Thu, 24 Jun 2010 23:49:03 PDT
ECG on your laptop!
ECG on your laptop! - More DIY How To Projects]]> JZweige That's right! This Instructable shows you how to build a device that enables you to do an electrocardiogram on yourself, your family or your friends! All you need is intermediate-level knowledge on electronics, access to Ye' Ol' Electronics Shoppe (or online shopping if preferred) and a laptop. The...
By: JZweige

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Sat, 1 May 2010 12:52:18 PDT
DIY Lightning Wand -- A Handheld Van de Graaff Generator
DIY Lightning Wand -- A Handheld Van de Graaff Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> yardleydobon Most instructions for building a Van de Graaff generator (VDG) are for tabletop models; however VDGs grounded through a person work well enough to make a handheld version possible. The Fun Fly Stick, a popular toy, is an example of a handheld VDG. This instructable will show you how to make your own...
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Tue, 2 Mar 2010 02:33:54 PST
Will It Fry - Dollhouse (The Geek Group) thermoelectric During this installment of "Will It Fry", Chris will be frying Tysk's old doll house. It stands up remarkably well. The arc is generated by a 75,000V transformer, which is capable of a 1A output. This is part of a long series of Will It Fry videos by The Geek Group. You can check out the rest of th...
By: thermoelectric

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Sun, 21 Feb 2010 04:33:45 PST
Tesla Coils for Dummies
Tesla Coils for Dummies - More DIY How To Projects]]> Xellers Recently, I managed to build a Tesla Coil using very little money (You can build this for under $20!!!), and spending very little time (only a couple hours!). This is not one of those television flyback drivers that are sometimes mistakenly called Tesla Coils, this is the real deal. Note that unlike...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2009 19:10:40 PDT
How to Electroplating A Quarter Quarters are nice and silvery. What if they looked like a big penny? This video shows you how to electroplate metal objects. How to Electroplate a Quarter Attach a piece of copper (a penny should work) to the positive + end of a battery Attach the quarter to the negative end - Fill a beaker/glass w...

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Thu, 24 Jan 2008 20:41:39 PST
How to Demonstrate Temperature Properties of Muscle Wire (Nitinol) Sometimes called the Smart Alloy, Muscle Wire or Memory Metal, is an alloy that "remembers" it shape. You can reshape the wire, but when heated it returns to the preset shape. Ever wonder how someone bends a spoon with their mind? Same metal. This demo straighten the spring so it is suined. Then at...

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Thu, 24 Jan 2008 20:25:59 PST