Instructables: exploring - science http://www.instructables.com Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:26:43 PST BLOX v1.01 Make energy by moving your hands in your free time http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-energy-by-moving-your-hands-in-your-free-time/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 11:43:12 PST
How to make rheoscopic fluid. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-rheoscopic-fluid/
How to make rheoscopic fluid. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/135D/I2LMC8IX/F9R135DI2LMC8IX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/135D/I2LMC8IX/F9R135DI2LMC8IX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9R/135D/I2LMC8IX/F9R135DI2LMC8IX.SMALL.jpg slash51 This is my first published instructions so it is a learn as I go process. Rheoscopic fluid is used to see the flow of liquids. You can make about 2 liters of it for around $4.00. You can purchase it on Amazon and other locations for around $20. You can also make your own from mica powder for much...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:47:22 PST
Matchbox Popper http://www.instructables.com/id/Matchbox-Popper/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 11:02:33 PST
Science http://www.instructables.com/id/Science-21-22-23/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F3J/BHD3/I2F26EPT/F3JBHD3I2F26EPT.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F3J/BHD3/I2F26EPT/F3JBHD3I2F26EPT.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F3J/BHD3/I2F26EPT/F3JBHD3I2F26EPT.SMALL.jpg dan.shepherd3 DIY Spectrometer) Explore the Unknown - Mad Science Handbook over 20 science projects Jiffycoil's Tesla Coil projects Telsa coil projects KCA Science Club "Van De Graaff" Van De Graaff High voltage car ignition coil project easy 30 k v generator for other projects Easy DIY Mag...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 10:03:26 PST
How to Defy Gravity with Science (or make them think you can) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Defy-Gravity-with-Science-or-make-them-thin/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08:48:55 PST
How to be a Citizen Scientist http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-be-a-Citizen-Scientist/
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 08:41:29 PST
Solar Powered Electrolysis http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Electrolysis/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 13:41:31 PST
DIY Authentic Glowsticks http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Authentic-Glowsticks/
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 13:21:34 PST
Many Faces of Sugru Pt. 1- Milk Jug Rocket Launcher http://www.instructables.com/id/Many-Faces-of-Sugru-Pt-1-Milk-Jug-Rocket-Launcher/
Many Faces of Sugru Pt. 1- Milk Jug Rocket Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/9GVD/I1VZ9ZE7/FLS9GVDI1VZ9ZE7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/9GVD/I1VZ9ZE7/FLS9GVDI1VZ9ZE7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLS/9GVD/I1VZ9ZE7/FLS9GVDI1VZ9ZE7.SMALL.jpg bbaxley Supplies (1 of each):Milk Jug Bicycle Inner Tube PVC Pipe SUGRU! (2 packets) (the rocket is made out of duct tape, part of a pool noodle, cut up foam sheets, and a zip tie)Directions for project are available through Makezine (http://makezine.com/projects/milk-jug-rocket-launcher/) Place Bicycle...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:19:44 PDT
Many Faces of Sugru Pt. 2- Snorkle http://www.instructables.com/id/Many-Faces-of-Sugru-Pt-2-Snorkle/
Many Faces of Sugru Pt. 2- Snorkle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/HZ24/I1VZA64R/FRBHZ24I1VZA64R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/HZ24/I1VZA64R/FRBHZ24I1VZA64R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRB/HZ24/I1VZA64R/FRBHZ24I1VZA64R.SMALL.jpg bbaxley Supplies: Pool NoodlePVC Pipe (x3)PVC Elbows (x3)PVS Connector (x1)SUGRU! (6 packets) Attach the PVC pipes together with connector and elbows tomake the body of the snorkle. Place Sugru around each transition area to make the snorkel watertight.Don’t forget to create a stopper above the snor...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:50:45 PDT
Telescope phone mount http://www.instructables.com/id/Telescope-phone-mount/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 10:59:04 PDT
Pumpkin Seed Oil: Trick and Treat http://www.instructables.com/id/Pumpkin-Seed-Oil-Trick-and-Treat/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:48:42 PDT
How I Watch an Eclipse or Check Out Sun Spots http://www.instructables.com/id/How-I-Watch-an-Eclipse-or-Check-Out-Sun-Spots/
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 08:08:19 PDT
Make a simple hygrometer for 0$ !! (great for your childrens!) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-simple-hygrometer-for-0-great-for-your-chil/
Make a simple hygrometer for 0$ !! (great for your childrens!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/1HUN/I1OTV4A9/FRE1HUNI1OTV4A9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/1HUN/I1OTV4A9/FRE1HUNI1OTV4A9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRE/1HUN/I1OTV4A9/FRE1HUNI1OTV4A9.SMALL.jpg kondzio29 Since I posted my last instructable about simple science (you can check it out here) it get 41,501 views, so I decided to post another one. And today you will learn how to make a simple hygrometer, Another project that is fun to make with kids, and it is educational as well. If you're curious about...
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:26:47 PDT
How to make a Microscope Without a Lens http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Microscope-Without-a-Lens/
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:48:00 PDT
My Faves http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Faves/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FTA/5L0K/I1LYZZVO/FTA5L0KI1LYZZVO.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FTA/5L0K/I1LYZZVO/FTA5L0KI1LYZZVO.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FTA/5L0K/I1LYZZVO/FTA5L0KI1LYZZVO.SMALL.jpg LouisFilardo33 Any technologies nowadays. Cheap Herbal Vaporizer Alcohol Vaporizer for Fuel How to make an Alcohol Vaporizer Make a solar smoking vaporizer Cannabis Butter from Vaporizer Leftovers DIY - Retrofitting Entertainment Center Lighting dry ice pumpkin for Halloween
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:28:44 PDT
Ultrasonic Bat - Leak - Arc Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bat-Whisperer-Ultrasonic-Bat-Detector/
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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:51:03 PDT
Low-magnification Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/low-magnification-microscope/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 21:24:41 PDT
Wimshurst Electrostatic Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Wimshurst/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:35:16 PDT
Let's Make Sparks - Fun with High Voltage http://www.instructables.com/id/Dont-Stand-So-Close-To-Me-ZAP-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/P4S1/I1C3UOJJ/F4NP4S1I1C3UOJJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/P4S1/I1C3UOJJ/F4NP4S1I1C3UOJJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4N/P4S1/I1C3UOJJ/F4NP4S1I1C3UOJJ.SMALL.jpg alcurb DANGER: THE PROJECTS IN THIS COLLECTION DEAL WITH DANGEROUS HIGH VOLTAGES THAT, WITHOUT PROPER CARE AND RESPECT, CAN KILL YOU.That said, if you are a mad scientist who likes getting high voltages to make sparks and plasma, this collection is for you. Amazing plasma globe tricks that you never knew...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:52:12 PDT
Electroscope Inverstigations http://www.instructables.com/id/Electroscope-Inverstigations/
Electroscope Inverstigations - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/J8TC/I1B66G41/F2SJ8TCI1B66G41.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/J8TC/I1B66G41/F2SJ8TCI1B66G41.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2S/J8TC/I1B66G41/F2SJ8TCI1B66G41.SMALL.jpg Urnammu In this video I investigate whether a depeleted region is created on a charged PVC pipe when it is used to charge the electroscope. Thought is also given to how the influence of the charged pipe can propagate through an electric insulating material or dielectric like plexiglass.
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 07:10:10 PDT
Mini Electric Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Electric-Motor/
Mini Electric Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/96WB/I1AVV0Q9/F7M96WBI1AVV0Q9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/96WB/I1AVV0Q9/F7M96WBI1AVV0Q9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/96WB/I1AVV0Q9/F7M96WBI1AVV0Q9.SMALL.jpg EZHacks This is a really simple and great way to explore electric motors. Kids of all ages will love this and its a great way to see how electricity can be converted into physical motion. Materials Most of these materials you will have at home. Plastic or foam cup 2 paper clips large is best but small wi...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:17:32 PDT
Inexpensive Locally Based Saltwater Aquarium http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Locally-Based-Saltwater-Aquarium/
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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:49:15 PDT
Density Tower http://www.instructables.com/id/Density-Tower/
Density Tower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/TF7G/I15KTRSQ/FQ0TF7GI15KTRSQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/TF7G/I15KTRSQ/FQ0TF7GI15KTRSQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/TF7G/I15KTRSQ/FQ0TF7GI15KTRSQ.SMALL.jpg Filipp Hi. In this Instructable I will show you how to make a cool science experiment at home. This experiment will help you understand the physical properties of liquids. Measure your ingredients For this experiment you'll need a tall, straight-sided glass and a number of ingredients. You don't need al...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:45:13 PDT
Science Fair: Bored No More http://www.instructables.com/id/Science-Fair-Bored-No-More/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 12:09:35 PDT
Making Pine Rosin http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Pine-Rosin/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 11:44:55 PDT
Basic Earth Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Earth-Battery/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:56:20 PDT
How To Make A Hand Warmer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Hand-Warmer/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 13:12:59 PDT
Make Your Own Never Wet/Ultra Ever Dry (Hydrophobic Coating) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Never-WetUltra-Ever-Dry-Hydrophobic-/
Make Your Own Never Wet/Ultra Ever Dry (Hydrophobic Coating) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/LY71/I12KHACG/FK6LY71I12KHACG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/LY71/I12KHACG/FK6LY71I12KHACG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/LY71/I12KHACG/FK6LY71I12KHACG.SMALL.jpg NightHawkInLight This is an easy way to make a hydrophobic coating from products that have been available for decades. It works great!Cyclopentasiloxane is the component of antiperspirant that functions as the hydrophobic element to this project. While not quite as hydrophobic the commercial coatings like Never Wet ...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 11:23:54 PDT
Easy $3 ferrofluid and other explorations with magnetic slime http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-3-ferrofluid-and-other-explorations-with-magn/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 17:36:18 PDT
DIY Oil Pollution Testing http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Oil-Pollution-Testing/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 15:35:08 PDT
Thermoelectric Generator Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermoelectric-Generator-Project/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 13:38:21 PDT
Rat Skull - Cleaning, Preserving and Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Rat-Skull-Taxidermy-and-Display/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 14:36:16 PDT
How to make Alcohol at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Alcohol-at-Home/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 12:32:49 PDT
Magneeto Floating Wheels (from ScienceKitStore.com) http://www.instructables.com/id/Magneeto-Floating-Wheels-from-ScienceKitStorecom/
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 13:11:54 PDT
Easy DIY Magnetic Stirrer http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Magnetic-Stirrer/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:20:36 PDT
Collapsing Can Experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/Collapsing-Can-Experiment/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 16:31:55 PDT
DIY Erupting Volcano http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Erupting-Volcano/
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 12:00:45 PDT
Powerfull Ballast Driven Flyback http://www.instructables.com/id/Powerfull-Ballast-Driven-Flyback/
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:50:48 PDT
Acoustic Suspension Of Water Droplets http://www.instructables.com/id/Acoustic-Suspension-Of-Water-Droplets/
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:35:09 PDT
How to build a luexon lightsaber http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-luexon-lightsaber/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:13:53 PDT
How to Balance a Redox Reaction http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Balance-a-Redox-Reaction/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 18:17:52 PDT
Bar Graphs w/ Intuitive Display of Variation (an experiment) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bar-Graphs-w-Intuitive-Display-of-Variation-an-exp/
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 07:15:04 PDT
SOLAR http://www.instructables.com/id/SOLAR-1001-1002-1003-1004/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/9HGE/HZV3QB6G/FMD9HGEHZV3QB6G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/9HGE/HZV3QB6G/FMD9HGEHZV3QB6G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/9HGE/HZV3QB6G/FMD9HGEHZV3QB6G.SMALL.jpg SparkySolar Green greener greenest S.P.R.E.E. (Solar Photovoltaic Renewable Electron Encapsulator), a Compact, Durable, and Portable Solar Energy Generator All in One Portable Solar Power Unit: 220V + 12V + 5V + Automatic Battery Charge! ;) Steampunk solar USB charger DIY Reliable Low-Power Home S...
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 12:07:58 PDT
Operation Desert Storm Sun Compass http://www.instructables.com/id/Operation-Desert-Storm-Sun-Compass/
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Tue, 9 Sep 2014 08:35:45 PDT
How to catch micro-organisms! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-catch-micro-organisms/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 15:24:38 PDT
Plasma in a test tube http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-plasma/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 01:56:22 PDT
WHITE BOARD http://www.instructables.com/id/WHITE-BOARD/
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Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:40:48 PDT
Levitating VINCENT http://www.instructables.com/id/Levitating-VINCENT/
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 15:44:59 PDT
Homemade gunpowder http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-gunpowder/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:00:04 PDT