DIY Science

Some of the more creative Science Ibles here on Instructables

Here is another type of high voltage capacitors - a Salt Water Leyden Jar!Don't know what a leyden jar is? No worries! Read here on Wikipedia!The water leyden jar is easier to make than a normal leyde...
This instructable will take you through the construction of a working model of the wind powered cart that answers the question that sparked so much controversy across dozens of internet forums.  It re...
This will show you how to turn an ordinary bottle into a light bulb. This is an experiment and there may be flaws but that is all part of the learning process. I used a Bacardi bottle for the bulb b...
Hello everyone! I'm sure you've all wondered how clouds are made and if you can make them yourself. Well, Now you can! With only simple materials and processes you can recreate this elemental marvel ...
There are a few Instructables out there on how to create stills for various purposes. Usually these include a large amount of small diameter, flexible copper refrigerator tubing. While these stills c...
Hello Everybody! Have you ever wanted to impress your friends with a cool physics project? Well you're in luck!! My instructable will teach you how to build the simplest kind of heat engine. This in...
We have had one of these around the house for years.  Our grandchildren, of all ages, love to watch the water swirl from the top bottle to the bottom bottle.  Our 2 ½ year old grandson would bring it ...
This is the EASIEST and one of the oldest science experiments out there, I chose to glam it up a bit for my toddler to play with, and to potentially learn how buoyancy works, so far it's just fun to m...
Nope, no Photoshop and no fishing line were used to make this picture, just 100% pure physics and some patience. This instructable explains how you can build your own top hovering in the air like a UF...
This a variation on common crystal growing techniques.  Instead of growing crystals on a string, grow them inside a 'geode' made from an egg shell and plaster of paris. Materials:  Egg shells (w...
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 ...
Bullet Bill is a character that has appeared as an enemy in almost all of the Super Mario games from the very beginning. There are a few varieties, and their look and behavior has changed over the yea...
In this instructable, i will be demonstrating the chemical reaction between Hydrogen Peroxide and Dry Yeast. This is a great experiment that i use when teaching my science class.