Chemistry

Making Plastic PCBs with a Laser Cutter and Chemicals

Making Plastic PCBs with a Laser Cutter and Chemicals

The ever-clever Ben Krasnow experiments with printing plastic “electroless” PCBs on a 3D printer and laser cutter.

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3D Print Your Own Tactile Measuring Tools for the Visually Impaired

Tactile tools help students with visual impairments better understand and measure 3-Dimensional objects. You can 3D print some of your own.

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“You Just Sunk My Copernicium!” Playing Periodic Table Battleship

“You Just Sunk My Copernicium!” Playing Periodic Table Battleship

Teach your kids about the wonders of the periodic table with this easy and fun version of Battleship

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Bathtub Science: DIY Bath Fizzies

Bathtub Science: DIY Bath Fizzies

I don’t know anyone — kid or grown-up — who doesn’t delight in watching a fun and foamy explosion of fizz. (You know, like those cool erupting volcanoes you made in science class back in the day.) Well, it turns out those chemistry lessons of years past have a whole lot in common with your […]

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Remaking the Chemistry set for a new Generation

Remaking the Chemistry set for a new Generation

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and Society for Science & the Public have announced a contest to reimagine the chemistry set for the 21st Century. The top prize is $50,000.

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Eight Hacks from Breaking Bad

Eight Hacks from Breaking Bad

Being a scientist, Walter White of Breaking Bad is no stranger to the old fashioned hack. Here are some ones we like.

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