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How To : Make a classic science experiment volcano project

Make Your Own Erupting Volcano! This is a classic experiment and it is very easy to do at home. So after you watch it - TRY IT! All you need is some kind of volcano that you can make, and then a little vinegar and some baking soda from the supermarket. This demonstration show ...more

How To : Do science projects with children

Expert homemaker and educator Karen Weisman teaches how to do fun science projects for children right at home. She teaches how to make ooze, foam, film canister rockets, flubber, virtual vomit, melting witches, rubber bones, and how to do water magic. Also, Karen explains the ...more

News : Father/Son Science Project Antiquates NASA

Sending a Go Pro Hero HD and an iPhone to space = Father/Son science project. I doubt your dad is this cool. "Video from a camera attached to a weather balloon that rose into the upper stratosphere and recorded the blackness of space. Visit brooklynspaceprogram.org for all t ...more

How To : Make an Electric Motor

This tutorial video will teach you how to make your very own home made electric motor. This electric motor can power a variety of accessories, and is useful for science projects.

How To : Make glowing water

This video tutorial will show you how to make glowing water. You can use as an ingredient to make other science projects glow in the dark, such as crystals and slime. All you need is a highlighter pen and some water. Check out this how-to video and go make some glowing water.

How To : Build a movie wheel

Have you ever wondered how movies are made? There are many modern techniques available today to produce movies. This was not the scenario centuries back when there were no movies or films. The earliest form was the movie wheel and this video teaches you exactly how to build a ...more

How To : Create magnetically controlled gadgets

Make your gadgets magnetically controlled with everyday things. People often take for granted the common items and devices they use in everyday life. Looks can be deceiving. It's not what things appear to be, it's what they can become. Milk can be turned into plastic; with th ...more

How To : Use a motor to create a fan or speaker

Use a motor to make a fan and a speaker. People often take for granted the common items and devices they use in everyday life. Looks can be deceiving. It's not what things appear to be, it's what they can become. Milk can be turned into plastic; with the twist of a screw any ...more

Graphene : Another Amazing Carbon Product?

What Is Graphene? Graphene is a very thin layer of graphite. Graphite is made out of carbon (the mother of all elements), and is normally used in pencils. Graphite is also used for brake padding in larger vehicles, the batteries in laptops or portable gaming systems, and in t ...more

How To : Construct a vinegar battery and power a calculator

Using only vinegar and a few simple materials, it is possible to construct a working battery. This science video tutorial explains how to construct and use a battery like this to power a calculator. A good science project as part of an introductory electricity course. This pro ...more

How To : Do three balloon science experiments

This video describes how to perform a three balloon science experiment which is a good way for children to learn scientific principles and could make a good science project for school. In this video one will learn key elements of each project and the logic behind the fun. For ...more

How To : Make slime with Borax and glue

Usually our 5-Minute Projects involve soldering and LED lights and other such electronic accoutrements, but this week we decided to skip the fancy stuff in favor of an old-school science project: making rheopectic slime from Borax and glue. This is a pretty safe experiment eve ...more

How To : Understand an electronic weathervane

This simple weather instrument is an example of electronic instrumentation, it uses a swinging pendulum conductor and four LEDs to indicate wind direction. This simple, but sophisticated, device is suitable as a science fair project or as a project in the grades 6/7/8 technolo ...more

How To : Make copper sulfate and zinc batteries

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to make copper sulfate and zinc batteries. They show you how to make the classic copper sulfate and zinc battery using the incredibly easy "gravity" battery design approach. Great for science fairs and similar projects th ...more

How To : Make a homemade stirling engine

Are you looking to build a cool home science experiement? Why not try out a Stirling engine? Wait, what IS a stirling engine? Well... a Stirling engine is a heat engine operating by cyclic compression and expansion of air or other gas, the working fluid, at different temperatu ...more

How To : Make a sundial

This video looks at some of the issues around constructing sundials. Included are step by step instructions for building a horizontal sundial and instructions for setting it up. This activity supports both science and math curriculums. A good project providing an opportunity t ...more

How To : Create a portable Nintendo 64

Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episod ...more

How To : Improve your HDTV picture quality

Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episod ...more

How To : Cast off loose crochet ends for right handers

Loose ends are never good, whether you're talking about who gets the kids and when once a relationship has ended or fixing a science project you did at the last minute five minutes before class. In the crochet world, loose ends are unattractive and most crocheters just wish t ...more

How To : Make an electromagnet at home

An electromagnet is a fun experiment. These cool tools are easy to make and can be done with things you find around your home. So, the next time you are looking for a fast and cheap science project that will impress your classmates, flip on this tutorial and give this one a tr ...more

How To : Make an erupting volcano with soap

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make an erupting volcano with soap. Begin by adding some vinegar into a flask/baker. Then add some soap into the vinegar and stir it by shaking the flask/baker. Users may choose to add some food coloring to make the mix look more li ...more

How To : Perform three cool science experiments

Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to perform three cool science experiments with Dr. Lithium. Follow the vid and you'll now have more than one example of an investigatory project! These three experiments were too small to make into their own videos, so t ...more

How To : Dissect a sheep brain to compare to a human brain

This seven-part video tutorial will take you through the steps necessary to dissecting a sheep brain so we can learn and compare it to a human brain. You'll learn about the different kinds of memory in the brain, and that's not all. So, for this science anatomy of the brain di ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (05/02 - 05/08)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

How To : Make Hard Soap with Guava Leaf Extract & Lavender

In our personal experience, the hardest part about a science investigatory project is simply coming up with a good idea. And we suggest that for your investigatory project you find a topic that's both novel and useful. Check out this science tutorial to learn how to make a ba ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (05/30 - 06/05)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

News : Do Real Science. No Degree Required.

What's the next best thing to being an official scientist? Being a non-official one. A new website called Science for Citizens helps you find the science experiment of your dreams, hook up with the scientists involved, and actually take part in the experiment itself. Here are ...more

How To : Make a nut and bolt keychain

Project 4 of the Popular Science 5 Minute Projects with Craftsmen Tools is a Nut-and-Bolt Keychain. Downsize your pocket cargo with a custom-fit keychain. Editor Sean Captain ditches the ring and uses more tool than necessary to trim a small bolt to just the right size for his ...more

How To : Make integrated Arduino cuff links

Project 5 from Popular Science's 5 minute Projects with Craftsmen Tool is 'Integrated Circuit Cufflinks'. What Bond would wear if he could program an Arduino. Editor and sartorial nerd Doug Cantor fires up the soldering iron to show you how to turn spare buttons and leftover ...more

News : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (06/13 - 06/19)

Today, we're pleased to announce that WonderHowTo is getting a major site-wide update to make it easier to follow the subjects you're passionate about and to share your creations with people who will give you the kudos you deserve! We Built You a New WonderHowTo! In preparat ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (06/06 - 06/12)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (05/23 - 05/29)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (05/16 - 05/22)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (05/09 - 05/15)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (04/11 - 04/17)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

HowTo : See Invisible Magnetic Fields

"Magnetic fields are everywhere- you just can't see them." The science-inspired-art project, Magnetic Movie, by Semiconductor, demonstrates the imaginary "secret lives of invisible magnetic fields". Don't miss it - it's an amazing project. The magnetic fields are beautifully ...more

How To : Separate the colors in a black marker with Crayola

Check out this great science project craft from Crayola. Learn how to separate the colors in a black marker with this tutorial. You will need Markers, scissors, a paper towel, wax paper, and a container of water. This is a great project to teach your kids about the science of ...more

How To : Craft a diorama out of a shoebox

A diorama is an attractive craft to present a school science project or book report. You'll need some boxes, paint, glue, and a few small figurines. Pick a theme, and use these tips so your kids can make an A+ project!

Science Inspires Art : 365 Amazing Petri Dish Paintings

San Francisco artist Klari Reis takes inspiration from science with her beautiful petri dish paintings. Entitled 'Petri Projects', Kari has posted one per day on her blog for the past year. A selection below, click through to view them all. Previously, LED Wand + RIFD Waves = ...more

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