DIY Science Projects

The following pages are designed to help science and technology enthusiasts find ways of creating fun educational diy projects while learning the principles of how things work. This section gives details of many DIY science projects and equipment which can be made at home. The Experiments section gives details of interesting science experiments and demonstrations. The included projects range from beginner to advanced level. Projects and experiments may be dangerous and should be supervised by a competent adult.

Latest DIY Projects

DIY HHO Hydrogen Production a Water Fuel Cell

DIY HHO Hydrogen Production a Water Fuel Cell

DIY HHO Hydrogen Production a Water Fuel Cell DANGER: This project involves creating a mixture of Hydrogen and Oxygen which ...
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DIY Plasma Globe

DIY Plasma Globe

There are all sorts of ways to make a plasma globe. This page deals will detail how to make one ...
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DIY Mini Tesla Coil

A DIY Tesla Coil   DC Powered with Plasma Output The aim of this design was to get the highest ...
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Popular DIY Projects

DIY Induction Heater

DIY Induction Heater

A DIY Induction Heater This great little project demonstrates the principles of high frequency magnetic induction. The circuit is very ...
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DIY Ignition Coil Driver

A DIY Homemade Ignition Coil Driver Circuit - A High Voltage Power Supply One of the simplest ways to make ...
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DIY Mini Tesla Coil

A DIY Tesla Coil   DC Powered with Plasma Output The aim of this design was to get the highest ...
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DIY Power Pulse Controller

A DIY Power Pulse Controller This device uses a built in pulse width modulated signal generator circuit for triggering a power MOSFET. The ...
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DIY Plasma Gun

A Hand Held Tesla Coil Battery Powered 'Plasma Gun' The design for this Tesla Coil is based on the larger battery ...
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DIY Voltage Multiplier

A Homemade Voltage Multiplier (HV DC PSU) Using a voltage multiplier is a great way to make a high voltage DC ...
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DIY Pulse Jet

DIY Jet Engine

A DIY Mini Pulse Jet Engine The valveless pulse jet engine or pulse detonation engine is the most simple type ...
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DIY Kirlian Photos

A kirlian photo is a photograph of electrical corona produced around objects under the influence of high voltages. There are ...
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PWM Signal Generator Circuit

DIY PWM Signal Generator

A DIY Square Wave Signal Generator with Pulse Width Modulation This circuit is very simple and has a fantastic range ...
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Tesla Coil Tuner

DIY Tesla Coil Tuner

A DIY Tesla Coil Tuner By Terry Fritz The Tesla Coil Tuner (TCT) is a simple and low cost signal ...
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Cymatics Diagram

DIY Cymatics Display

A DIY Cymatics Display A simple vibrating platform can be made from a piezoelectric sounder mounted on a plastic tube ...
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Van De Graff Generator Diagram

DIY Van De Graff Generator

How to Make a Van De Graff Generator (An Electrostatic Generator) There are a number of devices that utilise contact ...
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DIY Power Pulse Generator

A Multi-purpose power pulse generator capable of driving Tesla Coils and other high power coils. This device is based on ...
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DIY Electrohydrodynamic Thruster

DIY Lifter - An Electrohydrodynamic Thruster (EHDT) The diagram below shows a EHDT in its most basic form. It consists ...
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Square Wave

DIY Signal Generator

A Tiny Homemade Square Wave Signal Generator ('Dead Bug' Style) This page shows you how to make a super simple ...
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DIY HHO Hydrogen Production a Water Fuel Cell

DIY HHO Hydrogen Production a Water Fuel Cell

DIY HHO Hydrogen Production a Water Fuel Cell DANGER: This project involves creating a mixture of Hydrogen and Oxygen which ...
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Thermoelectric Cooler

DIY Supercooler

DIY Supercooler The aim of this project was to create a simple device capable of keeping components as cool as ...
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DIY MHDT

DIY Magnetohydrodynamic Thruster

A Homemade Magnetohydrodynamic Thruster (MHDT) Based on the image on the left, it is possible to make a simple MHD ...
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DIY SRSG Tesla Coil

with synchronous rotary spark gap This Tesla coil runs from a 220V mains input at around 1kW to give an ...
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Magnetic Accelerator

Magnetic Linear Accelerator

Magnetic Linear Accelerator This experiment is a simple way of demonstrating the distribution of the field inside a solenoid and ...
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DIY Plasma Gun II

DIY Plasma Gun II The DIY Plasma Gun II is an improved version of a compact, portdable, spark gap Tesla ...
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DIY Dehumidifier

DIY Dehumidifier

A DIY Dehumidifier Using the Thermoelectric Effect This device utilises the cooling effect of peltier heat pumps in order to ...
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Franklin's Bells Diagram

Franklin’s Bells

Franklin's Bells In 1752 Benjamin Franklin was experimenting with one of his inventions, the lightning rod. Using the setup shown ...
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Hydrogen Cannon Diagram

Hydrogen Cannon

Hydrogen Cannon This experiment demonstrates the splitting of water into Hydrogen and Oxygen by electrolysis, and the re combining of ...
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Exploding Water Experiment

Exploding Water

Exploding Water This experiment demonstrates how a substance can change from a liquid to a gas in an instant! A ...
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DIY High Speed Flash

DIY High Speed Flash This DIY project uses a high voltage system to create a very bright and short burst ...
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Kelvin's Thunderstorm

Kelvin’s Thunderstorm

Kelvin's Thunderstorm This is a device is a simple method for generating a high voltage charge or static electricity. It ...
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Fire and High Voltage

Tesla Coil Experiments

Tesla Coil Experiments A homemade Tesla Coil is great for special effects style science experiments. The high voltage, high frequency ...
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Water Vortex Demo

Vortex Experiments

Water Vortex There are several ways to demonstrate the motion of a vortex. The most simple method would be the ...
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DIY Plasma Globe

DIY Plasma Globe

There are all sorts of ways to make a plasma globe. This page deals will detail how to make one ...
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Curie Effect Setup

Curie Effect

Curie Effect Demonstration The curie effect usually refers to a magnetic phenomenon discovered by Pierre Curie. He discovered that ferromagnetic ...
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Thermoelectric Generator

Electricity from Heat

Free Energy from the Environment This is a simple setup that uses the thermoelectric / seebeck effect for converting heat directly ...
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DIY Puppet Animator

DIY Puppet Animator

A DIY Mechanical Puppet Animator This is very simple device that uses a simple mechanism to animate some small puppets to ...
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Ferrofluid Structure

Ferrofluids

FerroFluids Ferrofluids are made from a suspension of tiny magnetic particles in a liquid such as water or oil. Such ...
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Electrostatic Motor

Electrostatic Motor

Static Electricity Motor A CD with one side covered in foil can be made to spin at high speed by ...
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Solar Panels

Electricity from Light

Homemade Solar Panels This shows a simple demonstration of how a homemade solar panel can be used to show the ...
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DIY Solid State Tesla Coil

A Simple DIY Solid State Tesla Coil This Solid State Tesla Coil is easy to build, upgradeable and gives great ...
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Under Water Camera Housing

DIY Underwater Video Camera

DIY Underwater Video Camera This underwater camera is made by housing a small security camera inside a pressure tight container ...
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DIY Vacuum Chamber

DIY Vacuum Chamber

DIY Vacuum Chamber This is very simple to construct, and is made from low cost materials. The main chamber its ...
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SHM Demosntration

SHM Resonance

Resonance and Simple Harmonic Motion This experiments is a simple way to demonstrate the principles of resonance and simple harmonic ...
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DIY Robot II

A DIY Robot This Arduino robot is built using the chassis from our old DIY Robot Project, but we have ...
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Liquid Metal Alloy

Liquid Metal Experiments

Liquid Metal Experiments Most metals are a tough solid material at room temperature, but some metals can be liquids. The ...
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Outboard Motor

DIY Outboard Motor

This is a battery powered motor for a small rowing boat. The motor used is from an electric wheelchair which ...
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Thermal Updraft Visulaiser

Thermal Updrafts

Thermal Updrafts Thermal updrafts are a natural phenomenon produced by localised heating of air. This causes air to rise and ...
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Diamagnetic Levitation Setup

Diamagnetic Levitation

Diamagnetic Levitation Diamagnetic materials are those that will repel magnetic fields. Many common materials such as water are diamagnetic, but ...
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Damaged Film

Breakdown of a Capacitor

Violent Discharge of Static Electricity The reflective film used to make one way windows can react quite violently to high ...
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Spark coil uses

You probably wouldn’t realize but you use spark coils all the time whether you’re cooking a meal or driving a ...
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DIY Robot

DIY Robot

A DIY Robot - PC or Laptop Controlled This robot was developed as a final year project for Bradford University Cybernetics ...
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Sensor Multiplexer

DIY Sensor Multiplexer

DIY Sensor Multiplexer This device was created to allow more analogue sensors to be added to a homemade robot. It ...
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DIY Emissions Tester

DIY Air Quality Meter

DIY Air Quality Meter & Emissions Tester This little project shows how a simple hand held meter can be made ...
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Temperature Vs Resistance

Heat and Resistivity

Thermal Effects on Resistance The temperature affects the dimensions of the conductor; a higher temperature causes an expansion in a ...
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Diffraction through a slit

Lasers and Interference

Diffraction and Interference Diffraction is the phenomenon where waves can be bent around obstacles. When coherent light passes through a ...
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