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How to Make a Globe

How to Make a Globe

Working on this project can be fun as well as educational because while making it you can gather abundance and in depth knowledge of the world you live in. You can learn where your sea and oceans are spread and their names ,about longitude and longitude, their definitions and about the southern and northern hemisphere [...]

How to Produce Sugar Crystals

How to Produce Sugar Crystals

Do you need a creative yet simple project to do with the family? Try growing sugar crystals. It’s a lot of fun. Growing sugar crystal is a very simple, fun project that can be used for science fairs and show and tell. It is very close to the way you grown salt crystals. However, sugar [...]

How to Build a Trebuchet

How to Build a Trebuchet

In medieval times a trebuchet was used as a weapon. They were used to catapult stones at the enemy.  Trebuchets come in different sizes. There is a modern T-Wrecks version that can catapult  piano that weights over 500 pounds across 500 feet. Things You’ll Need: Pliers Saw Wood Sandpaper Thin metal wire Wood Glue Cylindrical [...]

How to Build a Stirling Engine

How to Build a Stirling Engine

A Stirling Engine is a simple and easy kind of engine to be constructed. You can make this from crap materials which is why they are so easy to construct. The Engine can rotate up to a maximum of 300 rpm. Things You’ll Need: Red Bull Cans Coca Cola Cans Glue Silicone Gasket Straight Pins [...]

How to Build a Static 3 Phase Converter

How to Build a Static 3 Phase Converter

Everyone is looking for ways to help conserve and save energy. Some ideas are actually proven and some are still being test. Using a static three phase converter is a proven way to conserve energy. Have you considered the advantages of building your own Static three Phase Converter? Converters give offices and residents the ability [...]

How to Carve Wood

How to Carve Wood

Wood carving is a popular hobby. Wood can be used to make unlimited objects that are practical, some whimsical and other nostalgic. You don’t have to be a professional to make some objects out of wood. Some people who enjoy wood carving take on large projects like making wooden doors, cabinets, ceiling moldings, bookcases and [...]

How to Build a Windmill

How to Build a Windmill

Windmills have a charming quality about them. They can be used a decoration for your landscape or they can be functional. Today, they are regaining popularity and they are lining country sides more and more. Some are even used to provide energy. Here is how you can build a windmill. Read on to find out [...]

How to Build a Wind Turbine

How to Build a Wind Turbine

Wind turbines can be used as an alternate source of energy. Have you considered the advantages of using a wind turbine? They are not very difficult to make, they are environmentally friendly and they can help create electricity. Large commercial wind turbines create large amounts of electricity from a free energy source — the wind! [...]

How to Make a Tundra Food Web

How to Make a Tundra Food Web

The harsh climate of the Artic region is a frozen tundra. On the surface it may seem unlikely that anything could survive here. On the contrary, there are animals that do. They have adapted to the temperatures and scarcity of food. All the animals that live her play an important role. They are either predator [...]

How to Conserve Energy

How to Conserve Energy

Everyone is trying to save money in this economy. Any way that you can save money and help the environment is great. By conserving energy you are doing both. Today’s energy costs are steadily rising. The average energy bill today is twice the average of the energy bills of only a few year ago. There [...]

How to Make A Cell Membrane Model

How to Make A Cell Membrane Model

Every living thing is comprised of living cells. These same cells control all types of functions in the human body. Cells have a cell membrane that acts as a regulator. It it the structure that allows substances to enter and exit the cell itself. There is a great way to understand the function of a [...]

How to Capture Streams and Waterfalls in Photographs

How to Capture Streams and Waterfalls in Photographs

Streams as well as waterfalls make really perfect subjects for photographs because of their flamboyant motion. Mostly, the scenery around these bodies is also equally marvelous. However, the motion of these bodies can often pose a problem to be photographed. The following steps will help you to capture a waterfall or a stream without blurring [...]

How to Calculate BioRhythms

How to Calculate BioRhythms

What is a biorhythm? A biorhythm can be defined as a cycle of physical, intellectual and emotion well-being. This biorhythm is established at the beginning of every human beings life. Biorhythms influence every aspect of living. Perception, emotion, sleep, coordination and more are all influenced by biorhythms. There is a way to calculate biorhythms. This [...]

How to Build an Electromagnetic Wave 3D Model

How to Build an Electromagnetic Wave 3D Model

Electromagnetic waves are vital to life on planet Earth. We use them in many ways. For example, the common microwave uses electromagnetic waves. Light waves, radio transmissions, x-rays, and ever tv rays are all type of electromagnetic waves. The patter repeats itself to for a wavelength. It’s easy to learn about these waves. On of [...]

How to Adjust pH in Aquarium Water

How to Adjust pH in Aquarium Water

Water is as vital to fish as air is to us, but fish kept in an aquarium are in an enclosed environment, so are entirely reliant on you to provide them with the water conditions they need. Fish have varying water requirements: some need acidic water, others neutral or alkaline water. Unfortunately, you cannot tell [...]

How To Forecast The Weather

How To Forecast The Weather

The science of forecasting and understanding the weather is called meteorology. A meteorologist spends years in college studying the many aspects of climate that combine to create weather. In different parts of the world, winds that blow high up in the Earth’s atmosphere follow patterns called “jet streams”. Areas of high and low atmospheric pressure [...]

How To Distill Water

How To Distill Water

Distilled water has been used for centuries. Distilled water is simply water that has had any impurities removed through a process called distillation. Often used in mechanical equipment, its benefit as far as drinking it has not been determined. But, if you want distilled water for your plants or for your car battery, you can [...]

How to Make an Ancient Crossbow

How to Make an Ancient Crossbow

A crossbow is a traditional medieval weapon used in war by warriors. It is believed to have first appeared as a weapon used by the Chinese around the 5th century. It became a widely used weapon even by the ancient Greeks and Romans because of its capability to maim their opponents. Whereas an ordinary bow [...]

How to Build a Catapult?

How to Build a Catapult?

Catapult is a device that is used to throw a projective over a long distance, but without the use of energy from explosives. In its most primitive form, it served as a war weapon and was used extensively in bygone eras. It finds its origins in Greece and was used by the Greeks as well [...]

How to Make a Crossbow

How to Make a Crossbow

A crossbow is one of the best ways to shoot arrows. A lot of people use crossbows for target practice. It is a weapon comprising a bow mounted on a stock that is used to shoot projectiles, also known as bolts. People still make use of crossbows in warfare. But mostly, they are used for [...]