Bill Beaty’s Digustoscope

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A must-have site for all GeekDad’s is Bill Beaty’s Science Hobbyist site. It has tons and tons of really cool things to build with/for your kids and your own inner kid. Bill worked at Boston’s equivalent of the Exploratorium making science exhibits that appeal to kids, and he continues his hands-on approach with informative and yet simple advice for making such things as Van de Graaff generators, and so on. This is Bill here with one of his static electricity makers.

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For something really simple to make — from scrap pieces of plastic mirror — check out this YouTube by Bill on how-to make a digustoscope.

You can easily spend hours on his site and videos getting ideas and inspiration.

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