Searching for Christmas Presents?

  • Author: ChemistryViews.org
  • Published: 03 December 2019
  • Copyright: Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA
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It is that time of the year again: The holiday season has started. If you are still searching for the perfect present for the chemists or science fans among your friends, family, or colleagues, we can help: ChemistryViews.org and Wiley/Wiley-VCH Editors recommend science-themed presents below.




Games & Toys

Terraforming Mars

This board game is a resource-management strategy game set on Mars

Lisa Pecher, Angewandte Chemie International Edition

 

 

3D Labyrinth Ball

Prove your dexterity and spatial awareness with this toy

Cordula Buse, Chemical Engineering & Technology

 

 

"Chain Reaction" Building Blocks

Design moving machines with this kit

Matteo Cavalleri, International Journal of Quantum Chemistry

 

 

Photosynthesis

In this board game, every player tries to have their tree species collect the most sunlight

Lisa Pecher, Angewandte Chemie International Edition

 

 

My First Number Train Building Set

This toy introduces kids to the "M" in STEM

Lucia & Elena Cavalleri (1 ½ years old, represented by Matteo Cavalleri, International Journal of Quantum Chemistry)

 

 

Edible Candy! Food Science Chemistry Kit

This chemistry set contains 40 candy-based experiments for kids

Xin Su, Angewandte Chemie International Edition

 

 

Periodic: A Game of The Elements

This board game is based on the actual properties of the elements

Lisa Pecher, Angewandte Chemie International Edition

 

 

Toy Mars Space Station

Venture into new worlds with this toy (plastic scientists included)

Matteo Cavalleri, International Journal of Quantum Chemistry

 

 

Covalence: A Molecule Building Game

In this puzzle game, players try to build the correct structure of organic molecules based on clues

Lisa Pecher, Angewandte Chemie International Edition

 

 

Apparel

"Breaking Bad" Elements Slippers

These slippers keep your feet warm and let people know you're a fan of good television

Xin Su, Angewandte Chemie International Edition

 

 

Short Sleeve Super Twirler Lab Dress

This dress with a chemistry theme has useful pockets (also available in math and computer-science variants)

Theresa Kueckmann, Chemistry – An Asian Journal

 

 

Periodic Table Bag

This bag is useful in both science and gym class

Katja Glatz, Chemistry – A European Journal

 

 

"Science Is Magic That Works" T-Shirt

Share your enthusiasm for science by wearing this shirt

David Peralta, ChemMedChem

 

 

Cooking & Dining

Ethanol Intoxicated Molecule Mug

This ethanol-themed mug might give you double vision

Xin Su, Angewandte Chemie International Edition

 

 

Periodic Table Placemats

Study while you eat

Katja Glatz, Chemistry – A European Journal

 

 

Atomic Bomb Mug

This large mug is perfect for a morning boost of energy

Wolfgang Siess, CITplus

 

 

Home & Decor

LED Book Lamp

This "book" becomes a lamp when it is opened

Cordula Buse, Chemical Engineering & Technology

 

 

Books

Hello World

This book explains the importance of algorithms for everyday life and what they mean for society

Elliot Steeples, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry

 

 

The Overproduction of Truth

This book covers passion, competition, and integrity in modern science

Peter Gölitz, Editor Emeritus of Angewandte Chemie International Edition

 

 

Creations Of Fire

This book celebrates chemistry's lively history from alchemy to the atomic age

Xin Su, Angewandte Chemie International Edition

 

 

How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems

This book is "the world's least useful self-help book"

Lisa Pecher, Angewandte Chemie International Edition

 

 

Secret Science: The Amazing World Beyond Your Eyes

In this book, a comedian introduces everyday science concepts to children in the best way he knows how: by making them laugh

Elliot Steeples, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry



If you have already found the perfect gift, you can add your own suggestions in the comment section below or let us know via email.


 

 

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