We all know that person who’s a loveable nerd. One who has an all-consuming passion for science and technology. So when birthdays or Christmas time comes around, why not buy them a super science or weather app or gadget that they’ll love. Here are some hints to help you.
Watch The Weather
Meteorology: the study of the weather is a fascinating science. It’s great to know what to expect, especially if you’re venturing into the great outdoors. Weather Live Free is a great Android app for geeks who love the weather because it gives you all the information you need to know, right at your fingertips. Features include outdoor temperature, wind speed, humidity dew point, weather radar and rain map, 7-day forecast and sunrise sunset times anywhere in the world. You’ll find it here on Google Play.
Check Out A Microscope
My First Lab Duo-Scope Microscope is great for science geeks who love to examine things we can’t see with the naked eye. It is battery operated and features 40x, 100x &400x magnifications, it has real glass optics and a 6 hole disk diaphragm. It is complete with a 50 piece accessory kit which includes: five blank microscope slides, four prepared slides, cover slips, blank slide labels, two non-toxic stains (red and blue), a plastic dropper, lens paper and more.
Is your lovable geek a little OCD, does he or she love labeling things and keeping them in order. Then the Epson LabelWorks is the perfect gift. The device’s backlit display makes it easy to print labels in all levels of light. It has multiple fonts and styles 75+ frames, as well as barcodes and much more. It has a large built-in memory which will store up to 50 files, for future use. Compared to other brands it has smaller margins you can be assured of less waste.
Get Snap Happy
For people who love making things, this kit allows you to construct your own fully-functional 35mm SLR camera. As soon as you put it together you’re ready to start shooting analog photos. As well as the Konstruktor DIY Kit, the package also includes two close-up lenses and a magnifying chimney hood.
For science nerds of all ages, Makeblock DIY Starter Robot kit is a great way to start learning about robotics. It features one construction kit with two different robots to choose from. You can build either a three-wheeled robot car, or a robot tank. It also features user-friendly drag and drop visual programming. The user can easily pick up programming techniques to set up a micro-controller board to control physical objects using sensors. It’s easy to build, whichever robot you choose and no soldering is required.
Show your favorite nerd how much you love him or her by gifting a cool science or weather app or gadget. It will keep them happy with their favorite passion.