57 Science Gifts For Adults
1. Password Box Model Kit
This is a fun DIY toy for adults or teenagers that can be completed in an afternoon. It’s not just a model kit; it comes to life! Assemble the puzzle password box and enter the mind of the founder who has since passed away. Whatever is stored inside, no one will ever know but you!
2. Kinetic Desk Toy
This is a great gift for the 40-year-old tech lover. It’s both relaxing and engaging to use, and it has an optical illusion that makes them feel like their bodies are moving when they’re really not! A nice combination of science fact, fiction, and fantasy.
3. Wooden Wall Clock
A clock that’s also a puzzle is almost too good to be true. Well, it’s not. This wooden wall clock comes equipped with a quartz movement and an adjustable calendar, allowing you to set the time by rotating the gears yourself. The gears are made from wood so they won’t break when you rotate them!
4. STEM Kit
This is a great DIY gift for that ten-year-old boy who loves building things and learning new things. This STEM kit has over 12 different types of robots which means there’s bound to be one he’ll want to build!
5. 3D Laser Engraved Acrylic Night Light
Clutch this 3D printed figurine of R2-D2, Death Star, and the Millenium Falcon as they blast away at your night light for a fun night light in your child’s room or playroom! This is one of the coolest gifts you can get for a Star Wars fan.
6. Periodic Table Necklace
Awareness ribbons are a great way to spread awareness about women’s health issues. This necklace is made of polyester and measures approximately 8 x 3-inches.
7. Science Kit
This science kit has 21 different experiments, including making your own lava lamp and creating crystals. It’s a favorite of every child’s that will keep them busy for hours!
8. Head Lamp
Finally, a hands-free light for your face! This lamp works by wrapping soft flexible silicone around the back of your head. It’s designed to be comfortable, and the built-in elastic band helps keep it in place. The lamp provides up to 5x magnification, making it great for reading small print or seeing everything from your feet upwards (important when climbing ladders!). The built-in adjustable strap means this lamp will fit most people.
9. Caffeine Beaker Coffee Mug
A beautiful mug to enjoy your morning coffee from or your afternoon tea. This caffeine beaker mug is made of borosilicate glass, has a wide mouth, and comes with a handle for easy transport.
11. Cornhole Set
This classic bean bag game is great for playing together as a family, at the park, or around the yard. Two players toss their bean bags into a large bucket and try to land their bags on their opponent’s side of the field. The winner is determined by who has his or her bag in the middle of the field when a player’s turn ends. This set comes with two bean bags, six total risers (bean bag pillows), rules card, and stress ball for extra fun!
12. National Geographic Model Building Kit
Ready to take the next step in your child’s scientific exploration? Put those hands to work with this STEM-based model kit. The included “instructions” are more like a story, allowing children to exercise their creative thinking while building a working model of one of Leonardo da Vinci’s machines.
13. The Periodic Table of Coffee
I’m a total geek for coffee, and I have no problem admitting it. If there were ever a t-shirt designed for a coffee lover, this would be it. This stainless steel and BPA-free tumbler is ideal for your favorite beverages – especially science-themed ones like chemistry!
14. Heelys Wheelie Shoes
Finally, a way to get your toddler to walk! The shoe’s 20 wheels rotate as the child walks, simulating walking and helping little feet to develop balance and coordination. After a few weeks of practice, the shoes become second nature and can be used anywhere – in the house or out on the sidewalk.
15. Water Bottle Sticker
These are a fun and creative gift for someone that loves to be out exploring the world. Great for water bottles, laptops, cars, bikes, skateboards and more. You could make your own adventure by using these stickers in different ways – decorate your gear or just have fun creating your own designs!
16. Crystal Growing Kit
This crystal science kit for kids includes everything a budding geologist could ask for. It includes detailed instructions to help children learn about the five essential minerals that make up rock and crystals, as well as how to grow crystals in various shapes and sizes.
17. Magnifying Glass
Larger than a normal glass and much more useful, this magnifying glass with multiple power options makes reading easier on the eyes. It comes with three lens powers and four different magnification settings so you can choose what works best for your vision. And it even has a built-in light to help when the lights are low.
18. STEM Activity Set
Geology doesn’t get more exciting than breaking open rocks and finding crystal treasures. A great STEM activity that also makes an excellent gift for girls and boys!
19. Human Anatomy Puzzle
Piece together the human body and learn about its major organ systems with this puzzle from Dr. Karp’s board game series that teaches medical science concepts in a fun way! The third-anniversary gift edition features artwork created by a certified medical illustrator from Johns Hopkins University, making it an even more stunning display of human anatomy.
20. Mugshot Coffee Mugs | 11 oz Ceramic Coffee Mugs | Gifts for Her
Mugshot Coffee Mugs | 11 oz Ceramic Coffee Mugs These hilarious coffee mugs depict famous mugshots from real crimes. They make a great gift for that caffeine-driven friend in your life.
21. Women in Science Postcards
A collection of iconic illustrations from the book Women in Science, 100 postcards make a great gift for budding scientists and anyone who wants to champion the great contribution women have made to all branches of science. Marie Curie, Margaret Thatcher, Oprah Winfrey… The cards feature some of history’s most inspirational women and are perfect to send as greetings or art as mini-masterpieces.
22. Lightning Reaction Reloaded
If you’ve got kids that love video games, then this is the gift for them. It’s the fun game of rapidly pressing buttons to avoid getting zapped by lightning! The longer you can last without being shocked, the higher your score.
23. Star Constellation Blanket
This blanket is much more than just a blanket. It’s a piece of art that will leave the person who receives it feeling like a true constellation starry night! Made with premium quality polyester, the blanket is incredibly soft and durable and will not shed or pill. The blanket has an innovative luminous microfiber design that makes it perfect for stargazing at night when you can’t sleep because you’re too busy dreaming about your new celestial friend!
24. Touch-Sensitive Ball
This is a fun science toy that displays a beautiful visual effect. The ball has an interactive mode, which is cool, but honestly the non-interactive mode is really neat too! It makes for a great conversation piece and can be used in the living room as decor or even as a nightlight.
25. Manly Office Supplies | Beverage Ware
Manly Office Supplies If you’re looking for something to drink out of at your man cave laboratory, then these are the shot glasses for you! These thick-walled borosilicate glass beaker shot glasses have a lip on the bottom so they can be used in a cocktail shaker. They make great gifts for that scientist or engineer in your life!
26. Magnetic Levitation Globe
This magnetic levitation globe makes for one of the best gifts for that guy (or gal) who has everything! Levitate between North and South using only a magnet to hold you in place! No more bumps or bruises when you could have avoided it had you been floating in mid-air.
27. Levitation Moon Lamp
Magnetic levitation is the scientific name for what makes this moon lamp so unique. Theoretically, a magnetic levitation device shouldn’t be able to spin and remain in the air without any support or contact. This is a beautiful piece of art that levitates far beyond what one would expect from a science experiment.
28. Magnetic Levitation Globe
This magnetic levination globe is neat in its own right, but it’s also a working lamp! The light comes from three LED beads that are lit through the use of magnets. There are two buttons on the base – one to change the color and another to turn off the lights completely.
29. levitation globe
A magnetic levination globe is the coolest gift for someone with a cool office. It’s an actual working science experiment that demonstrates the laws of gravity cannot overcome magnetism. This super neat gadget will make your desk stand out!
30. Beaker Shot Glass Set
If you’re going to have a chemistry-themed party this shot glass set is the perfect accessory. The glasses are designed using high-quality materials and come in a pack of four, each one representing one of the major elements. They make an awesome gift for that chemistry geek in your life!
31. Molecular Model Kit Biochemistry
Biochemistry is the study of how molecules behave. This kit teaches kids about different types of molecules, including carbohydrates, lipids (fats), and proteins. The kit comes with 240 pieces that represent each type of molecule and instructions on how to put them together. It’s a great way for high school students to learn about biochemistry while having fun!
32. Wooden Puzzle Plates
The unique sorting, assembly, and storage system for jigsaw puzzles. This wooden puzzle organizer holds up to 16 of your favorite puzzles to keep them neat and out of sight. The best gift for the puzzle lover – or anyone who wants a clean home!
33. Art of Coloring Star Wars
This is a great gift for the STAR WARS fan that loves to color. There are 100 illustrations of scenes and characters from throughout the Saga, including Princess Leia giving The Death Glare.
34. Model Building Set
This toy model kit teaches kids about the scientific principles of how an engine works. The play set comes with easy to follow instructions and all the parts needed to build a working miniature V-8 engine.
35. Euler’s Disk
A mesmerizing toy that combines artistic expressions and science. Spin the mirrored disk and watch as its movement creates a shimmering, twirling light show! It comes with a 9″ concave mirror base and nine pieces of magnetized holographic foil.
36. Pandemic Board Game
This game is for 2 to 4 players that plays in about 45 minutes. It’s a boardgame for adults that teaches the basics of epidemiology and public health. As specialists from various fields, players must work together playing to their characters’ strengths and planning their strategy of eradication before diseases overwhelm the world with ever-increasing outbreaks.
A stellarscope is a great way to learn the stars and constellations. It can be used in both hemispheres for reference in any light conditions. Also, it makes an excellent gift for beginners in astronomy.
38. Etched Beers Glasses
Science is cool. So is beer, and these glasses make a great couple. Each glass features a detailed look at the molecules found in Beer, with a short explanation about how each molecule contributes to this classic draught. The glasses are etched with sand-which makes for an extra special gift when you’re done explaining science!
39. Coffee Mug
What a great gift for a teacher, student, doctor or anyone interested in the science field. This mug can be used in the lab or kitchen to handle hot or cold liquids. Beaker mug has a sturdy handle, a total of 400mL with graduations up to 350mL. Made from borosilicate glass for easy and safe reheating. Colors are assorted and chosen at random.
40. Wine Glasses | Etched Labels
Wine Glasses Tastes have changed since the days of Alka-Seltzer, and today’s wine is much better. While old-fashioned medicine has gone by the wayside, science has come to mean different things to different people. To one group it means understanding how wine works scientifically; while to another it might mean learning about fermentation in beer or distilling gin. Either way, these glasses are sure to start a conversation!
41. Funny Socks
These hilarious socks come in a pack of two and make the perfect gift for that nerdy science teacher or professor! The colorful, comfy socks feature a blue color along with fun science icons like laboratory equipment and atomic models. The bottom of the socks show a secret hidden joke that science geeks are sure to laugh over: “Never Trust An Atom, They Make Up Everything”
42. Solar System 3D Crystal Ball
This gorgeous 3D crystal ball will make anyone feel like they’re in the middle of our solar system. It even has little lights to represent each planet!
43. 3D Crystal Ball
The planets, the moon, and even a star are laser-cut into this clear 80mm (3.15″) crystal ball. It makes for an excellent desk accessory or bedside table decoration, and it’s surprisingly educational!
44. Galileo Thermometer and Barometer
This attractive set features a Galileo thermometer, which reads 64-80 degrees F. When the temperature rises, the liquid inside the glass tube becomes less dense and the liquid-filled bulbs sink. When the temperature cools, the process is reversed and the bulbs rise from the bottom. This is a fun way to learn about weather patterns!
45. Playz Edible Candy Kit
STEM kits are designed by educators to be “Smart-Fun” activities for children 8 and up under adult supervision that provide a natural way to work & learn together through purposeful science-based play. Yummy treats inspire young kids to learn has never been easier…or more delicious! Make chewy jelly candies, crystal rock candy, chocolates, lollipops, test for sugar, see how everything dissolves and much more through science experiments.
46. Drawing & Art Kit
This is a great creative tool for kids that love to play on the iPad. The Osmo Creative Starter Pack for iPad includes an Osmo Base, which connects to an iPad using Bluetooth; three games designed by internationally acclaimed design studio, Learnback; and access to online drawing lessons taught by artists and art educators.
47. Bottle Rocket Kit
Is your 9-year-old boy into science, math, space or just about anything else? This is the gift to give! It’s a water rocket kit that uses the power of water pressure to blast its rocket up to 90 feet in the air. The kit includes all the parts required to transform a recycled soda bottle into a functioning water rocket.
48. Lego Stormtrooper Helmet
This is a really fun set. It’s about the size of a real helmet, and makes for a great conversation piece. Who doesn’t want to talk about Star Wars? If you haven’t built a Lego kit in ages, this is the one to start with!
49. Wooden 3D Marble Run Puzzle
This is a circular rolling track marble 3D wooden puzzle model building kit that will be fun for the whole family to put together. Unique DIY hand-assembled marble track model. The perfect gift for kids who love puzzles and playing pretend! A great birthday gift or holiday stocking stuffer.
50. Electronic Perpetual Motion Desk Toy
This is the perfect desk toy to impress Colleagues and clients alike! A simple spin of the top of the base sets the galaxy in motion, revealing nebulas, star clusters, and distant galaxies.
52. Original Buddha Board Set
This is the Original BUDDHA BOARD Art Set: Water Painting w/ Bamboo Brush & Stand for Mindfulness & Meditation – Inkless Drawing Board - Painting & Art Supplies – Ideal Relaxation Gifts for Women or Men. This stress relief gift idea is great for beginners or experienced artists and comes with everything they need to create their masterpiece, including a water container, a brush, and two 10×15″ rice paper sheets (canvas), all in an easy-to-carry bamboo gift box.
53. Pocket Mechanic Tool Set
Everyone needs a good tool kit and this one fits in your pocket! This wrench set includes Allen wrenches, screwdrivers, cutting pliers, and more. The tools are all made of stainless steel so they won’t break or lose their edge. You can even carry an oxygen tank on the plane with this tool kit because it’s smaller than a credit card!
54. Lego Friends Vet Clinic
Want to keep a pet-obsessed child playing happily for hours? Gift them the Vet Clinic Ambulance (41445) toy. Packed with features and including 2 mini-dolls, this LEGO Friends animal rescue toy makes a great gift for boys and girls who love playing with pets.
55. Black Lives Matter Face Mask
These black face masks will show the world that you stand with Black Lives Matter. These are 100% polyester and provide excellent coverage for your face and neck. Each mask is adjustable and one size fits most people.
56. Space Rocket Ant Habitat
What’s cooler than an ant farm? An ant farm that the ants can actually get to space! This habitat for ants includes glowing gel, which they’ll use to construct elaborate tunnels. Once the colony is built, you can place it in its stand and adjust the brightness using the remote control.
57. Trivia Bowl
A competitive game that’s more than just about bragging rights! Teams try to guess the correct answer to test their knowledge and challenge theirsleves. An easy gift for any teenager, especially a high school student.