Volume 95 Issue 47 | p. 40 | Newscripts
Issue Date: November 27, 2017 | Web Date: November 21, 2017

Holiday gift ideas

What to get the chemistry lover in your life
Department: Newscripts
Keywords: Newscripts, gift guide
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Chemistry joke Journal



Starting at $5.50 from Jane on Etsy.
Credit: Journaling Jane
A journal that says: Never trust an atom. They make up everything.
 

Chemistry joke Journal



Starting at $5.50 from Jane on Etsy.
Credit: Journaling Jane
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Chemistry joke journal



Starting at $5.50 from JournalingJane on Etsy.
Credit: Journaling Jane
A journal that says: I tell chemistry jokes periodically. But there is usually no reaction.
 

Chemistry joke journal



Starting at $5.50 from JournalingJane on Etsy.
Credit: Journaling Jane
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Lip balm set



 Four flavors evoke four neurotransmitters. Pocket protector included. From handcraftedhoneybee.com for $15.
Credit: Handcrafted Honey Bee
Four lip balms with pictures of different neurotransmitters on each along with a yellow pocket protector that says: Undeniable Chemistry.
 

Lip balm set



 Four flavors evoke four neurotransmitters. Pocket protector included. From handcraftedhoneybee.com for $15.
Credit: Handcrafted Honey Bee
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Organic compounds cutting board



 A cut above the rest, starting at $38.50 from midlandmooseworks.com.
Credit: MidlandMooseWorks
A cutting board etched with compounds found in common herbs and spices.
 

Organic compounds cutting board



 A cut above the rest, starting at $38.50 from midlandmooseworks.com.
Credit: MidlandMooseWorks
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Water molecule ornament



 For your chemis-tree. $13.50 from SperlingAtomics on Etsy.
Credit: Sperling Atomics
a water molecule Christmas tree ornament.
 

Water molecule ornament



 For your chemis-tree. $13.50 from SperlingAtomics on Etsy.
Credit: Sperling Atomics
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Science sneakers



 Available for $59.95 in men’s and women’s sizes from GrooveBags.com. Enter the promo code C&EN for an extra 10% off.
Credit: Groove Bags & Custom Kicks
Sneakers printed with a science-themed pattern.
 

Science sneakers



 Available for $59.95 in men’s and women’s sizes from GrooveBags.com. Enter the promo code C&EN for an extra 10% off.
Credit: Groove Bags & Custom Kicks
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Theodore Gray’s chemistry trilogy



 For $79.95 get “The Elements,” “Molecules,” and “Reactions,” autographed by the Ig Nobel laureate with a custom inscription in each, plus 12 periodic table postcards from the shop at theodoregray.com. Gift wrapped in periodic table paper, of course.
Credit: Theodore Gray
Gray's books "The Elements, "Molecules," and "Reactions," plus periodic table poscards and a package gift wrapped in a periodic table.
 

Theodore Gray’s chemistry trilogy



 For $79.95 get “The Elements,” “Molecules,” and “Reactions,” autographed by the Ig Nobel laureate with a custom inscription in each, plus 12 periodic table postcards from the shop at theodoregray.com. Gift wrapped in periodic table paper, of course.
Credit: Theodore Gray
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Amigurumi chemistry set pattern



 Are you crafty? For $14, download the instructions to crochet your own cuddly chemistry set from amenagerieofstitches on Etsy.
Credit: A Menagerie of Stitches
A crocheted chemistry set, including flask, beaker, test tubes, and Bunsen burner.
 

Amigurumi chemistry set pattern



 Are you crafty? For $14, download the instructions to crochet your own cuddly chemistry set from amenagerieofstitches on Etsy.
Credit: A Menagerie of Stitches
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Molecule ornaments



 For your chemis-tree. Starting at $10 from SperlingAtomics on Etsy.
Credit: Sperling Atomics
A bare branch tree decorated with molecule ornaments
 

Molecule ornaments



 For your chemis-tree. Starting at $10 from SperlingAtomics on Etsy.
Credit: Sperling Atomics
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Erlenmeyer flask pendant



 We’re just bubbling over for this 24-karat gold-plated pendant from DelftiaJewelry.com. The 2.7 by 4 cm charm includes a 40.6 cm 24-karat gold-plated chain with a 7.6-cm extension for $56.
Credit: Delftia Jewelry
A gold Erlenmeyer flask pendant.
 

Erlenmeyer flask pendant



 We’re just bubbling over for this 24-karat gold-plated pendant from DelftiaJewelry.com. The 2.7 by 4 cm charm includes a 40.6 cm 24-karat gold-plated chain with a 7.6-cm extension for $56.
Credit: Delftia Jewelry
 
 

Bethany Halford wrote this week’s column. Please send comments and suggestions to newscripts@acs.org.

 
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Comments
sal fuerstenberg (November 22, 2017 11:25 AM)
What delightful ideas! Great curation.
Cecilia Wisniewski (November 22, 2017 12:54 PM)
Bethany,
What great Chem Christmas gift ideas!! Thank you!
A. Anderson (November 22, 2017 4:41 PM)
Nice gifts...But what would I give for a Gilbert Chemistry set!
Jane (November 26, 2017 10:09 AM)
I love chemistry gifts! I give them to my brother- also a chemist & the only other person I know who will ALWAYS appreciate them.
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