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The Best Gifts for Science Nerds and Geeks

LCD Digital Microscope

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What science lover wouldn't love to have an LCD digital microscope? With digital zoom, this microscope can magnify things to 1600X. The rotating LCD screen makes it easy to share the view and the 5-megapixel camera allows you to record over 600 images or 20 minutes of video. It also comes with a convenient carrying case for taking it into the field, a classroom or a friend's house. At the time of writing, the microscope is 5 percent off, for a price of $199.95 from American Science and Surplus.

Because Science t-shirt

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Why? Because science.

Let this t-shirt do the talking for the person who knows the answer is always science. Find it at Snorgtees for $20. 

Actual size animal tracks doormat

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Wildlife enthusiasts are certain to get a kick out this colorful animal-track doormat. Creators Ben Gibson and Patrick Mulligan designed the mat with 12 different animal tracks, from a mallard duck to Siberian tiger, all in their actual size and neatly placed around a human footprint (women's size 7) for comparison.

Step up your gift game with this doormat available from UncommonGoods for $30.

Beer Chemistry pint glasses

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Chances are high that you know someone who loves beer and loves science. Combine the two and what do you get? Chemistry of beer pint glasses. This set comes with two glasses decorated with the molecules that make beer taste like beer.

Available from UncommonGoods for $25.

Solar system glow in the dark bottle stoppers

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How do you organize a space party? You planet. And you make sure to include these glow-in-the-dark planet wine bottle stoppers. Choose from Earth, Mercury, Neptune, Saturn or the sun or moon. These cosmic stoppers are handmade by glass artists in China.

Available from UncommonGoods, starting at $24 each.