60 Chemistry Gifts to Build a Stronger Bond With Your Favorite Geek

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If you’re looking to get a reaction from the chemistry nerd in your life, we’ve got you covered. There’s no need to have an understanding of chemistry to pick the perfect gift for your chemist, any of the gifts on our list are right in their element!

So What Gift Do You Buy Fans of Chemistry?

The 60 Best Gift Ideas for Fans of Chemistry!


Lab Shot Glasses

For the chemistry nerd that likes to dabble in mixology, or just celebrate a scientific achievement these Lab Shot Glasses are the perfect nerdy drinkware.

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We’ve Got Great Chemistry Card

For the chemistry nerd you’ve got your ion, this We’ve Got Great Chemistry Card is a super sweet way to tell someone special you like them.

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Beer Chemistry Pint Glass

If they like to grab a pint after a long day at school or in the lab this Beer Chemistry Pint Glass is the perfect gift. Cheers to all the molecules that combine to make their perfect brew with this set of glasses.

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It’s Elementary Periodic Table Soap

Every chemistry fan has a favorite element. Gift them their favorite element in the form of this It’s Elementary Periodic Table Soap. A practical gift for the chemistry nerd in your life.

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Chemistry of Water Tumbler Glass

The perfect drinking glass for chemistry nerds. What better way to remind you to drink enough H2O than this Chemistry of Water Tumbler Glass?

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Fun Chemistry Fact: Unlike most things, water actually expands when it freezes.

Periodic Tableware Beaker Wine Glass

Be precise about your alcohol consumption with this Periodic Tableware Beaker Wine Glass.

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Chemistry Periodic Table Double Wall Vacuum Insulated Thermos

Keep them going with the Chemistry Periodic Table Thermos – keep their coffee hot or their water cold for their long days at school, work or the lab.

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Nerd Chemistry Mug I Think You’re Overreacting

A little chemistry humor to start their day – this Nerd Chemistry I Think You’re Overreacting Mug is the perfect punny vessel for their caffeine.

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Hand Drawn Style Chemistry Notes Decorative Pillow Cover

Decorate their home or office with the thing they love most – chemistry. The Hand Drawn Style Chemistry Notes Decorative Pillow Cover is a subtle way to add a bit of their nerdy interest to their home or office.

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Chemistry Nerd Coaster Set

These Chemistry Nerd Coasters feature the chemical compounds for all kinds of drinks – water, beer, alcohol and more. Chem nerds will have fun matching their drink to the coaster.

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Noble Gases Periodic Table Mug

Chemistry puns can be appreciated by just about everyone and this Noble Gases Mug definitely deserves the laughs it’s sure to bring the chemistry nerd in your life and their friends, family or co-workers. This mug features the noble gases periodic elements dressed in noble garb. What better way to start your day than with a good laugh?

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Chemistry Periodic Table Infinity Scarf

A stylish and practical accessory to inject a bit of their nerdy interests into their everyday outfits. The Chemistry Periodic Table Infinity Scarf is a beautiful and easy-to-wear accessory.

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Serotonin Molecule Necklace

Gift them happiness (literally) with the Serotonin Molecule Necklace. This makes a beautiful and special gift for the chemist in your life.

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Caffeine Molecule Vinyl Decal

Let everyone know what fuels you with the Caffeine Molecule Vinyl Decal. Perfect for water bottles, laptops, even your car!

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We’ve Got Chemistry Graphic Tee

A cute graphic tee for the chemistry lover in your life. An adorable and punny tee that’s sure to get you some laughs.

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Fun Chemistry Fact: If you pour a handful of salt into a glass of water the overall volume will actually decrease.

Chemistry Terrarium Kit

This super cute Chemistry Terrarium Kit let’s the science nerd in your life create their very own terrarium. A fun activity that’ll leave them with a beautiful piece of décor for their desk or living space.

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Sarcasm Elements of Humor Periodic Table Graphic Tee

For the sarcastic scientist in your life this Sarcasm Elements of Humor Tee will be their new favorite casual T-shirt.

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Freddie Mercury Tee

For the music fan that also loves chemistry this Freddie Mercury tee is a hilarious play on words. The element mercury dressed as the iconic lead singer of Queen, this shirt is sure to be a new favorite.

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Chemistry Tee

Different chemistry-related symbols make up this funky beaker design that will be a new wardrobe staple for any chemistry fan.

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Photographic Card Deck of the Elements

This Photographic Card Deck of the Elements features stunning photographs of all 118 elements on the periodic table, complete with facts and information for each element. A beautiful way to learn or brush up on your elements.

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Custom Periodic Table Element Name Key Chain

They’ll always be able to keep track of their keys to their lab with this custom periodic table element name keychain. Spell out their name with elements from the periodic table – a gift that any chemistry nerd is sure to love.

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Molecule-R Mojito Molecular Mixology Kit for Beginners

Use chemistry to turn your typical mojito into a work of art. Impress your guests by turning their drink into a bubble, or creating sugar foam – who said chemistry couldn’t be fun?

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Fun Chemistry Fact: If you feel thirsty, you’ve already lost about 1% of your body’s water.

Periodic Table Leggings

Bring the chemistry to your workouts, lounging and more with the Periodic Table Leggings. These funky patterned leggings make a great statement piece for your outfit, or a fun piece of workout gear.

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Wooden Wall Mounted Magnetic Beer Bottle Opener

Complete their chemistry-themed bar set with this beer elements wall-mounted magnetic bottle opener. Crack open a cold one and pour it in one of your chemistry-themed bar glasses for the perfect weekend drink.

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Science Cookie Cutters – Chemistry Set

Get your ratios right and bake up the perfect chemistry-themed cookies in the shape of beakers, test tubes, atoms and more. Fun to make and decorate but even more fun to eat!

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Fun Chemistry Fact: Diamond and graphite are made entirely of carbon.

Periodic Table Chemistry Necktie

Add a touch of your nerdy personality to your fancy-dress with a Periodic Table Chemistry Necktie. Whether you’re heading to a conference, wedding or formal event you can garner a reaction with this formal wear accessory.

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Chemist’s Spice Rack – 14 Piece Set

Chemistry fans deserve more than those typical boring old spice containers. This Chemist’s Spice Rack is the ultimate housewarming gift for any chemistry nerd.

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Periodic Table of Elements Wall Clock

A great gift for the chemistry teacher or academic in your life – the Periodic Table of Elements Wall Clock will have them telling time using the elements.

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Organic Compounds Cutting Board

What better way to chop herbs, vegetables and more, than on this organic compounds in herbs cutting board?

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The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science

Dive deep in to the science behind your favorite dishes in The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science. Chemistry fans will love learning about the interactions between your foods’ molecules, heat and energy to create the best home cooked meals ever!

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Organic Chemistry for Babies: A STEM Learning Book for Babies

Start them on the path to STEM young with the organic chemistry for babies books. Chemistry lovers will enjoy sharing something they love with their kids.

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Chemistry For Science Teachers T-Shirt

Confuse all the non-chemistry people in your life and get a laugh out of all your chemist friends with this Chemistry for Science Teachers T-Shirt.

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Peace, Love, Happiness Molecule Art Set of 3

This Peace, Love, Happiness Molecule Art Set is a stunning and simple set of wall art that will look great in any chemistry fan’s home or office. Featuring the molecules for dopamine, oxytocin and serotonin – the chemicals responsible for peace, love and happiness.

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Chemistry Face Mask

No one understands our responsibility for keeping ourselves and others safe than scientists, so they’re sure to love this Chemistry Face Mask.

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Beaker Soy Candle Gift Set

A good housewarming gift for the chemistry fan these Beaker Soy Candles will look great burning on a countertop or table and can be reused!

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Organic Chemistry Print

The perfect art print for organic chemists – this Organic Chemistry print features notes and sketches that are sure to remind any chemistry fan of their own studies or work. This print would look great in any office space or lab.

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Chemistry Beaker Earrings

Why add a bit of your love of chemistry to your everyday outfits? Whether you’re a science teacher, work in a lab, or just love a fun earring these Chemistry Beaker Earrings are the perfect choice.

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Science, Bitch Chemical Bottle Enamel Pin + Greeting Card Set

For the badass scientist in your life the Science, Bitch Enamel Pin and Greet Card are sure to be a hit. A great choice for a graduation gift, celebrating a paper or just because.

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Chemistry Definition Print

Tired of being asked to explain the field you work in? This Chemistry Definition Print will do it for you! Just display it in your office or home and educate all your guests on exactly what it is you do for a living.

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Ghost Laboratory Print

Where do ghosties come from? They’re grown in a lab, obviously! This cute Ghost Laboratory Print will be a much loved, and adorable addition to your chemistry fan’s desk!

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Science Magnet Set

Celebrate your science teacher with these custom science magnets.

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Chemistry Student Tears Mug

A fun joke to play on your chemistry students, this Chemistry Student Tears Mug will have them dreading what the semester has in store for them.

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Noble Gases Socks

Only the noblest of gases to adorn your feet, these Noble Gases Socks are a super fun way to add a bit of personality to your outfits.

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Alcohol is a Solution Stemless Wine Glass

Chemically speaking, alcohol is a solution, it just may not be the solution. If you’re going to test that theory, why not pour it up in this Alcohol is a Solution Stemless Wine Glass?

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Eat. Sleep. Chemistry Tee

For the scientist that lives and breathes their field of study this Eat. Sleep. Chemistry Tee will say it all.

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Periodic Table Washii Tape

Great for taping up all your notes when you’re trying to work out a problem, or dressing up a card or envelope to send to a friend the periodic table washii tape is a versatile bit of stationary that any chemistry fan will love.

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Chemistry Pencils

Like to have a dedicated set of pencils for all your chemistry notes? Maybe your pencils always go missing at the lab? There will be no mistaking whose pencils these are or what they’re for with these fun Chemistry Pencils.

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Fun Chemistry Fact: The only letter that doesn’t appear on the periodic table is J.

Caffeine Beaker Mug

Sometimes you just need more than a mug of coffee, maybe something like a beaker? This Caffeine Beaker Mug is perfect for the chemist in your life – just don’t let them take it to the lab, things could get a bit confusing.

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Organic Chemistry Model Kit

Teach your kids or students the basics of organic chemistry and molecular modelling with this Organic Chemistry Kit. A fun hands on way to help your kids visual the compounds and structures they’re learning!

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Chemistry Coffee Travel Tumbler

Remind everyone at work that coffee breaks are a necessity with this Chemistry Coffee Travel Tumbler.

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Science Chemistry Lab Sticker Pack

You’re sure to get a reaction when you customize your water bottle, notebooks, laptop and more with these Chemistry Lab Stickers!

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Periodic Table of Elements Lanyard

A great way to keep track of your keys or ID badge, the Periodic Table of Elements Lanyard is a fun way to show your department and interests!

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Chemistree T-Shirt

Christmas – Chemistree style. This Chemistree Tee is sure to be a hit at any office Christmas party!

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Chemistry Fluxx Game

The highly addictive and popular card game – Fluxx gets a Chemistry twist. Combine and match elements to create the proper chemical reaction. Any chemistry fan will love adding this to the rotation for game night!

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Periodic Table of Elements Shower Curtain

Who said shower curtains have to be boring? This Periodic Table of Elements Shower Curtain is the perfect bathroom accessory for the chemist in your life.

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Tiny Science Kit

A fun activity for keeping junior chemists entertained when travelling, or just a fun way to spend some downtime these 20 tiny chemistry experiments are sure to be loads of fun for any science fan.

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GIANTmicrobes – COVID-19 Plush

COVID-19 has impacted everyone, but it’s lead to amazing scientific collaboration and discovery. This COVID-19 Plush is a way to remember that, and document an unprecedented time in the world.

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Subatomic: An Atom Building Game

Combine subatomic particles in this fun and educational game for physics and chemistry fans! A great way to turn family game night into a fun science lesson or just use your knowledge to defeat your opponents. Subatomic is a a great addition to any chemistry fans game collection.

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Candy Chemistry Experiment Kit

Learn how sweet chemistry really is with the Candy Chemistry Experiment Kit. Make your own lollipops, gummies and more all while learning how chemistry works to make these sweets a reality.

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Crystal Growing Experimental Kit

Grow your very own crystals with this Crystal Growing Experimental Kit. What better way to engage with chemistry than by watching these fun and beautiful crystals grow right before your eyes! If they weren’t a chemistry fan before, they’re sure to be one now!

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These gifts will cause a reaction!

Whether they’re a teacher, work in a lab, student or just general science fan; if you’re looking to buy a gift for a chemistry lover in your life, you can’t wrong with any of the AU-some gifts on our list.

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