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The Pocket Card Monthly QR Exclusive - December 2020

Thank you for ordering The Pocket ScientistThe Pocket Chemist or The Pocket Engineer and scanning the QR code to reach this page! This page is exclusively for holders of these cards and will have new content, freebies, resources and discounts every calendar month.

December Discount:

One of our most-gifted items is a set of our Science Word Magnets. We have sets that pair with each Pocket card like our "Science Basics", "Chemistry" and "Engineering" sets among others. This month grab these as a gift to yourself or a friend and get $1.50 off each set! Just add them to your cart and use the code: NEEDMOREWORDS at checkout. Start shopping our collection now to take advantage while supplies last!


December Resource - Books worth curling up and reading:

When was the last time you read for pleasure? Journal articles don't count. Do something for yourself and grab one of our favorite 11 books to make you a better grad student or researcher. 

These books include tips for more effective writing, ideas for rethinking your data visualizations and guidance for finding better work-life balance in your research. We've personally read and vetted every single one of these and confidently endorse them.

Grab one or two to start and set aside the time to invest in yourself!

December News:

If you've been following our page for a while, you may have noticed the product photography leveled up in the last month. We finally broke down and got a used DSLR and are having so much fun with it! One of our favorite shots is this one below:

pocket chemist in water

Behind the scenes, we also hired a social media manager and started several new partnerships. We continue to grow as a result of your support and are glad you are following along for the ride!

      Just for fun:

      Some light holiday science humor for you.

      santa installs data centers in the north pole


      Did you miss last month? Check out our archive:

      *Note: Discount codes will no longer be active and some links may be broken.

      November 2020 - Graduate application resources

      October 2020 - Voting for Science

      September 2020 - New Lab Art Photography

      August 2020 - The Pocket Chemist Exam Edition launch!

      July 2020 - Word Magnet Launch!

      June 2020 - Constant giveaways and learning to code

      May 2020 - Time to get writing?

      April 2020 - Quarantine life and a new retro sticker!

      March 2020 - Focus on Best Chemistry Blogs

      February 2020 - Focus on Digital tools for chemistry

      January 2020 - Focus on Outreach

      December 2019 - Focus on Social Media Accounts for Scientists

      November 2019 - Focus on Helpful Reading for Grad Students

      October 2019 - Focus on Chemistry and Chemistry Resources

      September 2019 - Focus on Science Podcasts

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