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The Pocket Scientist and Chemist Monthly QR Exclusive - March 2020

Thank you for ordering The Pocket Scientist or The Pocket Chemist 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.

March Discount:

The Science 2020 Campaign has gained a lot of traction (see this Instagram post) and the presidential race is heating up! Show your support for scientifically literate candidates at all levels of government and demand that science be taken more seriously to help inform public policy decisions. For Pocket card holders, we're offering 25% off any Science 2020 sticker, pin, shirt or tote and our Einstein political quote sticker using the code 20SCIENCE2020 (click to automatically apply at checkout).


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This month's resource is our new list of the 13 best [active] chemistry blogs!

It took some time, but after combing the internet and filtering out blogs that have been left to die, we've made this list of our favorites that are still active. It's the place to start if you want to procrastinate but still want to get your chemistry fix!


March News:

We're growing our blog content and we need your help! Are you interested in contributing a guest post that will be promoted on our social media and email list? Use the list below for inspiration and email us at info@geniuslabgear.com with your idea!

  • Lab Hacks - clever tricks to make lab work easier (100-400 words)
  • The science behind controversial or politically charged topics, including mythbusting with evidence
  • Opinion pieces on the life of a scientist including career choices, being a student in your field or problems your field faces

Just for fun:

Here's a list of fun science unicode characters you can use in text editors or copy and paste into social media posts! Add it to your social media account name to show your field.


⌬ (U+232C) or ⏣ (U+23E3), ⚕ (U+2695) ⚛ (U+269B), ☢ (U+2622), ☣ (U+2623) ⇋ (U+21CB), ♲ (U+2672) ℃ (U+2103) or ℉ (U+2109) ☕ (U+2615) Type code, press ALT+X


Did you miss last month? Check out our archive:

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

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