37 Inventive Chemistry Gifts for Science Lovers

If you’re on the hunt for a chemistry gift for your nerdy chemistry-loving friend, a Christmas gift for your chemistry prof or a retirement gift for a chemistry academician and are wondering if you’ll find a cool gift, there’s no need to panic.

You have come to the right place, where we have listed some unique and imaginative chemistry gifts that are sure to be super-hit with your nerdy pal. So, check out all our favorite chemistry gifts below.

1. Chemex Pour-Over Glass Coffeemaker

This pour-over coffee maker from Chemex is sure to keep your nerdy chemistry pal awake all night. The tempered glass, bulletproof beaker made from borosilicate glass has a classic elegant design and is very easy to use. The 8-cup pour-over lets you make your hot and iced coffee and tea, which you can easily reheat or refrigerate without losing any of the delicious flavors.

2. Anti-Fog Safety Goggle

Perfect for all the time spent in the lab peering over chemistry experiments, the scratch-resistant, anti-fog safety goggles from Safeyear offer excellent eye protection. The untinted HD lenses are super light, have UV protection and offer great visibility. You can wear them over your prescription glasses comfortably and the elastic band holds the goggles securely.

3. Funny Nerd Socks

A perfect gift for science geeks, these colorful and comfy nerd socks with the chemistry icons and the funny quote is sure to be loved by any chemistry nerd. These cool and flashy socks are a great fit for both women and men and are sure to offer long hours of cozy comfort when you’re lounging with a chemistry textbook on a cold day.

4. Sodastream Fizzi Sparkling Water Maker

The Sodastream Fizzi sparkling water maker is perfect for get-togethers with fellow chemists. The soda maker comes with a 60-liter CO2 cylinder and a BPA-free bottle. It allows you to choose the amount of sparkle you want and from a range of flavors like mango, peach, lemon, grapefruit, peach and lime. The easy-to-use sparkling water maker is sure to make any gathering a celebration.

5. Telmu Lab Compound Microscope

A perfect ally for a science geeks’ home lab, the Telmu Lab Compound LED cordless microscope comes with 10 (6 blank and 4 prepared) slides and 5 magnification settings that can magnify anything you want, right from onion, cotton, wood, ants to animal legs. And, the powerful inbuilt LED light illuminates translucent specimens from below and objects from above, enabling you to see them in greater detail.

6. Comfortable Printed Mask

The perfect gift, especially during the COVID pandemic, this face mask with its cool chemistry design is sure to be loved by any science enthusiast. The face mask is washable and reusable and it comes with an adjustable strap, nose clip and 5 layers of filters of activated carbon, which can be changed. Made from 100% breathable polyester fabric, the mask is extremely comfortable to wear, while being eco-friendly.

7. Caffeine Beaker Mug

Designed as a lab beaker, this cool Caffeine Molecule Mug made of borosilicate glass is perfect for both cold, as well as your hot brews, which can also be used as a measuring mug. The 16-oz beaker mug has a C-shaped handle that allows you to hold it and sip your beverage comfortably.

8. Decodyne Math Wall Clock

Not only is this clock a great way to keep track of time, but it is also the perfect gift to give a science geek. Instead of the regular numbers or Roman numerals, the unique clock has mathematical equations marking the hours. And, the white on black color scheme makes the math wall clock look like a chalkboard, making it the perfect addition to any science teacher’s classroom.

9. Wink Chemist’s Spice Rack

If you want the perfect gift for a chemist-cum-kitchen whizz, then they are sure to love the Chemist’s Spice Rack. Comprising 4 Erlenmeyer flasks for oil, pepper, salt and sugar, 9 test tubes for the spices and a tray, this chemistry spice rack is a cool addition to any chemistry lover’s kitchen. The spice rack set also includes 36 ingredient stickers that make it easy to identify the ingredients.

10. Ambesonne Education Curtains

These chemistry-themed curtains are sure to transform any science geek’s bedroom or living room. Made from a top-quality satin polyester blend, the 2 curtain panels with their bold, vibrant and fun graphics in yellow and turquoise colors printed on a black background are sure to liven up the room of any science fan.

11. Beaker Wine Glass

A wonderful gift for any wine-loving chemist, this beaker wine glass is perfect to enjoy a beaker of wine. With its elegant and scientific design, the measurements on the beaker wine glass allow you to pour with precise measurements. These beaker wine glasses are individually hand blown and shaped, which indeed makes them a unique and special gift.

12. 1-Pound Copper Bar Ingot Paperweight

Made of .999 pure copper, the 1-pound copper ingot bar is perfect to keep all your chemistry papers in place. The 1 x 1 x 3-inch bar with its creative design has an industrial finish with all the atomic details such as atomic number, atomic mass, melting point and density about copper (Cu) inscribed on it, making it a great accessory for your study table or workbench.

13. Lunarable Science Apron

Whether for use in the chemistry lab or the kitchen, the Lunarable Science Apron with its hand-drawn style chemistry lab illustrations is an excellent gift for any science nerd. Made of polyester fabric, the apron is waterproof, machine washable and can be used both outdoors, as well as indoors, while being extremely comfortable to wear.

14. Ambesonne Periodic Table Duvet Cover

If you want to slip into slumber dreaming of molecules, then the unique Periodic Table Duvet Cover will help you to do that. Made from microfiber fabric, the 14.84 x 11.73 x 3.31-inch duvet cover with 2 pillow shams with the vibrantly colored period table are super-soft and offer the ultimate sleeping comfort.

15. Rosa Vila THC Molecule Necklace

The THC Molecule Necklace is a cool, geeky piece of jewelry for any science lover. Attached to a 19-inch chain, the 19 x 1.5 x 0.7-inch necklace comes in a range of attractive silver, carbon black, gold or rose gold colors. The unique necklace is a statement piece, which is sure to be the showstopper in your chemistry lab.

16. The Chemistry of Bacon T-Shirt

Perfect for your geeky chemist pal, The Chemistry of Bacon T-Shirt displays a clever play of symbols from the periodic table, Barium (Ba), Carbon (Co) and Nitrogen (N) combined to form BaCoN. Made from polycotton, the vibrantly colored t-shirt with its ingenious graphic is super soft and comfortable to wear. Great to wear and lounge around the home, to the chemistry lab or a chemistry club meeting, the t-shirt is guaranteed to grab everyone’s attention.

17. Funny Science Laboratory Stickers

Now you can share your love for chemistry with other fellow scientists with the cool and colorful Funny Science Laboratory Stickers. Made of PVC materials, the stickers are waterproof, fade resistant, do not tear off or decolorize.

These vibrantly colored stickers with chemistry prints are great to show off on laptops, backpacks, luggage, car bumpers, skateboards, bikes, bicycles, helmets, etc. The creative graffiti decals can also be creatively used to decorate your dorm room.

18. Innovating Science Periodic Table Pen

A great way to brush up your chemistry, this Periodic Table Pen from Innovating Science has an easy-to-read, pull-out periodic table printed both on the front, as well as back. The color-coded periodic table chart allows you to distinguish between the solids, liquids, gases and metals while learning up the symbol, atomic number, mass, weight and electronic configuration easily.

19. Radioactive Periodic Table Glowing Coaster Set

Great to light up science parties, the Periodic Table Glowing Coaster Set is sure to set the mood. The 4-inch plastic coasters with Radium, Uranium, Thorium and Plutonium printed on the plate come with 8 batteries that light up the coasters causing them to glow. The Periodic Table Glowing Coaster Set is a creative and imaginative gift for any science geek.

20. Periodic Table Scarf

Amp up your geeky style with this cool Periodic Table Scarf. Made from polyester, the multi-colored scarf has a colorful periodic table printed around the circle scarf. You can simply drape this cool scarf around your neck, accessorize any outfit and completely transform it with your brainiac chemistry scarf.

21. Overreacting Funny Chemistry Pillow Case

This funny chemistry pillowcase is a great gift for your chemistry geek friend who appreciates chemistry humor. You can either use it to relax comfortably or simply as a decorative pillow in your room. Made of super-soft 100% cotton, the 20 x 30-inch pillowcase is sure to be a great addition to any chemistry lover’s room.

22. Lunarable Science Mouse Pad

This hand-drawn style rectangular rubber mousepad with a chemistry laboratory illustration is an excellent computer accessory for your chemistry researcher pal. The 9.25 x 7.75-inch mouse pad is around 5-mm thick and is easy to clean. The non-slip rubber backing ensures that the mousepad remains in place while working but at the same time offering excellent comfort and control. The chemistry mouse pad with the chemistry illustrations is a sure-shot way of brightening up the workspace.

23. Periodic Table Double-Wall Vacuum Thermos Flask

If your chemistry geek friend is always on the move or spends hours in the lab, then the insulated Periodic Table Vacuum Thermos Flask is surely the perfect gift. Made of stainless steel, the thermos flask is leak-proof and easy to carry around. The 17-oz flask with its genuine leather cover and chemistry theme has a stylish design and can keep your beverages hot or cold for several hours, making it a very practical gift.

24. Microscope Dangle Earrings

If you’re looking for a cool gift for your geeky but stylish fashionista friend, then the microscope earrings are sure to be a great hit. Made from zinc alloy, the earrings are eco-friendly, lead- and nickel-free, which makes them safe to wear. We love that these earrings are not only stylish and versatile, but they are also quite affordable, making them a nice, valuable gift.

25. Gourmet Salt Gift Set

Great for chemists who are also quite handy in the kitchen, the Gourmet Salt Gift Set is truly an out-of-the-box gift that your geeky friend is sure to appreciate. The test tube set contains 10 varieties of gourmet salts, both mountain salts and sea salts from around the world. The 10-test tube salt sampler comes along with a beautiful wooden rack, which they can place on their tabletop or kitchen counter.

26. Science Lab Equipment Cork Coasters

These cork coasters are the perfect way to keep your lab workbench spic and span. Measuring 4 x 4 x 0.19 inches, the set of 4 cork coasters are made of real cork and have finely detailed illustrations of science lab equipment that make them a cute and quirky gift that any chemist will cherish.

27. Beaker Terrarium Kit

Perfect for your chemistry lab workbench, this unique chemistry beaker terrarium is a beautiful gift that any science lover is sure to love. The kit contains all that you need to build your terrarium – a conical flask, sand, mini ecosystem soil, pebbles and activated soil and all you need to do is set it up and add your terrarium plants, making it a great present for scientists with green fingers.

28. Noble Gases Periodic Table Coffee Mug

A great birthday gift or a gag gift, the Periodic Table Coffee Mug with its premium, full-color imprint is a great option for a chemistry nerd. The 11-oz ceramic mug with its vibrant and lead-free design is excellent to drink coffee or tea from anytime you want. The microwave- and dishwasher-safe mug has a large-size C handle that allows you to get a good and comfortable grip.

29. Coffee Tumbler/Travel Mug

The travel mug-cum-coffee tumbler with its double-wall vacuum insulation is perfect to keep your hot or cold beverage at the perfect temperature for a very long time. Made of stainless steel, the tumbler is rust-resistant and unbreakable. The tumbler has a clear, BPA-free lid that makes it leakproof and allows you to use it anywhere, at home, at work, in your classroom or the lab or carry it wherever you go.

30. Laboratory Beaker Shot Glasses

These cute beaker-shaped shot glasses are perfect for any chemistry parties or get-togethers. Comprising 2 beakers and 2 Erlenmeyer flasks, the shot glasses are made of thick-walled borosilicate glass and have kiln-fired enamel graduations. These chemistry-beaker shot glasses are just the perfect way to party at home after a hard day of work at the lab.

31. Cookie Cutters Chemistry Set

This set of 4 chemistry cookie cutters are excellent to cut biscuits, cookie dough, fruits, sandwiches, etc. into chemistry-themed designs such as a test tube, an atom, flask and beaker for your child’s birthday, grad party or chemistry lab party. Made of food-grade BPA-free stainless steel, the reusable cookie cutters are sure to make your goodies the talk of your party.

32. Periodic Table of Elements Rainbow Lanyard

The rainbow lanyard with the periodic table printed on it is the perfect accessory for your lab ID card. Made of polyester, the 18-inch lanyard is made of fade-resistant fabric. The lightweight lanyard is super-soft and comfortable to wear around the neck for several hours.

33. Science of Beer Glassware

The beer tumbler with the sand etching of molecules is a great chemistry party accessory. A wonderful holiday or housewarming gift for a science enthusiast, the premium-quality 16 oz. beer tumblers have a heavy base and are 100% lead-free. These designs on the break-resistant beer glasses will not wash off or get distorted when put into the dishwasher, making them a long-lasting gift.

34. Kikkerland Chemistry 101 Flask Book

The perfect retirement or a holiday gift for a chemistry professor, the Chemistry 101 Flask Book is a smart stainless steel concealed hip flask with a screw-on top. Measuring around 4 x 6 x 1.25 inches, the concealed flask can hold around 4 oz. of liquor, which you can carry discreetly wherever you go.

35. Original Science Lab Equipment Patent Prints

If you’re looking for an affordable but cool gift for your chemist professor, the set of 4 unframed lab equipment photos can be a great addition to the home library or lab decor. These 8 x 10-inch photo prints are printed on semi-matte paper, which you can frame depending on your personal preference.

36. Cute Enamel Chemistry Pin Set

These are a set of really cute and unique chemistry pin sets. Consisting of 9 high-quality enamel lapel pins, in pastel colors, the pins come in various designs such as a test tube, atom, molecule, beaker, flask, etc. A great gift for kids or members of a chemistry club, the enamel chemistry pin set is sure to be loved by any chemistry geek.

37. Periodic Table Chemistry Science Necktie

The colorful necktie with the periodic table and scientific lab equipment such as Bunsen burners, liniment, dyes, mortar and pestle, etc. is a great accessory for any science geek. Made of 100% polyester microfiber fabric, the tie is super soft and comfortable to wear. And, the vibrant prints on a navy-blue background are sure to make any shirt very attractive.

Parting Thoughts

So, that brings us to the end of our list of cool chemistry gifts that any chemistry geek, chemist or chemistry teacher is sure to appreciate and love. And, if you’re looking for something unique, then we hope that our ideas have inspired you to buy a cool, one-of-a-kind chemistry gift.