Instead of buying a pricey Halloween costume and later regretting it, why not make your own this year?
Just scroll down to see 14 of our favorite science-themed costumes that are easy and cheap to make. They’re perfect for the office party that you forgot was happening, or for handing out candy to trick-or-treaters. Happy Halloween!
1. Nikola Tesla
Grab a suit, draw on a mustache and strike the classic pose.
2. Bill Nye The Science Guy
A simple blue lab coat and red bow tie will make you surprisingly recognizable.
3. Neil deGrasse Tyson
A vest covered in planets and stars makes you a Tyson doppelganger.
4. A Classic Mad Scientist
Gloves, a colorful "chemical" mixture and some frizzy hair complete this costume.
6. CO2 Or White Blood Cells
7. 404 Error
Computer science lovers just need a Sharpie and a T-shirt.
8. NASA Astronaut
All you need is duct tape, a gray sweatshirt and moon boots to mimic this look.
9. A Graduated Cylinder
You finally have a use for the graduation cap that you saved. Chemistry FTW.
Put your blowup suit to use.
11. Ms. Frizzle And Gregor Mendel
A blue dress and some cut-out stickers, or a brown robe and some peas is all you need.
12. Aliens Invading The Solar System
Planets on an all-black outfit and a little alien mask.
13. Test Tube Baby
Grab some cloth, sew the edges together to form a tube shape and draw on the measurements.
14. A Limestone Deposit
Easy: a lime, a rock and your debit card (or maybe a printed image of a debit card so you don't lose it).
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