40 Science Puns That Will Poke at Your Funny Bone

, Staff Writer
Updated July 9, 2021
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Who says science is all work and no play? Check out these short and snappy science puns for a beaker full of laughs. These hilarious puns will surely tickle your funny bone and light your fuse!

Science Puns About Chemistry

Looking to get a reaction from someone? These chemistry puns are sure to be just the right mixture!

  • We're mixing it up in the lab of luxury!
  • C'mon let's go! It's time to get up and atom.
  • Oh chemis-tree, o-chemis-tree, how lovely are thy branches.
  • This is a once in a lifetime photon opportunity.
  • Our chemistry teacher tried to tell a joke but got no reaction.
  • Can you keep a secret? My labs are sealed.
  • How does a chemist explain having a temper tantrum? Sorry, I just reached my boiling point.
  • I was boron ready to study chemistry.
  • Did you hear me? Acid I don't understand the bases.
  • Think outside the Bunsen burner.

Biology Puns for Everyone

Nature certainly provides a lot of ways to use your sense of humerus! From the human body to the great outdoors, there are plenty of options for biology puns galore!

  • What does a biologist do with a cell phone? Take cell-fies!
  • Bloom where you're planet-ed.
  • You're as molecule as a cucumber.
  • What did the ghost's blood test reveal? Hemo-goblin!
  • Watch varicose-ly or you'll miss the ...
  • These leftovers are past their cell-by date.
  • I tried to donate blood, but I chickened out. My trip to the blood bank was all in vein.
  • Do I have to cell out everything for you?
  • The river is moving flowly but surely.
  • Why did the skeleton run and hide? He was as naked as the day he was boron?

Earth/Physical Science Puns

Children start learning the basics of Earth Science in elementary school, so kiddos and grown-ups alike are likely to get a kick out of these earthy puns.

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  • Gravity really keeps me grounded.
  • What did the teacher say to the noisy volcano? Stop being so eruptive.
  • What did the Earth say to the hikers? If you step on a crack, that's just my fault line.
  • What's a werewolf scientist's favorite activity? To spark at the moon.
  • She says it doesn't matter if I go to the party, so I guess it's just antimatter.
  • Don't go earth-quaking my heart.
  • If the fire alarm goes off, everybody jolt for the door.
  • Here's my science homework. Better light than never!
  • Watts your favorite time of year? The winter takes it all.

Physics is serious business, but there are plenty of funny punnies related to this scientific field. Lighten up the serious study of matter with some energizing one-liners.

  • It's all relativity to me.
  • I break for fission chips.
  • Electricity is charger than life.
  • Why didn't you do what I asked? I had an equal and opposite reaction.
  • How is your physics project going? It's a hot mass.
  • How are you enjoying physics class? Not sure; I'm still watt behind the ears.
  • You conduit! It's shocking how quickly joule catch on.
  • Are you enjoying advanced physics class? I've diode and gone to heaven.
  • Don't let me amp your style.
  • What does a physicist say when meditating? Ohm, ohm, ohm.
  • Physics is my favorite! I love all things wired and electri-ful.

Kilocalories, Take Me Away

There's nothing better to lighten the mood than sharing a funny pun about science or just about any other topic. Once you've chosen your favorite puns from this list, check out these awesome science idioms. Then, check out some science-related dinosaur puns. Next, review even more examples of puns. Whether you're looking for puns for kids or any other audience, there are plenty of great options to consider.