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Rocket Science: 50 Flying, Floating, Flipping, Spinning Gadgets Kids Create Themselves

Rocket Science: 50 Flying, Floating, Flipping, Spinning Gadgets Kids Create Themselves

Jim Wiese, Tina Cash-Walsh (Illustrator)

ISBN: 978-0-471-11357-7 September 1995 128 Pages

 Paperback

In Stock

$16.00

Description

Blast off into the wacky world of gadgets!

Have you ever wondered what makes airplanes fly, how boats float,or why your doorbell works?
* Would you like to build your own flying, floating, diving,spinning, howling, scooting objects?
* Are you looking for a terrific science project that moves?

If you answered "Yes!" to any of these questions, then RocketScience is for you. It shows you the science behind how things workby teaching you how to build a rocket boat, kaleidoscope, mousetrapcar, stethoscope, compass, fruit-powered battery, and lots of otherwonderful gizmos. All of the projects are safe and easy to make outof stuff you can find around your house.

This amazing book covers a wide variety of science topics,including mechanics, air power, water power, electricity,magnetism, chemistry, acoustics, and optics.
Mechanically Inclined: Using Mechanics to Make Minimachines.

You've Got the Power: Using Air Power to Make Great Gadgets.

Water, Water Everywhere: Using Water Power to Make WonderfulInventions.

Don't Be Shocked If You're Attracted to These Activities: UsingElectricity and Magnetism to Make Amazing Devices.

Great Chemistry: Using Chemistry to Make Cool Creations.

Strings and Things: Using Acoustics to Build DynamiteDevices.

Lighten Up!

Using Optics to Create Fantastic Fun.

Glossary.

Index.