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

Rocket Science

50 Flying, Floating, Flipping, Spinning Gadgets Kids Create Themselves

By: Jim Wiese, Tina Cash-Walsh (Illustrator)

Paperback

Published: 15th September 1995
For Ages: 8 - 12 years old
Ships: 15 business days
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$24.60

Blast off into the wacky world of gadgets!<br> <br> Have you ever wondered what makes airplanes fly, how boats float, or why your doorbell works? <br> * Would you like to build your own flying, floating, diving, spinning, howling, scooting objects? <br> * Are you looking for a terrific science project that moves?<br> <br> <br> If you answered "Yes!" to any of these questions, then Rocket Science is for you. It shows you the science behind how things work by teaching you how to build a rocket boat, kaleidoscope, mousetrap car, stethoscope, compass, fruit-powered battery, and lots of other wonderful gizmos. All of the projects are safe and easy to make out of stuff you can find around your house.<br> <br> 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 Wonderful Inventions.

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

Great Chemistry: Using Chemistry to Make Cool Creations.

Strings and Things: Using Acoustics to Build Dynamite Devices.

Lighten Up!

Using Optics to Create Fantastic Fun.

Glossary.

Index.

ISBN: 9780471113577
ISBN-10: 0471113573
Audience: General
For Ages: 8 - 12 years old
For Grades: 3 - 7
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 15th September 1995
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.3 x 17.85  x 0.87
Weight (kg): 0.24
Edition Number: 1