Assemble, build, and put power in motion with Cool Engine & Motor Projects! Create a mini buzzing robot with a battery-powered engine, move a small ship with steam, and more! Each project includes easy-to-read, step-by step instructions paired with photographs. Learn to use tools of the trade to make one-of-a-kind creations!
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Reviewing children's and young adult fiction & nonfiction books. Connecting classroom teaching ideas to inspirational resources.
Get rolling -- Engine and transmission -- Drag -- Tires and brakes -- Bumpers. "Uses engaging nonfiction text and hands-on projects to help young readers explore real-life rolling vehicle engineering projects, including the science behind how these vehicles are planned and built.
Send paper clips flying with your own miniature launcher! Step-by-step instructions are used in this book to demonstrate basic engineering and physics skills for kids.
Land vehicles -- Bouncy ball car -- Rocket power -- Electric can car -- Dynamic dragster -- Moving mousetrap -- Clothespin micro car -- Propeller power -- Trike-errific! "Make brilliant land vehicles from simple everyday items and discover the engineering behind each model! You’ll see how some wooden skewers and a soft drink can come together to create an electric car, and how plastic balls, wire, and rubber bands can make a dragster.