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Junk Drawer Engineering: 25 Construction Challenges That Don't Cost a Thing (Junk Drawer Science)


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There’s no need for expensive, high-tech materials to test your engineering skills—you probably have all you need in your home junk drawer. Each hands-on project in this book will challenge you to come up with a unique solution to a specific design problem. Construct a Pasta Bridge strong enough to support a heavy load, using only dry linguini and glue. Build a Marble Roller Coaster from recycled cardboard tubes, in which the marble “car” jumps a track to land safely at its final destination. Or design an Egg Catch device to safely capture a free-falling egg. Test yourself or use them for friendly competitions—who can come up with the best solution?

These 25 open-ended design challenges can be performed for just pennies . . . or less. Each project has a suggested materials list, step-by-step instructions with illustrations for one possible solution, and suggestions on how to adapt each challenge for different ages and skill levels. Educators and parents will find this title a handy resource to teach children problem-solving skills and applied physics, all while having a lot of fun.

Features & Highlights

  • Book of 25 engineering challenges that can be done with household materials
  • Encourages problem-solving, critical thinking, scientific learning, exploration
  • Real science and problem-solving become just plain fun!
  • Projects feature suggested materials lists, step-by-step instructions, helpful illustrations
  • Features suggestions for adapting each challenge for different ages and skill levels

Additional Information

Brand:
Independent Publishers Group
Manufacturer:
Chicago Review Press
Category:
Experiments & Projects
MPN:
9781613737163
EAN:
9781613737163
ISBN:
1613737165
Author:
Bobby Mercer
Publisher:
Chicago Review Press
Publication Date:
2017-05-01
Binding:
Paperback
Item Weight:
0.9 pounds
Item Size:
0.5 x 9 x 6 inches
Package Weight:
0.66 pounds
Package Size:
5.91 x 0.55 x 8.9 inches

 


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