Maker Workshop: Amazing Projects You Can Make Today (Hardcover)
Create fascinating gizmos from simple electronics and household items, from a gravity-powered car to a light-up backpack to a geodesic mini greenhouse.
"An inspired activity book for aspiring scientists and dedicated young crafters....a really cool book."--Shelf Awareness for Readers
This highly practical handbook is packed with guidance, tips and inspiration for making simple but clever gadgets that will give kids a real sense of achievement, as well as impressing friends and parents with their skills. Page after page of makes allow budding engineers and inventors to pick and choose projects that suit their interests and skill level.
Page after page of make-its allow budding engineers and inventors to pick and choose projects that suit their interests and skill level. Each project comes with a short explanation of the science behind it, and every stage is heavily illustrated and photographed to ensure that following the instructions is easy and fun. Parents might learn something, too
Bionic Bots: Bug Bot; Hydraulic arm; Walking robot.
Mega Movers: Rubber band boat; Gravity-powered car; Paper plane launcher; Remote-controlled car.
Home Helpers: Solar night-light; Light-up greetings cards.
Out and About: Glowing backpack; Light-up shoes.
Mini-verse: Mini geodesic biodome; Mini basketball game; Mini motorized Ferris wheel.