How to Build a Hovercraft: Air Cannons, Magnetic Motors, and 25 Other Amazing DIY Science Projects

How to Build a Hovercraft: Air Cannons, Magnetic Motors, and 25 Other Amazing DIY Science Projects

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by Stephen Voltz, Fritz Grobe
     
 

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From the Coke and Mentos fountain makers who found initial fame via Maker Faire and YouTube (more than 150 million views!) comes this collection of DIY science projects guaranteed to inspire a love of experimentation. Fritz Grobe and Stephen Voltz, also known as EepyBird, share their favorite projects: a giant air vortex cannon, a leaf blower hovercraft, a

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From the Coke and Mentos fountain makers who found initial fame via Maker Faire and YouTube (more than 150 million views!) comes this collection of DIY science projects guaranteed to inspire a love of experimentation. Fritz Grobe and Stephen Voltz, also known as EepyBird, share their favorite projects: a giant air vortex cannon, a leaf blower hovercraft, a paper airplane that will fly forever, and many more. Each experiment features instructions that will take users from amateur to showman level—there's something here for all skill levels—alongside illustrations, photographs, and carefully explained science. How to Build a Hovercraft is guaranteed to engage curious minds and create brag-worthy results!

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"Want to create big, splashy projects mostly using household items? This fun book contains detailed step-by-step instructions, well-thought-out scientific explanations, and sensible safety precautions."
-Natural History magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452109527
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
11/05/2013
Pages:
190
Sales rank:
712,853
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

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