How to Make Cool Gadgets for Your Room

How to Make Cool Gadgets for Your Room

by Amy Pinchuk, Teco Rodrigues
     
 

Using inexpensive, easily obtained tools, you can build six awesome gadgets for your room. Just follow the step-by-step directions. The colorful, detailed diagrams show how to make everything run smoothly. Handy troubleshooting tips spot problems before the job is done, and sidebars offer fascinating facts to keep you occupied while the glue dries. With the depth and… See more details below

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Using inexpensive, easily obtained tools, you can build six awesome gadgets for your room. Just follow the step-by-step directions. The colorful, detailed diagrams show how to make everything run smoothly. Handy troubleshooting tips spot problems before the job is done, and sidebars offer fascinating facts to keep you occupied while the glue dries. With the depth and accuracy you expect from popular Mechanics for Kids, this lively activity book is any budding engineer's delight! if your fingers are itching for new projects, check out Make Amazing Toy and Game Gadgets -- only from Popular Mechanics for Kids!

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Children's Literature
With an emphasis on safety, this interesting workbook, endorsed by Popular Mechanics Magazine, provides text and illustrations for the do-it-yourself kid to make six gadgets. Items such as a flashy key chain, quiz game or alarm in a box all use batteries and some electronic circuitry. Supplies, largely household, are listed, and instructions are well written and easily understood. Related historical facts about electronics are interspersed throughout the book. Beginners will need some adult assistance. Part of the "Popular Mechanics for Kids" series. 2001, HarperCollins, $16.95 and $8.95. Ages 8 to 12. Reviewer:Meredith Kiger

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780688177270
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Series:
Popular Mechanics Series
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
8.65(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.15(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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