Build Your Own Chain Reaction Machines: How To Make Crazy Contraptions Using Everyday Stuff--creative Kid-powered Projects! by Paul LongBuild Your Own Chain Reaction Machines: How To Make Crazy Contraptions Using Everyday Stuff--creative Kid-powered Projects! by Paul Long

Build Your Own Chain Reaction Machines: How To Make Crazy Contraptions Using Everyday Stuff…

byPaul Long

Paperback | October 16, 2018

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WithBuild Your Own Chain Reaction Machines, you'll create thirteen zany and awesome mechanical contraptions using stuff from around the house.

Build Your Own Chain Reaction Machinesis inspired by the amazing artwork of renowned cartoonist, engineer, and inventorRube Goldberg, whose wacky, imagined machines accomplished tasks by taking the most complicated route possible. This book invites kids to this wonderful world of creatingcrazy contraptions.

In this entertaining and instructive book, mechanical engineer and educator Paul Long givesstep-by-step instructions for making low-tech devicesusing everyday objects in inspired and ingenious ways. Create machines that flip a light switch, squeeze toothpaste, dispense candy, make music, and more.

Each of the thirteen projects demonstrates how to build the machine's various elements, and explains how they work together to make a mind-boggling mechanism that delivers hours of fun and fascination. Also included are interesting sidebars on thescience behind each gadget, plus tips and tricks for success.

Build Your Own Chain Reaction Machinesgives you the know-how to start your own fantastic chain reactions.
Paul Longis an engineer and educator. He received his Master's degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Louisville. He teaches an inventions course for kids at Jam.com and spends his spare time tinkering with cardboard and sewing the perfect backpack. Paul strives to inspire people to create things for themselves by using ...
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Title:Build Your Own Chain Reaction Machines: How To Make Crazy Contraptions Using Everyday Stuff…Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:160 pages, 10 × 8.5 × 0.5 inShipping dimensions:10 × 8.5 × 0.5 inPublished:October 16, 2018Publisher:Quarry BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1631595261

ISBN - 13:9781631595264

Appropriate for ages: 10

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