Rocket Science 50 Flying, Floating, Flipping, Spinning Gadgets Kids Create Themselves by Jim Wiese

Rocket Science 50 Flying, Floating, Flipping, Spinning Gadgets Kids Create Themselves

Written by Jim Wiese
Illustrated by Tina Cash-Walsh


Rocket Science 50 Flying, Floating, Flipping, Spinning Gadgets Kids Create Themselves by Jim Wiese

Blast off into the wacky world of gadgets! Have you ever wondered what makes airplanes fly, how boats float, or why your doorbell works? Would you like to build your own flying, floating, diving, spinning, howling, scooting objects? Are you looking for a terrific science project that moves? If you answered Yes! to any of these questions, then Rocket Science is for you. It shows you the science behind how things work by teaching you how to build a rocket boat, kaleidoscope, mousetrap car, stethoscope, compass, fruit-powered battery, and lots of other wonderful gizmos. All of the projects are safe and easy to make out of stuff you can find around your house. This amazing book covers a wide variety of science topics, including mechanics, air power, water power, electricity, magnetism, chemistry, acoustics, and optics.

About the Author

JIM WIESE (British Columbia, Canada) is a science teacher and an educational coordinator for nonprofit organizations. He is the author of the popular kids' science-activities book Roller Coaster Science and several science schoolbooks.

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128 pages


Jim Wiese
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John Wiley & Sons Inc an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Publication date

30th October 1995



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