Reinvent the Wheel Make Classic Inventions, Discover Your Problem-solving Genius and Take the Inventor's Challenge by Ruth Kassinger
  

Reinvent the Wheel Make Classic Inventions, Discover Your Problem-solving Genius and Take the Inventor's Challenge

Written by Ruth Kassinger
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Reinvent the Wheel Make Classic Inventions, Discover Your Problem-solving Genius and Take the Inventor's Challenge by Ruth Kassinger

LEARN HOW To MAKE GREAT INVENTIONS! Discover the history and the science behind classic inventions and experience your own Eureka! moments of inspiration with the projects in this unique book. Through the ages, resourceful humans have found ingenious ways to meet the need of the moment with inventions ranging from catapults to colorful dyes to batteries. With this fantastic collection of fun, hands-on projects, you will uncover the answers to intriguing questions like: Who created ink? Why did Archimedes invent the water screw? And how did cave artists come up with paint? Plus, you will learn how and why these inventors were inspired, and how to come up with your own inventions. With easy-to-follow instructions on how to make some common things we often take for granted, from paper to compasses, Reinvent the Wheel is packed with exciting projects and challenges. There are still many problems to be solved and gadgets to be invented. Maybe you'll be the next great inventor to change the way we live.

About the Author

RUTH KASSINGER is a writer, teacher, and consultant. She currently teaches a Hands on Science program in the Maryland public schools and writes many articles on science and technology for such publications as the Washington Post, Smithsonian, and Science Weekly.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
128 pages

Author

Ruth Kassinger
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Publisher

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

Publication date

21st September 2001

ISBN

9780471395393


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