Planes, Gliders and Paper Rockets Simple Flying Things Anyone Can Make - Kites and Copters, Too! by Rick Schertle, James Floyed Kelly


Planes, Gliders and Paper Rockets Simple Flying Things Anyone Can Make - Kites and Copters, Too! by Rick Schertle, James Floyed Kelly

You don't need kids to tell you that Making is Fun. Just get them in a room with simple projects, common household tools and utensils, inexpensive supplies, and their imagination. All young people need is an interest in how the world works, the right tools to explore, and some projects to serve as jumping-off points for their explorations. Make: Simple Flying Things offers five flight projects that are easy to build, inexpensive, and expandable--just add imagination! In this book, you'll make: Paper and rubber-band airplane Paper and foam rockets Rip-cord helicopter and rubber band roto-copter Rocket glider plus roto-copter recovery

About the Author

Rick Schertle is a master at the craft of teaching middle school in San Jose and a novice maker at home. His diverse interests include backyard chickens, adventure travel, veggie oil-fueled cars and geocaching - all made more fun with the enthusiastic support of his wife and the crazy antics of his young son and daughter. James is a writer who lives in Atlanta, GA with his wife and two young sons. He has degrees in Industrial Engineering and English and enjoys making things, writing about those things, and training young makers. He has written over 25 books on a variety of subjects from LEGO robotics to Open Source software to building your own CNC machine and 3D printer.

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101 pages


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Publication date

30th October 2015



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