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Sneakiest Uses for Everyday Things: How to Make a Boomerang with a Business Card, Convert a Pencil into a Microph... (Paperback)
For folks who wonder why they keep tossing odds and ends in that junk drawer in the kitchen,Sneakiest Uses for Everyday Things offers evidence that technology doesn't always have to come from Best Buy, Amazon.com, or Microsoft." --U.S. N...
* Putterers, would-be inventers, and science-fair parents rejoice as Cy Tymony offers fifty new projects to bring out your inner MacGyver.
In the third book in Cy Tymony's Sneaky Uses series you will learn how to turn a piece of paper into a Frisbee, a business card into a boomerang, a TV tray into a robot, and more.
* Beginning with a complete list of materials and continuing through easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions paired with helpful illustrations, most projects will be completed in just minutes using common items found around the house.
* Teachers, parents, scout leaders, and enterprising youngsters will use their ingenuity to turn ordinary, everyday objects into something extraordinary, like a pencil into a microphone, Walkman ear buds into an intercom, or a telephone cord into a motor. The book also includes bonus alternative-energy projects and a foreword by NPR's Science Friday host Ira Flatow.
|Genre||SCIENCE / Experiments & Projects|
|Publisher Date||2007-11-01 00:00:00.0|
|Publisher||Andrews McMeel Pub|
|Unit weight||0.45 lb|
|Subtitle||How to Make a Boomerang with a Business Card, Convert a Pencil into a Microphone, Make Animated Origami, Turn a TV Tray into a Giant Robot, and Create Alternative Energy Science Projects|
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I got this as a gift for someone who is very clever this way. From the online description, I thought there would be many examples. I believe there are only 30 or 40 in the book, and more complicated than I expected. Still, an interesting book.Read More
I bought it for my son and he loved itRead More
This is a unique book gift idea.... I got it to try to get my boys off of their iPads and actually reading a book... the results are yet to be seen...Read More
Book is very entertaining and very useful. Rather enjoyable for anyone in your family.Read More
perfect for my 10 year-old boy! Already looks worn from use.Read More
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STEM minded student who enjoys inventing stuff
My boyfriend is supercreative with problem-solving. He will love this.
sounded interesting and I thought it might make some good children's sermons in church
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