Technology for Fun

Technology for Fun 1

30 design and make projects

"This little gem can take your kids away from a monitor and keyboard and back to the kitchen table making models that actually do something." b4 school magazine, Goucestershire.

This 60 page book contains illustrated step by step instructions on how to make 30 exciting projects using ordinary recycled household objects. The book also includes short explanations of the science behind the projects. Click on the images below to enlarge.

Contents:

Balloon hovercraft
Pop rocket
Ooglies
Ball puzzle
Water rocket
Newspaper tower
Blow pipe
Sailing boat
Flying cups
Newspaper bridge
Cork gymnasts
Squeeze rocket
Marble run
CD racer
Newspaper den

Solitary bee house
Marble maze
Traction trebuchet
Glider
Wind buggy
Balloon buggy
Catapult
Bird box
Zip wire
Bazooka
Weather stone
Bottle rocket
Wind turbine
Ballista
Coloured spinner

Book 1 front cover image
cd racer resized
glider resized
zipwire resized
firing ballista
Ooglies (2)
flying cups (4)
catapult
sailing boat (2)
marble run (2)
bazookas
coloured spinner

Click on this link for a free sample project from the book. The balloon hovercraft recently featured on CBBC's Totally Rubbish show

ooglie artist
den esme ellie

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