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Inventor Lab

Awesome Builds for Smart Makers

DK Dr Lucy Rogers



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Dorling Kindersley
01 August 2019
Get to grips with circuits, motors, and more as you create your own tech projects Are you a budding scientist, engineer, or inventor?

This children's book will unlock your inner maker through 18 amazing step-by-step science projects, from an automatic night light to your own remote-controlled snake!

Inventor Lab is a science activity book for children that is all about building, experimenting, and inventing with technology, electronics, and mechanics at home. Keep your siblings out of your room with a brilliant bedroom alarm, power a propellor motorboat, make a stereo from pipes, and build your own AM radio by following step-by-step instructions and using affordable equipment.

Simple steps with clear photographs take readers through the stages of each low-cost project, with fact-filled How it works panels to explain the science behind each one, and to fascinate them with real-world examples. The projects progress from the fairly easy, such as constructing a working battery, to more challenging builds, including a remote-controlled snake. This book helps kids enjoy and explore STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and maths), an important part of school curricula everywhere.

Inventor Lab is the perfect companion for any inquisitive child with an interest in how the worlds of science experiments and technology work, and why.
Foreword by:  
Imprint:   Dorling Kindersley
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 282mm,  Width: 222mm,  Spine: 17mm
Weight:   931g
ISBN:   9780241343517
ISBN 10:   0241343518
Pages:   160
Publication Date:  
Recommended Age:   From 11 to 14 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  English as a second language ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Dr Lucy Rogers - Foreword and consultant Lucy Rogers is an engineer, fellow of the IMechE, problem-solver, and maker. She is adept at bringing ideas to life, from robot dinosaurs at a theme park to mini-mannequins for a dressmaker. She is one of the leading supporters for the maker industry and is maker-in-chief of the Guild of Makers.

Reviews for Inventor Lab: Awesome Builds for Smart Makers

This has all the production values you've come to expect from DK [...] If you're yet to discover their delights, start by getting this one for your budding young inventor. You won't regret it. * How It Works *

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