The Motorboat Book
Product Number: SB50415
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Sorry, this product is no longer available. Grades 5-9.
Learn how electric motors, balloons, gears, pumps, belt drives, chemical reactions, steam, fans, and even gravity can be used to propel a small ship across a pool. The book shows how to build over 20 boat and six submarine models from recycled and easy-to-find materials using illustrated, step-by-step instructions. Instructions are also included on how to build an “ocean” to test your designs and accessories such as water pumps, waterproof batteries, motor cases, and a working foghorn. A glossary of nautical terms, a guide to where you can locate some commonly used materials, and how this book can be used to help meet science standards are also included. 224 pages.