Launchers, Lobbers, and Rockets Engineer

Make 20 Awesome Ballistic Blasters with Ordinary Stuff

Launchers, Lobbers, and Rockets Engineer
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Format: Paperback / softback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781631594274
Series: Engineer
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Description

After the huge successes of Rubber Band Engineer and Duct Tape Engineer, we finally take away the boundaries of a single category and let author Lance Akiyama create twenty devious weapons of backyard warfare.

Each of these launchers are made from PVC, soda bottles, rubber bands, hairspray cans, and anything you might find in the junk drawer, and are capable of firing marshmallows, poker chips, tennis balls, sponges, and plenty more.

This book is written for adults, but kids and teens can get in on the fun, too. Projects range from simple shooters to be built by novice crafters, to the more complicated Slide Action Rubber Band Gun, A Wrist-Mounted Crossbow, and even a Desk Drawer Booby Trap.
 

The author

Lance Akiyama is the author of four books in Rockport's Engineer series: Rubber Band Engineer; Duct Tape EngineerLaunchers, Lobbers, and Rockets Engineer; and The Zoom, Fly, Bolt, Blast STEAM Handbook. Lance is the Science Curriculum Manager for Galileo Learning (STEAM camps for Pre-K to 8th grade), for which he designs STEAM-based lessons and projects for K–8 students. He has been developing hands-on engineering projects for kids since 2011 and working in education since 2006. He lives in the San Francisco Bay area.

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 144 Pages
ISBN: 9781631594274
Illustrations: 150
Size: 8.5 in x 10 in / 215.9 mm x 254 mm
Published:

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