Sneakier Uses for Everyday Things

Sneakier Uses for Everyday Things

How to Turn A Calculator Into A Metal Detector, Carry A Survival Kit in A Shoestring, Make A Gas Mask With A Balloon, Turn Dishwashing Liquid Into A Copy Machine, Convert A Styrofoam Cup Into A Speaker, and Make A Spy Gadget Jacket With Everyday Things

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How to Turn a Calculator into a Metal Detector, Carry a Survival Kit in a Shoestring, Make a Gas Mask with a Balloon, Turn Dishwashng Liquid into a Copy Machine, Convert a Styrofoam Cup into a Speaker, and Make a James Bond Spy Jacket with Everyday Things

Did you know that your standard issue of Sports Illustrated magazine can be turned into over 20 useful gadgets? In author Cy Tymony's Sneakier Uses for Everyday Things , you'll learn how an average magazine can become many extraordinary gadgets such as a compass, hearing aid, magnifier, peashooter, and bottle opener.

Sneakier Uses for Everyday Things covers 40 educational and unique projects that anybody can successfully complete with simple household items. The book includes a list of necessary materials, detailed sketches, and step-by-step instructions for each gadget and gizmo. Among the sneaky schemes are:

* Creating a electroscope out of a glass jar

* Turning a drinking cup into a speaker

* Using an AM radio as a metal detector

* Making a spy gadget jacket with over 20 individual sneaky uses ranging from a siren and whistle to a walkie-talkie and voice recorder

These days, "be prepared" applies to more than just the Boy Scouts. Sneakier Uses for Everyday Things provides loads of practical ideas, science projects, and captivating solutions for dealing with life's unexpected challenges. Great fun for the curious, inventive, and creative of all ages.
Publisher: Kansas City, MO : Andrews McMeel, c2005.
ISBN: 9780740754968
0740754963
Branch Call Number: 608/TYMONY
Characteristics: xv, 141 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.

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