Sneakiest Uses for Everyday Things
How to Make a Boomerang with a Business Card, Convert a Pencil Into a Microphone, Make Animated Origami, Turn a TV Tray Into a Giant Robot, and Create Alternative Energy Science Projects
By (author) Cy Tymony
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Sneakiest Uses for Everyday Things by Cy Tymony
Book DescriptionFor folks who wonder why they keep tossing odds and ends in that junk drawer in the kitchen, "Sneakiest Uses for Everyday Things" offers evidence that technology doesn't always have to come from Best Buy, Amazon.com, or Microsoft." --"U.S. News and World Report " * Putterers, would-be inventers, and science-fair parents rejoice as Cy Tymony offers fifty new projects to bring out your inner MacGyver. In the third book in Cy Tymony's Sneaky Uses series you will learn how to turn a piece of paper into a Frisbee, a business card into a boomerang, a TV tray into a robot, and more. * Beginning with a complete list of materials and continuing through easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions paired with helpful illustrations, most projects will be completed in just minutes using common items found around the house. * Teachers, parents, scout leaders, and enterprising youngsters will use their ingenuity to turn ordinary, everyday objects into something extraordinary, like a pencil into a microphone, Walkman ear buds into an intercom, or a telephone cord into a motor. The book also includes bonus alternative-energy projects and a foreword by NPR's Science Friday host Ira Flatow.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780740768743
(188mm x 135mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Cy Tymony
Sneaky Math: A Graphic Primer with Projects, Paperback / softback (December 2014)
Many people fear math and numbers. But in "Sneaky Math," Cy Tymony shows us how math is all around us through intriguing and easy projects, including 20 pass-along tools to complement math education programs.
Sneaky Science Tricks, Paperback / softback (April 2010)
Author and delightfully mad scientist Cy Tymony combines the fun of his successful Sneaky Uses series with a host of fascinating science projects, resourceful tricks, and facts in Sneaky Science Tricks.
Sneakier Uses for Everyday Things, Paperback / softback (October 2005)
Science-savvy author Tymony shows readers how to transform ordinary objects into the extraordinary, and how to create more than 40 handy gadgets and gizmos for almost any situation, including survival, security, self-defense, and silly applications that are just plain fun.
Super Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things, Paperback / softback» View all books by Cy Tymony
This book includes never-before-seen activities. More than 30 new inventions are outlined and most projects can be completed in just minutes using common items already found around the house. Each activity begins with a complete list of materials and continues with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions paired with helpful illustrations.
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Author Biography - Cy Tymony
Cy Tymony has been creating homemade inventions since childhood. He has appeared on "CNN Headline News," ABC's "Chicago Morning Show," and NPR's "Science Friday with Ira Flatow," and he has been featured in the "Chicago Tribune" and "Future Life" magazine. Cy is a technical writer and computer specialist in Los Angeles, California. Online: www.sneakyuses.com
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