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Intro to Engineering


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Product Code: 814743011342

Intro to Engineering welcomes children to the field of engineering with 21 experiments and building projects in five sections. By engaging in hands-on activities, children will learn how engineers apply their scientific and technical knowledge to design machines and devices.

*Start by learning some engineering basics with experiments on levers, forces, and pulleys. Build simple devices using these basic components.

*Move on to explore engineering on land by building vehicles with wheels, such as a race car and a wind-up car. Next, investigate engineering with air (and in the air) by building a helicopter, a parachute, a glider, and an air-powered carousel. Then, build a diving bell, a sailboat, and a paddle boat to experiment with engineering in water.

*Finally, find engineering in your own home with experiments modeling the telephone and television. Make a funny robot model.

*With a 48-page guidebook, Intro to Engineering teaches engineering fundamentals with step-by-step, hands-on experiments and building projects. 2010 Parents' Choice Recommended Award.

*Ages: 5+
*Experiments: 21
*Piece Count: 70
*Manual Pages: 48
*Product Dimensions: 14.6 x 11.5 x 3.1 in.
*Product Weight: 1.8 lbs
*Manual Dimensions: 5.5 x 8.25 in.
*Batteries Required: N/A
*Country of Origin: Germany