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Backyard Rockets

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ISBN : 9781632202451
Genre : House & Home
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Originating from Instructables, a popular project-based community made up of all sorts of characters with wacky hobbies and a desire to pass on their wisdom to others, Backyard Rockets is made up of projects from a medley of authors who have collected and shared a treasure trove of rocket-launching plans and the knowledge to make their projects soar! Backyard Rockets gives step-by-step instructions, with pictures to guide the way, on how to launch your very own project into the sky. All of these authors have labored over their endeavors to pass their knowledge on and make it easier for others to attempt. Discover how to create the following projects: Teeny, Tiny Rocket Engine Ultimate Straw Rocket Rocket Eggstronaut Pocket Rocket Launcher Iron Man Model Rocket Model Rocket with Camera Rocket-Powered Matchbox Cars – Extreme And much more! The Instructables community has provided a compendium of rocket savvy from innovators who have paved the way for other curious minds. In addition to rockets, fireworks, and launchers in Backyard Rockets, you will discover the sense of accomplishment after watching your rocket soar into the sky!
Category: House & Home

Backyard Ballistics

Author : William Gurstelle
ISBN : 9781613741283
Genre : Science
File Size : 37.1 MB
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Ordinary folks can construct 13 awesome ballistic devices in their garage or basement workshops using inexpensive household or hardware store materials and this step-by-step guide. Clear instructions, diagrams, and photographs show how to build projects ranging from the simple—a match-powered rocket—to the more complex—a scale-model, table-top catapult—to the offbeat—a tennis ball cannon. With a strong emphasis on safety, the book also gives tips on troubleshooting, explains the physics behind the projects, and profiles scientists and extraordinary experimenters such as Alfred Nobel, Robert Goddard, and Isaac Newton. This book will be indispensable for the legions of backyard toy-rocket launchers and fireworks fanatics who wish every day was the fourth of July.
Category: Science

Souped Up

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ISBN : 9781628735420
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 82.34 MB
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Ever look around your house and get bored with the things you have? Too ordinary? Used it a million times? With’s latest compilation, Souped Up, you can turn your ordinary into the extraordinary. Learn how to: • Brew a cup of coffee with Twitter • Make ice cubes crystal clear • Build a tape dispenser out of Legos • Light up your bicycle with LEDs • Turn your shower into a spa • Make your Nerf gun even cooler Compiled from the best that the web has to offer, Souped Up is the latest book from and Skyhorse Publishing. Over a thousand full-color images and easy-to-understand how-to instructions make this collection the perfect gift for anyone never satisfied with the status quo. Ever thought “I could improve that”? These authors did too, and we’ve put together their best ideas for upgrades, hacks, and everything you need to get the most out of everything.
Category: House & Home

Office Weapons

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ISBN : 9781626368606
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 55.97 MB
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Bored in your office? Did your coworker just prank you and you’re wondering how to get him back? Is your boss constantly stealing your paperclips and you don’t know how to keep his mitts away from your desk? Office Weapons gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for thirty different daring office pranks. Check out these simple but effective weapons fashioned from office materials and be prepared next time someone borrows your special stapler or leaves the copy machine jammed. Just a few of the projects you’ll find inside: Office Booby Trap Simple Paper Clip Gun Office Sling Shot Arrows for Paper Clip Bow How to Make Cool Nun Chucks with Office Supplies Office Stationery Darts Binder Clip Catapult Office Supplies Grappling Gun These projects are made by the best in the business; the office workers who actually need them! They say necessity is the mother of invention; leave it to the Instructables community to put that theory to the test!
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Amazing Cakes

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ISBN : 9781510720060
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 28.76 MB
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Rubik’s cubes, fire-breathing dragons, and jack-o-lanterns. Pirate ships, pianos, and Star Wars figurines. With’s Amazing Cakes, you’ll be able to make cakes shaped like animals, mythical creatures, and vehicles. They may light up, breathe fire, or blow bubbles or smoke. They may be 3D or they may be animated, seeming to move of their own free will. Whether they’re cute and cuddly (like a penguin) or sticky and gross (like a human brain!), these cakes have two things in common: They’re (mostly) edible and they’re amazing! authors walk you through each step of the process as you cut plywood for cake bases, hardwire figurines for automation, and mix nontoxic chemicals for explosions and eruptions. The photos accompanying the step-by-step directions provide additional information about the processes and enable you to compare your final products with the originals created by the expert cake artists of In addition to the cakes mentioned above, you’ll also learn how to make cakes shaped like: • Yoda • Helicopters • 3D dinosaurs • Moving tanks • Pi signs (p) • Bass fish • Zombie heads • Swimming pools • Ladybugs • Evil clowns • And more!
Category: Cooking


Author : David West Reynolds
ISBN : 9780760344521
Genre : History
File Size : 59.50 MB
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Provides historical context to the beginning of the United States space program and how it ultimately achieved its goal of landing a man on the moon.
Category: History

Science Digest

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105007251965
Genre : Science
File Size : 28.42 MB
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Category: Science


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ISBN : UOM:39015026509961
Genre : Science
File Size : 44.39 MB
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Category: Science

Rocket Boys

Author : Homer H. Hickam
ISBN : 9780008172275
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 33.8 MB
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Previously published in paperback as October Sky. Three years in the life of Homer ‘Sonny’ Hickam, from the moment he sees the Sputnik satellite overhead in West Virginia to his successful launch of a prizewinning rocket.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Beyond Your Backyard

Author : Tom Ellsworth
ISBN : 0784721084
Genre : Religion
File Size : 62.34 MB
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This rhythmic and engaging picture book, spun from a popular children's classic, sets in motion an array of activity with neighbors of all ages and sizes coming together to help out the “grandma with silver hair who rocks all day in her rocking chair…at the house in the middle of town.”
Category: Religion

Our English Language

Author : Matilda Bailey
ISBN : STANFORD:36105049205292
Genre : English language
File Size : 53.39 MB
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Category: English language

Backyard Rocketry

Author : Bic Farrell
ISBN : 0873646908
Genre : Ballistic missiles
File Size : 88.17 MB
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For some serious backyard fun, learn how to convert model rockets and engines into surface-to-surface and surface-to-air missiles. Includes principles of operation, safety precautions and improvised warhead and missile designs, all illustrated with clear plans and schematics. For information purposes only!
Category: Ballistic missiles

School Yard Backyard Cycles Of Science

Author : Jerry DeBruin
ISBN : UOM:39076000898978
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 41.75 MB
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This book focuses on the use of common, everyday materials, some of which can be obtained easily for use in hands-on-science activities. Major emphasis is placed on starter activities designed to prompt children to ask "why" or "what would happen if" type questions about science events. This guide aims to meet the need for actively involving problem solving in science with its contents and school/home format. Part one lists basic beliefs about youngsters and their learning, and describes the cycle of teaching. Part two provides 105 activities related to earth, space, and biological and physical science cycles. Part three presents some materials for special projects. Part four provides answers for the quizzes in part two. The last part lists a glossary of 197 key science cycle concepts. (YP)
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

In Advance Of The Landing

Author : Douglas Curran
ISBN : IND:30000004355024
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 37.62 MB
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Looks at the folklore surrounding UFOs from ancient times to the present
Category: Fiction


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ISBN : NWU:35556037910437
Genre : Current events
File Size : 58.87 MB
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Category: Current events

The Bulletin

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ISBN : UCSC:32106019238150
Genre : Sydney (N.S.W.)
File Size : 57.12 MB
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Category: Sydney (N.S.W.)

Expedition Mars

Author : Martin J.L. Turner
ISBN : 1852337354
Genre : Nature
File Size : 47.82 MB
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For those interested in the human conquest of space and exploration of the planets, Martin Turner describers the challenges that will be presented by the next "giant leap" in the human exploration of our Solar System--a return journey to the Red Planet. The author begins by describing how the very latest rocket propulsion and spacecraft technology, and planned developments in nuclear and electric propulsion technologies, are the key factors that will enable a human expedition to Mars. Of particular importance are the challenges of transporting cargo to Mars and in providing necessary life support for the crew, including supply of consumables, such as food, water, air and fuel, for the return journey.
Category: Nature

Medical Doctor

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ISBN : NWU:35558001114608
Genre : Medicine
File Size : 38.61 MB
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Category: Medicine

The Fringes Of Reason

Author : Ted Schultz
ISBN : IND:30000004034827
Genre : New Age movement
File Size : 61.2 MB
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Considers unorthodox beliefs, strange phenomena, and eccentric world views. No bibliography. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Category: New Age movement