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How Machines Work

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Discover the internal workings of everyday machines to build your own.

They'll love it because:

  • There are 12 different machines to build
  • Everything they need is included
  • They can use the designs in their own model making

How Machines Work is a wonderful guide to the internal mechanisms that are found all around us.

The book comes with a grid to work on and a number of machine parts. Each page explores a different type of component including pulleys, ratchets, cams and cranks and the machines that use them to make them work. Once you have found the parts, you can locate them using grid references and combine with them with joining materials to make a working example of each machine.

This fascinating and interactive book will help you to spot the design principles used to make everyday machine work, enabling you to use them in your own model making projects.

A really excellent introduction to things we take for granted. 

Who Is It For?

A great introduction to engineering principles for children 8+.

How To Play

Follow the instructions to build a working model of each type of component and then use these to design your own machines.

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