Scholastic Nonfiction Build This Book Scholastic Nonfiction Build This Book
Scholastic Nonfiction Build This Book Scholastic Nonfiction Build This Book

Build This Book

By David Eckold


Publication Date: October 6, 2020

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Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7

Perfect for curious young makers, a foldable, buildable book literally made of everything you need to learn about everyday science.

Learn key engineering principles with this truly fun and original title for makers, budding scientists and engineers, and any curious person. Build This Book is a one-of-a-kind book, with a cover and pages that can transform into a workshop for learning about compression, tension, the mechanics of levers and pulleys, creating robotic actions, and more.

Crafty readers will assemble models using foldout parts of each book page and an included kit of dowels, rivets, discs, and other materials. Each model and experiment focuses on a facet of engineering for a hands-on learning experience unlike any other.

About the Author

David Eckold has been designing educational toys and construction kits for over 20 years. He developed and patented a construction system called TechCard which is used in schools around the world to teach Design and Technology. David used the principles behind TechCard to develop a series of 14 highly successful kits with DK. He has since worked in the toy industry developing hundreds of science kits, including all those for the Science Museum in London.

Format: Novelty Book

Length: 22 pages

Publisher: Scholastic Nonfiction

Publication Date: October 6, 2020

ISBN: 9781338565409

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