How to build your own hovercraft So you want your very own hovercraft. Well once again, Reeko is here to help. Of course it's only big enough to hold a mouse (maybe two if the first one scrunches down real low) but hey, we're not old enough for a driver's license anyway...
Difficulty: Middle school
Demonstrate the strength of a suspension bridge using egg shells Ever wonder why igloos are dome shaped and not square? Ever been amazed at how a suspension bridge can hold the weight of hundreds of passing cars with little or no apparent support underneath it? This experiment demonstrates how arches are used in architecture not only for aesthetic appeal but for a very useful and needed purpose...
Difficulty: Elementary school
Construct a model of a magnetically levitated train I'm a science hobbyist and occasional exhibit designer for science museums. The devices shown here were part of a prototype "room-temperature superconductive table" which never made it to a museum. I thought I'd place it here so students and hobbyists could experiment with this strange maglev effect.
How can you build a toy car using mousetraps? Here's some general ideas and also some web sites to help you with ideas. These projects are really fun and easy! And you'll be amazed at the different types of cars you can build or buy out there!
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