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How to Build a Hovercraft

How to Build a Hovercraft

Air Cannons, Magnetic Motors, and 25 Other Amazing DIY Science Projects

By Fritz Grobe and Stephen Voltz, a.k.a. The Coke and Mentos Guys


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From the Coke and Mentos fountain makers who found initial fame via Maker Faire and YouTube (more than 150 million views!) comes this collection of DIY science projects guaranteed to inspire a love of experimentation. Fritz Grobe and Stephen Voltz, also known as EepyBird, share their favorite projects: a giant air vortex cannon, a leaf blower hovercraft, a paper airplane that will fly forever, and many more. Each experiment features instructions that will take users from amateur to showman level—there’s something here for all skill levels—alongside illustrations, photographs, and carefully explained science. How to Build a Hovercraft is guaranteed to engage curious minds and create brag-worthy results!

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Size: 8 x 10 in;
Pages: 176 pp;
4-color images throughout
Format: Paperback
Publication: November 2013
ISBN: 9781452109527
ISBN10: 1452109524
Fritz Grobe and Stephen Voltz are the mad scientists behind EepyBird. Best known as “the Coke and Mentos guys,” their viral videos have been seen over 150 million times. They experiment with soda and candy, sticky notes, paper airplanes, shampoo, plywood, and more, searching for ways to transform these everyday objects into something new and unforgettable. They are based in Buckfield, Maine.

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