The LEGO® Technic Idea Book: Fantastic Contraptions is a collection of hundreds of working examples of simple yet fascinating Technic models that you can build based on their pictures alone. Each project uses color-coded pieces and is photographed from multiple angles, making it easy to see how the models...
The concept of tensegrity, in which tensile and compressive elements are carefully balanced to archive structural integrity, permits the fabrication of curious structures, their ridged elements not touching, but suspended as if by magic, interlaced by a network of tendons.
The orderliness and regularities of polyhedra provoke intuitive feelings that they must be significant; however, systematic studies of these three - dimensional figures have been consigned to mathematical treatise. By contrast, Mr Pugh describes polyhedra in visual terms, as a series of interrelated shapes. He...
How do you get young people actively engaged in exploring science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEM + art = STEAM)? This guide is your key to unlocking minds and getting young people engaged with creating our future. Start Making at Computer Clubhouse is based on the Intel Start Making! program, which...
A selection of technology and engineering projects for primary and secondary students.
A series which provides an education in visual understanding and discrimination.
Filography, the art of thread sculpture, is new art form using inexpensive and readily available materials with which you can create designs as individual and exciting as your imagination.
This set of activities attempts to raise for discussion of some of the issues - economic, social, political and moral - which relate to the global economy. The activities are designed for use with students aged 14-19, and have been written with the aim of fitting National Curriculum, A-level and GNVQ subjects.
The book focuses on using a store such as Marks and Spencers or Woolworths as a workplace for children in key stages two and three to visit in order to develop aspects of English and economic and industrial understanding as identified within the National Curriculum.