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Author Rigsby, Mike, 1950-

Title Amazing rubber band cars [electronic resource] : easy-to-build wind-up racers, models, and toys / Mike Rigsby.

Imprint Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 2007.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 121 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. The Basic rubber band car -- 2. Creative wheels -- 3. Bearings and friction -- 4. Distance car -- 5. Simple two-wheeled car -- 6. Railroad push car -- 7. Oscar the moving clown's body -- 8. Oscar the moving clown's head -- 9. Steering for Oscar -- 10. Domino cars -- 11. High-speed car -- 12. Spot, the dog with the wagging tail -- 13. Life-sized rubber band car.
Summary Suitable for children of ages 9 years and over, this guide helps kids in constructing racing cars with the basics of rubber bands, cardboard, and glue. It also helps them to learn how to build a basic racer and how to make modifications such as aluminium foil axle bearings, steering mechanisms, hinges, cam shafts, and wheels made out of old CDs.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Automobiles -- Models -- Juvenile literature.
Toys -- Juvenile literature.
Paperboard -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books -- Juvenile works.
Juvenile works.
Electronic books -- Juvenile works.
Other Form: Print version: Rigsby, Mike. Amazing rubber band cars. Chicago : Chicago Review Press, 2007 9781556527364 (DLC) 2007013969 (OCoLC)122526750
ISBN 9781569763827 (electronic bk.)
1569763828 (electronic bk.)