Nick and Tesla's High-voltage Danger Lab

Nick and Tesla's High-voltage Danger Lab

A Mystery With Electromagnets, Burglar Alarms, and Other Gadgets You Can Build Yourself

eBook - 2013
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Nick and Tesla are bright 11-year-old siblings with a knack for science, electronics, and getting into trouble. When their parents mysteriously vanish, they're sent to live with their Uncle Newt, a brilliant inventor who engineers top-secret gadgets for a classified government agency. It's not long before Nick and Tesla are embarking on adventures of their own--engineering all kinds of outrageous MacGyverish contraptions to save their skin: 9-volt burglar alarms, electromagnets, mobile tracking devices, and more. Readers are invited to join in the fun as each story contains instructions and blueprints for five different projects.

Innbsp; Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab , we meet the characters and learn how to make everything fromnbsp;rocket launchers to soda-powered vehicles. Learning about science has never been so dangerous--or so much fun!
Publisher: New York : Quirk Books, 2013.
ISBN: 9781594746628
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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Corbobear
Jun 20, 2016

an amazing book with the right topic to get your mind going

it makes you want to read more

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Rachels_FYI
Jul 31, 2015

11 year old son enjoyed this book so we're going to try more from Bob Pflugfelder.

CTP1 Feb 26, 2014

Great mystery and great inventions!

ChristchurchLib Jan 28, 2014

"While spending the summer with their quirky inventor uncle, twin brother and sister Nick and Tesla are caught up in a bizarre mystery surrounding a spooky, rottweiler-guarded mansion. To get inside the mansion and uncover the truth, the siblings create lots of clever gadgets (like an alarm made from Christmas lights and a "robocat" fuelled by mints and soda) - and each awesome invention is accompanied by illustrated instructions so that you can build them yourself!" Kids' Books January 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/42e4bf1b-11e5-495a-bc55-6afd3991ab1d?postId=7ba0124d-8f36-493b-b7b3-8844aefa84f4

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joywolf83
Jan 21, 2014

couldn't put this book down! Excellent adventure story of brother an sister twins that go to stay with absent minded professor of an uncle. Nicely done and a pleasant surprise. Mysterious with good pacing. It also includes science experiments that you can do yourself.

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