The wildly popular DIY dad follows up his instant New York Times bestseller with a fresh batch of geeky weekend science projects for the whole family to enjoy. Ken Denmead struck a chord with parents and kids across America with his GeekDad blog on Wired.com, which receives more than one million page views per month. His debut book, Geek Dad, was on bestseller lists and in its seventh printing just two months after hitting store shelves. With The Geek Dad's Guide to Weekend Fun, he keeps the nerdtastic novelties coming, with projects that teach readers how to: acBuild homemade robots from scratch acWrite and direct simple stop-motion movies acHack into mechanical toys to add cool electronic twists, and more United by the premise that to really understand science and how something works you must design and build it yourself or remake it better, Geek Parents everywhere will celebrate this latest installment of weekend workshop wonders. Watch a VideoAll thata#39;s left is to make the shades to go over your bulbs. Ia#39;ve included the instructions (see diagram) for a simple origami box you can make in a variety of colors for a cheerful effect (thanks to www.wikihow.com for the basic info), but of courseanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Geek Dad's Guide to Weekend Fun|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2011-05-03|