Shaping Materials in My Makerspace

Shaping Materials in My Makerspace

by Rebecca Sjonger


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This introduction to Makerspace describes how human-made and natural materials can be shaped to serve different uses and purposes, and how the properties of materials are suited to their purpose. Readers are given strategies to start their own creative projects using the scientific ideas they have just learned. Tips and helpful hints guide children on how to brainstorm and solve problems working as a team.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778746270
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 02/28/2018
Series: Matter and Materials in My Makerspace
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.75(h) x (d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

You can be a maker! 4

Matter and materials 6

Be a property explorer 8

Natural and human-made 10

Maker tips 12

Metal materials 14

Make a metal structure 16

Shape for strength 18

Make it stronger 20

Changing temperatures 22

Make a treat 24

Shape up! 26

Make many shapes 28

Endless ideas 30

Learning more 31

Glossary and Index 32

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