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Transportation Inventors

My Man Bucky!!! Dymaxion e38 The Dymaxion car was a concept car designed by U.S. inventor and architect Buckminster Fuller during 1933. The word Dymaxion is a brand name that Fuller gave to several of his inventions, to emphasize that he considered them part of a more general project to improve humanity's living conditions. The car had a fuel efficiency of 30 miles per US gallon (7.8 L/100 km; 36 mpg-imp). It could transport 11 passengers. While Fuller claimed it could reach speeds of…

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The bizarre amphibious vehicle inventor claims is driven by perpetual motion

Dive and drive: Chris Garner shows off his prototype which will be powered by his new 'Gyro Generator'

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How to Build a Boat: 25 Designs and Experiments for Kids

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Airplane Birthday Party Ideas

This quick and easy cardboard airplane craft is perfect when you need a fun project idea in a pinch! Your kids will love making these and flying them around for hours!

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Marbel - The World's Lightest Electric Skateboard

Another in a slew of urban commuting bikes we've seen hit the market recently, the Viks Bike is constructed entirely from high-quality stainless steel tubes, making for a durable bike that's still relatively light weight. Its unique shape is made...

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After reading this book we provide the children with boxes, paper towel rolls, caps, cut shapes etc. So they can built their own car (or whatever they want). Some of the children made other transportation devices too. We also saw airplanes and boats.

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Stick Raft Building STEM Project

STICK RAFT BUILDING STEM PROJECT. Can you build a raft that really floats? How much weight can your stick raft carry? Can your raft cope in a real stream? This STEM challenge is great fun for kids and a super way to get them stretching and developing their skills and engaging with Nature.

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