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Constructions for Children

Constructions for Children (22k) This book has a variety of machines including several pneumatic designs. All of the machines are simple enough for kids to build but complex enough to really challenge them. -Karen
  • Measurement
  • Simple machines
  • Scale
  • Air

Constructions for Children
by Barbara Eichelberger & Connie Larson
Published by Dale Seymour Publications
ISBN 0-86651-627-1

Summary:
A collection of activities which focuses on problem solving, constructing and evaluating working models based on themes from literature.


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