Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab: A Mystery with Electromagnets, Burglar Alarms, and Other Gadgets You Can Build Yourself (Hardcover)

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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.
In "Nick and Tesla's High-Voltage Danger Lab," we meet the characters and learn how to make everything from rocket launchers to soda-powered vehicles. Learning about science has never been so dangerous--or so much fun.

About the Author

Steve Hockensmith writes a monthly column for "Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine", and he is the author of "Holmes on the Range", an Edgar Award finalist and the beginning of his highly successful Holmes on the Range mystery series.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781594746482
ISBN-10: 1594746486
Publisher: Quirk Books
Publication Date: November 5th, 2013
Pages: 237
Language: English