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 fromrocket launchers to soda-powered vehicles. Learning about science has never been so dangerous or so much fun

About the Author

STEVE HOCKENSMITH is the author of the New York Times best seller Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: Dawn of the Dreadfuls and several other novels, including the Edgar Award nominee Holmes on the Range. Critics have hailed his books as hilarious (Entertainment Weekly), dazzling (The Boston Globe), uproarious (Publishers Weekly), wonderfully entertaining Booklist), and quirky and original (The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette). He lives in Alameda, California, with his wife and two children.

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