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Author: Alistair Hamilton-MacLaren
Publisher: Wayland Publishers, 1991.
Series: Exploring technology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Discusses different types of water transportation, including rafts, sailboats, and amphibious craft, and gives step-by-step instructions on building models and performing related activities.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alistair Hamilton-MacLaren
ISBN: 0750201614 9780750201612
OCLC Number: 24709907
Description: 48 pages.
Contents: Water and people; floating experiment; the first boats - make a paper boat; rafts - make a detergent boat; paddles and oars - make a war canoe; sail power - build a catamaran; great sailors - make a model ship; navigation - how to take bearings, make a treasure map; paddle-steamers - make a paddle-steamer; propellers - build a powerboat; freightcarriers; hydrofoils; rescue at sea; pleasure boats; engines - make a candle-powered boat; inland waterways - build a lifting bridge; special boats - build a swamp buggy; submarines - make a bathyscaphe; amphibious craft - build a hovercraft.
Series Title: Exploring technology.
Responsibility: Alistair Hamilton-MacLaren ; illustrated by John Yates.

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Part of an activity-based series which encourages the reader to explore basic design and technology concepts and try them out in practical projects, this book examines various kinds of water  Read more...

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