Reinvent the Wheel

Reinvent the Wheel

Make Classic Inventions, Discover Your Problem-Solving Genius, and Take the Inventor's Challenge

John Wiley and Sons Ltd







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Introduction. PART I: INVENTIONS BASED ON SIMPLE MACHINES. Potter's Wheel. Vehicle Wheel. Shadoof. Catapult. Counterweight Trebuchet. Archimedes Screw. Block and Tackle. Mechanical Fan. PART II: INVENTIONS INVOLVING CHEMICAL CHANGES. Tempera Paint. Vegetable Dye. Iron-Gall Ink. Writing Paper. PART III: INVENTIONS FOR PREDICTING THE WEATHER. Thermometer. Barometer. Cup Anemometer. PART IV: INVENTIONS TO LIVE IN. Igloo. Tilted Tipi. Geodesic Dome. PART V: INVENTIONS THAT USE MAGNETISM AND ELECTRICITY. Marine Compass. Leyden Jar. Battery. Electric Generator. Electric Motor. Telegraph. Glossary. Index.
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