Engineering and robotics

Simple machines,



and some of the differences between US and Japanese thoughts on them

Karakuri (Japanese automata)

The Uncanny Valley” by Masahiro Mori

“How to Make your own gears” (jargon rendered comprehensible)

Pulleys and how to incorporate them in toy-making

Cams and how to explain them to students

Wooden Gear Clock (Pendulum) aka fun with formulae

A film clip of a wooden calendar/clock

Wooden Clocks

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