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National Standards for Grade Levels 5-8


Explore the basics of simple machines, including inclined planes, levers, screws, wedges, axles with wheels, and gears. Ten explorative hands-on experiments culminate with the student's ability to create their own simple machines. Includes instructor’s manual, student worksheets, complete answer key, extension activities, and hands on materials. Allow 4 hours of lab time. Designed for 24 students working in groups of four.

Simple Machines

SKU: 1-173
    • Instructor’s Manual with Reproducible Student Data Sheets
    • Figures and llustrations
    • Set of Standard Thread Bolts and Nuts
    • Set of Machine Thread Bolts and Nuts
    • Plastic Rulers
    • Hammer
    • Marbles
    • Nails
    • Wooden Triangular Blocks
    • Small Tiles
    • Spring Scales
    • Pulleys
    • String
    • Jumbo Paper Clips
    • Gears
  • Sh. wt. 5lbs, DIM 13” x 12” x 5”

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