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Simple Machines 1-173

Target Grades: 5-8

An introductory kit for an entire unit exploring the basics of simple machines: inclined planes, levers, screws, wedges, axles with wheels, and gears. Ten hands-on experiments employing simple machines, most of which students build. Students culminate their studies with the ability to create their own simple machines. Includes instructor’s manual, extensive student worksheets, complete answer key, extension activities, hammer, pulleys, spring scales, rulers, string, weights, nails, screws, fulcrums, nuts and bolts, paper clips, and marbles. Designed for 24 students working in six groups of four. Meets national standards for grade levels 5-8.

Kit Contains:
Instructor’s Manual
Student Data Sheet
Set of Figures and Illustrations
String
USS Thread Bolts and Nuts
Machine Thread Bolts and Nuts
Plastic Rulers
Hammer
Marbles
Nails
Wooden Triangular Blocks
Ceramic Tiles
Spring Scales
Pulleys
Jumbo Paper Clips

 

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