Simple Machines

Discover the machines that advanced life in 1816 and how these devices have evolved. Investigate how simple machines and tools use force and reduced friction to move heavy objects. Have fun using wheels, levers, pulleys, and screws to move different objects.

Grade 3

  • Science & Technology - Stability & Movement

Grade 4

  • Science & Technology - Pulleys & Gears

Grade 5

  • Science & Technology - Forces Acting on Structures

September–November / March–June

  • 1.5 hrs, $6.00 / student
  • Curriculum Package available