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Wheels, Axles and Inclined Planes

  • 8+ years
  • 7 models
  • 2-3 students
  • 221 pieces
  • Item No. 78620
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Description

7 real world examples of how a wheel turns an axle, how an axle turns a wheel, plus two levels of inclined planes and a screw and wedge. The set supports a team of 2-3 students and builds 7 models, one at a time.

Key Features & Concepts

  • Identifying key parts of wheel and axle system
  • Where wheels & axles are used
  • Comparing and contrasting how these different machines function
  • Identifying how inclined planes, screws and wedges make work easier

Includes 39 page teachers guide with 6 lesson plans and key definitions and concepts.

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