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Title Simple machines
Published Vernon Hills, IL : Learning Resources, 200?


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB CRC  621.8 Lea/Sma  Unavailable C19
 W'BOOL CRC  621.8 Lea/Sma  DUE 11-08-20
Description 1 game (63 pieces) : colour, plastic, nylon ; in box 25 x 38 x 11 + 1 instuction guide (10 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm)
Contents Contents: (A) 7 bases (4 red, 3 blue). (B) 4 large grey pillars, (C) 2 small pillars (D) 5g block and hook, (E) 10g block and hook, (F) 8 large pulley wheels (4 red, 4 blue), (G) 4 small pulley wheel (blue), (H) 1 incline (red), (I) 2 axle holders (red), (J) 6 eye axle (blue), (K) 3 bolts, (L) 3 nuts, (M) 1 insert piece, (N) 1 wedge (grey), (O) 9 connector axles, 8 rubber bands and instruction guide
Summary Students can construct, examine and explain simple machines to develop a deeper understanding of how they make work easier. Machines include pulley, inclined plane, wedge, lever and wheel & axle
Notes "Discover the basics of simple machines by building and rebuilding the 5 models to learn how they work!" --
Download 5 additional activity cards at
Audience Grades 3+, Ages 8+
Primary school age
Notes Instruction guide in English, Spanish, French, Dutch
Subject Machinery -- Equipment.
Simple machines -- Study and teaching (Primary)
Machinery -- Study and teaching (Primary)
Physics -- Study and teaching (Primary)
Engineering -- Study and teaching (Primary)
Genre/Form Educational games.
Author Learning Resources (Firm), manufacturer