Gear Train
Primary Market
Education, Primary Ed
Character Focus
Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Fine Motor Skills, Spatial Skills, Cognitive Skills

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ advanced activity book

Objectives:

1.  Construct many little gear models

2.  Connect the little gear module using 2 end pins

3.  Join as many little gear models to become a gear train, it can be joined in different directions

Steps:

When there are more than 2 gears, the gears in between is called an IDLER GEARS.

When more than 2 gears are joined together, it forms a gear train.

Gear trains can be use to change the direction of the DRIVEN gear direction

Remember:

  • colors of rods and other pieces may vary
  • kit contains small pieces and may be a choking hazard, intended for ages 6+

 

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