Simple Machines
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.   Let the Kids learn about simple machines

2.   Learn how simple physics helps make everyday life easier.

3.   Explore a few types of simple machines:

  • inclined plane
  • pulley
  • lever
  • wheel and axle

4.   Use Noggin BuilderZ to construct some simple machines and explore with it.

Inclined Plane

inclined plane

 

Pulley

pulley

 

Lever

lever

Wheel and Axle

wheelaxle

 

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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