K'NEX Education Intro To Simple Machines Wheels, Axles, & Inclined Planes Set

Age: 8+
SKU: 78620
Introduce your students to simple machines: wheels, axles and inclined planes!

  • Includes 221 colorful parts to make seven different replicas of real world simple machines
  • Accommodates 2-3 students working as a team and appropriate for elementary classrooms in grades 3 through 5
  • STEM Concepts: making work easier, mechanical advantage, wedges, screws, energy transfer, mechanical systems and more
  • Packaged in a reusable plastic storage tray with a snap-on lid for quick clean-up and easy storage
  • Building with K'NEX puts children on a path towards a fundamental understanding of STEAM/STEM subjects.
  • K'NEX Education sets come with lesson plans and experiment guides written by educators that feature hands-on, inquiry-based projects.
  • All teacher guides and experiment guides are aligned to national standards, including ITEEA, NSES, NCTM, NGSS and Common Core.
  • K'NEX Education sets let students build replicas of real-world machines to gain an understanding of the principles that make them work.

Designed to introduce students to the scientific concepts associated with two types of simple machines - wheels and axles and inclined planes. Students build, investigate and evaluate scientific principles in action. Set includes 221 K'NEX parts enough to build 7 fully-functioning replicas of real-world machines, one at a time. Packaged in a strong storage tray with snap-on lid. Supports 2 - 3 students working as a team. Includes building instructions and comprehensive teacher's guide on CD, aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math standards for Key stage 1 and 2.

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