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    K'Nex - Intro to Simple Machines: Wheels, Axles and Inclined Planes

    Ages 8+

    Item# KT-KNWHEEL

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    Introduce your kids to simple machines such as drills, ramps, wedges, and steering wheels with the seven fun, hands-on construction projects in this Knex kit.

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      K'Nex - Intro to Simple Machines: Wheels, Axles and Inclined Planes

      Introduce your kids to simple machines such as drills, ramps, wedges, and steering wheels with the seven fun, hands-on construction projects in this Knex kit. Find out the differences between inclined planes, wedges, and screws, and how to tell whether a wheel is turning an axle or vice versa.

      Comes with 221 snap-together pieces and step-by-step instructions with simple explanations, all in a sturdy plastic storage case. Includes a CD containing the 39 page teachers' guide.

      Key science concepts that can be taught and learned with this kit include:

      • Test models and identify whether the wheel turns the axle or the axle turns the wheel
      • Discuss how the size of the wheel and axle affect the work performed Identify and differentiate between inclined planes, wedges and screws and test them to determine how they operate
      • Compare and contrast how these different machines function and determine why they are categorized together

      From the Manufacturer

      STEM EDUCATION AT ITS BEST! Bring the excitement of hands-on learning to your next simple machines unit. The K'NEX Education Introduction to Wheels & Axles and Inclined Planes set is 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.

      The Teacher's Guide provides the information and resources needed to build students' understanding of scientific concepts and channel their inquiries into active and meaningful learning experiences.

      WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

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