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Elementary Physical Science
K'Nex Simple Machines Deluxe
KNX79520
Price: $284.40
Grades 3-8

3,480 pieces, including one 12 volt motor to build 60 fully-functioning models selected from the 5 simple machines: levers, gears, pulleys, wheel/axles, inclined planes. K'NEX Simple Machines Deluxe supports 40+ students working simultaneously in teams of 3-4. 5 Educator Guides included in machine building kit, one per simple machine type. 57 extensive lesson plans. Special instructions provided to the 5' tall Big Ball Factory . . . perfect for science fairs
Key Concepts
  • Effort
  • Effort Arm
  • Resistance Arm
  • Fulcrum
  • Wheel & Axle
  • Slope
  • Lever Classes
  • Block & Tackle
  • Frictionoordinate Planes and Cartesian Coordinates
  • Alpha-numeric grids and game strategies
  • Describe, extend, and make generalizations about geometric and numeric patterns
  • Represent data using concrete objects, pictures, and graphs
  • Gear Ratio
  • Force
  • Fixed/Moveable & Combination Pulley
  • Resistance
  • Mechanical Advantage
  • Work
  • Load
  • Gear Configurations
  • Inclined Plane/ Wedge/Sc

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