Learning Essentials STEM Simple Machines Activity Set
(Learning Resources $29.99)
A great STEM kit for kids of 5 and up to start discovering how simple machines work. Perfect for parent/child time, this is a resource that raises questions to consider as well as putting some of the answers at your fingertips. It includes a hands-on set of experiments to do with the pulley, rope and hook, an Archimedes screw, a lever board and wedge and a cart with removable wheels. A set of 10 double-sided cards show what is needed and how to proceed in building and trying to create six different working machines. Like other kits in this collection this is good for the classroom, home schooling or a fun way to spend some time together over the weekend. 5 & up.
Ages: Early School
Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Seal Award 2016