Bring the excitement of STEM to your students with this Classroom Simple Machines Set! The K'NEX Education Classroom Simple Machines set is designed to introduce students to the scientific concepts associated with simple machines - Levers, Pulleys, Wheel & Axles, Inclined Planes, including Wedge and Screw, and Gears. Students are provided with the opportunity to acquire skills using a hands-on, inquiry based approach to information and concepts. Working cooperatively, students are encouraged to interact with each other as they build, investigate, discuss and evaluate scientific principles in action.
The included 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. This set includes 2,176 K'NEX parts to build 15 fully-functioning simple machines models, up to 8 at a time. Supports 16-24 students working in teams. Grades 3 - 5. Building instructions comprehensive teacher's guide aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Standards included. Packaged in 3 strong storage trays with snap-on lids.
STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards.
- Brand - K'NEX Education
- Grades - 3-5
- Age - 8+
- Pieces - 2176
- Dimension - 16.5 X 12.5 X 9.13 in.
- Item Weight - 6.2 lbs.
- Package Type - Plastic Tub