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Simple Machines Set

Manufacturer: Learning Resources

Model Number: LER2442

Recommended Age: Ages 10 and up

Availability: In stock



Warning: Choking hazard: includes small parts. Not for children 3 years old and under.

Shipping Weight: 3.13 pounds

Model Number: LER2442

Product Dimensions: 14.5 x 9.5 x 4.3 inches


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Kids can construct all five types of simple machines with this hands-on kit allowing them to develop a deeper understanding of how the machines make work easier. The set contains enough pieces to build a lever, pulley, inclined plane, wheel and axle, and wedge—all at the same time. The machines can be modified with the four included weights (two 5 g and two 10 g) and eight included rubber bands to explore effort, force, load, motion and distance. For more ideas, use with the Simple Machines Activity Cards Set, also by Learning Resources.

-Labeled pieces assemble easily and separate to store.
-Set of 63 pieces includes Activity Guide

About Learning Resources:
Learning Resources' mission is to support teachers and parents by providing unique, high-quality educational tools that enhance instruction and provide engaging learning experiences that meet children's individual needs. Active, engaged learning through hands-on experience is critical to the learning process. Hands-on learning takes the abstract and makes it concrete which fires up the imagination and sparks lasting insight. Learning Resources is headquartered in Vernon Hills, Illinois and its products are sold in more than 80 countries. Their award-winning products have been trusted by teachers and parents for over 30 years.