This book has a variety of machines including several pneumatic designs. All of the machines are simple enough for kids to build but complex enough to really challenge them. -Karen
- Simple machines
Constructions for Children
by Barbara Eichelberger & Connie Larson
Published by Dale Seymour Publications
A collection of activities which focuses on problem solving, constructing and evaluating working models based on themes from literature.
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How can you feel the difference between a first class and a third class lever? Explore a place where simple machines can be found. Challenge a friend to a "Pully Pull-Off". Try to find or make a toy that uses a simple machine.
Index of ideas
Gathered by topic