K'NEX Education Intro to Simple Machines: Wheels and Axles and Inclined Planes is designed to introduce students to the scientific concepts associated with two types of Simple Machines: wheels and axles and inclined planes.
- Student-Inquiry-Based Approach to Learning
- Students Build Seven Fully Functioning Replicas of Real-World Machines
- Comprehensive Teacher's Guide CD
- Building Instructions Included
- Set Includes 221 K'NEX Pieces
Students build, investigate, and evaluate scientific principles in action. The teacher's guide, used in conjunction with the K'NEX materials and individual student journals, provides information and resources needed to build students' understanding of scientific concepts and channel their inquiries into active and meaningful learning experiences. K'NEX models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation, and experimentation. The inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles.
The set includes 221 K'NEX parts, which build seven fully-functioning replicas of real-world machines. It supports two to three students working as a team and is for grades three through five.
Packaging: This set is packaged in a strong storage tub with a snap-on lid.
Caution: Caution:This set includes small parts and is a choking hazard. It is not for children under three years of age.