K'NEX Simple Machines – Gears

The K'NEX Introduction to Simple Machines: Gears set is designed to introduce students to the scientific concepts associated with gears. Each kit includes 198 colorful parts for groups of 2 - 3 to make seven different replicas of real world simple machines, one at a time. STEM concepts supported include making work easier, mechanical advantage, gear ratios, spur gears, crown gears, mechanical systems and more.

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Age Range

8+  |  3rd - 5th Grade






This STEM Kit was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.


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