K'NEX Simple Machines – Wheels & Axles

The K'NEX Introduction to Simple Machines: Wheels & Axles and Inclined Planes set is designed to introduce students to the scientific concepts associated with two types of simple machines – wheels and axles and inclined planes. Each kit includes 221 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, wedges, screws, energy transfer, 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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