This project was created by our partners at 4-H Manitoba
In this project, youth will us a hands-on approach to examine and understand the different kinds of simple machines and locate examples of simple machines in the real world.
In this project you will learn:
- Simple machines, the wedge, inclined plane, screw, lever, wheel and axel and pulley
- How to make contraptions using these machines
- Learn how machines help us do work faster
Science & Technology
Did you know?
The Greek scientist Archimedes (c. 287 BC – c. 212 BC) once claimed that if he had a point of support, he’d be able to move the world! He was referring to the lever’s amazing ability to make heavy lifting easier.