Children will discover how simple machines work to make our everyday lives easier.
- Compare, contrast and test the effectiveness of simple machines.
- Identify different types of simple machines.
- Explore force and motion through manipulating wheels, levers and other simple machines.
- Understand and explain how the mechanics of simple machines work.
Take It with You
Use the following activities to bring the education concepts from this exhibit into your home or classroom:
Appropriate for Grades: PK, K, 1, 2, 3
Meets Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards: 11.A, 12.C, 12.D, 13.B
Meets Common Core State Standards: SL.CCR.3
Focus: Art, Language Arts