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400003: K'Nex Wheels / Axles & Inclined Planes Kit


Introduce your kids to simple machines such as drills, ramps, wedges, and steering wheels with the seven fun, hands-on construction projects in this Knex kit. Find out the differences between inclined planes, wedges, and screws, and how to tell whether a wheel is turning an axle or vice versa.

Comes with 215 snap-together pieces and step-by-step instructions with simple explanations, all in a sturdy plastic storage case. Includes a CD containing the 39 page teachers' guide. Ages 8-12.

Kit Contents

    215 color-coded pieces

    Instructions to build 7 models one at a time demonstrating the princliples of wheels and axles, inclined planes, and screws

    A CD containing the 39 page teachers' guide with key terms, explanation of scientific concepts and everyday examples, and additional science experiments

    Supports 3 students working as a team

    Packed in a strong, stackable storage case with moveable dividers and transparent, lockable lid

Key science concepts that can be taught and learned with this kit include:

    Test models and identify whether the wheel turns the axle or the axle turns the wheel

    Discuss how the size of the wheel and axle affect the work performed Identify and differentiate between inclined planes, wedges and screws and test them to determine how they operate

    Compare and contrast how these different machines function and determine why they are categorized together

small partsWARNING: CHOKING HAZARD - Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

PRICE:                                  39.95

400003: K'Nex Wheels / Axles & Inclined Planes Kit




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