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Simple Machines

A simple machine is a mechanical device that changes the direction or weight of a force. They create leverage (a mechanical advantage) by using a lever, wheel and axle, pulley, inclined plane, wedge, or screw.

Simple machines can be regarded as the elementary "building blocks" of which all more complicated machines are built. With the vast products on Educents, your child can learn about force, motion, robotics, and so much more. Simple Machines are a great way to incorporate STEM into your child's learning.
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Intro To Simple Machines Gears
Intro To Simple Machines Gears
Sprocket Gears! Spur Gears! Rack Pinion!
UGears Truck UGM-11
UGears Truck UGM-11
Introduced by Ukrainian designers with a passion to create working mechanical models with real-life mechanisms, the UGM-11 Truck is made from high-quality plywood boards, which are assembled without... Read More
Engino STEM Simple Machines
Engino STEM Simple Machines
Engino's celebrated components, a colorful student instruction manual, and activity booklets combine to create the most remarkable hands-on approach to engineering/physics ever available for... Read More
ThinkPlay STEM Gears 400pc Set
ThinkPlay STEM Gears 400pc Set
ThinkPlay Gears is the latest kit from ThinkPlay, the internationally award-winning educational construction system. Designed to explore the basic physics of movement and rotation, effects of... Read More
Clementoni Mio the Robot
Clementoni Mio the Robot
The richly illustrated manual makes it easy to build your new friend and then learn all about the different and endless ways you can control it and use it. Have it draw pictures with a marker, search... Read More
Colossal Paper Machines
Colossal Paper Machines
These are the coolest big machines that kids love—each re-created in an oversize paper model that, once built, really moves. The book has everything the reader needs to pop out, fold, and create a... Read More
Rube Goldberg Simple Machines WebQuest & Building Project
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Rube Goldberg Simple Machines WebQuest &...
Learning about Simple Machines with a "Rube Goldberg" construction project gives students an opportunity to research information and then apply that knowledge to a hands-on project they design and... Read More
Zoomy™ Handheld Digital Microscope
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Zoomy™ Handheld Digital Microscope
Amazing all-in-one digital microscope takes scientific inquiry to a new level - yet is easy for even a young child to use. Hold the hand-friendly scope over an object, turn the top to focus, then... Read More
Circuit Putty Kit
Circuit Putty Kit
This kit can be used to create tools and activities that allow kids of all ages to experiment with circuits and electronics using play dough. Using our provided unique recipe, you can create a batch... Read More
Snap Circuit Jr Set
Snap Circuit Jr Set
Have hours of fun building over 100 projects and learning the basics of electronics with this kit.
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