Using the LEGO Simple & Powered Machines kit (9686) (this kit includes Lego Technics pieces), students in grades 3 – 8 will apply an investigative and exploratory approach to help understand the operation of simple and compound machines in everyday life, through the use of gears, wheels and axles, levers, and pulleys.
What You’ll Learn & Create
Using the LEGO Simple & Powered Machines kit and other materials, students will connect science/engineering concepts to their everyday lives through the construction of fun and engaging projects such as a Fishing Rod, Hammer, Trundle Wheel, Letter Balance, Click-Clock, Windmill, Land Yacht, Flywheeler, Power Car, Dragster, and a Dogbot.
- LEGO Simple & Powered Machines kit (9686) is sold separately.
- PC: Windows 7 or higher
- Mac: Mac OS X 10.7 or higher
- Chromebook compatible?: Yes