In this 30 minute show students will discover how simple machines such as inclined planes, wheel and axle machines, wedges, screws, levers and pulleys make it easier to do work.
Find out how everyday examples of simple machines are used to transfer forces, change the size and direction of forces, transform energy and change speeds.
Curriculum relevance: Machines, Inventions, Forces and Energy.
AusVELS Science links
Level 3 - ACSHE050
Level 4 - ACSHE061, ACSSU076
Level 5 - ACSHE081
Level 6 - ACSHE098
Term 1: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Session duration: 30 minutes
Maximum 50 students per session
Cost: $3.30 per student + education service fee