This is a simple machines lesson for kids. Simple machines are ancient inventions that have no or few moving parts. Work that is difficult or sometimes even impossible, is made easier and achievable using simple machines.
There are six simple machines that help us with the work we do: pulley lever wheel and axle wedge, inclined plane (Stiff rod working on a fulcrum) screw
This is absolutely perfect as a simple machines lesson for kindergarten, first grade, and second grade. Ideal review lesson for upper grade levels (3-5). Created by a teacher, designed for elementary students, and fun for all ages. Elementary School Lesson.