Exciting STEM Set! The K'NEX® Education Simple Machines Deluxe set is designed to introduce students to the scientific concepts associated with simple machines - Levers, Pulleys, Wheel & Axles, Inclined Planes, including Wedge and Screw, and Gears. Students are provided with the opportunity to acquire skills using a hands-on, inquiry based approach to information and concepts. Working cooperatively, students are encouraged to interact with each other as they build, investigate, discuss and evaluate scientific principles in action.
The teacher's guide provides a glossary of key terms and definitions, includes an overview of the concepts associated with the different simple machines, identifies student objectives for each investigation, and offers plans and scripts to successfully present selected models and their associated activities. Student Activity and Reference Sheets comprise illustrations and definitions of some of the concepts featured in the model building activities.
The K'NEX® Education Intermediate Math & Geometry set is designed to address critical mathematics concepts in the upper elementary school classroom and provide instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of important concepts and algorithms.
K'NEX® Rods and Connectors and the included teacher's guide allow you to easily and effectively offer students a program of study that uses hands-on exploration in conjunction with an engaging inquiry-based approach to learning. Students work cooperatively and are encouraged to interact with each other as they build, investigate, discuss and evaluate mathematical concepts, ideas and models.