Kids use simple machines every day without realizing it. Teeth are wedges and so are knives, forks, and thumbtacks. Slides, which are inclined planes, and seesaws, which are levers, are also simple machines.
Two appealing kids and their comical cat introduce levers, wheels, pulleys, inclined planes, and more, and explain how they work.
This lively introduction to physics will get kids excited about how simple machines simplify our lives.
Introduce young scientists to the basics of pulleys. Through charming illustrations and simple, easy-to-follow text, this nonfiction book introduces pre-readers to the benefits of these engineering marvels, providing everyday examples of a flagpole, a crane, an elevator, and window blinds.
Award-winning author Michael Dahl delivers fun, fact-filled text for an engaging read-aloud or beginning read-alone. Includes hands-on experiments!
In this book, readers will learn about one of the six simple machines as described by Renaissance scientists.
Vibrant, full-color photos and carefully leveled text will engage young readers as they learn how pulleys can move heavy loads with less force and over longer distances.
Lever and Pulley Unit Study
In addition to recommending simple machine books for kids,I’ve teamed up with some fellow bloggers to offer you homeschool and classroom unit study resources to teach kids about levers and pulleys! These unit study resources may contain affiliate links.