K’NEX Education – Intro to Simple Machines: Wheels, Axles, & Inclined Planes Set – 221 Pieces – Ages 8+ Engineering Educational Toy

Integrate fun and entertainment while enriching your child’s learning capabilities with the K’NEX Education Intro to Simple Machines: Wheels, Axles, and Inclined Planes Set!

This educational engineering toy consists of 221 colorful parts and pieces made of durable plastic. These pieces can be combined to build 7 fully functioning replicas of real-world machines one at a time. Let your students’ imaginations expand as they create their own inventions with this building set!

K’NEX Education Intro to Simple Machines is designed to introduce students to basic scientific concepts as they create two types of simple machines: wheels and axles and inclined planes. With this fun and inquiry-based approach to concepts, students in grade levels 3 to 5 can build, investigate, and evaluate scientific principles in action.

Not only does K’NEX Education stimulate kids’ brains, it also promotes social skills through teamwork and collaboration. This building set makes a great learning tool for students, as it can be built by two to three kids working as a team. Additionally, all K’NEX Education sets come with either a comprehensive guide for teachers or an experiment guide for student-led learning. All lesson plans and experiment guides are written by expert educators and feature hands-on, inquiry-based projects that engage students in today’s busy classroom. This set is recommended for students ages 8 and above.

Product Features

  • 7 BUILDING IDEAS – The K’NEX Education Intro to Simple Machines: Wheels, Axles, and Inclined Planes Set consists of 221 colorful parts and pieces made of durable plastic. These pieces can be combined to build 7 fully functioning replicas of real-world machines one at a time. Let your kids’ imaginations expand as they create their own inventions with this building set!
  • INTERACTIVE LEARNING – K’NEX Education allows kids to enjoy hands-on learning. This set is designed to introduce students to scientific concepts as they create two types of simple machines: wheels and axles and inclined planes. With this fun and inquiry-based approach, students in grades 3 to 5 can build, investigate, and evaluate scientific principles in action.
  • BUILD AS A TEAM – Not only does K’NEX Education stimulate kids’ brains, it also promotes social skills through teamwork and collaboration. This set can be built by 2 to 3 students working as a team at once. Building instructions and a comprehensive Teacher’s Guide that is aligned to science, technology, engineering, and math standards are included. This set is recommended for students ages 8 and above.
  • CONVENIENT STORAGE BIN – This building set comes with a handy, reusable bin for convenient transport and storage, so you can enjoy a quick and hassle-free clean up after playtime. This teaches builders to keep their playing areas tidy and organized.
  • STEAMaginationTM – It’s the connection of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts & math) with a child’s natural curiosity and creativity and it powers the fun of each and every K’NEX building set. Building with K’NEX puts children on a path towards a fundamental understanding of STEAM/STEM subjects.

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    By John Henry on June 27, 2017

    Food for the growing mind These do for a modern youngster what Tinker Toys did for my generation. They provide entertainment and a feel for physics and design and an opportunity to exercise both imagination and patience to see a project through. They provide opportunity to develop manual dexterity. Pride of accomplishment and confidence also comes with a box of K’nex parts. Instructions actually work. Everyone ought to know when to follow them and that lesson is inside the box too When enough of these little…

    By Ima Rascal on June 27, 2017

    Great building set. Great building set. Some projects are more challenging than others but overall a great educational toy. Key product features include:Build 7 fully-functioning replicas of real-world machines, one at a time• Introduce students to scientific concepts related to simple machines through hands-on learning• Includes 221 K’NEX parts and pieces packaged in a convenient storage bin• Designed for grades 5-9; includes building instructions and comprehensive Teacher’s Guide•…

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