The Simple Machines Set offers topics relevant to STEM subject area curricula such as physics, technology, and the natural sciences, and helps students gain a basic knowledge of mechanical and technical principles.
40 different models are used to cover topics like pulleys and hoists, gears, steering, statics, and much more. Simple Machines can be used in supervised and unsupervised learning, and is already a popular and classic choice in many schools.
The total of 500 fischertechnik parts are clearly divided into two sorting inserts. Everything is delivered in a sturdy storage box, along with easy to understand assembly instructions for 40 models of different difficulty levels.
This pack covers; Transmissions, Block and Tackle, Steering, Centrifugal Governor, Cable Winch, and Structural engineering. The variety of difficulty ranges makes the kit
- Practical STEM learning that span multiple disciplines.
- Build over 40 different Models.
- Each kit contains 500 components.
- Suitable for Elementary level, Primary level, Secondary level.
- Key Learning Objectives Include:
- Understand everyday technology.
- Gain insight into the world of technology.
- Learn how vehicles, gears, pulleys and hoists, steering, winches, and windmills work.
- Encourage creativity.
- Deepen and practice project and group work.
- 1 x Fischertechnik Simple Machines STEM Pack (containing 500 parts).
- Parts Summary.
- Pack Length: 44cm.
- Pack Width: 31.5cm.
- Pack Height: 15cm.
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- If you live on the UK mainland and don't have any large materials or lithium batteries in your order it will cost £3.95 (£4.74 including VAT) if you spend less than £40 (£48 including VAT).
- If you spend between £40 and £200 (£48 - £240.00 including VAT, excluding large materials or lithium batteries) delivery is free to most locations, £12 (£14.40 including VAT, excluding large materials or lithium batteries) to Northern Ireland and £15 (£18.00 including VAT, excluding large materials or lithium batteries) to UK remote locations. For a list of postcodes that will be charged the remote location rate: remote area list.
- If you spend over £200 (£240.00 including VAT, excluding large materials or lithium batteries) delivery is free within the UK.
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