The activity pack for the 9656 Early Simple Machines Set includes eight 45-minute lessons, each with extension activities of up to 20 minutes, and four additional open-ended problem-solving activities. Illustrations introduce playful problems that the children must solve.
- Exploring basic mechanical principles such as gears, levers, pulleys, wheels and axles
- Investigating force, buoyancy and balance
- Solving problems through design
- Working with others and sharing findings