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LEGO Education Simple & Powered Machines

Teachers know that hands-on learning engages students at every level, sparks creativity, develops critical thinking skills, ignites career possibilities — and is just plain fun! LEGO® Education Simple & Powered Machines use LEGO® bricks and creative activities to make interactive, exploration-based learning easier than ever to achieve.

Powered mechanical and hands-on solutions that link textbook instruction to real-world experiences are the focus of this curriculum activity pack and set for grades 6–8. Students cover a broad range of concepts, such as force, motion, and energy, using 396 LEGO Technic bricks and a motor to model physical behaviors. With multiple lessons, activities, and design engineering problem-solving tasks and process - plus additional Maker activities available online. The Simple & Powered Machines set helps promote collaborative work and observation skills.

Easy, Technology-Free Set-Up

LEGO Education Machines & Mechanisms sets are completely manual: no electronic devices are needed to get started with them in the classroom. 

We have everything you need to start STEM learning using the Machines & Mechanisms solutions for both primary and secondary school. All curriculum packs offer full teacher support, including STEM materials, student-ready resources, building instructions, and assessment tools.

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Time-Saving Curriculum Tools

Our guides and standards-aligned curriculum packs give you a head start, so you can jump right in to using LEGO Education Simple & Powered Machines sets in your classroom. Each set comes with flexible cross-curriculum activities and NGSS- and CSTA-aligned lesson plans, so you spend less time planning and more time catching those “aha!” moments. 

Lesson Plans

Comprehensive lesson plans exploring STEAM, engineering, technology and more come in a wide range of activity levels to keep your students engaged and in lengths from 30 to 90 minutes. Browse over 60 available activities for LEGO Education Simple & Powered Machines through our Lessons or Curriculum downloads.

Getting Started

Our start-up guide and classroom management tips will help make everything from unboxing to teaching your first lesson a snap. It will provide you with best practices to make the most out out the set and be successful in your classroom! We also offer face-to-face training through LEGO Education Academy.

Ready to Dive In?

The LEGO Education Simple & Powered Machines Set comes with everything you need to immerse your students in Hands-on LEGO Learning.
Simple & Powered Machines Set by LEGO® Education



8+ yrs

Machines and Mechanisms

Simple & Powered Machines is the advanced set in the Machines and Mechanisms' continuum. We also have Early and Simple Machines and Simple Machines for students who are learning the basics or want to refresh their knowledge.