PLEASE NOTE: tickets should be purchased in advance.

Simple Machines

Learn how simple machines work and observe them in action.

Bookable Group Demonstration

Throughout the Museum
Included with public admission / School rates apply
Ages 5-11
30 minutes
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Can you name the six types of simple machines? After this demo you can! Learn how simple machines work and observe simple machines in action.

About Group Demonstrations

Demonstrations are explorations where participants watch and engage with a Museum educator who showcases amazing scientific experiments to guests.

Simple Machines can be added to your group visit for an additional fee. Click here for pricing.

Currently Unavailable for Booking

While we’re not able to offer this programming now, it’s still in our repertoire. Once we can welcome groups back to the Museum again, we will make this available for booking.

Simple Machines is suitable for grades 3 – 5.

SOLs covered in this demonstration include:

  • 3rd Grade: 2
  • 5th Grade: 2
  • Physical Science: 1