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Simple Machines Demo

Learn how simple machines work and observe them in action.

Additional Fee
Ages 8–11
30 minutes
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Students explore the six types of simple machines by watching massive versions of wedges, pulleys, levers and more in action. It’s simply sensational!

About Group Demonstrations

Demonstrations are explorations where participants watch and engage with a Science 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.

Simple Machines Is Suitable for Grades 3–5

SOLs covered in this demonstration include:

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