Grades Suited For:
Scalable by age/capacity
Elementary, Primary, Jr/Sr High

Time Requirements:
45–75 minutes

Equipment Needed:
White Board

Space Requirements:
10’x10’ area for each station


  • Provide interactive learning related to how simple machines work
  • Review real world applications

Facilitated By:

Pella Corporation (2–3 Engineers)

Tools Used:

Provided by Facilitator

Six Classical Simple Machines


  • Lever
  • Wheel and axle
  • Pulley
  • Inclined Plane
  • Wedge
  • Screw