Simple Machines

This will force you to learn about basic mechanical devices.

Bookable Group Program

Additional Fee
8 and up
30 minutes

Can simple machines make work easier? Discover how levers, pulleys, and inclined planes give us a helping hand through mechanical advantage.

About Group Programs

Programs are explorations where participants watch and engage with a Science Center educator who showcases amazing scientific experiments to guests.

This program is designed for grade 3–8.

Virginia Standards of Learning:

  • 3rd Grade: 2
  • 5th Grade: 3
  • Physical Science: 8

North Carolina Standard Course of Study:

  • Physical Science: 3.2, 5.2 and 7.2