Marvellous Machines

Term 1, 2013 will focus on design, creativity and technology surrounding machines. we will explore the two different thinking tools: Habits of Mind and the Thinker’s Keys, and use them to evaluate different design strategies. We will explore the benefits of trial and error.

Simple Machine Song:

The Six Simple Machines

The Pulley

The Screw

Inclined Plane

Wedge

The Lever

Gears and Wheels (and Axles)

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