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Melanie Gibbons

Wheel and Axle System

Grades: 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade
Subjects: STEAM, Science

Student Instructions

The wheel and axle is a simple machine we see every day. This activity will help you learn more about this simple machine and make your own example. 1. Click add to get started. 2. Watch the video about wheel and axle systems. 3. Create a wheel and axle system using things you find around your house. Take a photo or video showing what you did. (for an added challenge try to find one that turns or wobbles). 4. Click check to finish.