Wheels and Axles 1

Students investigate how and why wheels are used in different types of machines. They work in teams trying to move a heavy box with and without dowels and discuss which way is easier to move the box. Next, they conduct an experiment with marbles to examine the role that ball bearings play in making machines run more smoothly.

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