These simple machines are used in education to provide students with hands-on experience with the fundamental concepts of work, force, and energy. These precision-made wooden models demonstrate how machines can reduce work, change the direction of a force, and turn potential energy into kinetic energy. Collection includes 4 different models: inclined/plane cart, wheel & axle, lever, and pulley. Each model includes a detailed teacher’s guide.Educational products, manipulatives, and kits incorporate applied math and science principles into classroom and homeschool-based projects. Teachers in pre-K, elementary, and secondary classrooms use educational kits, products, and manipulatives alongside math, science, literacy, and STEM curriculum to demonstrate concepts and real-world applications through hands-on activities.