Levers in My Makerspace

Levers in My Makerspace

by Tim Miller, Rebecca Sjonger


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Children will enjoy this fun book which uses the principles of Makerspace to introduce them to the lever. Simple text describes the structure and uses of levers, and clear, step-by-step instructions show children how to make one. Readers are then provided with stategies to start their own creative projects using the lever they made. Along the way, tips and helpful hints guide children on how to brainstorm and solve problems working as a team. Teacher’s guide available.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778733775
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 03/15/2017
Series: Simple Machines in My Makerspace
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 750L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

You can be a maker! 4

What is a lever? 6

Make a lever 8

Maker tips 10

Levers that raise 12

Make it lift 14

Levers that move 16

Make it roll 18

Levers that launch 20

Make it fly 22

Levers that measure 24

Make it balance 26

More machines 28

Endless ideas 30

Learning more 31

Glossary and Index 32

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