The K'NEX® Education Gears set is designed to introduce students to the scientific concepts associated with gears. Students are provided with the opportunity to acquire skills using a hands-on, inquiry-based approach to information and concepts as they build, investigate, discuss, and evaluate scientific principles in action.
The Teacher's Guide provides the information and resources needed to build students' understanding of scientific concepts and channel their inquiries into active and meaningful learning experiences. Extension activities to explore the concepts more deeply are also included.
Understanding of how structures are made
How to change and improve the design of models
Impact of materials on the robustness of structures
What You Get:
198 K'NEX® parts – enough to build 7 fully-functioning replicas of real-world machines, one at a time.
Supports 2 – 3 students working as a team in grades 3 - 5.
Building instructions and comprehensive teacher's guide included.
Packaged in a strong storage tray with snap-on lid.
Benefits of K'NEX:
Develops creativity and imagination
Builds thinking, reasoning and problem-solving skills
Establishes fine motor skills
Teaches patience and concentration
STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in their learning. K'NEX® models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action.
Number & Algebra, Measurement & Geometry
Understanding, Problem-solving, Reasoning
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