Brackitz Wheels & Axles module is an add-on educational construction kit to the Brackitz Structures module (sold separately). Students can design simple moving machines and then explore STEM concepts measuring distance and speed or experiment with the impact of a variable incline. Designed specifically for the classroom supporting up 4-6 students at one time. Includes 25+ free online lessons and activities for grades K-6. A reusable storage bin keeps all the pieces together and organized.
Key Features :
i : Brackitz award-winning, open-ended building toys are unique in their ability to connect anywhere, at any angle, enabling kids to engineer anything they can imagine. The Wheels & Axles Educational Module adds the wonder of motion to the Brackitz Structures Set (sold separately). ii : The Wheels set comes with 25 free downloadable lesson plans and activities for Grades K-6 written by expert educators. Lesson plans include clear learning objectives, vocabulary, literature references and standards alignments (NGSS, ECERS-R). Each lesson has easy set-up instructions including whole class and group activities, challenges, discussion topics and ideas for differentiating instruction. iii : Once they have created their simple moving machines, students can explore STEM and STEAM concepts as they measure distance and speed or experiment with the impact of variable incline. It is a hands-on way to integrate the skills and concepts of math, science, engineering and design thinking. iv : These large, durable pieces go together easily and stay together creating unique 3D structures that are extremely sturdy. The Wheels & Axles module is an extension set that requires the Brackitz Structures Set (Item # BZ82120) for building. Comes in a convenient container for hassle-free cleanup and storage. v : At Brackitz, we care for kid's safety. We independently test your construction toys to meet Consumer Product Safety Commission standards and ensure they're completely free of dangerous chemicals like lead, phthalates, and BPA. Easy to clean with soap and water.