Introductory Simple Machines

Kit, Science

Accession Number: 1993.6.1-5

Description: This set of introductory simple machines was adapted for young blind students to facilitate learning of basic physical science concepts. The set includes a lever, an inclined plane, a wheel and axle, a pulley, and a wedge; all made of hard wood. The "simple machines" were adapted from the Crusader Science Collection manufactured by Crusader Toys, San Marcos, California. APH catalog no. 1-0335. .1 - lever, 18 x 6 in. .2 - inclined plane, 16 x 7 in. .3 - wheel & axle, 16 x 9 in. .4 - pulley, 16 x 5 in. .5 - wedge

Date Made: ca. 1975

Place of Origin: Louisville, KY

Credit Line: Gift of Services for the Visually Impaired, Springfield, IL

Subjects: Instructional aids, tools, and supplies Physics Science Weights and measures

Made: American Printing House for the Blind

Material: Wood

Updated: 01/29/2021