Wheels and Axles
(Bellwether Media, Aug. 1, 2019)
Did you know the first wheel and axle was not used for transportation, but rather for making pottery? In this title, students will learn about the functions and long history of these simple machines. They can also test out new knowledge with easy experiments. From bicycles to doorknobs, young readers will learn how wheels and axles keep our world spinning! Pulleys, levers, and wedges have been around for thousands of years! This title introduces young readers to the science behind these simple machines and how they make our lives and work easier every day. Features such as diagrams explain tough concepts, while experiments let readers test the machines themselves. Readers will discover just how fun simple machines can be!