Inclined Planes in My Makerspace

Inclined Planes in My Makerspace

by Tim Miller, Rebecca Sjonger


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Children will enjoy this entertaining book which uses the principles of Makerspace to introduce them to the inclined plane, or ramp. Simple text describes the structure and uses of inclined planes, 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 ramp 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: 9780778733768
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 03/15/2017
Series: Simple Machines in My Makerspace
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 820L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

You can be a maker! 4

What is an inclined plane? 6

Make an inclined plane 8

Maker tips 10

Ramp it up 12

Make it lift 14

Down to the ground 16

Make it slide 18

Downhill rescue 20

Make it stop 22

Fun on inclined planes 24

Make it roll 26

More machines 28

Endless ideas 30

Learning more 31

Glossary and Index 32

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