Wheels at Work

Test different types and properties of wheels, explore both rotating wheels and wheel-and-axle units, show how wheels transfer energy, and design a working wheeled machine.

Each Nutshell includes:

  • 8-12 activities that develop a specific science topic
  • Quality materials for 1-3 students
  • An Activity Guide with simple, clearly written instructions
  • 3 Activity Journals to record student observations and data, and apply writing skills
  • Consumable materials for 6 uses