Engineer It! Working with Simple Machines

Mills & Machines
Learn about the workers and machines that transformed Minneapolis.

Build a solution to an early flour milling problem using the concepts of simple machines.

History and engineering combine to teach students how simple machines helped the Washburn A Mill operate. Students design and build a solution to a mill problem using K’nex™.

Grade(s): 
4, 5, 6
Length of time: 
50 minutes