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Crane Kits

SKU: W32869
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Give students an advantage – an understanding of the mechanical advantage inherent in cranes!

Simple machines such as pulleys, wheels and axles, and levers work together to help move heavy loads – these machines helped build the world as we know it. Featuring laser-cut parts, this Crane Kit can be built easily – students quickly move on to experimenting with load, ballast, and other concepts.

Order 30 kits to build a class pack!


Type: Project Kits Grades: 6-12


What You'll Get

  • Crane Kit laser-cut parts
  • Crane Kit User Guide
  • Paper clips
  • Wooden dowels
  • Flat washer
  • Screws
  • Kite string

Learning Values

  • Compound machines
  • Simple machines
  • Construction
  • Design processes
  • Engineering design
  • Load force and effort force
  • Measurements


  • Material: Laser-cut basswood
  • Tools and Materials Required: Small Phillips screwdriver and white glue such as HD Bond II

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