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Simple Machines Unit: Screw Hands-On Activities

We started with… a plain old screw!! The kids spent time trying to screw it into an old board:   We have been reading the book, Archimedes and the Door of Science along with this unit. What a terrific book and what a remarkable man Archimedes was! ┬áThe book talks about the Archimedes screw as well as lots of other topics — astronomy, math, geometry and more. We loved the...