First Step Nonfiction — Simple Machines to the Rescue

This series allows readers to compare simple machines to see which one works best in a particular situation. Each book sets up a problem. The kids test two simple machines and determine a winner.

Cover: Holding a Door Open: Wedge vs. Wheels and Axles
Cover: Making a Salad: Wedge vs. Inclined Plane
Cover: Hauling a Pumpkin: Wheels and Axles vs. Lever
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First Step Nonfiction — Simple Machines to the Rescue — eBook Set
Multi-user eBook $161.95, 6 titles
First Step Nonfiction — Simple Machines to the Rescue — Library Bound Set
Library Bound Hardcover $89.96, 5 titles
First Step Nonfiction — Simple Machines to the Rescue — Paperback Set
Paperback $39.84, 6 titles
  • Available in limited formats
  • Soon! Fall 2020
  • New! Spring 2020
  • New! Fall 2019
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Going Ice Fishing: Lever vs. Screw
Hauling a Pumpkin: Wheels and Axles vs. Lever
Holding a Door Open: Wedge vs. Wheels and Axles
Making a Salad: Wedge vs. Inclined Plane
Playing a Game: Inclined Plane vs. Lever
Raising a Bag of Toys: Pulley vs. Inclined Plane
  • Available in limited formats
  • Soon! Fall 2020
  • New! Spring 2020
  • New! Fall 2019

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First Step Nonfiction — Simple Machines to the Rescue

This series allows readers to compare simple machines to see which one works best in a particular situation. Each book sets up a problem. The kids test two simple machines and determine a winner. View →