Solving Complex Problems with Simple Machines

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Every big machine relies on a series of simple machines to get the job done. Can you name the six simple machines? The air- and spacecraft at the National Air and Space Museum operate thanks to simple machines, and we even use simple machines to put our artifacts on display. In this episode we'll look at what can be accomplished with six simple machines that make hard work easier.

Gather your questions and your students and tune in for a live chat about the episode at our Mission Debrief on December 18, 2019.

This episode is made possible by the Gertrude E. Skelly Charitable Foundation.