Simple Machines

Cost: FREE. As the Air Force Museum is a registered charitable trust, koha (donations) are gladly accepted.

Programme duration: 45-60 minutes

To book, contact:
Chris Davey, BA, Dip Tchg
Education Officer

Phone: 03 371 9670

Email: educ@airforcemuseum.co.nz

Suitable for Y0-4 students

Through a series of hands-on activities, discover how the inclined plane, the wedge, the screw, the lever, and the wheel and axle help make life easier in the world of air transport. Use the knowledge gained to identify other simple, and even compound, machines in and around the Museum.

  • Science: Physical World
  • Technology: Technological Knowledge
  • English: Listening, Reading, and Viewing
  • Key Competencies: All