Explore the use of simple machines and how they make our everyday lives easier. Watson’s Mill is filled with levers, inclined planes, wheels & axles, wedges, pulleys, and screws. together we will get our hands dirty figuring out how these machines make Watson’s Mill work.
Participants are split into groups and rotate through activity-based stations that look at each type of simple machine as well as the different types of effort/energy that can make simple machines work. The program is concluded with a simple machine scavenger hunt and craft.