Students will build and explore machines and mechanisms, investigate motorized machines, calibrate and capture wind, and study gearing mechanisms with this core brick set. The set contains 396 LEGO® Technic elements and full-color building instruction booklets for 10 principal models and 18 main models, all in a sturdy storage bin that includes a sorting tray. The introductory activity pack gives students a fundamental understanding of simple machines, structures, and mechanisms. Students will investigate the principles of simple machines, mechanisms, and structures; experiment with balanced and unbalanced forces and friction; measure distance, time, speed, and weight; and much more. The activity pack comes in a three-ring binder and provides 30 lessons featuring 37 principal model activities; 14 main activities, each with extension activities; and six problem-solving activities. Also included is a CD-ROM with teacher’s notes, student worksheets, and glossary. Expand the Homeschool Introduction to Simple and Motorized Mechanisms Pack with the Advancing with Simple and Motorized Mechanisms Activity Pack or the Homeschool Pneumatics Add-on Pack.