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Simple Machines

Key details

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) 343 9517

educ@airforcemuseum.co.nz

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Overview

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

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Open daily from 10am to 5pm (except Christmas Day)
Entry to the Museum is free, donations are appreciated.

45 Harvard Ave, Wigram, Christchurch | 03 343 9532

We welcome visitors of all abilities

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