K'nex K'NEX Education - Real Bridge Building

Bring STEM concepts to life with K'NEX® Education! The Real Bridge Building set is designed to assist students in their study of the history, function, structural design, geometry and strength of bridges. They will also investigate concepts... related to the physical properties of materials and their application in the placement, design, and construction of bridges. The Teacher's Guide offers a wide choice of activities and extensive background information provided to assist you as you present the materials and answer student questions. Each lessons includes background Information, Student Objectives, Student Inquiry Sheets, Glossary of Key Terms, Journaling Opportunities, and Skill Builder Activities Set includes 2282 K'NEX® parts - enough to build 7, five to six foot long K'NEX® Bridge models, two at a time. Support 6 - 8 students working as a team. Grades 5 - 9. Building instructions comprehensive teacher's guide aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Standards included. Packaged in two strong storage trays with Snap-on lids. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX® models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Also see K'NEX® Education's Intro to Structures: Bridges for grades 3 - 6. Read More

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<div class="aplus"> <div class="leftImage"><div id="image0"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51ZB428Bh1L.jpg"><div ...class="imageCaption">Build suspension, arch, and truss bridges.</div></div></div> <div class="rightImage"><div id="image1"><img src="http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41Vxvv-YhZL.jpg"><div class="imageCaption">CD-ROM for enhanced learning material.</div></div></div> <h5><div id="header0">Hands On Learning</div></h5> <div id="text0"><p>No more toothpicks and glue! The K'NEX Education Intro to Structures: Bridges set is designed to introduce students to the history, function, structural design, geometry and strength of bridges while providing opportunities for them to acquire skills using a hands-on, inquiry-based approach to information and concepts. The Teacher's Guide provides the information and resources required to build your students' understanding of scientific, technical and design concepts and to channel their inquiries into active and meaningful learning experiences</p></div> <h5><div id="header1">STEM Standards</div></h5> <div id="text1"><p>Building instructions and teacher's guide aligned to national education standards and Common Core Mathematics included. Packaged in a strong storage tray with snap-on lid. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards.</p></div> <h5><div id="header2">Made in the USA</div></h5> <div id="text2"><p>Over the past 20 years, K'NEX has become America's Building Toy Company with all of our bricks, rods, and connectors manufactured in Pennsylvania at The Rodon Group's facility. K'NEX and Rodon remain proudly family owned and operated. At a time when most toys are made overseas we are committed to manufacturing as many parts in the United States as possible. You'll be happy to know that every rod and connector included in K'NEX building sets is made in the USA.</p></div> <div class="break"> </div> <h5><div id="header3">What's in the Box?</div></h5> <div id="list0"><ul><li>Supports 2-3 students, Grades 3-5</li><li>Classic K'NEX pieces</li><li>Bendable and other special pieces</li><li>207 pieces total</li><li>Building Guide</li><li>Teacher's Guide</li><li>CD-ROM</li><li>Storage Tub with snap-on lid</li></ul></div> </div> Read More

K NEX Education
$59.99 $47.99 at Kmart

Hands-On Learning! The K'NEX Education Simple and Compound Machines Building Set is designed to expand upon middle school student'...s knowledge of simple machines concepts. Students investigate, explore and experiment with the K'NEX simple machine models as they analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information. The Teacher's guide includes Student Inquiry Sheets and Worksheets for the models highlighted. Student Worksheets ask questions about the machine being investigated and present challenges that can be used to help students think more deeply about the concepts involved. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Also see K'NEX Education's Intro to Simple Machines Series and Simple Machines Deluxe for grades 3 5. Read More

K NEX Education
$69.99 at Kmart

Go green and bring STEM concepts to life with the K'NEX Exploring Wind & Water Energy Set! Designed to address critical science, t...echnology and engineering concepts in the middle school classroom and provide instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of these important concepts. Using K'NEX and the lessons provided in the teacher guide enables you to offer students a program of study that uses hands-on exploration in conjunction with an engaging inquiry-based approach to learning. As students work cooperatively they are encouraged to work together as they build, investigate, discuss and evaluate concepts, ideas and designs.STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Read More

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The K'NEX STEM Explorations set is designed for students to investigate a variety of concepts related to science, technology, engi...neering and math. The modules are hands-on, cooperative activities providing stimulating inquiry and problem solving through design. With the software, Interface, various input/output devices, motors, and K'NEX Rods and Connectors, the students will experience problem solving in design and automation using programming, construction techniques, and devices to help them understand how to program and operate computer controlled devices. The Teacher's Guide provides guidance to the teacher as they present a comprehensive STEM experience for their students with each and every lesson. Students will be given a specific problems, ask questions and conduct research using fair and consistent testing procedures, chart and analyze their data, refine solutions through feedback from their designs, and communicate their results. The set comes complete with 820 K'NEX® parts, enough to build 9 computer controlled models, one at a time, a K'NEX Interface and software (with site license), motors, push button switches, reed switches, a buzzer, and LEDs. Grades 5 - 9. Building instructions and teacher's guide aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math standards included. Packaged in a strong storage tub with Snap-on lid. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX® models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards Read More

K NEX Education
$59.99 $46.96 at Kmart

Off to the races with K'NEX Education! The K'NEX Forces and Newton's Laws Building Set has been designed for students to investiga...te a variety of concepts related to forces, energy, and motion. These concepts are fashioned around rigorous STEM content and national standards in science, technology, engineering and math. As students engage in the activities, they will be learning, practicing, and applying integrated process skills. Students will be expected to craft fair test procedures, create meaningful data displays, make reasonable and data supported reports, and analyze their collected data in light of the problem at hand. These are just some of the process skills that students must employ as they use the K'NEX Education Forces, Energy, and Motion Set. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Read More

K`NEX Education
$199.99 $162.99 at Kmart

Go green and bring STEM concepts to life with the K'NEX Education Renewable Energy Set! Designed to address critical science, tech...nology and engineering concepts in the middle school classroom and provide instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of these important concepts. Using K'NEX and the lessons provided in the teacher guide enables you to offer students a program of study that uses hands-on exploration in conjunction with an engaging inquiry-based approach to learning. As students work cooperatively they are encouraged to work together as they build, investigate, discuss and evaluate concepts, ideas and designs. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Read More

K NEX Education
$179.99 $121.43 at Kmart

The K'NEX Education Energy, Motion & Aeronautics allows students to investigate a variety of concepts related to Newton's Laws and... aeronautics. These concepts include aeronautics as it applies to force and motion as well as the effects on individuals who work and live in space. Concepts and activities are fashioned around rigorous content and National Standards in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education. The teacher's guide follows a modified version of the 5E instructional model Engage, Explore, Explain, Elaborate, and Evaluate. Students will use the Scientific Inquiry and the Engineering Design Processes extensively throughout the lessons as they explore, create, invent, and innovate. Lessons include worksheets, key terms, design briefs, design challenges, research and design logs, and rubrics. Set includes 1430 K'NEX parts enough to build 9 K'NEX Models, up to three at a time! Supports 6 - 9 students working in teams. Grades 5 - 9. Building instructions comprehensive teacher's guide aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Standards included. Packaged in a strong storage tub with snap-on lid. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, Read More

K NEX Education
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Go green and bring STEM concepts to life with the K'NEX Investigating Solar Energy Set! Designed to address critical science, tech...nology and engineering concepts in the middle school classroom and provide instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of these important concepts. Using K'NEX and the lessons provided in the teacher guide enables you to offer students a program of study that uses hands-on exploration in conjunction with an engaging inquiry-based approach to learning. As students work cooperatively they are encouraged to work together as they build, investigate, discuss and evaluate concepts, ideas and designs. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Read More

K`NEX Education
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Exciting STEM Set! The K'NEX Education Simple Machines Deluxe set is designed to introduce students to the scientific concepts ass...ociated with simple machines: Levers, Pulleys, Wheel & Axles, Inclined Planes, including Wedge and Screw, and Gears. Students are provided with the opportunity to acquire skills using a hands-on, inquiry based approach to information and concepts. Working cooperatively, students are encouraged to interact with each other as they build, investigate, discuss and evaluate scientific principles in action. The teacher's guide provides a glossary of key terms and definitions, includes an overview of the concepts associated with the different simple machines, identifies student objectives for each investigation, and offers plans and scripts to successfully present selected models and their associated activities. Student Activity and Reference Sheets comprise illustrations and definitions of some of the concepts featured in the model building activities. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles Read More

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Find building kits and sets at Target.com! Go green and bring stem concepts to life with the k'nex education renewable energy set!... Designed to address critical science, technology and engineering concepts in the middle school classroom and provide instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of these important concepts. . As students work cooperatively they are encouraged to work together as they build, investigate, discuss and evaluate concepts, ideas and designs. Set includes 583 k'nex parts enough to build 9 renewable energy models, three at a time. Supports 6 - 12 students working in teams. Grades 5 - 9. Building instructions... Read More

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K'NEX Education Intro to Simple Machines: Wheels, Axels & Inclined Planes Teach kids the concepts of science and technology in a f...un-filled way with the K'NEX Education Intro to Simple Machines: Wheels, Axels & Inclined Planes. The kit can be used to build and explore seven different types of real world models of wheels, axels and inclined plane configurations. It introduces students to simple machines and demonstrates how an axel and wheel work together along with two levels of inclined plane, a screw and wedge. Why You'll Love It: The functioning models make learning a real blast. Age: 8 years and up Features 7 functioning models Storage case with snap-on lid Compartmentalized cases Includes Photos and facts about the models Building instructions Teacher guide on CD Recommended Ages:8 and up Read More

K'NEX Education
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Investigate simple machines through hands-on learning with the K'NEX Education Exploring Machines set! Designed to expand upon mid...dle school student's knowledge of simple machines concepts, this set provides instructional models for students to investigate, explore and experiment with. Students will work together to construct 30 fully-functioning replicas of real-world machines, up to four at a time, and analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information. The Teacher's guide includes Student Inquiry Sheets and Worksheets for the models highlighted.  Student Worksheets ask questions about the machine being investigated and present challenges that can be used to help students think more deeply about the concepts involved. The K'NEX Education Exploring Machines Set includes 1432 K'NEX parts, building instructions, and a comprehensive Teacher's Guide CD, all packaged in a strong plastic tray with Snap-on lid for easy classroom storage. This set supports 8-12 students working in teams and is recommended for 5th through 9th grade classrooms. Check out other K'NEX Education sets such as the Intro to Simple Machines Series and Simple Machines Deluxe Set for grades 3  -  5. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX® models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Read More

K'NEX Education
$100.00 at Amazon

K'NEX Bricks makes this an outstanding building set for the elementary classroom. The 1,200 K'NEX pieces and 20 building ideas ena...ble students to build models at least 3 at a time working alone or with a classmate. When used as a part of a Science/Technology Center in the classroom, it soon becomes a favorite with boys and girls alike. Three children can build independently with the materials or three small groups of students can work as teams to follow color-coded instructions or their own imaginations as they build. Children learn and practice skills related to spatial relationships, collaboration, and team work as they build and create. The materials are packaged in a strong stackable storage tray with a Snap-on lid. This would be an excellent addition to any educational setting where children are encouraged to explore and challenge their imaginations. Read More

K'NEX Education
$150.00 $135.95 at Fat Brain Toys

Build nine real world models that demonstrate Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, (STEM)and History concepts. Eight of ...the models can be built two at a time. Set includes 1,355 Rods, Connectors, and New KNEX Bricks to support 6 - 8 students working in teams of 3 - 4. Read More

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K'NEX Education Investigating Solar Energy. Go green and bring STEM concepts to life with the K'NEX Investigating Solar Energy Set...! Designed to address critical science, technology and engineering concepts in the middle school classroom and provide instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of these important concepts. Using K'NEX and the lessons provided in the teacher guide enables you to offer students a program of study that uses hands-on exploration in conjunction with an engaging inquiry-based approach to learning. As students work cooperatively they are encouraged to work together as they build, investigate, discuss and evaluate concepts, ideas and designs. Set includes 128 K'NEX parts - enough to build 6 renewable energy models, two at a time. Supports 1-2 students. Grades 5 - 9. Building instructions & comprehensive teacher's guide aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Standards included. Packaged in a strong storage tub with snap-on lid. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Materials: Plastic. Dimensions: 14 "L x 8.75 "W x 7.88 "H; Weight: 3 lbs Read More

K`NEX Education
$42.99 at Sears

No more toothpicks and glue! The K'NEX Education Intro to Structures: Bridges set is designed to introduce students to the history..., function, structural design, geometry and strength of bridges while providing opportunities for them to acquire skills using a hands-on, inquiry-based approach to information and concepts. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Also see K'NEX Education's Real Bridge Building Set. Read More

K'nex
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Go green and bring STEM concepts to life with the K'NEX Education Renewable Energy Set! Designed to address critical science, tech...nology and engineering concepts in the middle school classroom, this set provides instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of real-world issues. Students will work together to learn about alternatives to fossil fuel energies as they construct and evaluate several models powered by wind, water, and solar power. Using K'NEX pieces, a solar panel, motors, and a capacitor, students will generate electricity to operate 9 different machines, investigating and comparing the efficiency and power capability of each, learning how these power sources are environmentally friendly while being equally proficient. A comprehensive teacher's guide CD outlines 9 lesson plans that will help guide and facilitate student learning, emphasizing hands-on exploration in conjunction with an engaging inquiry-based approach to learning as students build, investigate, discuss, and evaluate concepts, ideas, and designs. The key concepts covered in these lessons include: renewable energy; reducing greenhouse gas emission; solar, wind, and hydro power; radiant, mechanical, and electrical energy; energy storage; reducing dependence on foreign energy; electrical and hydroelectric energy generation; conservation of energy; kinetic and potential energy; energy efficient technologies; innovation and invention; green/clean energy; mechanical and electrical systems; force, motion, work and power; Newton's Laws; and much more! The K'NEX Education Renewable Energy Set includes 583 K'NEX pieces, a solar panel, capacitor, 3 motors, and a power cord, in addition to a Teacher's Guide CD and building instructions for 9 different renewable energy models. This set is designed to support 6-12 students working cooperatively in teams to build up to 3 models at a time, and is recommended for use in 5th through 9th grade classrooms. All parts of this set come packaged in a strong plastic tray with Snap-on lid for easy storage in the classroom. STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX® models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Read More

K'nex
$134.99 at Amazon

Off to the races with the K'NEX Education Forces, Energy & Motion Set! Designed to address critical science, technology and engine...ering concepts in the middle school classroom, this set provides instructional models that will enhance students' understanding of issues related to forces, energy, and motion. Students work together to follow sound experimental procedures in data collection as they build, test, and evaluate several different vehicles, including racers, rollers, and wind powered cars. Inertia, force, speed, and friction are explored as students determine the effects that changing variables have on energy using flywheel, spring, and battery motors. Students will be expected to craft fair test procedures, create meaningful data displays, make reasonable and data supported reports, and analyze their collected data in light of the problem at hand. The K'NEX Education Forces, Energy & Motion Set includes 442 K'NEX pieces, three different types of motors, a Teacher's Guide CD, and building instructions to build 11 working vehicles. This set is designed to support 16-12 students working cooperatively in teams to build up to 4 models at a time, and is recommended for use in 5th through 9th grade classrooms. All parts of this set come packaged in a strong plastic tray with Snap-on lid for easy storage in the classroom. A comprehensive teacher's guide CD outlines 11 lesson plans that will help guide and facilitate student learning, emphasizing hands-on exploration in conjunction with an engaging inquiry-based approach to learning as students build, investigate, discuss, and evaluate concepts, ideas, and designs. The key concepts covered in these lessons include: student designed experiments; energy transfer; kinetic energy; potential energy; mechanical systems; Newton's Laws; velocity and acceleration; graphing; motions and forces; the mathematics of motion; abilities of technological design; design challenges; applied simple machine technology; systems, order, and organization; and much more! STEM Education focuses on science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts taught through problem-solving, discovery, exploratory learning and critical thinking. STEM Education requires students to be active participants in the learning. K'NEX® models offer hands-on learning opportunities that encourage scientific inquiry, investigation and experimentation. Our inquiry-based lessons challenge students as they build, investigate, problem solve, discuss, and evaluate scientific and design principles in action. Aligned to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math standards. Read More

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Teacher Created Resources TCR3660 Science activity book focusing on matter features activities that are based on sound scientific ...principles to help youngsters develop scientific awareness and appreciation. Complete lessons and objectives provide everything you need to create a fun, learning experience. Book is designed for second-grade through fifth-grade students. Read More

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Teacher Created Resources TCR3665 Science activity book focusing on plants features activities that are based on sound scientific ...principles to help youngsters develop scientific awareness and appreciation. Complete lessons and objectives provide everything you need to create a fun, learning experience. Book is designed for second-grade through fifth-grade students. Read More

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