Hauling a Pumpkin: Wheels and Axles vs. Lever

Hauling a Pumpkin: Wheels and Axles vs. Lever

by Mari Schuh


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Which works better to haul a pumpkin—a lever or wheels and axles? Readers will see how a group of kids compares two simple machines and decides which one does a better job at moving the pumpkin. This book supports engineering design standards for primary grades in the Next Generation Science Standards.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781467783040
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 08/01/2015
Series: First Step Nonfiction - Simple Machines to the Rescue Series
Pages: 24
Sales rank: 1,162,969
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 370L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

About the Author

Mari Schuh is the author of more than 300 nonfiction books for beginning readers, covering topics from tomatoes to tornadoes. She lives with her husband in her hometown of Fairmont, Minnesota.

Table of Contents

Noah Needs Help 4

Mom Tries a Lever 9

Noah Tries Wheels and Axles 14

Noah Moves the Pumpkin 20

Glossary 23

Index 24

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