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Simple Machines


March 22, 2017

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Major support for children's and young adult programming is provided by the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences. Additional major support is provided by the Mr. and Mrs. Timothy R. Barakett Endowment for Children's and Young Adult Programs and Services. Additional support is provided by Beth and Christopher Kojima; The Jason and Susanna Berger Fund; the Estate of Charles J. Mauro; the Estate of William C. Morris; The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund; Solon E. Summerfield Foundation, Inc.; Con Edison; Epstein Teicher Philanthropies; Mr. and Mrs. John Klingenstein; U.S. Bank Foundation; The Edith Glick Shoolman Children's Foundation; and Time Warner Cable.

Beginning with the wheel and axle and ending with a Rube Goldberg mechanism, students explore a simple machine in each class and how the work it does can be utilized to perform everyday tasks. Recommended for children ages 5 and older.

Presented by the Children's Museum of Manhattan

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