5 Lego Simple Machines

Introduction: 5 Lego Simple Machines

here are 5 simple machines made with a few lego pieces and different extra to enhance your experience. please vote in the simple machines challenge

Step 1: Pulley

step 1: get supplies

step 2: put the brick together in a tall stack

step 3: put the pegs in the small pulleys

step 4: put the pulleys on the pegboard however you want and then using a piece of string as a rope

extra: try adding weights or changing the position of the pulley

Step 2: Inclined Plane

step 1: get supplies

step 2: stack the bricks and peg as the picture shows above

step 3: take one of the beams and the 3 long pins put the pins in as the picture shows

step 4: take the other two beams and put them on as the pictures show

step 5: at each your beam block on the black peg and put it on the base and you're done
extra: see if you can angle the plane at different heights and angles

Step 3: Wedge (easiest)

step 1: get pieces

step 2: stack bricks as the picture shows

step 3: put together as the picture shows

extra see if you can pop apart the pieces with the flat side

Step 4: Lever

step 1: get the parts

step 2: stack bricks and put the peg in as shown in the picture

step 3: assemble the lever arm as shown (hint the two 2 beams are connected by a 3 long peg)

step 4:finish it as the picture shows above

extra try shifting the weight/point of rotation

Step 5: Screw (hardest )

step 1: get supplies

step 2: using one of the axles two of yellow spacers and whatever the other pieces are called to assemble the piece pictured above

step 3: using the last Axl, screw, and yellow spacers to build the screw

step 4: using the hole bricks, mount the mechanism, and put it on the plate

extra: how could this be used in the real world?

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    jessyratfink
    jessyratfink

    3 months ago

    Great examples of simple machines :D