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Simple Machines & Motion

VEX IQ Curriculum - Simple Machines & Motion

Unit Overview:

In this unit you will learn about the six types of simple machines, a seventh machine called a pendulum, and all of the scientific concepts and terms that go along with these machines. Simple machines are the basis for all mechanical systems, no matter how complex they may become.

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