Simple Machines

Make everyday technology understandable and ensure lasting comprehension!

Art.-No. 533506
Top Facts:
  • 40 Models
  • 500 Components
  • Elementary level, Primary level, Secondary level

Product Description

The Simple Machines Set offers topics relevant to STEM subject area curricula such as physics, technology, and the natural sciences, and helps students gain a basic knowledge of mechanical and technical principles. 40 different models are used to cover topics like pulleys and hoists, gears, steering, statics, and much more. Simple Machines can be used in supervised and unsupervised learning, and is already a popular and classic choice in many schools.

Product Composition:

The total of 500 fischertechnik parts are clearly divided into two sorting inserts. Everything is delivered in a sturdy storage box, along with easy to understand assembly instructions for 40 models of different difficulty levels.

Main subjects:
  • Transmissions
  • Block and tackle
  • Steering
  • Centrifugal governor
  • Cable winch
  • Structural engineering

learning goals

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Understand everyday technology
  • Gain insight into the world of technology
  • Learn how vehicles, gears, pulleys and hoists, steering, winches, and windmills work
  • Encourage creativity
  • Deepen and practice project and group work



  • Spielen macht Schule

Technical Data

Technical Data

Size of packaging 44 x 31,5 x 15 cm
Number of models 40
Number of parts 500
Weight 2832 g
EAN-Code 4048962223361

Documents for Downloading

Single Part list Each individual fischertechnik part can be ordered through the fischertechnik Single Parts Service, so that fischertechnik sets are always complete and ready for instruction at any time.
Student pad for model making of STEM Kit Simple Machines
Assembly instruction