More Power to You: Simple Machines in Everyday Life

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From opening a door to building skyscrapers, we use simple machines in just about everything we do. In More Power to You, explore the ways simple machines use the power of physics to make our lives better! Use the logic of levers to make the see-saw balance. Visit the Construction Centre to build your own simple machine using pulleys, wedges, screws, and more!

Our world is full of machines, but when push comes to shove, simple machines get things done! 

Thank you to our community partners who made this exhibit possible!

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