Penworthy STEAM to Go! Machines and contraptions

Young learners construct, examine and explain simple machines
learn all about simple machines

Checkout: 2 weeks by patron who is 18 years or older

Young thinkers explore the ideas of Leonardo Da Vinci through his notebook sketches, showing how his ideas foreshadowed modern inventions. Students construct, examine and explain simple machines to develop a deeper understanding of how they make work easier. KEVA planks build an early understanding of proportion and balance, while teaching basic principles of physics and engineering

Interest Grade: 4+


  • Neo Leo: the Ageless Ideas of Leonardo da Vinci; by Gene Barrtta.
  • Keva Contraptions set 200 wood plans set
  • 2 specially designed lightweight Balls,
  • 1 idea book.
  • Simple machines set 51 plus pieces, 4 weights, 8 rubber bands,
  • 1 activity guide.

Kit made possible through support of the  Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) – Region 4 and  Science Kits for Public Libraries (SKPL)

IEEE                 Science Kits for Public Libraries