Have you ever wondered how the wind up toys work? If you haven't, I bet your students have! The product is a seven day set of lesson plans for the topic of simple machines and a rubric for the culminating project. By the end of this mini-unit, your students will be able to explain how simple machines work alone and together in order to make a wind up toy work!
*This could be modified for lower or higher grade levels. Currently designed for upper elementary/middle school.