Wordless Wednesday – Simple Machines

by Deb on June 1, 2011


Simple machines are, well, simple.
coiled wedge

wheel and axle

Two wedges and a double lever.

Lever, aka hammer

One of my favourite science geeks, Dr Karl, told me that tools are how we manipulate the universe.

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@katrinagermein June 1, 2011 at 7:16 am

ScienceMum Attempting to make the bath bombs off your site on the weekend for daughter’s school project 🙂


Mumma's Mini Mes - Kym June 1, 2011 at 7:44 am

Her smile on her face says it all…glad to have found you 🙂


katesaysstuff June 1, 2011 at 8:20 am

Love Dr Karl, he’s a clever one.

Love these pics too 🙂
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Sarah @GettingfromHeretoThere June 1, 2011 at 10:09 am

It’s always the simplest things that bring the most joy. Off to have a good look around your blog now 🙂


Kellie @ Three Li'l Princesses June 1, 2011 at 11:09 am

My little girl makes good use of plenty of tools around our house too! Pity she didn’t know how to pack them away afterwards! LOL! Love the “baby” in the stroller. Just gorgeous! 🙂
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Deb June 1, 2011 at 11:32 am

We usually have double or triple decker babies as they are put on the covers and in baskets too!


Gabriella - The Stepford Wife June 1, 2011 at 5:56 pm

She looks so happy – love the photo of her with the stoller


nellbe June 1, 2011 at 6:29 pm

Looks like she is having lots of fun.
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Leah - Bogue Living June 1, 2011 at 6:55 pm

Love Dr Karl 🙂


Shelley June 1, 2011 at 7:12 pm

Gorgeous pics – loving the stroller. Have just bought a $6 one from KMart that Miss A is completely attached to, amazing to see how she has turned into a Mini Mum overnight with it.
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Tamara June 2, 2011 at 5:29 am

Such a great world of discovery.


Trish June 5, 2011 at 11:35 am

I never thought of it like that.
Very clever to teach our children about simple machines.
She is adorable too.
(Thanks for linking up. Just catching up on WW today because we had to travel and other mundane stuff.)
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Connie @ grand rapids mi car repair June 7, 2011 at 1:37 am

What a cute little girl! I believe, at this age, we shouldn’t restrict them in exploring the things they find inside our house, provided that someone is watching them all the time.


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