The Force & Motion sequence consists of three curriculum units, which integrate math science, engineering and literacy across the elementary grades.

## Mech-a-Blocks

Mech-a-Blocks are sets of brightly colored pegboard shapes and paper fasteners, which children use to construct and experiment with mechanical devices.

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## MechAnimations

This unit focuses on the analysis and design of two-dimensional mechanical linkages, constructed from pegboard strips and boards, joined by pivots.

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## Pop-Ups

Pop-ups are three dimensional linkages, which richly illustrate concepts of motion in two and three dimensions, distance, angle, parallel and intersecting lines, symmetry and systems.