Wheels And Axles

Max and Patrick

What Is A Wheel And Axle?

One type of simple machine is a wheel and axle. A wheel and an axle are always together because a wheel needs an axle to spin. A fan is a type of simple machine because the blades of a fan (wheel) spin on a rod (axle). A wheel isn't really a simple machine without an axle. Wheels and axles are awesome.

How Does A Wheel And Axle Make Life Easier?

A wheel and axle makes life easier because an axle helps a wheel spin. Instead of lifting things with a lot of effort you can have a wheel and axle to roll things with out a lot of effort. that's why a wheel and axle makes life easier.