Inclined Planes or Ramps

Hello Engineers! Welcome back to our LEGO® Maker Simple Machines Camp! Yesterday we learned about the importance of a Lever! Do you remember how they work? Today we will be moving on to awesome Inclined Planes, sometimes called Ramps!

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What to expect on Zoom: Every day we will have time to share our builds and give each other feedback. Today we will hop right into building, while focusing one how the Inclined Plane impacts our engineering!


  • Complete next building challenge
  • Understand basics of an Inclined Plane

How Does an Inclined Plane Work?


Today’s challenge is to complete your next build! How does your project utilize Inclined Planes in order to function?


We hope you had a great day! Tomorrow we will be learning about Screws!