Simple Machines by Tinybop

2.5
134 reviews
10K+
Downloads
Teacher Approved
Content rating
Everyone
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About this app

Get a 7-day free trial! To play Simple Machines (and more Tinybop apps), you must install the Tinybop Explorer's Pass.*

In Simple Machines, explore the playful side of physics! Experiment with levers, pulleys, inclined planes, wedges, wheel and axles, and screws. Discover how they work and investigate the invisible forces behind them in this sandbox app. Destroy a castle, make music, send satellites into orbit & more!

Simple Machines integrates with STEM curriculum: kids can alter and test each machine to learn about force and motion, actions and reactions, inputs and outputs, conservation of energy, mechanical advantages, and tradeoffs. Get free activity sheets at tinybop.com.

Simple Machines is No. 4 in Tinybop’s Explorer’s Library. The Explorer’s Library is an award-winning educational series designed to teach kids ages 4+ foundational science literacy. Each app is an interactive model that lets kids explore the invisible and awesome wonders of the world.

* HOW THE TINYBOP EXPLORER’S PASS WORKS
1. Install the Tinybop Explorer’s Pass.
2. Subscribe to start your 7-day free trial.
3. Install & play 5 Tinybop Explorer’s Library apps!

** SIMPLE MACHINES FEATURES **
+ Explore 6 simple machines: levers, pulleys, inclined planes, wedges, wheel and axles, and screws.
+ Experiment with real world physics, actions and reactions, inputs and outputs. Learn about force and motion.
+ Investigate the physics at work behind each machine.
+ Sophisticated sound design rewards experimentation.
+ Original artwork by James Gilleard.
+ Smart features use your device’s camera to bring your kids’ world into the app.
+ Learn new vocabulary in 40+ languages with interactive labels.
+ Intuitive, safe, and kid-friendly design.
+ Entertaining for kids and adults alike.

*FREE HANDBOOK*
Our expert-reviewed handbook is full of facts, interaction hints, and discussion questions to support learning in this app, in the classroom or at home. Download in your app or at: http://tinybop.com/handbooks.

*PRIVACY POLICY*
We take your and your child’s privacy very seriously. We do not collect or share personal information about your child, nor do we allow any third-party advertising.

When the camera, microphone, and other services are used within an app, your information is neither collected nor distributed outside of the app.

Read our complete privacy policy at http://www.tinybop.com/privacy.

Tinybop, Inc. is a Brooklyn-based studio of designers, engineers, and artists. We make toys for tomorrow. We’re all over the internet.
Visit us: www.tinybop.com
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We love hearing your stories! If you have ideas, or something isn’t working as you expect it to, please contact us: hi@tinybop.com.

BTW. It's not Tiny Bop, or Tiny Bob, or Tiny Pop. It's Tinybop.
Updated on
May 12, 2017

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
App activity and App info and performance
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted
Committed to follow the Play Families Policy
2.5
134 reviews
A Google user
April 15, 2020
I'm trying to play the human body(cause I used to play that when I was younger) and now when I wanna play it again to bring back some fun memories, they have an explorer's pass And you have to, I think download all their games just to play one..... What sense that makes?...... Please just let me play my game 🙁
24 people found this review helpful
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Tinybop Inc.
April 21, 2020
Hi! Thank you for reaching out! We're offering a subscription because it's a better deal on our apps than if you purchase them individually & you get 7 days to try them for free. All that said, your response has been noted. If you have any other feedback, please reach out to support@tinybop.com
Gretchen McKitty
June 19, 2020
Requires paid subscription to play. No thanks. I don't pay for phone games.
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Tinybop Inc.
June 24, 2020
Thanks for the feedback! We're offering a subscription because it's a better deal on our apps than if you purchase them individually and you get 7 days to try them for free. All that said, your response has been noted. If you have any questions or any other feedback, please reach out to support@tinybop.com
Miguel Baltazar
April 20, 2021
i know but i installed all of the apps and i cant access the 7 day trial
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Tinybop Inc.
April 20, 2021
Please reach out to support@tinybop.com. We'll troubleshoot with you.

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Get a 7-day free trial! To play this app (and more Tinybop apps), you must install the Tinybop Explorer's Pass.