Museum of Transport and Technology

MOTAT’s vision is to use the past, present and future technology, and ingenuity of Aotearoa to educate and inspire the innovators of tomorrow. The Education team’s goal is to provide quality educational programmes that promote innovation and meet the needs of our tamariki. The organisation received a grant of $10,300 to restore Six Simple Machines, an interactive exhibit that helps explain the fundamentals of engineering and how machines work for visiting school groups. Students receive fun and experiential learning with the Simple Machines exhibit which takes the lever, wheel, pulley, inclined plane, wedge, and screw, and shows how these combine to make more complex machines.