Matt and Jackie have three differently-colored keys and knobs. They need to use one combination of key and knob to open the door. They organize all of the available combinations into a grid of possibilities and calculate that they have 9 total combinations. As they attempt each combination, they mark down which combination was used until they find the working one.
Jackie, Inez, and Matt have to use one combination of switch, lever, and button in order to obtain the crystal. They create a tree using the Squak Pad to display all of the possible combinations and try each one. When none of them work, Delete unintentionally tells them that there is a hidden brown button. They add the brown button to the possible combinations and find the correct combination.
Bill climbs down a firepole and wants to get back up. He uses simple machines such as ramps and levers to spread out the work and make it easier to get back up. Also, Bill explains that we use ramps every day in the form of stairways.
Three different clips that exemplify how teamwork can help in perilous situations. The first clip shows how the penguins use their combined weight to prevent getting eaten by a whale. The second clip illustrates how the ants save one of their own by bonding together. In the final clip, the crabs strategically position themselves to protect the baby crab from a seagull.