Refine Your Results

Content Curators

Grades

Subjects

Resource Types

Standards

12 resources with the keyterm compound machines

Videos (Over 2 Million Educational Videos Available)
The Circulatory System Part 1: The Heart Video
8:55
The Circulatory System Part 1: The Heart
Ancient Egypt | What Everyday Life Was Actually Like Video
9:28
Ancient Egypt | What Everyday Life Was...
Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
4:18
Thomas Jefferson - Author of The...
Other Resource Types ( 12 )
Lesson Planet

Designing Machines

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students explore simple and compound machines. In groups of four students, they design a compound machine using K'NEX that has a stated purpose and consists of at least two simple machines.
Lesson Planet

Las Maquinas y Nosotros: Machines and Us

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explain the relationship between energy and work. In this technology instructional activity, 2nd graders describe the different uses of machines in their everyday lives. They record observations and data in their science...
Lesson Planet

Brown Paper Bag Simple Machine

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore simple machines.  In this simple machines science lesson, students work with a partner to identify what kind of simple machine is represented by a variety of household objects placed in paper bags.  Students write down...
Lesson Planet

Compound Machines

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students design and create a compound machine. For this simple and compound machines lesson, students review different types of simple and compound machines and think about tasks they complete everyday that would be simpler if they used...
Lesson Planet

Ins and Outs of Simple Machines

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Learners explore the ins and outs of simple machines. They discover the various roles of simple machines, who uses them, where they can be found and how they actually work. Students create a compound machine using simple machines.
Lesson Planet

Simple Machines, Odd Machines

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars explore simple machines. In this physical science lesson, students identify six simple machines, illustrate each and identify how these machines function or can be combined to create a compound machine.
Lesson Planet

Compound Machines

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this compound machines worksheet, students discover what compound machines are and then respond to 4 short answer questions.
Lesson Planet

Snow Day

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders work in small groups to design and build a snow remover while looking at a snow design brief. They combine 2 or more simple machines to form a compound machine following the design brief in order to meet the required...
Lesson Planet

Mechanical Advantage and Simple Machines

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars investigate simple machines. They calculate the work done by simple machines and compare the force or direction of force applied. They calculate mechanical advantage and efficiency of simple machines and identify compound...
Lesson Planet

Wheels, Gears, and Compound Machines

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read selected pages from their science text and explain forces affected by wheels and axles. They read and discover that gears transfer forces and that gear combinations relate to compound machines.
Lesson Planet

Creating a Television Commercial

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discuss commercials they remember seeing, and reasons they remember them. They write and perform their own television commercials designed to "sell" a compound machine.
Lesson Planet

Simple Machines

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders apply what they have learned to develop an understanding of compound machines. They demonstrate this understanding by scavenging across their school campus looking for devices that encompass compound machines to make the...