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#### Qualitative Examples of Conservation of Mechanical Energy

Instructions for series of six activites, a reading of scientific literature, and a choice of six assessments await you in this physics resource. Well-written plans guide you in guiding your pupils to experiment with levers, pulleys,...

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#### Study Jams! Simple Machines

Here is a tri-faceted resource that has a slide show, a quiz, and a vocabulary list that you can use to teach simple machines. Six machines are introduced: wheels and axles, planes, levers, pulleys, wedges, and screws. Slides contain...

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#### Can a Mouse Lift an Elephant?

Read Just a Little Bit, by Ann Tompert as an introduction to levers. Discuss playground seesaws and then turn learners loose to experiment with the placement of a fulcrum. Their goal is to determine where to place it in order to lift ten...

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#### Let's Move It!

Students create a simple machine that includes a cart and lever system that could have been used to build the ancient pyramids. In this simple machine instructional activity, students learn about the wheel and the axle as simple machines...

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#### Balanced Forces

Examples and practice questions will help real-life understanding of the Principle of Moments concept. These great slides define the types of levers and pivots, and then give examples of the typical seesaw situations that help the...

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#### Not So Simple

Compound machines, nothing more than a combination of simple machines working together, are the focus of an activity that asks class members to use the provided information to take a look at the way innovators combine simple machines to...

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#### Levers that Lift

Introduce your class to to the remaining three simple machines-- the lever, pulley, and the wheel-and-axle with a plan that includes the three different types of levers in the discussion of levers. The lesson continues with the...

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#### The Advantage of Machines

Show your students how to make their work easier. The first lesson in a series of 10 introduces the class to work and the way simple machines can be make work easier. The simple machines scholars can find in everyday items are inclined...

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#### Simple Machines

Simple machines and the relationship between work and force are defined. Inclined planes, the wheel and axle, pulleys, levers, wedges, and screws are detailed. This video consists entirely of typed white print appearing across a purple...

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#### Identify and use Simple Machines

Students are exposed to simple machines and their uses. In this everyday tools lesson, students watch a demonstration on how a lever, pulley, ramp, and wheel works. Students are given the opportunity to use hands-on techniques to explore...

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#### Inverse (Indirect) Machines

High schoolers observe relationships between quantities. Students complete activities for three different classes of levers. In groups, high schoolers build each type of lever. Students identify levers in their daily surroundings. High...

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#### Sunken Millions Simple Machines

This PowerPoint includes a quiz show game in which two teams compete for points received by answering questions about simple machines. The content reviewed includes the types of simple machines, identifying examples of simple machines...

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#### Applied Science - Technology (1B) Pre Lab

First graders explore simple machines. In this technology lesson, 1st graders review pulleys, levers, wedges, and ramps. They experiment with lifting items with and without these simple machines.

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#### Applied Science - Technology (2A) Lab

Second graders experiment with simple machines. In this machine lesson, 2nd graders go to different labs to see examples of a lever, inclined plane, wedge, pulley, gears, and wheel and axle. They discuss how a machine makes work a lot...

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#### Simple Machines Chart

In this simple machines chart, students are given six simple machines, a description of what each is, the benefits of each type of machine and examples.

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#### Brown Paper Bag Simple Machine

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...

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#### You are Uniquely You

Students compare and contrast simple machines and their functions. In this cross-curriculum science simple machines lesson plan, students observe examples and read about simple machines, then use body movement to demonstrate how...

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#### Simple Machines, Odd Machines

Students recognize and identify common objects that can be used as a lever. In this simple machines lesson, students experiment with materials to design and construct a machine that uses a lever. Students also design and build a catapult.

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#### Simple Machines

Students explore the concepts of force and effort by observing simple machines. In this physics lesson, students attempt to sharpen a pencil without any help, bite into an orange with their lips curled over their teeth, and other...

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#### Lifting Lever

In this lever worksheet, students build a lever using cardboard, a yardstick and paper cups with pennies. They vary the distance the effort is from the fulcrum and determine how much effort is needed to lift the load.

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#### If Simple Machines Weren't Around...Worksheet

In this simple machines worksheet, students fill out a chart involving 6 simple machines while explaining the function and benefits of each one. Students describe which simple machine they feel has had the greatest impact on mankind.

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#### Simple Machines - Museum of Science and Industry

In this museum student guide worksheet, students make a mini-book about simple machines to be used during a visit to the Museum of Science and Industry. They locate the exhibits that demonstrate the wedge, inclined plane, screw, lever,...

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#### Understanding Simple Machines

In this simple machines worksheet, students read about various types of simple machines. They then use what they learned to answer 17 questions. The answers are on the last page.

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#### Using Fulcrums

Students engage in a lesson plan that concentrates on the use of a lever and fulcrum. They define how a lever is used to lift a load. The lesson plan has background information to justify it. Students demonstrate how to use the lever...