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Work and Energy: Forms and Changes

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Your introductory physical science class will be energized by this PowerPoint. They will be able to define energy, work, and power. They will be able to perform calculations for kinetic and potential energy. They will be able to describe...
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Qualitative Examples of Conservation of Mechanical Energy

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
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

For Students 4th - 8th
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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Not So Simple

For Teachers 7th - 9th
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

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
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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Simple Machines

For Teachers 4th - 8th
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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Linear and Angular Velocity

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students graph and interpret data on angular and linear velocity.  In this velocity lesson plan students complete a lab and then fill in a data sheet and answer questions.
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Inclined Plane and Pulley

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers describe how inclined plane and pulleys make work easier. In this physics lesson, students calculate work done and mechanical advantage of both simple machines. They collect data from the experiment and construct graphs.
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Simple Machines

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Simple machines are fascinating for kids! This short, but effective presentation goes into the six types of simple machines: the pulley, the lever, the wedge, the wheel and axle, the inclined plane, and the screw. The slides give...
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Sunken Millions Simple Machines

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
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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You are Uniquely You

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars compare and contrast simple machines and their functions. In this cross-curriculum science simple machines lesson, students observe examples and read about simple machines, then use body movement to demonstrate how...
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If Simple Machines Weren't Around...Worksheet

For Students 4th - 6th
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

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
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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Simple Machines

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this simple machine worksheet, students review the definitions of different simple machines including levers, wheels, and inclined planes. Students match the 7 words to their definitions and then place the words in to a word puzzle.
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TE Activity: Pulley'ing Your Own Weight

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students experiment with common objects such as spools, string and soap to determine how pulleys make it easier to move large objects. They look at the difference between fixed and movable pulleys. They examine the many uses engineers...
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Rube Goldberg Challenge

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students study different machines.  In this engineering process lesson students create their own Goldberg machine, draw the steps used and label them. 
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Work and Energy

For Students 9th - 12th
In this energy learning exercise, students calculate the work input, work output, and percent efficiency for different simple machine situations. Students also calculate potential energy and kinetic energy. This learning exercise has 7...
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Newton's 2nd Law

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this motion worksheet, students use Newton's 2nd Law to determine the acceleration of different objects with different simple machines. This worksheet has 6 problems to solve.
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Forces and Machines

For Students 7th - 12th
In this forces and machines worksheet, students will review vocabulary associated with forces including friction, inertia, and work. Students will also explain how simple machines help to do work easier. This worksheet has 10 matching, 6...
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Simple Machines

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students discover what simple machines are and identify a gear, a pulley, and a lever. In teams, they build at least two models each of simple machines and challenge them with specific instruction cards. Finally, students present and...
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Simple Machines

For Teachers 5th
With well-thought-out and explicit instructions, this lesson is a terrific way to explore levers and inclined planes. There are detailed instructions and discussion suggestions throughout the resource.
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Applied Science - Technology (2A) Lab

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders experiment with simple machines. For 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

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore the concepts of force and effort by observing simple machines. For 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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Simple Machines in the Home

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore simple machines used in the home. In this simple machines instructional activity, students discover that many household items are constructed from simple machines. Students interact with nutcrackers, peelers, egg...