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16 resources with the keyterm wheel and axle

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Welcome to the Wonderful World of Machines

For Teachers 2nd
Designed for a lower elementary school classroom, this presentation on simple machines is a wonderful way to introduce this topic. The resource begins by identifying and defining the six types of simple machines, and then goes on to...
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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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Simple Machines - Wheel and Axle

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Upper graders are shown an example of a wheel and axle through which they will each make a pinwheel. They are given instructions on how to complete their pinwheel step-by-step, one pinwheel per group. They try out their pinwheels to see...
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How Gear Systems Work: A Research Project

For Teachers 4th
Students apply information regarding simple machines along with the math concept "ratios." The teacher introduces the concept that technology is the application of scientific knowledge and mathematics concepts to solve a problem. This is...
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Matching Types of Simple Machines

For Students 5th
In this matching types of simple machines learning exercise, 5th graders read the definition and examples of simple machines, then match 10 pictures of devices with 4 categories.
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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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Simple Machines Chart

For Students 6th - 8th
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

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...
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Simple Machines

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students investigate simple machines. In this simple machines lesson, students construct two simple machines and describe what they do. Students show that simple changes help machines do work with less effort. Students use a paper clip...
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You are Uniquely You

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
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

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
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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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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Wheel and Axle

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders construct a wheel and axle model using a Lego Dacta set. They read and discuss informational text from the book "It's Science! Machines We Use," and in small groups create a simple machine using Legos.
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Simple Machines

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create a Power Point presentation to relate to their study of simple machines. They create a title page, a page introducing six simple machines, slides explaining real world use to each simple machine and import pictures...
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Simple Machines

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students investigate simple machines. In this simple machines lesson, students explore how tools increase productivity and make life easier. Students experiment with simple tools and discover the parts of each tool.
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What is a Compound Machine?

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this compound machine worksheet, students review what simple machines are put together to make compound machines. This worksheet has 5 fill in the blank and 2 short answer questions.