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Students examine the parts of a lever system and their functions. In this simple machines lesson plan students study the different classes of levers and what they are used for.
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Middle schoolers build models of types of levers. In this simple machines instructional activity, students use dowels and modified wooden rulers to build different types of levers. They compete to create the most efficient lever in the...
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