Introduction to Inclined Planes
Students explore simple machines. They experiment using levers, pulleys, inclined planes, wedges, and screws to discover that changing the amount of force or the direction of force using simple machines can make work easier.
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Simple Machines: Force and Motion
Get things moving with this elementary science unit on simple machines. Through a series of nine lessons including teacher demonstrations, hands-on activities, and science experiments, young scientists learn about forces, motion, and...
2nd - 4th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Simple Machines I - Inclined Planes, Wedges, and Screws
The principles and uses of inclined planes, screws, and wedges are the focus of a science instructional activity. In it, youngsters come up with every day examples of simple machines, and build an example of one in class. That project is...
Simple Machines Make Things Go
Trying to plan a physical science unit on forces and motion? Make your work a little easier with this comprehensive collection of simple machines resources. Offering a wide variety worksheets, activities, and projects, these materials...
2nd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable