Plane Pretenders

Learners examine simple machines evaluating a screw as an inclined plane. In this simple machines lesson, students use nuts and bolts and a microscopic vantage point to discover how to find an inclined plane. Learners measure the distances between threads of a nut or a bolt. Students calculate for threads per millimeter on the bolt.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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