Simple Machines

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Here is an inventive plan that should get your young scientists excited! In it, groups of pupils test out the work done by six different simple machines. The machines are: the wedge, the lever, the inclined plane, the pulley, the screw, and the wheel and axle. There is a method they use to determine the machine that does the best job of exchanging force for distance. Excellent!

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