Lesson Plan

Simple Machines, Engines and the Environment

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Students examine and describe the six main simple machines. In groups, they work with an inclined plane to calculate the ideal and actual mechanical advantages of the plane. Using their results, they must determine the efficiency of the plane and discuss how it can be improved.

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