Simple Machines, Engines and the Environment

Young scholars 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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Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Research
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