Simple Machines - Inclined Plane, Lever

Students brainstorm ways of using an inclined plane or lever and demonstrate using materials such as a board, fulcrum, etc. They divide into two groups and figure out to lift a crate using materials for a simple machine. Once they understand how to use one machine, they move onto the other.

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