The Advantage of Machines

Show your students how to make their work easier. The first lesson in a series of 10 introduces the class to work and the way simple machines can be make work easier. The simple machines scholars can find in everyday items are inclined plane, screw, wedge, lever, wheel-and-axle, and pulley. The activity sets up for a discussion on the idea of mechanical advantage to be investigated deeper in subsequent lessons.

7th - 9th Science 22 Views 16 Downloads
CCSS: Designed
Resource Details

Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Direct Instruction
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Language
English
Duration
30 mins
Year
2007

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