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Introduction to six different devices that make work easier by changing a force.

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    Simple Machines

    Simple Machines

    by CK-12 //at grade
    What a machine is, the three ways that machines make work easier and simple and compound machines.
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    Simple Machines General Overview

    Simple Machines General Overview

    by Katie Nedved //basic
    What a machine is, the three ways that machines make work easier and simple and compound machines.
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    단순 기계

    단순 기계

    by Whakuk Lee //at grade
    기계의 정의와 기능, 복합기계
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    Simple Machines

    Simple Machines

    by Angela Merenbloom //at grade
    What a machine is, the three ways that machines make work easier and simple and compound machines.
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    Simple Machines

    Simple Machines

    by Mitsi Nessa //at grade
    What a machine is, the three ways that machines make work easier and simple and compound machines.
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    Simple Machines

    Simple Machines

    by Rheannin Becke //at grade
    What a machine is, the three ways that machines make work easier and simple and compound machines.
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    Simple Machines and Work

    Simple Machines and Work

    by Paul Messman //at grade
    What a machine is, the three ways that machines make work easier and simple and compound machines.
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    Lever

    Lever

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Simple Machines Interactive
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    Simple Machines

    Simple Machines

    by Mark Holmstrom //at grade
    A video describing simple machines and the basic principals that drive them. Video courtesy of bozemanbiology.
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    Simple Machines Video- Bozeman

    Simple Machines Video- Bozeman

    by Katie Nedved //at grade
    A video describing simple machines and the basic principals that drive them. Video courtesy of bozemanbiology.
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    Simple Machines

    Simple Machines

    by Allison Griner //at grade
    A video describing simple machines and the basic principals that drive them. Video courtesy of bozemanbiology.
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    Simple Machines

    Simple Machines

    by CK-12 //basic
    Learn about simple machines and what makes them work - some amplify force, some change its direction, and some reduce friction or create mechanical advantage. Covers the lever, wheel and axle, pulley, inclined plane, wedge, and screw.
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  • Downloadable Quiz
    Simple Machines Quiz - MS PS

    Simple Machines Quiz - MS PS

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Reviews the definition of simple machine, three ways that machines make work easier, the six types of simple machines, and the definition of compound machine.
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    Simple Machines Practice
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    Simple Machines Practice

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  • Real World Application
    The Fantastic Stone Thrower

    The Fantastic Stone Thrower

    by Tom Gilbert //basic
    This project connects concepts of work and simple machines to medieval history. Students build models of siege weapons and are challenged to project an eraser across the room. Building a physical working model gets students engaged and excited.
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    simple machines ready or not

    simple machines ready or not

    by sjondi george //basic
    this is a funfilled powerpoint making simple machines easier and facinating.
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  • Real World Application
    Building Coral Castle

    Building Coral Castle

    by CK-12 //basic
    Discover how an amazing structure in Florida, called Coral Castle, was built by a single person using only simple machines.
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  • Real World Application
    Human Levers

    Human Levers

    by CK-12 //basic
    Find out how muscles and bones in the human body work together as simple machines called levers.
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  • Real World Application
    Wonderful Wedges

    Wonderful Wedges

    by CK-12 //basic
    Discover how wedges work and some of the many uses of these simple machines.
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  • Real World Application
    The Amazing Wheel

    The Amazing Wheel

    by CK-12 //basic
    Learn the history of the wheel and axle and why it has been called one of the most important inventions of all time.
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  • Real World Application
    Screw Ups and Downs

    Screw Ups and Downs

    by CK-12 //basic
    Discover how screws help us do work and some of the many real-world uses of screws.
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  • Flashcards
    Simple Machines

    Simple Machines

    by Ellaine Chou //basic
    These flashcards are here to help you better understand middle school physical science.
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