Simple Machines

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Fun home activities for kids interested in science.


4th grade science

A very comprehensive (47 slides) PowerPoint tutorial that covers the relationship between work, simple machines and mechanical advantage. Includes easy to understand illustrations and explanations of the 6 simple machines and practice questions for comprehension.

Work and Simple Machines

This website features simple machine activities. These activities are interactive and allow the student to learn about simple and compound machines. The student can choose to explore a house or tool shed and find the simple and compound machines that are in each.

Brief explanations accompanied by photographs to illustrate simple machines.