Simple & Compound Machines Resources


  • Simple Machine Treasure Hunt Created by: lbreazeale@sumterschools.org Grade Level: K-1,2-3,4-5,6-7 Activity Category: Simple & Compound Machines Resource Category: Hands-On Activities/Labs Activity Description: Walk through the school and find at least 2 examples of each type of simple machine. Write the names in the box. Time required to do activity: 15-30 minutes Time required to set up: Less than 15 minutes Time required to clean up: Less than 15 ...
  • Simple Machine Treasure Hunt Activity Category: Simple & Compound Machines Created by: lbreazeale@sumterschools.org Resource Category: Worksheets and Paper/Pencil Activities Grade Level: 8-9 Cut out examples of simple machines. Glue/tape/paste them to your worksheet in the correct box. Or draw examples of simple machines in the correct boxes. Time Required: One class period Space Needed: Desk or small group tables http://edheads.org/community/wp-content/uploads/gravity_forms/7-145bbdbd8ed1cd5c8f7ac61025c0034d/2012/10/Simple-Machine-Treasure-Hunt.doc Standards Type:Local Standards Standards ...
  • Simple Machines Special Education Activity Category: Simple & Compound Machines Created by: lbreazeale@sumterschools.org Resource Category: Assessments Grade Level: K-1,2-3,4-5,6-7,8-9 True or False: Put a T for True and F for False. 1. A simple machine makes it easier to do work. __________ 2. Simple machines can be found in many tools. __________ 3. The end of a light bulb ...
  • Simple Machines Special Education Created by: lbreazeale@sumterschools.org Activity Category: Simple & Compound Machines Resource Category: Discussion Questions Recommended Grade Level: 8-9 Discussion Questions: 1. What do simple machines do? 2. Name a simple machine and tell why it makes work easier. 3. What types of things would be handy to push on an inclined plane? 4. How does a wheel and ...
  • Special Ed SImple Machines Essential Questions Created by: lbreazeale@sumterschools.org Activity Category: Simple & Compound Machines Resource Category: Discussion Questions Recommended Grade Level: 6-7,8-9 Discussion Questions: 1. What is a simple machine? 2. What does a machine do? 3. What are the types of simple machines? 4. Name at least one object in the classroom that is a simple machine. Standards Type: Local Standards Standards Explained: GA ...
  • Simple Machines activities Created by: lbreazeale@sumterschools.org Grade Level: 6-7,8-9 Activity Category: Simple & Compound Machines Resource Category: Hands-On Activities/Labs Activity Description: Students will demonstrate that it takes less effort to use a simple machine than when not using one. Time required to do activity: 46-60 minutes Time required to set up: 15-30 minutes Time required to clean up: Less than 15 minutes Space needs: Students will go ...
  • Simple Machines Special Education Activity Category: Simple & Compound Machines Created by: lbreazeale@sumterschools.org Resource Category: Assessments Grade Level: 6-7,8-9 Simple Machines: Which one is easier? Name: Date: Read the type of everyday objects found in our school or homes. Circle the one that is easier to use. Stage curtains : ...
  • Simple Machines Resources Created by: cindyhepp Activity Category: Simple & Compound Machines Resource Category: Additional Resources Grade Level: 4-5 Type of Resource: Website Additional Resource Description: This website includes a wealth of simple machine resources: videos about each of the simple machines, games, online quizzes, pictures, and school presentations. It also includes links to related topics such as force and energy, laws of motion, ...
  • Webquest for Oddmachine/ Simple Machine Activity Category: Simple & Compound Machines Created by: lifesabeach2919 Resource Category: Worksheets and Paper/Pencil Activities Grade Level: 6-7 Type or paste your instructions and/or worksheet content here. Time Required: 60 minutes Space Needed: Computer lab http://edheads.org/community/wp-content/uploads/gravity_forms/7-145bbdbd8ed1cd5c8f7ac61025c0034d/2012/02/Simple-Machines-on-the-Net.doc Standards Type:Local Standards Standards Explained: Simple Machines Standards Explained: N/A Edheads recommends these products from Amazon: SmartLab Toys Weird and Wacky Contraption Lab Tags: simple machines, odd machine, compound machine, leonardo davinci
  • Simple Machine – The Screw Created by: kpompilio Grade Level: 4-5 Activity Category: Simple & Compound Machines Resource Category: Hands-On Activities/Labs Activity Description: In this activity, students learn that a screw is an inclined plane wrapped around a cylinder or post. The students cut an “inclined plane” out of construction paper. They highlight the top of the inclined plane with a marker and wrap ...
  • Rube Goldberg Created by: mtwilliams Grade Level: 4-5,6-7,8-9,10-12 Activity Category: Simple & Compound Machines Resource Category: Hands-On Activities/Labs Activity Description: After learning about simple and compound machines, have students make a rube-goldberg machine to complete a task. The assignment could include a set number of simple machines, depending on the grade level of the students. Time required to do activity: 46-60 minutes Time required ...
  • Simple & Compound Machines Assessment Simple & Compound Machines Assessment – Lea Hodges (click link above for PDF of assessment) Simple & Compound Machines Assessment (2nd & 3rd Grade) Activity Category: Simple & Compound Machines Created by: LeaHodges Resource Category: Assessments Name __________________________________________ Date _________________________ Simple & Compound Machines Look at the picture and match it to the simple machine by circling the correct letter answer. You will ...
  • Rube Goldberg Project Created by: nicolecote Activity Category: Simple & Compound Machines Resource Category: Hands-On Activities/Labs Activity Description: The students will construct a Rube Goldberg Project that consists of 6 machines of which they have to have 3 of the types of machines. They must complete a simple task. It is an individual project so each student must complete their own. ...