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# Simple Machines

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• Examples of simple machines, from BOTTLE OPENER to WINDOW BLINDS, can be used as a word wall or word sort tool.
• Report planner, KWL, and a lined page to write a report about simple machines. Includes a survey and graph to find out about people's favorite machines.
• [member-created with abctools] From "axle" to "wedge"
• Students identify compound machines in their daily environment.
• Defines screws and encourages students to find and understand the functions of screws in their daily environments. Includes two experiments, including one for understanding pitch and effort.
• Defines wedges and encourages students to find and understand the functions of wedges in their daily environments.
• Students create their own question-and-answers to review their understanding of simple machines.
• Simple Machines Lapbook: Includes patterns for research, pockets, illustrations, vocabulary and more.

• Report planner, graphic organizers, and report forms to write about simple machines.
• Defines pulleys and encourages students to find and understand the functions of pulleys in their daily environments. Includes an experiment for understanding how pulleys work.
• 1 DOWN: This wedge keeps a door where it belongs.
• Students review their understanding of simple machines by answering some simple machine riddles and then creating their own.
• Defines wheel and axles and encourages students to find and understand the functions of wheel and axle machines in their daily environments. Includes a worksheet on gears.
• Defines inclined planes and encourages students to find and understand the functions of inclined planes in their daily environments.
• Defines levers and encourages students to find and understand the functions of levers in their daily environments. Includes an experiment for understanding the function of a fulcrum and a worksheet on types of levers.
• Find the words, from BOTTLE OPENER to WINDOW BLINDS, that are examples of simple machines.
• Fun simple machine-patterned late homework notices, assignment notices, and grading sheet.
• Defines simple machines and encourages students to find simple machines in their daily environments.
• From "fulcrum" to "wedge". These vocabulary building word strips with pictures are great for word walls, sentence strips, spelling and vocabulary practice.
• Students divide various objects by simple machine category.
• A two page reading comp on how simple machines are used to install a museum exhibit and in our daily lives, with completion, matching, short response questions.
• easy to read, vocabulary and pictures to color