Simple Machines

Printable worksheets and activities to teach students about the six types of simple machines: inclined plane, wedge, wheel and axle, screw, lever, and pulley.

An 8-page mini book that teaches students about simple machines
3rd through 5th Grades
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A fun question-answer board games with simple machine facts!
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Identify the simple machine that is associated with each picture and description.
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An informative article about simple machines
3rd through 5th Grades
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Examine these pictures of people using tools and explain which simple machines they're using.
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Draw the levers and fulcrum that are described.
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Tell what simple machine is associated with each object in the list.
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Four short answer questions about simple machines.
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Students must list examples of simple machines they find at home or in school.
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Two pages of multiple choice questions on simple machines
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A crossword puzzle with simple machine words
3rd through 5th Grades
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