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Find the Simple Machines


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Find the Simple Machines

This is a web activity about simple machines. Learners will explore a lawn mower and identify six different simple machines which work together to help make our lives easier. This is an excellent activity for exploring how simple machines, and science in general, apply to learners' everyday lives.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
Under 5 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
free

Age Range:
Ages 8 - 11

Resource Types:
Activity, Game

Language:
English

Subjects


  • Engineering and Technology
    • Engineering
    • Technology
  • Mathematics
    • Algebra
      • Equations and Inequalities
    • Measurement
      • Units of Measurement
    • Number and Operations
      • Operations
  • Physical Sciences
    • Energy
      • Energy and Power
      • Work and Machines
    • Motion and Forces
      • Machines
  • The Nature of Technology
    • Technology and Society
      • Impacts of Technology

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read
  • use mouse

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


Access Rights:

  • Free access

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Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, COSI/Columbus, ©2000

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