Michael J. Allen

Class of 2017 - 2018

Home | Teacher Plans | News | Calendar | Information | Homework | Projects | Contact | Archive

 

Simple Machines Information

 

 

 

 

Ehow - the 6 Simple Machines

 

 

 Simple Machines

 

 

Simple Machines

 

 

Three types of lever

Here is a page showing the three different levers

 

 

Simple Machines Activities

 

Make a Rube Goldberg by following this link...

 

 

Take on the challenge to build the Puff Machine from the PBS series, Supersonic Spies...

 

 

Simple Machines in Appliances, Gadgets, and Everyday Life

This link was suggested by Sarah Cromwell and her after-school student Danielle, from Colorado.

Thanks guys!!

 

 

MCAS Review Material

Types of machines
1st/ 2nd/ 3rd class levers
Gears
Pulleys
Compound machines
Work = force x distance - why simple machines work

 

 

Teachers Links:

  The Puff Machine

 Simple machine pages provide by Linda Anderson - thanks Linda!