Michael J. Allen

Class of 2018 - 2019

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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
Compound machines
Work = force x distance - why simple machines work



Teachers Links:

  The Puff Machine

 Simple machine pages provide by Linda Anderson - thanks Linda!