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Simple Machines

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FC: Simple Machines A Simple Lesson

1: Why do we use machines? What makes different machines effective? What makes a machine efficient?

2: W = Fd | MA = Fr/Fe | IMA = de/dr | E = MA/IMA

3: Simple machines are used by people, other primates, other mammals, and even non-mammalian species. They change the way that we do work. They can be combined into larger machines, but essentially they begin as these: lever, pulley, inclined plane, wedge, screw, and wheel and axle.

4: Inquiry: Design it Build it Test it

5: Wheel and Axle

6: Inclined Plane

7: Pulleys

8: Screw

9: Wedge

10: Artifact: An informative digital presentation that has the following aims: Inform your classmates with the background and uses of your machine Present the findings of your lab investigation Teach relevant equations / formulas related to your machine

15: A Simple Success! The End

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mark olofson
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  • Title: Simple Machines
  • A project on a simple machines assignment
  • Tags: science, physics, high school
  • Started: over 7 years ago
  • Updated: over 7 years ago