- Show knowledge and understanding of the uses of simple machines
- Show knowledge and understanding of how simple machines can be used to change the direction or size of a force
- Show knowledge and understanding of efficiency of simple machines
Theory Presentations/Assessment - Simple Machines
- What is a Machine?
- How do Machines Work?
- The Lever
- The Pulley
- The Inclined Plane
- The Wedge
- The Screw
- The Wheel and Axle
- The Gear
Activity - Pulleys
- Students use pulleys, a mass set and a forcemeter to investigate how the number of times the string supports the load affects the force needed to lift it.