Simple Machines Activity Webquest with Google Doc Version

Grade Levels
5th - 8th
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  • Webquests
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3 pages
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Description

GOOGLE DOCS AND PRINT VERSION INCLUDED! This simple machines worksheet provides a structured format for students to explore several online simple machines resources. It introduces the topic through a brief video, then has students practice identifying simples machines in a variety of formats. It also includes a fun hands-on activity that can be done at home or at school.

This WebQuest has Several Sections:

  • Part A –Watch a video introducing the physics concept of work and simple machines. Students make a sketch of each simple machine and give an example of its use.
  • Part B – Practice identifying the 6 types of simple machines via an interactive video.
  • Part C – Order the simple machines used in a student’s complex machine built to water a plant.
  • Part D – Match simple machines to everyday objects.
  • Part E – Label the parts of a lever.
  • Part F – Hands-on lever activity (can be done at home or at school).
  • Part G – Students apply their new knowledge.

Teacher Notes:

  • This resource is not editable.
  • A link to the Google Docs version is provided in the downloadable PDF.
  • Includes answer key.

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3 pages
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Follow precisely a multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks.
Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6–8 texts and topics.
Follow precisely a complex multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks, attending to special cases or exceptions defined in the text.
Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 9–10 texts and topics.

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