Simple Machines Bundle

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2nd - 4th, Homeschool
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This is a zip file that has everything you need to teach about the 6 different Simple Machines. Be sure to download the preview image :)

Here is what is included:

1. Simple Machines PowerPoint and Student Note Sheet :

An interactive Powerpoint about the 6 different types of simple machines. Vocabulary terms include:

-simple machine



-inclined plane


-wheel and axle

-lever (includes 1st class, 2nd class and 3rd class levers)





Animated gifs are embedded to show how the simple machines work. These animations were created by Teacher's Clipart Network and CANNOT be transferred. If you would like to use them in your own products, click their link in my credits page to purchase. This PowerPoint comes with a student notes sheet for students to take notes, draw and/or label during the PowerPoint lesson. This makes a GREAT study guide!

2. Simple Machines Reading Passages:

This is a set of six different simple machine reading passages that include 4-5 comprehension questions. Passages include:

1. Lever

2. Wheel and Axel

3. Pulley

4. Screw

5. Wedge

6. Incline Plane

Answer keys included!

3. Simple Machines Quiz:

This is a two page quiz on the 6 simple machines. 14 questions. Answer key included!

4. Simple Machines Scavenger Hunt Recording Sheet:

Students use this sheet as they walk around the school to find examples of simple machines. They can either draw a picture or write the word for the simple machines they discover.

5. Simple Machines Word Search

6. A GREAT website you can use for a research center all about simple machines!

Other SIMPLE MACHINES Resources:

I also have this DIGITAL activity in my TpT Store:

Simple Machines Digital Activities in Google Slides™


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