Print out sets and laminate. Cut out all of the cards, put each set into individual sandwich bags then put all of the sets into one large gallon sized bag with the answer key :)
Use these cards in small groups, with partners or in a station in order to check for understanding of simple machines. It will also work great for remediation and tutoring individual students.
Have students make a tri-fold Foldable. Using the front and the back of the paper, have the students label the top of each section as each type of simple machine. Students then write a description/definition of each type of simple machine. Below, have them draw and label each type of simple machine from the card sort.