Simple Machines: Engaging Materials for Elementary Scientists

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This supplemental set of science materials is great for elementary students learning about the 6 simple machines:

• inclined plane
• lever
• pulley
• screw
• wedge
• wheel and axle

Check out the PREVIEW above to see many samples and photos of the materials.

The Set Includes:

• Posters of Definitions, Purposes, and Examples
• Student "Think Sheets" for Lessons and/or Assessments
• A Student Book ("The History of Simple Machines")
• Comprehension Questions (Accompanying the Student Book)
• Hands-On Science Investigations and Engineering Challenges
• Cloze-Style Science Notes / Conclusions for each Investigation
• Science Anchor Charts
• Suggestions for Additional Resources

The Hands-On Activities Include:

• Ramp It Up! (An Investigation of Inclined Planes)
• Can We Screw It Up? (Making and Investigating a Screw)
• Aim... Fire! (Engineering Your Own Catapult and a "Game with Aim")
• Pulley Power! (Building Your Own Pulley to Lift a Load)

Standards-based activities focused on science concepts and key vocabulary are strengthened through various graphic organizers and formats, such as:

• K-W-L Charts
• Venn Diagrams
• T-Charts
• Cloze Passages

Thank you for your interest in this item. Happy teaching! :)

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Simple Machines:  Engaging Materials for Elementary Scientists
Simple Machines:  Engaging Materials for Elementary Scientists
Simple Machines:  Engaging Materials for Elementary Scientists
Simple Machines:  Engaging Materials for Elementary Scientists