This resource can be used for any teacher teaching or reviewing simple machines - but was created with the Understanding Structures and Mechanisms: Movement (Ontario Grade 2 Science) curriculum in mind.
** All words are compatible with both UK and American spellings.
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- Movement is a change in position of an object.
- Simple machines help objects to move.
- Mechanisms are made up of one or more simple machines.
- Simple machines and mechanisms make life easier and/or more enjoyable to humans
- write the word "wedge" on primary printing lines
- define what a wedge is
- read what a wedge is and how it works
- draw, cut and paste, and/or list examples of screws
- read/do an experiment to observe its mechanical advantage
- write what some example wedges split
movement and simple machines resources at the following link: Simple Machines - Activities, Projects, and Assessments (Differentiated)
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