Use these 40 PowerPoint slides in this simple machine resource to teach, reinforce or assess your students in simple machines! Easy to read text, plus engaging pictures help make learning and reinforcing simple machines pure fun!
Please note that this Power Point is NOT editable. It has been saved in Power Point Show to protect the copyright on the artwork. It will also launch immediately into the Power Point program to help save you set-up time. The second click on each slide displays the answer to the question in red.
There are a number of ways to use this energy Power Point in your classroom.
As a Teaching Tool:
Ask students to search in their text book, alone or in teams, to find the answer to each question. A second click on the slide will show the answer.
Divide your class into two teams. Go back and forth giving each team every other slide. Each team must work together decide on the answer.
For Evaluation, write the answer on an answer sheet, then self check when the slide is clicked a second time.
This resource addresses the following simple machine terms:
Six kinds of simple machines: pulley, lever, wheel and axle, screw, wedge, and inclined plane
Simple vs compound machine
If you are interested in task cards that go with this PowerPoint, classroom worksheets, and a simple machine game see:
Simple Machines: Science Task Cards and More"
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Simple Machines PowerPoint by Jan Bernard is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License