Simple Machines Unit

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NO-PREP 4 PPTs totaling 68 slides, 3 exit tickets, two practice worksheets, embedded video clips, and tons of check for understanding questions! Full of visuals and guided practice questions that will allow you to teach this unit with ease! Vocabulary includes simple machines, incline planes, fixed pulleys, movable pulleys, work, force, newtons, and joules. I am confident that you will find this bundle a valuable and time-saving resource!

PPT #1: Inclined Planes
-What is a simple machine?
-Inclined Planes
-Use Ancient Egyptians and the pyramids as a case study
-Exit ticket

PPT #2: Pulley Systems
-Pulley systems
-Differences between fixed pulleys and movable pulleys
-Calculating how much force you would need to move an object on the different pulley types.
-Practice worksheet
-Exit ticket

PPT #3: Calculating Work
-What is work?
-Calculating work
-The amount of work never changes, simple machines just use force and distance to make it easier.
-Practice worksheet
-Exit ticket

PPT #4:
-9 slides
-Review questions on all of the above

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Total Pages
75
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
3 Days

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Simple Machines Unit
Simple Machines Unit
Simple Machines Unit
Simple Machines Unit