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Simple Machines Unit with Nonfiction Reading Articles, Flip Books, STEM Projects

Simple Machines Unit with Nonfiction Reading Articles, Flip Books, STEM Projects
Simple Machines Unit with Nonfiction Reading Articles, Flip Books, STEM Projects
Simple Machines Unit with Nonfiction Reading Articles, Flip Books, STEM Projects
Simple Machines Unit with Nonfiction Reading Articles, Flip Books, STEM Projects
Simple Machines Unit with Nonfiction Reading Articles, Flip Books, STEM Projects
Simple Machines Unit with Nonfiction Reading Articles, Flip Books, STEM Projects
Simple Machines Unit with Nonfiction Reading Articles, Flip Books, STEM Projects
Simple Machines Unit with Nonfiction Reading Articles, Flip Books, STEM Projects
Product Description
Teaching your students about simple machines? This physical science resource includes all of my simple machine activities for you to use to introduce and teach this unit to your science students. You will receive vocabulary words, anchor chart posters to hang in your room or distribute to your students, six nonfiction readings that include an activity or demonstration of each simple machine, digital resources for levers, wheel and axle and inclined plane (distribute through Google Classroom, Microsoft OneNote, Edmodo, Seesaw, Canvas, etc) both a hard copy and digital version of a flip book, two holiday STEM activities and a create a park project.
Included you will receive:
→ vocabulary terms
Anchor chart posters that include 5 vocabulary terms in addition to the six simple machines are also included.
Printable non fiction reading packets include informative text on:
• lever,
• pulley,
• wheel and axle,
• inclined plane,
• wedge,
• and screw.

In each guided reading packet, students will learn
• about each part
• how they make our lives easier
• guided reading comprehension questions to assess understanding
• an activity or demonstration to further their understanding

Bring technology into your blended learning classroom. Also, included are my digital version of the levers, wheel and axle and inclined plane non-fiction reading packets. You will have a hard copy as well as the Google Drive version. This is a great way to differentiate learning in the classroom. All instructions and tips are included!

Flip book activity both hard copy and digital. An answer key is also included.

Two seasonal STEM activities which will ask your students to devise a trap to save either a turkey or a snowman.

Create a Park Project Students will use their understanding of simple machines to create a park. They will identify at least 6 simple machines in the park and explain how they operate. Teacher and student instructions are included as well as sample pictures and a rubric to assess their work.

These activities were designed and used with my grade 7 small group and inclusion physical science class.

An answer key or rubric are always included.

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This worked well in my fifth-grade simple machines unit.
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Total Pages
85 plus how to, instructions and answer key or rubric
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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