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Simple Machines Unit...Building an Arcade

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3rd - 6th, Homeschool
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This simple machines pack is not the same as the others...this unit uses Caine's Arcade as a way to set kids up for an engineering project. It combines the typical unit, but with a twist.

This unit includes:
a simple machines unit packet cover
NGSS standards and FOSS connection explaination
Computer connection activity
Before and After sheet
Simple machines definition, picture, how it's used sheet
Caine's Arcade link and explanation of activity
Engineering design sheet
Persuasion writing activity
Arcade tickets
Simple Machines Scavenger Hunt sheet
18 simple machines pictures for hunt
answer key for hunt
past, present, future activity
Simple machines vocabulary activity and word cards
Caine's arcade planning sheet
Simple machines engineering project and scenario cards
Simple machines sort and cards with answer key
Rube Goldberg activity sheet
Simple Machines Assessment
FOSS connections for levers and pulleys

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Packet has been updated and added to on 3/30/17!
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