This crossword puzzle is an awesome way to reinforce simple machines vocabulary! You can use this as a review activity, homework assignment, or even a fun activity in your classroom!
- 1 crossword puzzle
- 1 crossword puzzle with word bank
- answer key
Vocabulary terms included:
- inclined plane
- simple machine
- wheel and axle
This vocabulary activity covers Georgia Performance Standards:
S4P3. Students will demonstrate the relationship between the application of a force and the resulting change in position and motion on an object.
a. Identify simple machines and explain their uses (lever, pulley, wedge, inclined plane, screw, wheel and axle).
b. Using different size objects, observe how force affects speed and motion.
c. Explain what happens to the speed or direction of an object when a greater force than the initial one is applied.
d. Demonstrate the effect of gravitational force on the motion of an object.
I hope you and your students enjoy this activity!
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