This mini book is a great overview of everything you will teach in your simple machine and force and motion unit! It is formatted in half pages, so that students can easily fit this mini book in their notebooks. Each page is interactive with fill in the blanks and questions/coloring opportunities! This mini book covers what simple machines are, each simple machine (inclined plane, lever, wheel and axle, pulley, screw, and wedge), position, motion, speed, direction, velocity, force, friction and gravity.
- 15 page mini book
This minibook 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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