Simple Machines

Simple Machines

1. Go to the Edhead website

http://www.edheads.org/activities/simple-machines/

Click on the Start button

Click on the House button

Complete the 4 house activities. Remember to click finish!!!

Kitchen: Find all 10 simple machines and answer the questions regarding

them.

What was your score out of 60 points? _____________ pts.

Garage: Find all 10 simple machines and answer the questions regarding

them.

What was your score out of 60 points? _____________ pts.

Bedroom: Find all 10 simple machines and answer the questions regarding

them.

What was your score out of 60 points? _____________ pts.

Bathroom: Find all 10 simple machines and answer the questions regarding

them.

What was your score out of 60 points? ______________ pts.

Click on the tool shed and find all the simple machines in each compound

machine.

Wheel barrow: Write down all the simple machines that make up the

wheelbarrow

Can opener: Write down all the simple machines that make up the can opener.

Stapler: Write down all the simple machines that make up the stapler.

Drill: Write down all the simple machines that make up the drill

What was your overall score out of 65 points? ______________ pts.

2. Go to the Tinker Ball website

http://inventionatplay.org/playhouse_tinker.html

Play Tinker Ball at least 3 times. Draw the path you use to solve the puzzle (complete with pictures).

Tinker Ball #1

Tinker Ball #2

Tinker Ball #3

3. Go to http://www.cosi.org/downloads/activities/simplemachines/sm2.html

Find/Identify all 6 Simple Machines in the lawnmower and write down your score at the end of the activity ____________

4. Play this machine game http://sciencenetlinks.com/interactives/breakitdown.swf

5. Play Simple Machine Hangman - http://www.quia.com/hm/67586.html

6. Play http://www.engineering.com/GamesPuzzles/DynamicSystems.aspx

And play the additional “engineering” games of your choice

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