Learning about simple machines can be loads of fun.
Try these links below to learn more.
Especially for Kids
Simple Machines Activities
Very interactive, includes Teacher's Guide
Simple Machines Learning Site
Simple info and great experiments - very good!
Simple Machines at MIKIDS.com
Learn about the six simple machines
with activities perfect for second graders
The Simple Machines Construction Site
Earn a Worker's License
as you learn about simple machines!
Understanding Simple Machines from the Franklin Institute
Try these online games:
Pick the Bits
Dirtmeister's Science Reporters on Simple Machines
How Can You Lift Four Times Your Weight?
A lesson on levers
Especially for Teachers and Parents
Simple Machines Made Simpler
Physical Science Home Page
Some excellent background information for parents and teachers,
plus a great graphic of all 6 machines that could printed as a mini-poster
Simple Machines Unit
Lots of links to resources
A third grade unit with experiments
Simple Machines Unit Plan
Simple Machines at Teacher's Corner
Lots to learn and do with these links
Loads of links
More links for Simple Machines
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