Your task in this activity is to research simple machines and design a more complex device using at least 3 simple machines together.
Use this Word Document to help you take notes on each machine and how it works.
The following websites will help you learn about simple machines.
The Simple Machines Construction Site
Moving Along with Simple Machines
Try these activities:
Print the Machine Activity Data (PDF) to record your successful data.
Practice the catapult
Practice the trebuchet
Learn about Gear Ratio
Practice using simple machines
Try the Mecahnical Madness Machine Challenge
Make a device using levers and pulleys
Try the roller coaster
Be a human cannonball
Test your knowledge about Simple Machines