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Simple Machines

Simple Machines

Purpose of the tool

Identify the type of simple machine.

Grade: 2,3,4

Explanation of the tool

There are six simple machines; lever, pulley, wheel and axel, inclined plane, wedge, and the screw.

Press the "Example" button to view examples of these simple machines.

A random simple machine is selected. Its name is displayed on your interactive whiteboard. Three random images are displayed below.

Press the image that illustrates the selected simple machine. To find out if it's correct, press the "Check" button.

Use the blue arrows to navigate through the available assignments.

You can choose to show or hide the names of the items shown in the images via the "Settings" button.