24 Simple Machines projects for kids - so many clever, fun, and unique science experiments to explore simple machines for classroom, science project, and homeschool for kindergarten, first grade, second grade, third grade, fourth grade, and fifth grade. PLUS love the 5 week unit diving more in depth along with free printable simple machine worksheets for kids!!
Archimedes once said “Give me a place to stand, and I shall move the Earth.” While the idea of a person moving such a huge mass on their own might sound impossible, chances are you’ve seen this idea in action at your local playground. Andy Peterson and Zack Patterson use the seesaw to illustrate the amazing implications and uses of the lever.
This “simple machines” foldable (petal book) will help your students identify 6 different simple machines that are used in our every day life to make work easier. This resource may be used with students from 3rd grade to 5th grade. Whole group, small groups or individual instruction.This resource is adapted to address different learning styles and was tested in my classroom.