For Students:

Simple Machines
http://learn.fi.edu/qa97/spotlight3/spotlight3.html

Simple Machines - http://edheads.org/activities/simple-machines/

Simple Machines Learning Site - easy intro to simple machines - includes online quiz
http://atlantis.coe.uh.edu/archive/science/science_lessons/scienceles1/finalhome.htm
 
Simple Machines plus vocabulary and activities
http://teacher.scholastic.com/dirtrep/simple/

Simple Machines - http://www.mikids.com/Smachines.htm

Simple Machines - http://www.northcantonschools.org/~elem/simpmach.htm

Inventor's Toolbox - introduction to types of simple machines
http://www.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/InventorsToolbox.html
   Gadget Anatomy -quiz yourself about simple machines
     http://www.mos.org/sln/Leonardo/GadgetAnatomy.html

Simple Machines
http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/Summer_Training/KaeAvenueES/SIMPLE_MACHINES.html

Work is Simple with Simple Machines
http://www.ed.uri.edu/SMART96/ELEMSC/SMARTmachines/machine.html

Marvelous Machines for Third Graders
http://www.galaxy.net/~k12/machines/index.shtml

Simple Machines quiz -
   http://staff.harrisonburg.k12.va.us/~mwampole/1-resources/simple-machines/index.html
     Lesson plan -
        http://staff.harrisonburg.k12.va.us/~mwampole/1-resources/simple-machines/0-lesson.html


     For Teachers:

Moving Along with Simple Machines includes content standards, assessment, activities, and rubrics
http://www.henry.k12.ga.us/cur/simp-mach/content.htm
   Unit Resources - http://www.henry.k12.ga.us/cur/simp-mach/resources.htm

Simple Machines Webquests
http://www.lakelandschools.us/do/lbrandon/Machines/Machines.htm
http://web.archive.org/web/20080218225147/http://outreach.rice.edu/~dgabby/science/simp_mach/

Simple Machines from ScienceNetlinks
http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/move-it-with-simple-machines/
http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/systems-1-simple-machines/
http://sciencenetlinks.com/lessons/tools/
http://sciencenetlinks.com/tools/simple-machines/

Simple Machines Background Information and Activities
http://www.brainpopjr.com/science/forces/simplemachines/grownups.weml

Simple Machines for Grades 6-10 including mousetrap-powered cars
http://tlc.ousd.k12.ca.us/~acody/machines.html
http://www.pbs.org/saf/1208/teaching/teaching.htm
http://gspyda.hubpages.com/hub/How-to-Build-a-Mouse-Trap-Car---A-Step-by-Step-Guide

Lesson Plans about Simple Machines for Teachers
http://teachertech.rice.edu/Participants/dawsonm/CAST/CAST95.html

Simple Machines Activities
http://teachers.net/lessons/posts/215.html

Several Projects for Studying Simple Machines
http://www.uen.org/utahlink/tours/tourViewSite.cgi?tour_id=13341
  The World of Simple Machines - http://www.uen.org/utahlink/tours/tourFames.cgi?tour_id=13341
  Lesson Plans - http://www.uen.org/Lessonplan/preview.cgi?LPid=11028
                  http://www.uen.org/Lessonplan/preview.cgi?LPid=28238
                 
  Simple Machines online worksheet -
   http://www.uen.org/utahlink/activities/view_activity.cgi?activity_id=6528

Simple Machines Unit lesson Plans for grades 3-4 from A-Z Teacher Stuff
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/lessons/SimpleMachines.shtml

Simple Machines includes vocabulary words and lessons
http://www.sedl.org/scimath/pasopartners/pdfs/machines.pdf

Simple Machines links and activities
http://www.42explore.com/smplmac.htm

Move It! With Simple Machines
http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/lessons.cfm?DocID=337

Systems 1 Simple Machines
http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/lessons.php?BenchmarkID=11&DocID=1

The Bicycle As A System
http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/lessons.cfm?BenchmarkID=11&DocID=12

Teacher's Guide from University of Rhode Island
http://www.uri.edu/hss/education/GEMSNET-URI/sm_addendum.pdf

Levers and Pulleys from URI - http://www.fossweb.com/modules3-6/LeversandPulleys/index.html

 

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