Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Simple Machines - Research Starring Point

With your group, using the links below as your starting point, prepare answers to the following questions to share with the class:
  1. What is the mechanical advantage of your simple machine? How does it make work easier?
  2. What is the cost of making that work easier?
  3. What are examples of your simple machine in everyday life?
  4. How could you include this simple machine in a Rube-Goldberg Machine?





Wheel and Axle
- Can you also find out about how the wheel and axle is like a lever?

Incline Plane

Here is an overview of the classical simple machines: