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This resource is a unit of instruction for Grades 3-5 on the topic of Simple Machines.  It contains extensive background information  explaining the principles behind lever arms, gears, simple and compound pulleys, and screws.   Classroom resources include objectives, cross-curricular lesson ideas, reproducible student activity sheets, and links to related websites for children.
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Classical Mechanics
- Work and Energy
= Simple Machines
- Elementary School
- Middle School
- Instructional Material
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= Instructor Guide/Manual
= Lesson/Lesson Plan
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- Reference Material
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elementary school science, energy, mechanical advantage, simple machines, unit , unit of instruction
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Metadata instance created February 18, 2008 by Caroline Hall
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January 31, 2008

This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.


Topic: Conservation of Energy
Unit Title: What is Energy?

This is a unit of instruction for Grades 3-5 on Simple Machines.  It contains excellent background information on the principles behind the lever arm, the screw, simple and compound pulleys, and the gear.  Try teaming it with the computer simulations in Edheads (below).

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(Canada Science and Technology Museum Corp., Ottawa, 2008), WWW Document, (http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/schoolzone/machines2.cfm).
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Canada Science and Technology Museum: Pulleys and Gears , (Canada Science and Technology Museum Corp., Ottawa, 2008), <http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/schoolzone/machines2.cfm>.
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Canada Science and Technology Museum: Pulleys and Gears . (2008, January 31). Retrieved October 20, 2014, from Canada Science and Technology Museum Corp.: http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/schoolzone/machines2.cfm
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Canada Science and Technology Museum Corp.. Canada Science and Technology Museum: Pulleys and Gears . Ottawa: Canada Science and Technology Museum Corp., January 31, 2008. http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/schoolzone/machines2.cfm (accessed 20 October 2014).
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Canada Science and Technology Museum: Pulleys and Gears . Ottawa: Canada Science and Technology Museum Corp., 2008. 31 Jan. 2008. 20 Oct. 2014 <http://www.sciencetech.technomuses.ca/english/schoolzone/machines2.cfm>.
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