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This website contains sets of unique and entertaining activities for children designed to promote understanding of hard-to-teach concepts. For the physical science classroom, try the interactive activities on simple machines, crash scene investigation, and designing a cell phone. The website also offers animated tours of virtual knee and hip replacement, aortic aneurysm surgery, and stem cell transplantation.  Each activity is linked to teacher guides and lesson plans. Activities are tested prior to publication.
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Classical Mechanics
- Applications of Newton's Laws
- Work and Energy
= Simple Machines
- Elementary School
- Middle School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Lesson/Lesson Plan
- Audio/Visual
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Animation, lesson plan, simple machine
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Metadata instance created June 21, 2007 by Caroline Hall
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This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.

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

This website contains sets of unique and entertaining animations for children designed to promote understanding of simple and compound machines.  Kids learn as they interactively explore everyday machines found in kitchens, bathrooms, and tool sheds.

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