One possible school project involving a simple machine is an experiment with an inclined plane. Create an inclined plane (a ramp) with books and, with the use of a rubber band, show that it takes less force to move an ob... More »

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Simple machines projects include developing a windmill, light bulb and pinhole camera. Other ideas include using materials that are naturally found in science and a catapult. More »

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Some ideas for a kid's project for a simple machine are making ramps out of books and blocks, using a pulley to send a snack to a friend and using a ruler to make a lever. Some examples of simple machines are the lever, ... More »

A staircase is an example of the inclined plane simple machine. A spiral staircase, however, is categorized as a screw. Another common example of an incline plane is a ramp. More »

Some ideas for a kid's project for a simple machine are making ramps out of books and blocks, using a pulley to send a snack to a friend and using a ruler to make a lever. Some examples of simple machines are the lever, ... More »

Students can create a volcano, experiment with the effects of oil and water or choose to make a parachute. Other simple experiments include playing around with getting an egg to float in water by adding specific ingredie... More »

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A gear is a special type of lever, and is therefore considered a simple machine. The reason a gear is like a lever is due to the teeth in the gear. Each tooth exerts pressure on another, causing the gear to move. More »