Good simple machines to build for a student project include a jumping bean lever, an inclined plane ramp, and a pulley system. Additional simple machine projects include a simple wheel-and-axle machine and an Archimedes ... More » Education Homework Help

Edheads Simple Machines can be found on the Edheads website. Designed for second to sixth graders, this game introduces them to simple machines around the house such as pulleys, gears, wheels and inclined planes. More » Education K-12

Many simple machines don't have to be made. Instead they are objects that are used in everyday life. Items like wheelbarrows, rolling pins and baseball bats are all examples of items that can be used as simple machines. More » Science Physics Motion & Mechanics

The ramp, wedge and screw are simple machines belonging to the inclined plane family. Inclined planes makes it easier to move an object. Lifting an object vertically requires a great amount of force. Using a ramp require... More » Science Physics Motion & Mechanics

The six types of simple machines are the pulley, the lever, the wedge, the wheel and axle, the inclined plane and the screw. Simple machines are designed to make work easier. More »

The six simple machines are the inclined plane, wedge, screw, lever, wheel and axle, and pulley. Each machine is capable of reducing the amount of force needed to complete a task. More » Science Physics

A science fair project, which is generally composed of a display unit, exhibit materials and a written report, is the result of a student’s thorough investigation into a scientific area of interest. Students present a co... More » Education Homework Help