Common examples of simple machines include the hammer, crowbar, knife, log splitter, scissors, light switch, door knob, escalator, ladder, screwdriver, ramp, stairs, car jack, curtain cord and steering wheel. The six typ... More »

Examples of six simple machines include windmills, slides, chisels, drills, blinds and seesaws. A windmill is a wheel and axle, slides are inclined planes, a chisel is a wedge, a drill is a screw, blinds are pulleys and ... More »

A lever is a simple machine that is made up of a board or bar that rests on an object. Levers are used to achieve a mechanical advantage, such as making lifting heavy objects easier. More » Science Physics Motion & Mechanics

The axle and wheel, a wedge, an inclined plane, a lever and a pulley, as well as a screw, are six simple machines that kids can make for a physics lesson. The machines, which can be constucted from simple household items... More »

To start a car with a flathead screwdriver, run a wire between the positive battery terminal and the coil wire, insert the screwdriver between the steering wheel and the column, push past the locking pin, and lay the scr... 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

There are literally hundreds of different types of tools used by cobblers, but the main tools are the knife or scissors, the awl, the last and the hammer. Of course there are needles and threads, nails, and glue to join ... More »