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

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 »

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 »

There are six simple machines, including the lever, the wheel and axle, the inclined plane, the wedge, the screw and the pulley. Together, these six form the basis of all mechanized systems that have ever been built. More »

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 »

The seven simple machines are the inclined plane, wedge, screw, lever, pulley, gear and wheel and axis. The simple machines are non-powered mechanical devices that change the direction or magnitude of a force. Each of th... More »