Simple Machine Study Guide Test Date: _________________________ Words to know

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Simple Machine Study Guide
Test Date: _________________________
Words to know
Simple machine: a tool that helps people do work
 Force: a push or pull
 Motion: a change in position
 Work: what happens when a force moves an object
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 Be able to identify pictures of simple machines as either a lever, inclined
plane, wheel and axle, pulley, wedge, or screw.
 Be able to tell me what kind of simple machine you would use for different
types of work (for example: opening blinds, moving heavy boxes into a
truck, etc.)
 Understand that if nothing is moved, no work was done.
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