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SIMPLE MACHINES
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PROJECT SUMMARY:

Mr. Robinson
 
 
Mr. McGorry

 

This group consists of two elementary school teachers from the George Meany School located in Bronx, NY.  Mr. McGorry is currently the music teacher for the 3rd and 4th grade student body. Mr. Robinson is a 4th grade math and science instructor.


Mr. McGorry
Mr. Robinson
 
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Intended Audience:
Students and Teachers
Subject:

Science

Grade Level:
4th grade
 


STANDARDS

 

 

 

 

       Major Understandings 
 
                   The Physical Setting
 
5.1b - The position or direction of motion 
           of an object can be changd by
           pushing or pulling.
5.1c - The force of gravity pulls objects
           towards the center of the earth.
5.1d - The amount of change in the motion
           of an object is affected by friction.
5.1f  -  Mechanical energy may cause
            change in motion through the  
            application of force and through the
            use of simple machines such as
            pulleys, levers, and inclined planes.




SCOPE & SEQUENCE



 


OBJECTIVES
Students will:
  • Be able to identify the six types of simple machines (Lever, Pulley, Wheel and Axle, Wedge, Screw, and Inclined plane).
  • Understand how these simple machines make work easier.
  • Identify where and when these machine are used in everyday life.

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