Simple Machines

By: Hannah Simic

Introduction

A simple machine is a simple device for applying force. Simple machines are tools that make work easier.


Lever

A lever is a rigid bar that rotates around a fulcrum (fixed point).


Wheel and Axle

Small cylinder joined together with a large cylinder


Inclined Plane

A tilted surface.


Wedge

2 inclined planes on top of each other.


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Screw

Is an inclined plane that coils around a shaft.


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Pulley

A wheel and axle with a rope attached to it.


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