Grade 3 SOL
There are six different types of simple machines
It is used to push, pull or lift things.
Examples: see-saw, shovel, crowbar
It can help to move heavy objects up or down.
It is used to help cut or split other objects.
Examples: axe, knife
Wheel and Axle
It makes it easier to turn or move things.
Examples: bicycle wheels, roller skates, door knob
It is used to hold objects together.
Examples: jar lid, wood screw
It is used to lift heavy objects.
Examples: flagpole, zip line
Examples: scissors, wheelbarrow, bicycle