6 simple machines


A lever is a simple machine that changes the amount of force you have to put in to move an object. A lever has 5 parts to it ( Load, Bar, Effort, Fulcrum, and Pivot).


A pulley is a simple machine that can change the direction of force or increase the output force , depending on the type of pulley it is a fixed movable.

Wheel and Axle

A wheel and axle is a simple machine that is used to creates mechanical advantage , When force is applied to the wheel it causes the axle to turn they work together to create mechanical advantage.

Inclined Plane

A inclined plane is a simple machine that has a sloping surface that an object can move on. (e.g a ramp)

The Screw

The screw is simply just a inclined plane but rapped around a rod.

The wedge

The wedge is also a inclined plane that travels through an object or material (e.g a wedge can be used to split wood.