Making Machines with Levers

Author: Chris Oxlade
Publisher: Raintree
ISBN: 9781406289268
Release Date: 2015-05-07
Genre: Levers

"A hands-on approach introduces young scientists to the lever. Science theory and practical, fun projects teach the physics and the technology behind this simple machine. Important science curriculum is explained through historical and contemporary examples of levers. Step-by-step projects range from the simple to the more challenging."--

Simple Machines

Author: David A. Adler
ISBN: 0823433099
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Introduces such simple machines as wheels, levers, and pulleys, and describes how they work in more complex machinery and how they are used every day.

Levers at Work

Author: Dawn LaMachia
Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 9780766067332
Release Date: 2015-07-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

What is a lever? How does it give us the upper hand? When were levers first used? Find out the answers to these questions and more!

Simple Experiments with Levers

Author: Chris Oxlade
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9781615338672
Release Date: 2013-07-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

The shovel that helps you dig a hole, the chopsticks you use at lunch, and some of the big machines we see when passing by construction sites are all examples of levers. This book takes a look at the simple machine behind these different objects, using everyday examples and kid-friendly experiments to illustrate the physics behind this fascinating simple machine. Easy-to-read text will encourage readers, while large, colorful photographs will illustrate the concepts at hand. Students will be interested to see the ways that they interact with levers on a daily basis, and further reading and websites will encourage them to seek additional information.

Machines Work eBook

Author: Edward P. Ortleb
Publisher: Lorenz Educational Press
ISBN: 9780787782931
Release Date: 1993-09-01
Genre: Science

This book presents a program of basic studies dealing with machines and the work they do. The history of machines is presented and the six simple machines identified by scientists and examples of each are illustrated in detail. Additional topics include forces affecting objects, work and power, forms of energy, and compound machines. Each of the twelve teaching units in this book is introduced by a color transparency (print books) or PowerPoint slide (eBooks) that emphasizes the basic concept of the unit and presents questions for discussion. Reproducible student pages provide reinforcement and follow-up activities. The teaching guide offers descriptions of the basic concepts to be presented, background information, suggestions for enrichment activities, and a complete answer key.

Investigating Forces and Motion

Author: Jane Weir
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9780743905732
Release Date: 2007-08-03
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Force and motion are all around us and help us move and do great things! Through a variety of vivid images and stunning facts, readers will explore how forces and motions work. The easy-to-read text and accessible glossary and index ensure that readers have the tools they need to understand such concepts as gravity, equilibrium, acceleration, deceleration, electromagnetic fields, pressure, kinetic energy, and inertia. To gain further insight into how gravity, forces, and motion works, a stimulating lab activity is featured!

Make It Move

Author: Jennifer VanVoorst
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 0736829393
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Simple text and photographs introduce simple machines and give examples of their everyday use.

Discover Work Machines eBook

Author: Ron Simmons
Publisher: Lorenz Educational Press
ISBN: 9780787781552
Release Date: 2000-09-01
Genre: Science

Activities explore the effects of simple machines. Lessons focus on the concepts of force, friction, gravity, and inertia. General background information, suggested activities, questions for discussion, and answers are included. Encourage students to keep completed pages in a folder or notebook for further reference and review.

Literature Science Breakthroughs

Author: Jo-Anne Lake
Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited
ISBN: 9781551381268
Release Date: 2000-01-01
Genre: Education

"Literature & Science Breakthroughs offers strategies for using fiction and bring all aspects of science to life for children." -- BACK COVER.

Mighty Machines

Author: Shar Levine
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 1402709005
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Explores different aspects of simple machines and the physics that makes them work, and provides activities and experiments designed to teach children the basics of machines.