Need for lesson - Simple Machine sorting cards (MontessoriPrintShop.com)
can be pasted onto an index file card for quick reference
We are going to talk about simple machines today. What do you think a simple machine is? A machine is a device that makes work easier to perform. They help in one or more than one way; 1) It could be help with transferring a force from one place to another. 2) Changing direction of a force. 3) Increasing the magnitude of a force. 4) Increasing the speed or distance of a force.
All machines are made up of one or more of the six simple machines.
The six simpe machines are:
2) Wheel ans Axle
5) Inclined Plane
Individually, or by themselves, each of these machines are called simple machines. When two or more simple machines are combined in such a way as a single mechanism, it is called a complex machine. We are going to look at some simple machine pictures and decide which kind they are.
Need for lesson - Spanish School Things matching cards. Have a review of school things in Spanish.
Spanish - School Things Matching Cards