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Science - Building and Testing
This science unit is all about simple machines! The simple machines are:
1) Wheel & Axle
5) Inclined Plane
In Grade 4, we spend most of our time focusing on pulleys, levers and the wheel & axle.
Click on the following links to learn more about simple machines!
StudyJams: Simple Machines - Check out this slide show to see simple machines in action.
Simple Machines: Repair - Help repair the robot by using simple machines.
Balancing Act - Test your knowledge about levers.
Simple Machines Game - Play this game all about simple machines.
SciShow Kids: Let's Get Rolling!: Watch a video all about the wheel & axle.
SciShow Kids: Pulleys: Watch a video all about pulleys!
SciShow Kids: Levers: Watch a video all about levers!
SciShow Kids: Ramps: Watch a video all about ramps!