Part I: Name as many simple machine TYPES as you can remember from yesterday.
Part II: Draw a simple picture rendition of as many simple machine TYPES as you can remember from yesterday.
Part III: Identify 3 common objects that are examples of simple machines and label them correctly.
BONUS: Define "Compound Machine" using what you know about "Simple Machines"
BONUS II: What parts of your body act like simple and compound machines when you eat lunch?
Today we expanded our knowledge of simple machines and began looking at compound machines. At the end of class students watched a short DiscoveryEducation video which covered many topics involved in machines:
- SIMPLE and COMPOUND machines (history)
Next, I showed two short videos of Rube Goldberg machines (below):