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Simple and Compound Machines

There are 15 videos in this category and 45 videos in 7 subcategories.

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Ages: 9 - 16
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How Was Florida's Coral Castle Built?
From pbskids.org, produced by PBS Kids
From DragonflyTV. Aaron and Tevi are really into exploring the science of places like the Egyptian pyramids and England's Stonehenge. They wanted to figure out how one man moved all of the massive stones to make Coral Castle. They knew he used simple... [more]
August 18, 2010 at 10:13 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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The Compound Machines
From edheads.org, produced by EdHeads
Lots of good learning opportunities in this video that stresses observation and basic machines. Score is kept and the students can easily work in teams.
December 23, 2010 at 11:37 PM
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Ages: 8 - 12
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Simple Machines (Interactive)
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by Kentucky Educational Television
Machines make life easier—and sometimes more fun. A simple machine has few moving parts. In this KET interactive children can begin to explore the basic operations of three simple machines.
May 21, 2012 at 11:02 PM
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Ages: 7 - 11
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Simple Machines -Screw
From YouTube, produced by makemegenius.com
This cartoon uses simple illustrations and examples to help explain simple machines and the screw.  (01:43)
April 10, 2012 at 02:30 AM
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Ages: 3 - 14
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Simple Machines
From edheads.org, produced by EdHeads
An animation which requires the student to make a great many decisions about simple machines. Lots of interaction. Students could work in groups to make the choices and compete for the best scores. Excellent introduction into simple machine.s
December 23, 2010 at 11:28 PM
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Ages: 8 - 14
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Simple Machines Lesson
From YouTube, produced by Make Me Genius
This is an animated six-minute video clip that introduces young learners to simple machines.
January 20, 2012 at 09:04 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
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Virtual Odd/Compound Machine (Interactive Game)
From edheads.org, produced by Edheads
This virtual Compound Machine game, shows hands on what you should use or what will happen by using:friction, pulley, force, gears, and more.  Once you click on the answer you will see a demonstration of it and be able to move on to the next slide. T... [more]
March 29, 2012 at 04:29 PM
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Ages: 8 - 11
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Simple Machines - by StudyJams
From scholastic.com, produced by Scholastic
Simple machines decrease the force, or effort, needed to lift and move heavy objects.  There are several different kinds of simple machines, including levers, wheels and axels, pulleys, inclined planes, wedges, and screws.  Learn more about simple ma... [more]
May 27, 2011 at 10:03 PM
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Ages: 7 - 11
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Building Simple Machines:  Plant Quencher
From teachersdomain.org, produced by PBS
How difficult can it be to water a plant? Pretty difficult when your objective is to build the most complicated machine possible to complete this simple task. In this video segment from ZOOM, Jillian demonstrates the use of ramps, wheels, pulleys, an... [more]
November 14, 2010 at 09:09 PM
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Ages: 6 - 13
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Bill Nye the Science Guy - "ABC's of Machinery" (Levers and Pulleys)
From YouTube, produced by Bill Nye the Science Guy
This Bill Nye tune teaches students about machines including levers and pulleys. This is a great resource to introduce simple machines into the classroom. (1:31)
July 6, 2012 at 08:57 PM
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