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Simple Machines

How do simple machines make work seem easier? How do they change the force we put into them? How can changing the direction of a force help us? Explore each of the 6 simple machines using hands-on activities. Calculate how much they multiply force through experimentation or direct observation. Investigate each of the 6 simple machines, levers, ramps, pulleys, wheel & axles, screws, and wedges.

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