Simple Machines

Welcome to simple machines! These web pages will help you learn about some simple machines. These basic machines are found everywhere, even in the human body! Once you understand the concepts of simple machines, you can put them together to make complicated machines, like bicycles or cars.

This video introduces a few simple machines.

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Choose one of the simple machines below to learn more about it: curriculum/ curriculum_images /rollers/ seesaw.gif

Levers bicycle/big-wheel-bicycle-animated.gif

Wheels summerlift/ pulley4.gif

Pulleys summerlift/ pulley4.gif