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Simple Machines (1998)

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When a group of children attempt to move their play fort, they realize that six simple machines make the work much easier by changing either force or distance. They learn to identify real-world examples of simple machines including the lever, pulley, wedge, wheel and axle, inclined plane, and screw.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:16
Simple Machines

Simple Machines (1993)

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Learning about science can be hard work, but simple machines can make it easier. Let Bill Nye push and pull you around ramps, levers, screws, and pulleys.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:23
Simple Machines

Everyday Simple Machines (2007)

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A day does not go by without using simple machines. This program explores the six major types of simple machines with practical, colorful examples of each.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:15
Everyday Simple Machines