This is a series of experiments about simple machines: levers, wheels
and inclined planes. This unit was designed for use in the third grade.
A World In Motion
The A World in Motion kit contains a Teacherís Guide, helpful
booklets for implementing the engineering design team concept in the
classroom and for gathering materials, a video, a letter to parents,
and 5 dynamic posters. It also includes student and volunteer
recognition certificates, orientation material, 3 levels of in-class
extended projects/lessons with log books, and follow-up experiments. Free for educators.
Work is simple with Simple Machines
Students participating in this project will investigate simple
machines and their usefulness in everyday life.
Simple Machines WebQuest by Jane Catlin and John Walsh
Learn definitions and to identify examples
of simple machines. Investigate various
compound and complex machines and locate examples of each simple machine
defined. Create a new compound
machine to solve a problem.
PH@school : Chemistry
PH@School Web pages for Addison-Wesley Chemistry and Prentice Hall
Here you can have additional ideas to your textbook . Have your
children do online activities and more
PH@school : Middle Grades Sciences
Choose the book to go to this online study unit with lots of internet activities.
Good Site with many different science units to choose from. The ideas here
supplements the textbooks used.