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Simple Machines

Lever, screw, Pulley

Screw An inclined plane wrapped around a pole which holds things together or lifts materials.
Lever A bar that rests on a support called a fulcrum which lifts or moves loads.
Pulley Machine that uses grooved wheels and rope to lower, or move load.
Inclined Plane A slanting surface connecting a lower level to a higher level.
Wheel&Axle A wheel with a rod called an axle through it’s center it lifts or moves loads.
Wedge An object with at least one slanting side ending in a sharp edge which cuts material apart.
Gears Toothed or pegged meshed together to transmit motion and force. In any pairs of gears, the larger will rotate more slowly than the smaller one.
Created by: tmaner