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Moar Simple Machines

The ______ is a straight rod or board that pivots on a point known as a fulcrum. lever
The ______ is used to lift or move objects. lever
A seesaw, hammer, and a bottle opener are examples of a ______. lever
Pushing down on one end of a _______ results in the upward motion of the opposite end of the fulcrum. lever
Two or more simple machines working together to make work easier is known as a __________ machine. compound
A ramp is an example of this simple machine: ______. inclined plane
A___________ is used to split things. wedge
Examples of a ______ include a knife or axe. wedge
An example of a __________ machine is a wheelbarrow. compound
________ are two toothed wheels that fit together either directly or through a chain or belt so one wheel will turn the other. Gears
Examples of a ______ include a wagon, toy car and a door knob. wheel and axle
The ______ is an inclined plane wrapped around a shaft or cylinder. screw
A clock, drill and automobile are all examples of _______. gears
A bolt or a spiral staircase are examples of a ______. screw
The ______ is a wheel that usually has a groove around the outside edge. This groove is for a rope or belt to move around the _______. pulley
A flag is raised using a _______. pulley
A _________ machine has few or no moving parts. They make work easier. simple
Screws, Wedges, Levers are all examples of ________ machines. simple
Two inclined planes joined back to back is known as a _____. wedge
A __________ has a larger wheel (or wheels) connected by a smaller cylinder (axle) and is fastened to the wheel so that they turn together. wheel and axle
A __________ can be used to alter the effort and distance involved in doing work such as lifting loads. inclined plane
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