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Simple Machines

Simple Machines & Work Vocab Practice

a grooved wheel with a rope or chain around it pulley
a rigid bar that rotates (pivots) about a fixed point lever
a large wheel and a small wheel that are connected and rotate together wheel & axle
a flat, slanted surface inclined plane
a wound-up inclined plane around a cylinder screw
a device that makes work easier simple machine
a device made of two or more simple machines compound or complex machines
a push or pull exerted on an object force
the fixed point about which a lever pivots fulcrum
an example of a lever broom
an example of a wheel and axle steering wheel
an example of an inclined plane wheelchair ramp
an example of a wedge knife
an example of a screw pickle jar lid
When you exert a force on an object that causes that object to move some distance (Force x Distance) you have done work
Created by: JSkardon