# Simple Machines Worksheets

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Beautifully baked into our free, printable simple machines worksheets is the fact that in life, machines, simple or complex, play an important role. Therefore, we must equip ourselves to identify each machine that we encounter every day as a lever, pulley, inclined plane, wedge, wheel and axle, or screw. As you get rolling with our simple machines worksheets pdf, watch the little engineers sort mechanical devices into one of the six types of simple machines, label machines as simple or complex, match pictures of simple machines to the names of their type, and more.

Identifying the Six Simple Machines

Not only does this identifying simple machines worksheet work as a pick-me-up for the scientists in 3rd grade and 4th grade, it charmingly illustrates the characteristics of each simple machine type.

Matching Simple Machines to Their Examples

This printable simple machines worksheet, where the task is for grade 3 kids to match each simple machine to an example by drawing a line, will get little machine enthusiasts splendidly eloquent.

Levers and Their Three Classes

Introduce children to the three classes of lever with this section of our printable simple machines worksheet and help them understand how the location of the fulcrum effects the amount of force needed.

Identifying Pulley Machines

A pulley is a grooved wheel with a rope around. Kids in grade 3 and grade 4 must bear this definition in mind while checking the appropriate machines in this pdf.

Identifying Screw Simple Machine

Get grade 4 and grade 5 children to remember that a screw is an inclined plane wrapped around a cylinder, as they answer this part of our simple machine worksheets.

Recognizing Examples of an Inclined Plane

Be it a flight of stairs, a ramp, or a fun slide at a playground, inclined planes are a common sight. Look for a tilt and color the correct circles in this handout.

Checking Wheel and Axle Machines

Identifying Examples of Wedges

In this part of our simple machines worksheets, children go about crossing out pictures of machines that are not wedges, leaving intact the ones that split or separate things.

Simple Machines at Home

While we push staples through pieces of paper, little do we realize we are making a simple machine, a lever to be specific, work hard. Identify each object and write which simple machine it is.

Sorting Simple Machines

When you prod a cake with your fork, you're using a wedge. When you go down a slide, an inclined plane is at play. Classify the machines in this sorting simple machines worksheet pdf.

Simple and Complex Machines

Watch children in 4th grade and 5th grade flit between simplicity and complexity, as they go about labeling the machines in this printable simple machines and complex machines worksheet.

Simple Machines Vocabulary | Cut and Glue

This cut and glue exercise for grade 4 and grade 5 kids defines each simple machine as simply as could be. Instruct kids to cut each simple-machine picture and glue it beside the description that best matches.

Recognizing the Types of Machines

A great for grade 4 and grade 5 kids to brush up on simple machines, this simple machine worksheet tasks them with checking the option that is an example of the indicated machine in each group.

Matching Simple Machines to Their Functions

Structured to serve different purposes, simple machines make our lives infinitely simpler. Draw lines and match the simple machines on the left to their functions on the right.

Simple Machines Chart

Print out and put up this chart in your child's room, for them to recognize the build and function of a pulley, lever, inclined plane, wheel and axle, wedge, and screw.

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