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WHAT ARE SIMPLE MACHINES?

Simple machines make work easier. They have few or no moving parts and they work by changing the direction of a force or the amount of force needed to do something.

To better understand how simple machines work…

WHAT ARE SIMPLE MACHINES?. Simple machines make work easier. They have few or no moving parts and they work by changing the direction of a force or the amount of force needed to do something. To better understand how simple machines work…

LET’S BREAK IT DOWN!

There are six different simple machines.

diagram of the six simple machines

The six simple machines are the wedge, screw, lever, pulley, inclined plane and the wheel and axle. They all make work easier and have few or no moving parts.