A Simple Machine:


       A machine with few or no moving parts. Simple machines make work easier.

Examples of simple machines are:

(click over each one to see more)

 

Screw
Wheel and Axle
Wedge
Pulley
Inclined Plane
Lever
Gear

 

Simple Machines around the home games
 
Kitchen
 Garage
 Bedroom
 Bathroom
 Compound Machines
 examples of compound machines
 
Links to Other Simple Machines
 
Honda Rube Goldberg
 Aspire Simple Machines
 Scholastic - Simple Machines
 Ratails - Simple Machines
 Simple Machine Activities
Identify Simple Machines
 Introduction to Simple Machines
Leonardo's Mysterious Machines
Simple Machines
The Inclined Plane
Inventor's Toolbox
Simple Machines and the Rats of NIMH
Wedges