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2 Simple Machines

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Program of Inquiry Core
How the World Works:An inquiry into the natural world and its laws; the interaction between the natural world (physical and biological) and human societies; how humans use their understanding of scientific principles; the impact of scientific and technological advances on society and the environment. 2 Simple Machines:

Key Concepts:causation, form, connection

Related Concepts: efficiency, kinetic energy, transformation

Central Idea: Forces can be transferred from one object to another to make work easier.

Lines of inquiry:

  • The different types of forces
  • The relationship between force and motion of an object
  • Simple machines and how they transform energy
Software: PHUNhttp://www.msichicago.org/fileadmin/Activities/Games/simple_machines/

Videos:

http://youtu.be/WcR7U2tuNoY

 

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