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Multcolib Homework Center Picks: Simple machines

Pulleys
Pulleys By Bodden, Valerie (Book - 2011 ) j 621.8 B6662p 2011 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Pulleys can do more than just raise and lower things.

Levers
Levers By Bodden, Valerie (Book - 2011 ) j 621.8 B6662L 2011 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:From seesaws to crowbars, levers lift.

Wheels & Axles
Wheels & Axles By Bodden, Valerie (Book - 2011 ) j 621.811 B6662w 2011 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Everyday items use wheels and axles and not just to move vehicles.

Inclined Planes
Inclined Planes By Bodden, Valerie (Book - 2011 ) j 621.811 B6662i 2011 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Easier to use than stairs to move things, inclined planes have been in use for thousands of years.

Screws
Screws By Bodden, Valerie (Book - 2011 ) j 621.882 B6662s 2011 Beginning Facts Available in some locations
Wedges
Wedges By Bodden, Valerie (Book - 2011 ) j 621.8 B6662w 2011 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Wedges are used to split something apart.

Lever, Screw, and Inclined Plane
Lever, Screw, and Inclined Plane The Power of Simple Machines By Thompson, Gare (Book - 2006 ) j 621.8 T471L 2006 Available in some locations
Discovery Kits
Discovery Kits #9, Simple Machines (Kit ) DISCOVERY KITS SIMPLE All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 1 on 3 copies

Annotation:A hands-on way to experiment with simple machines.

Explore Simple Machines!
Explore Simple Machines! By Yasuda, Anita (Book - 2011 ) j 621.8 Y29e 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Build your own simple machines with things you probably have at home.

The LEGO Technic Idea Book
The LEGO Technic Idea Book Volume 1, Simple Machines By Isogawa, Yoshihito (Book - 2011 ) 688.725 I851L 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Great instructions to build all kinds of simple machines.

Making Things Move
Making Things Move DIY Mechanisms for Inventors, Hobbyists, and Artists By Roberts, Dustyn (Book - 2011 ) 621.8 R6438m 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Combine simple machines to build fun stuff.

Description

Pulleys and levers. Wheels and axles. Inclined planes, screws and wedges. All of these are simple machines and they are the building blocks for the tools that we use.


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