Simple Machines

Educator Resources for Simple Machines What is a simple machine? In this movie, you'll learn that force is a push or pull that can change th...

Simple Machines: Preparing for Play

January 24, 2013
Introduce the concept of simple machines using a classroom door! Students like to see how simple machines are a part of everyday life, and t...

Simple Machines Lesson Plan: An Online Game and Learning Stations

September 12, 2012
In this simple machines lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-6, students use BrainPOP Jr. and BrainPOP resources (including an onlin...

Classroom Activities: Simple Machines

July 24, 2018
These classroom activities are designed to complement the Simple Machines topic on BrainPOP Jr. Ramping Up Have small groups or pairs cr...

Family and Homeschool Activities: Simple Machines

July 23, 2018
These family and homeschool activities are designed to complement the Simple Machines topic on BrainPOP Jr. Simple Machine Walk Together w...

Simple Machines Background Information for Teachers, Parents and Caregivers

July 25, 2018
This page provides information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about simple machines. It is designed to complemen...

Simple Machines Game

Educator Resources for Simple Machines Game In this game, players use found objects to create simple machines. They take on the role of Twit...

Simple Machines

Note Taking With BrainPOP See how a 4th grade class uses BrainPOP movies and activity ... Teaching with Games – GLPC Case Study: Joel The Jo...

Levers

In this educational resource page you will find lesson plans and teaching tips about Technology learn about fulcrums, effort, seesaw, machin...

Demo Observations

May 31, 2012
This Demo Observations graphic organizer is a useful tool to guide students in thinking deeply and to record their scientific observations. ...