Simple Machines

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Sid the Science Kid from PBS

Utah

Inclined Planes

Bill Nye

Pulleys

Flagpole

Levers:

Video for how to make a catapult

Screws:

Wedges:

Projects that use many simple machines:

Balloon Poppers

Gumball Machine

This picture is showing an inclined plane with a bottom pulley lifting the straw.  You pull on a loose string from behind to lift the straw.

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