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Simple Machines: Simple Machines

Grade 5

Word Box

Games

@ the Library

Topics

Simple Machines

Bill Nye Simple Machines

Simple Machines

Uses a bicycle to define work, energy and simple machines.

Sing Along!

Rube Goldberg Contest

Work & Force

Brain Pop

Encyclopedia Britannica

Gale UXL Student Resource Center Jr

Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia

Also includes The New Book of Popular Science.

Marshall Cavendish Science Reference Center

World Book

There's simple machines and then there's.....

 Merriam Webster defines:

Rube Gold·berg

adjective \ˈrüb-ˈgōl(d)-ˌbərg\ 
 
:doing something simple in a very complicated way that is not necessary.           
 
See the video at the bottom of the middle column.         
                                                                                                        

Fun to Know