Grade: 3 - Physical Science 2

3.PS.2
Identify types of simple machines and their uses. Investigate and build simple machines to understand how they are used.

I Can Statements Academic Vocabulary
* I can identify types of simple machines.
* I can identify uses for simple machines.
* I can research and build simple machines.

Simple machine
Wheel and axle
Inclined plane
Wedge
Pulley
Lever
Screw

Cross Cutting Concepts
Structure and Function
Cause and Effect
Systems and System Models
Looking Back Looking Ahead
* Analyze data to determine if a design solution works as intended to change the speed or direction of an object with a push or a pull. (K.PS.4) * Investigate how multiple simple machines work together to perform everyday tasks. (4.PS.3)