A simple machine is a mechanical device used to apply increased force. There are six simple machines: lever, inclined plane, wedge, pulley, wheel and axle, and screw.
Simple machines are the building blocks for creating more complex machines. For instance, a bicycle is created using wheels, levers, and pulleys.
In this PDF packet, you will receive 3 worksheets, wherein students can identify common items that are created using simple machines. An answer key is included for each worksheet.