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Order #: CCP7555 ISBN13: 978-1-55319-503-0 Grades: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 Reading Level: 3-4 Screen Pages: 80 Author: George Graybill
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Take the complexity out of compound and simple machines with our engaging and highly interactive 80 screen-page digital lesson plan. Explore the six main kinds of simple machines: Levers, Inclined Planes, Wedges, Screws, Pulleys, and Wheel & Axles. Starting with a look at force, motion and work, students will learn how simple machines work in daily life. Finally, students will find out how simple machines work together to create compound machines. Create an opportunity for students to get more involved in the lesson. Each ready-made screen contains reading passages, before and after you read interactive activities, test prep, memory match game, crossword, word search, and even supporting video & audio. All of our content is aligned to your State Standards and are written to Bloom's Taxonomy.


Each ready-made digital lesson plan will operate on the following devices:

• PC and MAC computers

• Standard & Interactive Projectors

• Touchscreen Displays

• Interactive Whiteboards, including: SMART Board™ (Notebook™), Promethean Board, MimioBoard, Epson, Best-Rite Board, eBeam, Hitachi, Touch IT, Panasonic, or any other brand of Interactive Whiteboard.

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To receive your instant download, choose from one of our three provided formats: Flash version to be used on a PC platform; Flash version to be used on a MAC platform; Notebook™ version to be used with a SMART Board™.


Windows PC: Intel PentiumII 450 MHz or faster processor; Windows XP or higher operating system. MAC OS: Power PC G3 500 MHz or faster processor; Intel Core Duo 1.83 GHz or faster processor; Mac OS X v.10.1.x or higher operating system. A minimum of 128 MB of RAM; a minimum of 50 MB free hard disc space.

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Sample Title Screen Pages Price  
Simple Machines: What Is Force, Motion, and Work? 10 $9.95
Simple Machines: What Are Simple Machines 10 $9.95
Simple Machines: Levers 10 $9.95
Simple Machines: Wheel & Axles and Pulleys 10 $9.95
Simple Machines: Inclined Planes, Wedges, and Screws 10 $9.95
Simple Machines: Compound Machines 10 $9.95
Simple Machines: Gains and Losses with Simple Machines 10 $9.95
Simple Machines: Crossword 1 $3.95
Simple Machines: Measuring Work 1 $3.95
Simple Machines: First, Second, and Third Class Levers 1 $3.95
Simple Machines: Finding the Wheel & Axle and Pulleys 1 $3.95
Simple Machines: Characteristics of Inclined Planes, Wedges, and Screws 1 $3.95
Simple Machines: Simplifying the Compound Machine 1 $3.95
Simple Machines: Gains and Losses of a Lever 1 $3.95
Simple Machines: Memory Match Game 1 $3.95
Simple Machines: Word Search 1 $0.95

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