RUTH DOYLE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Observe. Wonder. Question
We will be in full swing this week learning about Simple Machines! There are 6 simple machines (Wedge, L,ever, Pulley, Incline Plane, Wedge, Screw) and the primary object of this short unit is to not only ID the simple machines in every day life but also explain and evaluate how they make work easier!
Week at a Glance
Monday & Tuesday: Bill Nye "Simple Machines" (Video Reflection - 10 points), Brain POP "simple machines" website and Quiz, Simple Machines Vocabulary Word Cluster (16 points) - Vocabulary can be found at this LINK!
Wednesday & Thursday: Video review of Simple Machines, Simple Machine Lab Investigation "How does it make work easier?" using CER lab report (30 points)
Friday: Turn in vocabulary word cluster (from Monday) and CER lab report (from Wed), Simple Machines in the Classroom activity (aka Brown Bag ID - 10 points)
* We may possibly use a PREZI to learn more about SM. This is still TBD...