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Simple Machines Unit | Bundle | Paper and Digital

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Teach everything related to levers, wedges, screws, inclined planes, pulleys, and wheels & axles. Lessons, interactive notebook templates, task cards, critical thinking challenges, design challenges, reading passages, word wall words, and flashcards are all included and none of them require more than a few moments to print or prep.

This product is included in our Grade 4 Alberta Science Bundle.

These products are included in this bundle:

  • Basic Concepts: Five interactive notebook teacher-directed lessons to learn the basics of simple machines.
  • What Machine is This? BOOM Cards: 30 simple machine task cards hosted on BOOM Learning. These are unique questions to the bundle.
  • What Machine is This? Task Cards: 24 simple machine task cards to help students identify different simple machines. They are available in paper (both colour and ink-saving), Google Slides, and Google Forms versions. Comes with student recording pages, an answer key, and blank cards.
  • Simple Machines Critical Thinking Challenges: Fifteen STEM tasks to help develop problem-solving skills while testing and working with knowledge from the unit.
  • Design a Carnival Attraction: Students use STEM skills to design a carnival attraction that uses simple machines in this open-ended activity. It comes with planning sheets, student examples, and a rubric.
  • Text Sets: Ten reading passages designed to help replace the need for textbooks whether you are teaching in person or online.
  • Task Cards Review: 24 cards to use for practice or assessment to cover general concepts from the unit. They are available in paper (both colour and ink-saving), Google Slides, and Google Forms versions. Comes with student recording pages, an answer key, and blank cards.
  • Simple Machines Collaborative Poster: This colouring activity encourages students to work together to create a poster with the six simple machines.
  • Interactive Review Game: This game uses Google Slides so students can review concepts and check the answers.
  • Word Wall Words: Over 70 key vocabulary words for your Balanced Literacy wall. Comes with an editable digital template.
  • Flashcards: Over 70 vocabulary words on easy-to-make flashcards with an editable digital template.

This product aligns with:

  • the Alberta Program of Studies Grade 4 Science (Wheels and Levers and Building Devices That Move)

This product supports science concepts from these provinces and territories:

  • Saskatchewan: FM5.1 Analyze the effects of...mechanical forces... Grade 4
  • British Columbia and Yukon Territory: Simple Machines and their Forces Grade 5
  • Northwest Territories: Pulleys and Gears Grade 4
  • Manitoba: Forces and Simple Machines Grade 5
  • any upper elementary or middle school science unit about simple machines

                          Ninja Note: This product is currently under revision. The future update will include more digital versions of the activities.

                          Ninja Note: This file is a ZIP file. It contains all the PDF files that contain each unit. Buyers need to download the ZIP and extract the PDF files to a computer. To access the digital version, download the PDF and use the link in that file.

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