Simple Machines

From the: Motion, Energy and Force Series

The various types of simple machines are described, as is their effect on work and power. Students will learn how to calculate work and power, and determine how these principles apply to common activities. Other terminology includes: joule, watt, efficiency, mechanical advantage, screw, inclined plane, lever, fulcrum, wedge, pulley, wheel and axle.

"Real-life applications...colorful animation ...high-energy footage." -- School Library Journal July 2000

Allaire George, Logan Middle School, Waterloo, IA
School Library Journal
July 2000

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Single School License. Digital Bundle includes video files for full show and 7-10 content clips in H.264 (for iPods) and.WMV format. Plus 15-20 images (.jpg), teacher’s guide (.pdf) and metadata.

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  • VLC004Digital
  • ISBN:
  • 9781592342877
Price:$89.95
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DVD and 30-page Teacher’s Guide. Narration in English and Spanish and Subtitles in Spanish

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  • VLC004ESPDVD
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Spanish Digital -

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Single School License. Digital Video Full Show file in H.264 (for iPods) and 30-page Teacher’s Guide. Narration in Spanish.

  • Product Code:
  • VLC004ESPDigital
  • ISBN:
  • 9781592342877
Price:$89.95
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