Forces and Machines: The Bike Shop
This unit is mainly taught using our text.  See our curriculum sheets for additional information.

Central Questions 

  • How do living things and human technology change matter and transform energy?
  • How do things move around us?
  • Why do things move as they do?
  • Construct simple objects that fulfill a technical purpose.
  • Describe or compare motions of common objects in terms of speed direction.
  • Describe what forces are need to speed up, slow down, stop or change the direction on an object.
  • Use simple machines to make work easier.

Lesson Plans/Units

Simple Machines  Unit Overview from the Sample Core Curriculum for Michigan Schools

Marvelous Machines

Work is Simple with Simple Machines

Simple Machines: Evergreen Curriculum



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