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Simple Machines (A to Z Level K)

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lever
a bar that pivots around a fixed point; a seesaw
inclined plane
a sloping surface that makes it easier to move objects to a higher or lower place; ramp
distance
the amount of space an object moves
wedge
a type of inclined plane used to split objects apart; axe
pulley
a simple machine that is made up of a wheel on a post with a rope around the wheel
wheel & axle
this machine makes it easier for things to roll
compound machine
two or more machines working together to make work easier; scissors
complex machine
a car engine; many simple machines put together that uses fuel to run.