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The parameters of this project are to create a PHOTO STORY that demonstrates an understanding of each of the six SIMPLE MACHINES.
Your group must include in your presentation:
  1. What each Machine looks like and how would the machine be used.
  2. How this machine makes work easier.
  3. The calculation of MECHANICAL ADVANTAGE both Ideal and Actual for each machine.


Lever

1st class lever

2nd class lever

3rd class lever

Inclined Plane

Wedge

Screw

Pulleys
Fixed

Movable

Wheel and Axle