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Write to Learn: Simple Machines
Simple machines are tools that people use to make work easier. Simple machines include levers, gears, pulleys, and wheels and axles. Ask students to think about simple machines and how they have used them. Have them list examples of simple machines. Bonus: Ask your students to list five simple machines they use everyday. Then, ask them to decide which one they think they could live without, and why.