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Grade 3 Simple Machines
A slide is an example of a(n)
  1. wedge
  2. inclined plane
Grade 3 Simple Machines
A shovel can be used as a(n)
  1. wedge
  2. screw
  3. inclined plane
Grade 3 Simple Machines
Sullivan uses the object shown to lift a bucket of water.
Fixed Pulley
Which type of simple machine is shown?
  1. lever
  2. pulley
  3. screw
Grade 3 Simple Machines
Eric twists the cap to open the gallon of milk.
Gallon
Which type of simple machine is the milk cap?
  1. lever
  2. screw
  3. wedge
Grade 3 Simple Machines
Emma uses the stairs to get to the third floor of the building.
Stairs
What type of simple machine are the stairs?
  1. lever
  2. inclined plane
  3. wheel and axle
Grade 3 Simple Machines
A wheelbarrow is a compound machine. It is made up of more than one simple machine.
Wheelbarrow
What type of simple machine are the handles of the wheelbarrow?
  1. lever
  2. wedge
  3. wheel and axle
Grade 3 Simple Machines
Tyra uses the object below to hold two boards together.
Screw
Which type of simple machine is the object?
  1. screw
  2. wedge
  3. wheel and axle
Grade 3 Simple Machines
Which one is an example of a screw?
  1. Jar lid
  2. Scissors
  3. Drapery rod
Grade 3 Simple Machines
Which of the following is the BEST choice if you need to lift a piano to a third floor window?
  1. lever
  2. pulley
  3. wedge
  4. wheel and axle
Grade 3 Simple Machines
Dominic zips his coat.
Zipper
Which type of simple machine is a zipper?
  1. lever
  2. pulley
  3. wedge
Grade 3 Simple Machines

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Denise made the table below for her science report. She needs to add a title to the table.
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TypeDescription
Firstfulcrum in middle of arm
Secondload in middle of arm
Thirdeffort force in middle of arm

Which is the best title for Denise's table?
  1. How to Use a Lever
  2. Three Classes of Levers
  3. The Six Simple Machines
  4. Real World Examples of Levers
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Adeline walks down a ramp. What type of simple machine is she using?
  1. lever
  2. wedge
  3. inclined plane
  4. wheel and axle
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Scissors are compound machines. They are made of two types of simple machines. Is a pulley one of the types of simple machines found in scissors?
Scissors
  1. no
  2. yes
Grade 3 Simple Machines
Scissors are compound machines. They are made up of more than one simple machine.
Scissors
What type of simple machine are the handles of the scissors?
  1. lever
  2. wedge
  3. wheel and axle
Grade 3 Simple Machines

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The picture shows a compound machine. It has more than one simple machine.
Wheelbarrow
Does the machine use a wheel and axle?
  1. no
  2. yes
Grade 3 Simple Machines

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There are eight types of simple machines.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Simple Machines

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The wedge is most closely related to which other simple machine?
  1. lever
  2. pulley
  3. inclined plane
  4. wheel and axle
Grade 3 Simple Machines
Lucas sweeps the kitchen floor.
Broom
What type of simple machine is a broom?
  1. lever
  2. screw
  3. wedge
Grade 3 Simple Machines
Maya turns the doorknob to open the door.
Door Knob
What type of simple machine is a doorknob?
  1. screw
  2. inclined plane
  3. wheel and axle
Grade 3 Simple Machines
Scissors are compound machines. They are made up of more than one simple machine.
Scissors
What type of simple machine are the blades of the scissors?
  1. lever
  2. wedge
  3. wheel and axle
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