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Naming Simple Machines (Grade 3)

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Naming Simple Machines

1. 
Lucas sweeps the kitchen floor.
Broom
What type of simple machine is a broom?
  1. lever
  2. screw
  3. wedge
 
2. 
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
3. 
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
 
4. 
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
5. 
Dominic zips his coat.
Zipper
Which type of simple machine is a zipper?
  1. lever
  2. pulley
  3. wedge
 
6. 
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
7. 
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
 
8. 
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
9. 
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
 
10. 
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
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