Infographic: Simple Machines

by Kids Discover

Cars and bicycles. Forklifts and cranes.  Water faucets and even the flush mechanism on toilets. All of these are “complex machines” made by putting together combinations of 6 simple machines. Teach students about the lever, wheel and axle, pulley, screw, wedge, and inclined plane with this downloadable lesson sheet on simple machines, perfect for the classroom or home.