Lessons and activity sheets

Curriculum-linked lesson ideas and accompanying activity sheets (see right-hand column), written for primary and middle years students, on the topic of simple machines.

Broad learning outcomes

Using this curriculum material will assist students in achieving the following broad learning outcomes:

  • Students will learn how various simple machines work.
  • Students will recognise how simple machines are used in real-world situations.
  • Students will be able to define and list examples of simple and compound machines.


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Activity sheets