Simple Machines: Lever, 1st Edition

  • Jeff Barger
  • Published By: Discovery Library
  • ISBN-10: 1643691864
  • ISBN-13: 9781643691862
  • DDC: 621.8
  • Grade Level Range: 1st Grade - 3rd Grade
  • 24 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released April 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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In this book young learners in grades 1–3 will explore how levers give us the lift we need. From scissors to wheelbarrows, this 24-page title uses real-world examples of simple machine mechanisms and explains how these feats of engineering can make daily work less difficult to complete. The Simple Machines series for grades 1–3 explains how basic mechanical devices, that are used for applying a force, can help make daily tasks much easier. Featuring before- and after-reading activities, a glossary, an index, and comprehension questions, this series helps young learners strengthen their reading comprehension skills while also introducing them to some of the most commonly used simple machines.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Before, During, and After Reading Activities.
Table of Contents.
1: Work Made Easier.
2: What Is a Lever?.
3: Why Do We Need Levers?.
4: Levers in the Classroom.
5: Levers at Home.
Activity: Build a Lever.
Show What You Know.
Further Reading.
About the Author.
Copyright Page.