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### Simple machines

1. 1. Simple machines<br />By: Dannielle Meheux<br />
2. 2. lever<br />A lever is a simple machine that is a bar on a fixed point to lift heavy objects with ease.<br />The fulcrum is located where <br />The two pieces meet and the effort<br />Is you the load is the sharp part<br />The fulcrum is where the door and the handle meet. When you apply effort to the handle it lifts the load on the inside which makes the door open.<br />
3. 3. pulley<br />A pulley is a wheel with a grooved rim that a pulled rope or chain can run to change the direction of the pull that lifts a load.<br />This is an example cause the lace moves through the holes.<br />This is an example cause when you pull the blinds it opens and closes<br />
4. 4. Incline plane<br />An inclined plane is a ramp in which it is raised at a level so that loads can be eased up.<br />These stairs are an example cause it helps people change levels.<br />An example is this wheel chair ramp<br />
5. 5. Wheel and axle<br />An axle which is fastened so that when the axle is pushed the wheels move with it<br />It moves the chair from one side of the room to the other<br />Lets people move the toy car around<br />
6. 6. wedge<br />Something that cuts or divides something<br />When you push it into a bulletin board<br />When you stab food<br />
7. 7. screw<br />A screw is an inclined plane that wraps around itself<br />When you open and close it<br />Screwed to the door to hold it up<br />
8. 8. Complicated machines<br />Is when two or more simple machines are put together<br />It is a lever, wedge, and a wheel and axle. The lever is the handle. The wheel and axle is the knob and the wedge is the part that opens the can.<br />THIS IS A WEDGE AND A LEVER. THE LEVER IS THE BLACK PART AND THE WEDGE IS WHEN THE STAPLES COME OUT.<br />