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Scavenger hunt

  1. 1. SIMPLE MACHINES SCAVENGER HUNT By: Valeria Younan
  2. 2. Wheel and axle <ul><li>ff </li></ul><ul><li>Toilet paper dispenser: when pulling on the toilet paper, it rotates on the axle going in circular motion. Located in the bathroom. </li></ul><ul><li>Door knob: when turning the door knob, the door knob rotates on axle which then opens the door. Located on doors. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Inclined plane <ul><li>Stairs: they are an inclined plane since they help a person move up words and down words more easier. Located in the living room when there is more than one floor. </li></ul><ul><li>sink: when water pours from the faucet, the slope of the sink slides the water in a down words motion. Located in the bathroom or kitchen. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Wedge <ul><li>Knife: When slicing through food, the knife cuts through the food making them smaller. Located in the kitchen. </li></ul><ul><li>Pushpins: when pushing a pin through an object, it will go through the object and hold in place. Located in offices. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Pulley <ul><li>Shoe lace: when tugging on a shoe lace, the lace moves through tiny holes which reverses the direction of force, causing it to pull tightly on the foot. Located in a closet. </li></ul><ul><li>Blinds: when tugging on the string of a blind, you can either make the blinds go in an upward or down words direction. Located where windows are. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Screw <ul><li>Light bulb: the bottom of a light bulb looks like a screw. When screwing it on, it goes in a clockwise direction and when screwing it off, it goes in a counter clockwise direction. Located everywhere. </li></ul><ul><li>Jar lid: tightens around the jar like a screw. Located in the kitchen. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Lever <ul><li>Light switch: the switch picots around the fulcrum and triggers an electrical current which then either turns the lights on or off. Located everywhere. </li></ul><ul><li>Mop: it has fulcrum that directs weight over a longer distance. Located in laundry room. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Stapler: <ul><li>Wedge : staples in the stapler. When pushing down words on the stapler, it sends sharp metals that hold paper together. </li></ul><ul><li>Lever : top part of stapler. When pushing down on a stapler, it transports energy to a stapler which then staples papers. </li></ul><ul><li>Gear : uses energy from turning handle that spins around. Located in offices. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Can opener <ul><li>Lever: arms of can opener. Arms open & close on fulcrum to grip the can. </li></ul><ul><li>Wheel&axle : rotating hand of can opener. When turning the handle, energy transfers to gear and wedge which rotates and opens can. </li></ul><ul><li>Gear : uses energy to spin around. </li></ul><ul><li>Wedge : when a can opener turns the can around, it cuts through the metal top. Located in the kitchen. </li></ul>

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