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Year 1 and 2 children explore ideas about machines to answer the questions:
Is is a machine?
What type of machine is it - ramp, screw, wedge, lever, wheel?

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  1. 1. Is it a machine? We used a t-chart to sort these objects.
  2. 2. Pencil Snips Scissors Cheese Slice Book Screwdriver Tea Strainer Avocado Slice Hammer Mug Knife Sharpener Apple Cork Screw Can Opener Potato Peeler This is our finished Drill Tongs t-chart.
  3. 3. A ramp helps to move things up or down. Some Some wedges Wheels levers are stop things help to pulled. moving. Some move a Screws Some are are sharp and heavy turn. pushed. can cut load. There are Some are things. Some many squeezed. wedges have types of sharp points. screws. We sorted the machines.