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SIMPLE MACHINE
A MACHINE WITH FEW OR NO MOVING PARTS THAT ARE USED TO MAKE WORK EASIER.
COMPOUND MACHINE
A MACHINE MADE UP OF TWO OR MORE SIMPLE MACHINES
LOAD
OBJECT BEING LIFTED
WHEEL AND AXLE
A SIMPLE MACHINE WITH A WHEEL THAT TURNS A POST
INCLINED PLANE
A SIMPLE MACHINE USED TO MOVE OBJECTS TO A HIGHER OR LOWER PLACE
FULCRUM
THE POINT WHERE THE LEVER ROCKS BACK AND FORTH.
IT IS EASIEST TO LIFT A LOAD WITH A LEVER WHEN THE FULCRUM IS CLOSEST TO THE LOAD.
A MACHINE DOES NOT CHANGE THE AMOUNT OF WORK DONE BUT CHANGES THE AMOUNT OF FORCE NEEDED TO DO THE WORK.
LEVER
A SIMPLE MACHINE THAT IS USED TO LIFT OBJECTS. lEVERS HAVE A FULCRUM, LOAD AND FORCE.
WEDGE
A SIMPLE MACHINE MADE OF 2 INCLINED PLANES
SCREW
AN INCLINED PLANE WRAPPED AROUND A POST
PULLEY
A SIMPLE MACHINE WITH A WHEEL ON A POST WITH A ROPE AROUND IT