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Tools Teacher Sheet

Tools Teacher Sheet © 2012 Clipart.com

Introduction

Below is a list of items. Some are tools, some machines, and some everyday items that rely on the simple machines to operate them. They are listed under simple machine headings so that you can lead your students toward a simple categorization by having them name similar attributes of the objects.


WEDGE
chisel
screwdriver (the end of it)
saw (wedges form the teeth)
fork

WHEEL AND AXLE
door knob
roller-skates
egg beaters (the gears)
bicycle
wagon
pencil sharpener

SCREW
nuts and bolts
jar lid
light bulb
key rings
spiral staircase

PULLEY
flag poles
clothes lines
sailboat
blinds
crane

LEVER
see saw
wheel barrel (the handles are really levers)
hammer (pulling a nail out, not hammering)
crow bar
bottle opener

INCLINED PLANE
wheelchair ramp
a slide
a hill on a road

This teacher sheet is a part of the Tools lesson.

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