With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
Select a simple machine group and then go on a treasure hunt to find as many common items as you can that fit that category. List them.
Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.
Use the following worksheet to predict how many simple machines are found in the classroom. Hunt for them and answer the worksheet questions. Click here.
Page 1 only for grade 2, both pages for grade 3.
Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities; connect counting to cardinality.
Count the number of a given simple machine found in the pictures of a read aloud story. For example: How many wheels can we find in the book, Wheels on The Bus?
Measure the length of an object by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes.
Measure the distance that a wheel travels in one turn. Calculate how many turns that wheel will make over a given distance.
Draw points, lines, line segments, rays, angles (right, acute, obtuse), and perpendicular and parallel lines. Identify these in two-dimensional figures.
Using points, lines, segments, rays and angles, design a simple Rube Goldberg path using simple classroom objects such as string, pencils, rulers, books, etc.