Teaching Through Trade Books: Simple Machines

by: Christine Anne Royce

This column includes activities inspired by children’s literature. Engaging students with common machines such as playground equipment and tools will show them how machines make work and play easier as they gain an understanding of other physical science concepts such as work, energy, and friction.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 12/1/2011Stock # sc11_049_04_22Volume 049Issue 04

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