Instructions on Building a Compound Machine?

Answer There are six types of simple machines: the lever, inclined plane, wedge, wheel and axle, pulley and screw. Each one reduces the force needed to do work by applying it over a larger distance. When ... Read More »

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Instructions for Building a Simple Machine for a Science Class?

Simple machines make basic tasks easier by increasing the amount of force or changing its direction. Simple machines include levers, pulleys, inclined planes, wheels and axles, screws and wedges. T... Read More »

How to Build a Compound Machine?

Compound machines are items that coalesce two uncomplicated machines to execute a task. The compound machines make use of a windlass, or put more directly, a kind of screw, wheel and axle design. A... Read More »

How to Build a Compound Machine to Pop a Balloon?

All of the mechanical devices in the world can be broken down into combinations of six basic simple machines. These are the lever, inclined plane, wheel and axle, screw, wedge and pulley. Reading... Read More »