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Simple Machines

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Simple machines include the lever, the inclined plane, the wedge, the pulley, the wheel and axle, and the screw. Combine these and you can create almost anything to make work easier. In this Science Trek, host Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guest scientists John Gardner and Kathryn Devine answer students’ questions about simple machines. Woody Sobey of the Discovery Center of Boise joins in.

Aired: 01/21/14

Rating: TV-G

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Simple machines are all around us and help make our work easier. When simple machines are combined, a compound machine is created. Learn about NASA's compound machine, the lunar crane, and the simple machines it contains to make work easier in Our World.

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