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Books in Simple Machines Everywhere series

  • Simple Machines at School

    Gillian Gosman

    Paperback (Powerkids Pr, Aug. 1, 2014)
    Introduces simple machines and demonstrates their use at schools.
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  • Inclined Planes

    Martha Elizabeth Hillman Rustad

    Paperback (Capstone Press, Jan. 1, 2018)
    Learn about how an inclined plane works! Beginner readers and budding young scientists will love learning about using simple machines in everyday situations. Along the way, readers will be supported by expertly leveled text, a strong text-photo match and appropriate text load. Readers will be excited to dig in and learn all about simple machines and basic physics concepts.
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  • Pulleys

    Martha Elizabeth Hillman Rustad

    Paperback (Capstone Press, Jan. 1, 2018)
    Learn about how a pulley works! Beginner readers and budding young scientists will love learning about using simple machines in everyday situations. Along the way, readers will be supported by expertly leveled text, a strong text-photo match and appropriate text load. Readers will be excited to dig in and learn all about simple machines and basic physics concepts.
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  • Simple Machines in Your Home

    Gillian Gosman

    Paperback (Powerkids Pr, Aug. 1, 2014)
    Provides information about six simple machines that may be in readers' homes, including levers, screws, and pulleys.
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  • Simple Machines in Sports

    Gillian Gosman

    Paperback (Powerkids Pr, Aug. 1, 2014)
    Kids know that hockey sticks, water bottles with screw-on lids, and cleats are all used in sports. It may, however, be a surprise to them to learn that they’re all machines. This book teaches sports enthusiasts how to spot the simple machines they’ve never noticed and to analyze their favorite games as never before. Labeled diagrams explain concepts such as mechanical advantage, and examples of each kind of simple machine abound.
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  • Levers

    Martha Elizabeth Hillman Rustad

    Paperback (Capstone Press, Jan. 1, 2018)
    Learn about how a lever works! Beginner readers and budding young scientists will love learning about using simple machines in everyday situations. Along the way, readers will be supported by expertly leveled text, a strong text-photo match and appropriate text load. Readers will be excited to dig in and learn all about simple machines and basic physics concepts.
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  • Simple Machines in the Military

    Gillian Gosman

    Paperback (PowerKids Press, Jan. 1, 2015)
    The military is known for its big, powerful, and complex machinery. This book, however, lays out a number of examples, modern and historic, of how the armed forces use simple machines. A compelling presentation of physical science curriculum points.
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  • Simple Machines in Your Home

    Gillian Gosman

    Library Binding (PowerKids Press, Aug. 1, 2014)
    Young readers probably don't realize that brooms are actually machines. The same goes for door handles, stairs, and many other objects that are commonly found in homes. Students will learn about mechanical advantage, force, and energy, and they will be able to recognize the simple machines they use in their own daily lives.
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  • Simple Machines and Holidays

    Gillian Gosman

    Library Binding (PowerKids Press, Aug. 1, 2014)
    Simple machines are so common in our lives that we tend to overlook them even though theyre all around useven during our favorite holidays! With explanations of the different kinds of simple machines, their mechanical advantages, and the ways each is used during various holidays, students will develop a deeper understanding of a fundamental component of the physical science curriculum.
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  • Simple Machines in the Great Outdoors

    Gillian Gosman

    Paperback (PowerKids Press, Jan. 1, 2015)
    Key physical science concepts are presented in the context of outdoor adventures. Young nature lovers will learn about the mechanics of popular gear, and theyll also discover the fascinating ways that simple machines occur naturally in the great outdoors.
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  • Simple Machines in Sports

    Gillian Gosman

    Library Binding (PowerKids Press, Aug. 1, 2014)
    Kids know that hockey sticks, water bottles with screw-on lids, and cleats are all used in sports. It may, however, be a surprise to them to learn that theyre all machines. This book teaches sports enthusiasts how to spot the simple machines theyve never noticed and to analyze their favorite games as never before. Labeled diagrams explain concepts such as mechanical advantage, and examples of each kind of simple machine abound.
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  • Wheels and Axles

    Martha Elizabeth Hillman Rustad

    Paperback (Capstone Press, Jan. 1, 2018)
    Learn about how a wheel and axle works! Beginner readers and budding young scientists will love learning about using simple machines in everyday situations. Along the way, readers will be supported by expertly leveled text, a strong text-photo match and appropriate text load. Readers will be excited to dig in and learn all about simple machines and basic physics concepts.
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