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Books in Simple Machines at Work series

  • What Are Inclined Planes?

    Helen Frost

    Library Binding (Capstone Press, Jan. 1, 2001)
    Text and photographs present inclined planes and their function as a simple machine.
  • Snowplows

    Hal Rogers

    Library Binding (The Childs World Inc, July 1, 2000)
    Describes the parts of a snowplow, how it works, and the work it does to clear the roads of ice and snow.
  • Inclined Planes

    Andrea Rivera

    Library Binding (Abdo Zoom, Dec. 15, 2016)
    From moving ramps to playground slides, inclined planes are at work all over in our world today. Learn all about them in five easy-to-read chapters. Vibrant, full-color photos, bolded glossary words, and a key stats section let readers zoom in even deeper. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo Zoom is a division of ABDO.
  • Ambulances

    Hal Rogers

    Library Binding (The Childs World Inc, Aug. 1, 1999)
    Describes the parts of an ambulance, how it operates, and the work it does.
  • Inclined Planes

    Michael Dahl

    Library Binding (Capstone Press, Sept. 1, 1996)
    Describes many different kinds, uses, and benefits of inclined planes.
  • Digger

    DK Publishing

    Paperback (DK CHILDREN, July 17, 2006)
    Interesting photographs and simple text describe the various machines that are used in road and house building, forestry, and mining industries. Reprint.
  • Off-Road Motorcycles

    E. S. Budd

    Library Binding (The Childs World Inc, Jan. 1, 2004)
    Introduces off-road motorcycles, how they work, and how to stay safe while riding or watching motorcycles race.
  • Airplanes

    Hal Rogers

    Library Binding (The Childs World Inc, Jan. 1, 2001)
    Provides information about various parts of a passenger airplane and how the pilot controls the airplane.
  • Bulldozers

    Jean Eick

    Library Binding (The Childs World Inc, Aug. 1, 1998)
    Explains what a bulldozer can do, how its different parts work, and how the operator manipulates it from inside the cab
  • Ambulances

    Gary M. Amoroso, Cynthia Fitterer Klingel

    Library Binding (The Childs World Inc, Jan. 1, 2007)
    Describes the purpose and parts of ambulances.
  • Machines on the Farm

    Sian Smith

    Library Binding (Heinemann, July 1, 2013)
    Providing an early introduction to STEM education, this book uses simple text and labeled photographs to examine a wide range of exciting machines used on the farm, revealing how each machine solves a particular problem. Machines covered include tractors, combine harvesters, milking machines, hay balers, crop sprayers, and more!
  • The Pulley

    Patricia Armentrout

    Library Binding (Rourke Pub Group, July 1, 1997)
    Text and pictures introduce the pulley, a simple machine used primarily to lift heavy objects