Inclined Plane Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples


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Inclined planes make _____ easier.

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1. Imagine you're pushing a moving box up a ramp into a moving truck. What word best describes the box?

2. How long have inclined planes been around?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these quiz and worksheet questions to make sure you know what inclined planes are. You will need to explain their history and uses to do well on this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you'll measure what you know about:

  • The benefits of inclined planes
  • Examples of an inclined plane
  • How long inclined planes have been in use

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson, such as how the angle of a plane affects its acceleration
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about what word best describes the box in the example of a box moving up a ramp into a moving truck
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer questions about the purpose of inclined planes and the words related to their use

Additional Learning

You can find out more about this type of simple machine by reading the lesson titled Inclined Plane Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples. Concepts explained include:

  • The definition of 'force'
  • An inclined plane experiment that can be done at home
  • Common uses for inclined planes