Wedges & Screws: Definition & Examples


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Which of the following is NOT one of the six types of simple machines?

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1. Which of the following is NOT an example of an inclined plane?

2. What can simple machines do?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The task at hand with this quiz/worksheet is to answer questions on what the simple machines are, their examples, what they can do, and some of their properties.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To clarify, you will be answering questions on:

  • Groupings of simple machines
  • Examples of inclined planes
  • The function of simple machines
  • Types of screws
  • Characteristics of wedges

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about simple machines
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about everyday tools in a different angle
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as wedges and screws

Additional Learning

Go ahead and check out our associated lesson by the title of Wedges & Screws: Definition & Examples. With this lesson, you have the opportunity to learn more about:

  • Simple machines
  • Inclined planes
  • The wedge and screw
  • Different types of wedges and screws