Name:_____________________

DAILY DOINGS WITH SIMPLE MACHINES

How many times do you use simple machines during the day?  Make an estimate and fill in the blank below.

My Estimate

I think I use simple machines _____________________ times a day.

Record of Simple Machine Use

Write down the name of each object you use and what type of simple machine it is.  Then put a checkmark next to the name of each simple machine every time you use it. You may attach another sheet of paper to this worksheet if needed. Add all your checkmarks up at the end of your day!

Object Used

Type of Simple Machine

Times Used

Total

Example: Curtain Cord

Pulley

x x

2

       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       

Your Results

Did you use simple machines more or less often than you estimated you would?