Create a Word document with a table that has four columns and eight rows then complete it.
The Six (Seven) Simple Machines
(Normally there are "six" simple machines but some people include gears as a seventh one.)
(To set out a formula, try inserting a table with only columns, a different column for each bit of the formula. Border thickness zero.)
Use the following links to get the information.
Teach Engineering: Just Plane Simple (copy images in bottom half)
Use Google to find any needed information on gears
Out of interest look at this page:
Then do this:
Simple machines exercise
Look at this exercise for little kids and mentally make sure you would be able to do it:
Fun activity - meant for young kids but still useful.
click on Start.
Choose activity - garage
Click on the different items and answer the questions.
Look at the others out of interest.
Go to this page:
Look through: what is Aeronautics
Look through: Dynamics of flight
Click on Airplanes - http://www.ueet.nasa.gov/StudentSite/airplanes.html
Notice the six parts of a plane.
In a new browser window, open this pdf file: How a plane is controlled
Scroll down to Figure 2.
TASK: In a new Word document, DRAW an aeroplane like the one in Figure 2, and label it as in both figure 2 and the six parts of a plane in the other window.