This free sample of the course "Getting to Work with Simple Machines" introduces students to the screw, one of the six simple machines.
In this mini-course, students will:
- learn about the components of the screw
- understand how screws help us to do work
- relate screws to the force of friction
- compare the role of a screw with that of a nail through experimentation
Students who find this mini-course engaging should consider signing up for the complete "Getting to Work with Simple Machines" course.
Appropriate for students aged 8-12
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