Simple and Complex Machines Used in Agriculture

Simple and Complex Machines Used in Agriculture By Tonya Cargill and Pamela Emery
July 2002

Grade: 2-5

Subjects: Science, Mathematics, English Language Arts, Visual/Performing Arts

This unit incorporates many science and math concepts as students learn about farm machinery and the use of machines in agricultural practices. Concepts focus on simple machines such as inclined planes, levers and pulleys and show how these simple machines are combined to form complex agricultural equipment.