Classifying Simply Machines

Students will engage in a Simple Machines Interactive classification and research lesson, learning Google Slides and research skills to create a presentation on simple machines. This resource serves as an assessment for Computer Science or NGSS Standards, incorporating CS, research, and simple machines in a ready-to-use lesson with instructional video and step-by-step instructions for easy implementation on platforms like Google Classroom.





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Simple Machines Interactive classification and research lesson. NGSS, Next Generation Science Standards, Google, Research, Digital Media, Distance Learning & Physical Science

Students will learn to use Google Slides and research skills. They will conduct research on simple machines using online and print resources to create a Google Slides presentation. This resource can be used as an assessment for Computer Science standards or NGSS Standards. It incorporated CS, research, and simple machines into one lesson/mini-unit.

Don’t know how to use Google Slides? No problem! A detailed instructional video is included as well as step-by-step instructions for the student project.

The lesson is ready for you to upload to Google Classroom or another LMS platform and let students begin. No-prep time!

Grade Levels: 3rd – 6th
Subjects: Science, Computer Science – Technology, Physical Science
Resource Type: Activities, Assessment
Pages: 4 Slides


3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th


Computer Science – Technology, Physical Science, Science

Resource Type

Activities, Assessment


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