MT.S2. Students, through the inquiry process, demonstrate knowledge of properties, forms, changes and interactions of physical and chemical systems.
S2.6. Identify, build, describe, measure, and analyze mechanical systems (e.g., simple and complex compound machines) and describe the forces acting within those systems
S2.6.gr6-8.A. Compare and contrast simple, complex compound machines
S2.6.gr6-8.B. Recognize that a machine makes work easier by changing the amount or direction of the force
S2.6.gr6-8.C. Identify that simple and compound machines transfer energy by doing work
S2.6.gr6-8.E. Create simple and complex compound machines to examine and measure the related forces