GAME NAME:

SIMPLE MACHINES

SINGLE JEOPARDY!®  

CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

FULL SIZE
CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

WORK OR NOT

WORK

TELL IF THE ACTIVITY IS WORK

OR NOT.

FORCES

FORCES

NAME THE FORCES

WHICH MACHINE?

MACHINE

TELL WHICH MACHINE YOU

WOULD USE TO HELP YOU DO

THE JOB.

WHICH MACHINE 2

MACHINE

2

TELL WHICH MACHINE YOU

WOULD USE TO DO THE JOB

COMPOUND MACHINES

COMP.

MACHINE

TELL WHAT COMPOUND

MACHINE IS BEING DESCRIBED.

WHAT'S IT MADE OF?

WHAT'S IT

MADE OF?

TELL WHAT SIMPLE MACHINES

MAKE THE COMPOUND

MACHINE.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

PICKING UP YOUR PENCIL

WHAT IS WORK?

HOLDS US TO EARTH

WHAT IS GRAVITY?

LIFT A ROCK

WHAT IS A LEVER?

TAKE A TOP OFF OF A BOTTLE

WHAT IS A SCREW?

USED TO CUT ITEMS WITH

LEVERS AND WEDGES

WHAT ARE SCISSORS?

STAPLER

WHAT IS A LEVER AND

A WEDGE?

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 2

PUSHING A WALL THAT WILL

NOT MOVE

WHAT IS NOT?

A PUSH OR A PULL

WHAT IS FORCE?

CUT BREAD

WHAT IS A WEDGE?

OPEN A PAINT CAN

WHAT IS A LEVER?

SHARPEN PENCILS WITH A

WEDGE AND A WHEEL AND

AXLE

WHAT IS A PENCIL

SHARPENER?

CAN OPENER

WHAT IS A WEDGE,

LEVER,  AND WHEEL AND

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

CHEWING YOUR FOOD

WHAT IS WORK?

MOVING AN OBJECT SHOWS

THAT YOU DID THIS

WHAT IS WORK?

PUSH ITEMS UP ONTO A TRUCK

WHAT IS AN INCLINED

PLANE?

OPEN A CAN OF CORN

WHAT IS A WEDGE?

TAKE ITEMS TO A PLACE USING

A WHEEL AND AXLE AND A

LEVER

WHAT IS A

WHEELBARROW?

FISHING ROD

WHAT IS A PULLEY,

LEVER, AND WHEEL AND

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

TYPING ON A KEYBOARD

WHAT IS WORK?

THESE CHANGE THE FORCE TO

MAKE WORK EASIER

WHAT ARE SIMPLE

MACHINES?

ROLL A CAR

WHAT IS A WHEEL AND

AXLE?

TURN A DOORKNOB

WHAT IS A WHEEL AND

AXLE?

YOU RIDE THIS AROUND YOUR

HOUSE WITH WHEELS AND

AXLES AND PULLEYS

WHAT IS A BICYCLE?

DRILL

WHAT IS A SCREW AND

A WHEEL AND AXLE?

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
1000 POINTS


Response 5

STANDING UP STRAIGHT

WHAT IS NOT?

CHANGE IN POSITION

WHAT IS MOTION?

PULL THE BLINDS UP

WHAT IS A PULLEY?

MOVE A WHEELCHAIR UP TO A

HIGHER PLACE

WHAT IS AN INCLINED

PLANE?

USE IT TO TELL TIME WITH

WHEELS AND AXLES AND A

SCREW

WHAT IS A CLOCK?

SCISSORS

WHAT ARE WEDGES AND

LEVERS?

 CATEGORY:   

SIMPLE MACHINES  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

SIMPLE MACHINES DO THISFOR US     

 Response:   

WHAT IS MAKE WORKEASIER?

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 GAME NAME:

SIMPLE MACHINES

DOUBLE JEOPARDY!®  

CATEGORY 1

CATEGORY 2

CATEGORY 3

CATEGORY 4

CATEGORY 5

CATEGORY 6

FULL SIZE
CATEGORY

ABBREVIATED
CATEGORY

Explanation

LEVERS

LEVERS

TELL THE NAME OF THE LEVER

USED IN THE DESCRIPTION

INCLINED PLANE

INCLINED

PLANE

GIVE THE NAME FOR THE

SIMPLE MACHINE YOU WOULD

USE

SCREWS

SCREWS

GIVE ANSWERS ABOUT

SCREWS

WEDGES

WEDGES

NAME THE WEDGE BEING

DESCRIBED

WHEEL AND AXLE

WHEEL

AND AXLE

NAME THE SIMPLE MACHINE

BEING USED

PULLEYS

PULLEYS

NAME THE PULLEY BEING USED

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

HIT A BALL TO MAKE A HOME

RUN

WHAT IS A BASEBALL

BAT?

GO UP TO ANOTHER LEVEL

WHAT IS A RAMP?

THIS IS WRAPPED AROUND A

ROD TO MAKE A SCREW

WHAT IS AN INCLINED

PLANE?

USE THIS TO CUT WOOD

WHAT IS AN AXE?

THEY HELP DRIVERS USE THIS

ON THE ROAD

WHAT IS A CAR?

HELPS RAISE THE FLAG

WHAT IS A FLAGPOLE?

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

PLAY WITH YOUR FRIEND ON

THE PLAYGROUND BY GOING

UP AND DOWN

WHAT IS A SEESAW?

CLIMB STEPS TO GO UP OR

DOWN

WHAT ARE STAIRS?

YOU USE A SCREW FOR THIS

WHAT IS TO HOLD

THINGS TOGETHER?

USE THIS TO CUT A SLICE OF

BREAD

WHAT IS A KNIFE?

YOU RIDE THIS AROUND YOUR

BACKYARD

WHAT IS A BIKE?

HELPS PULL THIS UP TO SEE

OUT OF A WINDOW

WHAT ARE BLINDS OR

SHADES?

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

GET DIRT OUT OF THE GROUND

WHAT IS A SHOVEL?

CHILDREN PLAY ON THESE ON

THE PLAYGROUND

WHAT IS A SLIDE?

YOU USE THIS SCREW TO

CLOSE A JAR

WHAT IS A LID?

ANIMALS USE THESE TO CUT

AND TEAR FOOD

WHAT ARE TEETH?

THESE ARE AT THE END OF A

CONVEYER BELT AT THE

GROCERY STORE

WHAT ARE ROLLERS?

THIS MACHINE USES PULLEYS

TO LIFT HEAVY OBJECTS

WHAT IS A CRANE?

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

SWEEP UP DIRT OFF THE

FLOOR

WHAT IS A BROOM?

LET WATER FLOW TO THE

DRAIN

WHAT IS THE BOTTOM

OF A BATHTUB?

ONE PLACE IN THE ROOM YOU

SEE A SCREW

ANY REASONABLE

ANSWER

PUSH THROUGH PAPERS TO

HOLD THEM TOGETHER

WHAT ARE STAPLES?

HELPS YOU OPEN A DOOR

WHAT IS A DOORKNOB?

THIS PART OF A BICYCLE

WHAT IS THE CHAIN?

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

OPEN A DOOR THAT IS SHUT

TIGHT

WHAT IS A CROWBAR?

YOU SLED DOWN THIS IN THE

SNOW

WHAT IS A HILL?

THIS LIGHTS UP A ROOM

WHAT IS  A LIGHT

BULB?

USE IT TO HANG PICTURES ON

A WALL

WHAT IS A NAIL?

DRIVERS USE THIS TO MOVE

THE CAR IN THE RIGHT

DIRECTION

WHAT IS THE STEERING

WHEEL?

YOU MIGHT USE THIS TO DRY

YOUR CLOTHES

WHAT IS A

CLOTHESLINE?

 CATEGORY:   

SIMPLE MACHINES  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

SIMPLE MACHINES DO THISFOR US     

 Response:   

WHAT IS MAKE WORKEASIER?

JEOPARDY! is a registered trademark of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. © 2010 Jeopardy Productions, Inc. All Rights reserved. Classroom Jeopardy! © Educational Insights