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Intro to Simple Machines: Levers and Pulleys
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Item#:  EM1009
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Grades: 3-5
Investigate and experiment with 8 functioning lever and pulley models designed to demonstrate science and technology concepts related to three classes of levers and fixed, movable, combination, and block and tackle pulley systems.

  Key Concepts
  • Identify all three classes of lever and test them to determine how they operate
  • Identify key parts of levers: effort arm, resistance arm and fulcrum
  • Identify different types of pulley systems and test them to determine how they operate
  • Identify key parts of pulley systems
  • Discuss how pulleys change the direction and/or amount of force applied to do work

Build 8 different real-world models, one at a time. Models demonstrate 1st, 2nd and 3rd class levers along with fixed, moveable, combination and block and tackle pulley systems. Set includes building instructions with real-life photo and key facts and comes packaged in a strong, stackable, plastic storage case with movable dividers and locking lid. Designed for groups of 2-3 students to build and investigate as a team.
60-page Teacher's Guide (Item # 96164) sold separately

Purchase a Class Pack and receive a free Teacher's Guide. The Class Pack includes 8 individual Intro to Simple Machines: Levers & Pulleys sets.

 

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