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The Mighty Mathematics of the LeverLesson Planet
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Exactly what did Archimedes mean when he said, "Give me a place to stand, and I will move the Earth"? Watch this video and find out as it explains the mathematics behind levers, and explores a few fun hypothetical situations involving...
Levers and Wedges in the Human BodyLesson Planet
2nd - 6th
Students identify the various parts of the body that serve as wedges and levers, identifying the fulcrum for each body lever. They bite into carrots and apples to analyze how their jaws and teeth work, then complete three worksheets that...
Levers: What Can Leverage Do For Me?Lesson Planet
4th - 6th
Students determine the identity of the three classes of levers while explaining how each works. They wait a video clip that shows uses for different types of levers and work as a class to write a KWL chart. Finally, they make a model fo...
Science-- "Moving the World?"- Learning About LeversLesson Planet
4th - 5th
In this levers activity, students read a one page information text about the three classes of levers. Students then analyze 10 pictures of simple machines and circle the fulcrum point. Students classify each machine according to the...