Pulley Teacher Resources
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TE Activity: Pulley'ing Your Own WeightLesson Planet
3rd - 5th
Students experiment with common objects such as spools, string and soap to determine how pulleys make it easier to move large objects. They look at the difference between fixed and movable pulleys. They examine the many uses engineers...
Ropes and Pulleys in Static EquilibriumLesson Planet
9th - 12th
In this ropes and pulleys in static equilibrium instructional activity, learners are given 11 diagrams of masses attached to pulleys and ropes. The pulleys are mass less and frictionless and students determine the tension in each labeled...
Qualitative Examples of Conservation of Mechanical EnergyLesson Planet
9th - Higher Ed
Instructions for series of six activites, a reading of scientific literature, and a choice of six assessments await you in this physics resource. Well-written plans guide you in guiding your pupils to experiment with levers, pulleys,...
Machines and Tools (Part 2)Lesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Which pulley system will give us a whale of a good time? Teams compare the theoretical and actual mechanical advantages of different pulley systems. They then form a recommendation for how to move a whale from an aquarium back to the ocean.
Simple Machines - Museum of Science and IndustryLesson Planet
3rd - 4th
In this museum student guide worksheet, students make a mini-book about simple machines to be used during a visit to the Museum of Science and Industry. They locate the exhibits that demonstrate the wedge, inclined plane, screw, lever,...