Do the Twist...(Learning about Screws)

Students investigate how screws are a twisted incline plane. They observe the teacher screw a screw into wood and participate in a class discussion. Next, they make and test a prediction about how the spacing of the threads on a screw changes the effort needed to use the screw.

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Resource Details

Grade
2nd - 3rd
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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