Give Me a Brake

Learners explore the concept of how brakes can stop or slow mechanical motion. They examine the operation of a bicycle brake and use low cost materials to devise a simple braking system. Finally, they work as a team to suggest improvements to current bicycle brake designs.  

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Resource Details

Grade
2nd - 12th
Subjects
Physical Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Instructional Strategy
Discussion