In this levers learning exercise, students review how to calculate mechanical advantages using forces and using distance. Students explore the three types of levers. Then students complete 20 fill in the blank questions and 6 problems to solve.
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Qualitative Examples of Conservation of Mechanical Energy
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,...
9th - Higher Ed Science
Changing Materials Without Touching - Levers, Actuators and Exciting Materials
Young scholars change the properties of a material by applying heat and use the change to move a lever. In this simple machines activity, students read and watch videos about levers and moving atoms. They create a lever using an actuator...
9th - 12th Science
The Mighty Mathematics of the Lever
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...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable