In this levers instructional activity, students compare the three classes of levers. Students determine how the location of the fulcrum effects the amount of force needed. Then students complete 20 fill in the blank questions and 6 word problems.
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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
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
Changing Materials Without Touching - Levers, Actuators and Exciting Materials
Students change the properties of a material by applying heat and use the change to move a lever. In this simple machines instructional activity, students read and watch videos about levers and moving atoms. They create a lever using an...
9th - 12th Science