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Simple Machines V - Wheels and Axles and Gears

Fourth graders investigate the principles and uses of gears, and examine how gears can be used to alter the direction of motion or the speed of an object. They observe two cars with different sized wheels roll down an inclined plane, and conduct an experiment using a gear factory kit.

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Grade
4th
Subjects
Science
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Inquiry-Based Learning
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