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TE Activity: Pulley'ing Your Own Weight

Students experiment with common objects such as spools, string and soap to determine how pulleys make it easier to move large objects. They look at the difference between fixed and movable pulleys. They examine the many uses engineers have for pulleys.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
Math
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Presentation
Year
2005
Included Materials
  • Worksheet

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