Levers and Pulleys

Bar Code: 2352




Description: The Levers and Pulleys Module exposes students tobasic concepts of mechanics using two of the six simple machines: leversand pulleys. They gain first-hand experience with effort. load, fulcrum,and mechanical advantage.

Inventory:

1 drawer of materials:

  1. 18 binder clips
  2. 18 120-ml plastic bottles with caps and screw eyes
  3. 18 cardboard collars with hole 2x2"
  4. 9 cardboard sheets
  5. 420 3/4" blue adhesive dots
  6. 18 5/16" dowel rods
  7. Roll duct tape
  8. 20 pencil erasers
  9. 2 5-lb. bags of gravel
  10. 17 half meter sticks
  11. 2 double wheel pulleys
  12. 18 single wheel pulleys
  13. 24-m mason line cotton rope
  14. 120 #62 rubber bands
  15. 8 plastic spoons
  16. 18 spring scales
  17. "Spring scale" transparency
  18. Set of 18 Duplication masters
  19. Teacher Guide
  20. Teacher preparation video
ToTraveling Demonstrations Page To RPSEC Home Page

URL: http://rpsec.usca.sc.edu/TravelingScience/FOSS/levers_pulleys.html (2002) 


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