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Introduction to Simple Machines: Levers and Pulleys

Introduction to Simple Machines: Levers and Pulleys, AP6949
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Introduction to Simple Machines: Levers and Pulleys
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Ready, set, lift! Build eight different real-world lever and pulley machines from one economical set of materials. With these hands-on models, students will identify, investigate and experiment with three classes of levers and various pulley systems. These fun and exciting activities will help students gain a better understanding of Newton's laws of motion and mechanical advantage. Students will actually feel the differences of a variety of lever and pulley arrangements, and see how pulleys can be used to change the direction of a force.

Each kit includes enough materials for one group of two to three students. Complete building instructions are included. 178 pieces packaged in a durable plastic storage tub. Includes a 60-page inquiry-based Teacher's Guide.


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Flinn Catalog/Reference Manual Page 646
Flinn Middle School Catalog/Reference Manual Page 306
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