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Item #: AP7001 

Price: $58.44

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Flinn PSWorks™ Lever Arm for physics quickly attaches to the PSWorks™ Support Stand and is not included.

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Easily illustrate the concepts of balance and rotational motion with this long, 60-cm lever arm. Students can now effortlessly experiment with first-, second- and third-class levers and see the relationships between distance, mass and the position of the fulcrum. Introductory classes will gain firsthand knowledge of mechanical advantage. More advanced classes will experiment with torque and determine the necessary conditions to maintain balance. The Flinn PSWorks™ Lever Arm quickly attaches to the PSWorks™ Support Stand, not included. Additional materials needed are weight hangers, weights and string.

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Developing and using models
Planning and carrying out investigations
Analyzing and interpreting data
Using mathematics and computational thinking
Constructing explanations and designing solutions

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-PS2.A: Forces and Motion
HS-PS2.A: Forces and Motion

Crosscutting Concepts

Systems and system models
Stability and change
Structure and function

Performance Expectations

HS-PS3-2: Develop and use models to illustrate that energy at the macroscopic scale can be accounted for as a combination of energy associated with the motion of particles (objects) and energy associated with the relative position of particles (objects).