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25 resources with the keyterm pulleys

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We Have Work to Do!

For Teachers K - 2nd
An excellent lesson awaits your young scientists! In it, learners are invited to explore the world of pulleys, levers, and planes; simple machines that make lifting heavy things much, much easier. They watch video, and engage in hands-on...
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Welcome to the Wonderful World of Machines

For Teachers 2nd
Designed for a lower elementary school classroom, this presentation on simple machines is a wonderful way to introduce this topic. The resource begins by identifying and defining the six types of simple machines, and then goes on to...
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Simple Machines IV - Levers

For Teachers 4th
The lever is an everyday simple machine. Youngsters learn the principles of levers and explore their many uses. Groups of pupils perform a simple lab where they lift objects with a fulcrum while placing the load in a variety of...
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Simple Machines

For Teachers 5th
Here is an inventive plan that should get your young scientists excited! In it, groups of pupils test out the work done by six different simple machines. The machines are: the wedge, the lever, the inclined plane, the pulley, the screw,...
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Simple Machines III - Pulleys

For Teachers 4th
The principles behind pulleys, levers, and simple machines are the focus of a science lesson. In it, learners take part in a whole-class activity. There are two groups of pupils who each must lift objects with fixed pulleys and multiple...
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Levers and Pulleys

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Seventeen pages of material leave you well-prepared to carry out this lesson on levers and pulleys. Photos and diagrams make the instructions clear; resource links provide additional information. The missing aspects of this teacher's...
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Ropes and Pulleys in Static Equilibrium

For Students 9th - 12th
For this ropes and pulleys in static equilibrium worksheet, students are given 11 diagrams of masses attached to pulleys and ropes. The pulleys are mass less and frictionless and students determine the tension in each labeled rope.
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Pulleys

For Students 6th - 8th
In this simple machines instructional activity, students learn about pulleys. They then answer the 11 questions on the page. The answers are on the last page of the packet.
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Simple Machines: Pulleys

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars observe and analyze how pulleys work and how a double pulley can make work easier. In small groups they use a fixed pulley system and a double pulley system and draw a picture of how their pulley system functions. ...
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A Simple Block and Tackle Pulley Demonstration

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the scientific concept of mechanical advantage. They construct their own system with the use of a simple broomstick. Then the demonstration is done to show how the mechanical advantage is used to move a load.
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Pulleys and Gears

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students analyze an engineering problem. They contrast paper and pencil mastery of concepts with hands-on mastery. They present their design and rationale behind it, whether it works or not.
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Farming in the 1930's

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research and conduct experiments with several types of simple machines. They examine levers, pulleys, inclined planes, wheels, axles, wedges and screws and then consider the physics behind "Green Eggs and Ham".
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Pulleys

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students determine how to tell the difference between a simple system and a complex pulley system. Using pulleys, students build simple pulley systems to demonstrate the mechanical advantages of pulleys.
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Stop Pulling My Bot Around!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the relationship between work and mechanical advantage. In this physics lesson plan, students calculate the work and efficiency of pulleys. They identify the different types of pulleys.
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Robotic Muscles

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners investigate how adding more pulleys affect the pulling power. For this physics lesson, students explain how pulleys work. They compare the work done by robots with and without pulleys.
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Machinery In Society

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore technology by completing a worksheet in class. In this common machinery lesson, students define the different designs that make simple machines work such as wheels, pulleys and gears. Students utilize verbs to describe...
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Pulleys 1

For Students 5th - 8th
In this simple machines scientific investigation worksheet, students follow the provided procedures to examine how pulleys work and then respond to 2 short answer questions.
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Simple Machines-Pulleys

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders understand what a pulley is and how it works. In this simple machines, pulley lesson students experiment with broom sticks creating a pulley. Students observe how the pulley moves in its different trials.
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Simply Machines

For Students 7th - 11th
In this machines worksheet, students draw a "Rube Goldberg" style machine which uses 3 different types of simple machines to complete one task.
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Pull(ey)ing The Science Out (Or Pulleys)

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students investigate how the number of pulleys affect the difficulty or ease of pulling an object up. They watch a demonstration that shows the work done by one pulley and two pulleys. After watching the demonstration, the students break...
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Simple Machines III - Pulleys

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders are introduced to a spring scale to show that the forces on both sides of the pulley are the same. They break into groups to lift objects with fixed pulleys and with multiple looped pulleys and then measure the force...
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Pulley Power

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders engage in a manipulative experiment in the mechanical advantage of simple machines. It graphically demonstrates the change in magnitude of applied force when using simple machines. Great for ESL to discover the ratio...
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Simple Machines - Pulley

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Pupils work in small groups and construct a simple machine known as a pulley.
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How Do Simple Machines Work?

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this simple machines worksheet, students brainstorm problems that can be solved by the work of simple machines. This worksheet is a graphic organizer.