Developing understanding of different mechanisms and how to make them

In this lesson, we will learn about a range of mechanisms and learn how to produce your own. This lesson includes some physical activity and equipment beyond pen, paper or pencil. Please make sure your child is adequately supervised.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.What is a mechanism?

1/3

Q2.What is a lever?

2/3

Q3.What is a pivot?

3/3

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.What is a mechanism?

1/3

Q2.What is a lever?

2/3

Q3.What is a pivot?

3/3

Video

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Developing an understanding of different mechanisms and how to make them

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.What is a mechanism?

1/4

Q2.What is a lever?

2/4

Q3.What does an oscillating movement means?

3/4

Q4.What does a fixed pivot mean when we are using card and a split pin?

4/4

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Developing an understanding of different mechanisms and how to make them

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.What is a mechanism?

1/4

Q2.What is a lever?

2/4

Q3.What does an oscillating movement means?

3/4

Q4.What does a fixed pivot mean when we are using card and a split pin?

4/4

Lesson summary: Developing understanding of different mechanisms and how to make them

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