# Levers and pivots

This lesson introduces what levers and pivots are. It also introduces calculating moments and how to increase the moment of a force.

# Video

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# Worksheet

These slides will take you through some tasks for the lesson. If you need to re-play the video, click the ‘Resume Video’ icon. If you are asked to add answers to the slides, first download or print out the worksheet. Once you have finished all the tasks, click ‘Next’ below.

Quiz:

# Levers and Pivots

Hello! This is a quiz for the first lesson on Forces in Action topic. You will need a calculator for the last two questions.

Q1.What is a lever? (Chose three)

Select three (3) boxes

1/6

Q2.What is a pivot?

2/6

Q3.Select the two ways to increase the moment

Select two (2) boxes

3/6

Q4.Choose the equation for moment

4/6

Q5.Calculate the moment of a force of 20N, 10m from the pivot.

5/6

Q6.Calculate the moment of a force of 15N, 10cm from the pivot.

6/6

Quiz:

# Levers and Pivots

Hello! This is a quiz for the first lesson on Forces in Action topic. You will need a calculator for the last two questions.

Q1.What is a lever? (Chose three)

Select three (3) boxes

1/6

Q2.What is a pivot?

2/6

Q3.Select the two ways to increase the moment

Select two (2) boxes

3/6

Q4.Choose the equation for moment

4/6

Q5.Calculate the moment of a force of 20N, 10m from the pivot.

5/6

Q6.Calculate the moment of a force of 15N, 10cm from the pivot.

6/6

# Lesson summary: Levers and pivots

## Time to move!

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For 5 mins...

Move around:
Jog

On the spot:
Dance