Moments and balance (Part 1)

This lesson introduces clockwise and anticlockwise moments. It also introduces a balanced object as one with clockwise moment = anticlockwise moment.

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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!

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

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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!

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

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Quiz:

2a Moments and Balance

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

Q1.What do we call the direction of moments that cause an object to rotate the same direction as clock hands?

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Q2.What do we call the direction of moments that cause an object to rotate the opposite direction to clock hands?

2/6

Q3.For an object to be balanced....

3/6

Q4.What is a lever? Tick all three that apply

Select three (3) boxes

4/6

Q5.What is the moment of a 20N force, 0.5m away from the pivot?

5/6

Q6.What is the moment of a 5N force, 10cm away from the pivot?

6/6

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Quiz:

2a Moments and Balance

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

Q1.What do we call the direction of moments that cause an object to rotate the same direction as clock hands?

1/6

Q2.What do we call the direction of moments that cause an object to rotate the opposite direction to clock hands?

2/6

Q3.For an object to be balanced....

3/6

Q4.What is a lever? Tick all three that apply

Select three (3) boxes

4/6

Q5.What is the moment of a 20N force, 0.5m away from the pivot?

5/6

Q6.What is the moment of a 5N force, 10cm away from the pivot?

6/6

Lesson summary: Moments and balance (Part 1)

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