Moments and balance (Part 2)

In this lesson we discuss changing the moment of a force to balance an object. We also calculate the correct distance or force for an object to be balanced.

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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!

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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?

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

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

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

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

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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

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

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?

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

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

Select three (3) boxes

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

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

6/6

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2b Moments and Balance

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Q1.If I move a force further away from a pivot the moment will ................

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Q2.If I move a force closer to a pivot the moment will ................

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Q3.To make the moment of a force bigger I should.....

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Q4.To make the moment of a force smaller I should.....

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Q5.The units of moment are (chose 2)

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Q6.The units of distance are (chose 2)

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Q7.The unit of force is

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2b Moments and Balance

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

Question 5

Question 6

Question 7

Q1.If I move a force further away from a pivot the moment will ................

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Q2.If I move a force closer to a pivot the moment will ................

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Q3.To make the moment of a force bigger I should.....

3/7

Q4.To make the moment of a force smaller I should.....

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Q5.The units of moment are (chose 2)

Select two (2) boxes

5/7

Q6.The units of distance are (chose 2)

Select two (2) boxes

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Q7.The unit of force is

Select one (1) boxes

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Lesson summary: Moments and balance (Part 2)

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