Simple machines

In this lesson we introduce simple machines as objects that change the direction or size of a force. We also practice analysing simple trends in data.

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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 the definition of power?

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Q2.What does rate mean?

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Q3.What is the unit of Power?

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Q4.Round 3.5426 to 3 significant figures

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Q5.Round 6052 to 3 significant figures

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Q6.What is the power when it takes 10 seconds to transfer 40 J of energy?

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Q7.What is the work done when an object is moved 4 m by a force of 8 N?

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Q8.What is 400 cm in m?

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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:

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 the definition of power?

1/8

Q2.What does rate mean?

2/8

Q3.What is the unit of Power?

3/8

Q4.Round 3.5426 to 3 significant figures

4/8

Q5.Round 6052 to 3 significant figures

5/8

Q6.What is the power when it takes 10 seconds to transfer 40 J of energy?

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Q7.What is the work done when an object is moved 4 m by a force of 8 N?

7/8

Q8.What is 400 cm in m?

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Quiz:

Simple Machines

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

Q1.A simple machine is an object that changes... (choose 2)

Select two (2) boxes

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Q2.Which of the following best describes a wedge?

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Q3.Which of the following best describes a wheel and axle?

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Q4.What is the effect of using an inclined plane to moved objects up to a certain hand?

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Q5.What is 3.5432 to 3 significant figures?

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Q6.What is the work done when 50 N is exerted to move 3 m ?

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Q7.What is 30 cm in m?

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Q8.What is 0.4 km in m?

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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:

Simple Machines

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

Q1.A simple machine is an object that changes... (choose 2)

Select two (2) boxes

1/8

Q2.Which of the following best describes a wedge?

2/8

Q3.Which of the following best describes a wheel and axle?

3/8

Q4.What is the effect of using an inclined plane to moved objects up to a certain hand?

4/8

Q5.What is 3.5432 to 3 significant figures?

5/8

Q6.What is the work done when 50 N is exerted to move 3 m ?

6/8

Q7.What is 30 cm in m?

7/8

Q8.What is 0.4 km in m?

8/8

Lesson summary: Simple machines

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