To explore a range of sliders and levers

In this lesson, we will explore a range of sliders and levers. We will learn how to create different, simple mechanisms whilst gaining an understanding of how the sliders and levers move. This lesson includes some physical activity and equipment beyond pen, paper or pencil. Please make sure your child is adequately supervised.

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.

Lesson summary: To explore a range of sliders and levers

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