What impact do gears, levers and pulleys have on forces?

In this lesson, we will first aim to understand the purpose of simple machines. We will then focus on gears, levers and pulleys to find out how they work and how they can be useful. We will also complete some questions throughout the lesson which will help us check our understanding.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Upthrust is also known as...

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Q2.What would have a higher density?

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Q3.If the upthrust is less than the weight of the object, the object will

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Q4.If the upthrust is equal to the weight of the object, the object will...

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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!

Q1.Upthrust is also known as...

1/4

Q2.What would have a higher density?

2/4

Q3.If the upthrust is less than the weight of the object, the object will

3/4

Q4.If the upthrust is equal to the weight of the object, the object will...

4/4

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What impact do gears, levers and pulleys have on forces?

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Q1.Which of these is NOT an example of a simple machine?

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Q2.Which of these items uses a lever?

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Q3.Which of these items uses a pulley system?

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Q4.Which of these items uses gears?

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What impact do gears, levers and pulleys have on forces?

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

Q1.Which of these is NOT an example of a simple machine?

1/4

Q2.Which of these items uses a lever?

2/4

Q3.Which of these items uses a pulley system?

3/4

Q4.Which of these items uses gears?

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Lesson summary: What impact do gears, levers and pulleys have on forces?

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Time to move!

Did you know that exercise helps your concentration and ability to learn?

For 5 mins...

Move around:
Walk

On the spot:
Dance

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