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Lesson on Levers

Overall rating 5 out of 55 (4 ratings)

Last updated 30 August 2013, created 05 January 2013, viewed 3,359

This lesson includes: a fun and challenging yoyo puzzle to get the class thinking about turning effects (can be done live with a bigger yoyo but I have provided videos); a starter introducing them to the topic of forces, and a lesson explaining the different types with examples (to be accompanied by More… real demos of levers). There is also a worksheet to check keyword knowledge. At the end, challenge the kids to identify which type of levers are hidden in the double-levers. See also: levers 2 (introduction to moments).

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Great lesson. Lots of fun activities and tasks. I added this resource to the @tesScience Twitter stream. Thanks for sharing.

from alessio, 30 August 2013. Member of the TES Panel.
(report comment) 5 out of 5 Recommended

Levers powerpoint is excellent

from MIW, 20 May 2013
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Super lesson - thank you! I hate teaching levers but this lesson has made it much more enjoyable for all.

from IndigoandViolet, 21 January 2013
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