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Levers 2: Shrek and Moments

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Last updated 15 July 2014, created 05 January 2013, viewed 3,093

I put a sign on the door prompting kids to push close to the hinge when coming in and then later got them to discuss what they found. Content: summary of key terms, principle of moments, starter puzzle (to discuss): "Can Olive Oyl lift the rock?", Shrek and friends on a seesaw (I had a dem More…o seesaw with plasticine Shrek characters and I went through investigation as a demo with the whole class, filling in the table and then introducing the equation), calculations including starter puzzle. Also contains homework and another yoyo puzzle.

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Thank you for sharing your resource. This resource has been recommended by the TES Resource Team for its relevance to the 2014 National Curriculum.

from TES Resource Team, 15 July 2014. Member of the TES Panel.
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Really engaging resource! I added this to the @tesScience Twitter stream. Thanks for sharing.

from alessio, 30 August 2013. Member of the TES Panel.
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thank you, you're an excellent teacher :)

from kirtyparmar, 12 April 2013
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A great resource! The door puzzle got my students thinking and they enjoyed having Shrek in their questions. Thank you!

from charlotteannfarmer, 24 February 2013
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