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Pulleys and gears

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In our kids’ STEM class, during our first session on Simple Machines, we covered Inclined Planes and Pulleys. Key concept (the Science of Simple Machines): A pulley is a wheel that you loop a…

Learn about the types of pulley systems, the theory of simple machines and how pulleys make work easier, and lots of great fun hands-on play for kids.

Homemade Simple Machines for Kids

Homemade Simple Machines for Kids. A simple machine is a tool most often used by a person to make a job easier or more efficient. A machine with one working part is classified as simple, whereas a tool with multiple parts working together or in sequence is considered a compound machine. Children can make many simple machines for fun or to demonstrate the different uses of simple machines. The six types of simple machines are pulleys, levers, screws, inclined planes, wheels and axles and…

Wagon Wheel Pasta Gear Train - momgineer

Exploring Gears with PASTA! I dyed some pasta one night to use for some crafts. One of the kinds I had was mini wagon wheels, and when I brought them inside from drying in the garage overnight, my brain was chanting "gears!" so I grabbed some toothpicks and cardboard boxes and made a wagon wheel gear train. I had to share it with the kids (and you too)! Materials needed for gear pasta: wagon wheel pasta (dye if desired) toothpicks cardboard box Get started on this gear STEM activity Pick out…

Devising your own pulley system

This is part 4 of a 6 part hands-on unit on inventions and simple machines. Build and test pulleys, play pulley tug-of-war, find out how a clock works, and more! My lessons are geared toward 3rd-4th grade level children and their siblings. These are lessons I created to do with a weekly homeschool co-op.

Introduction to How a Block and Tackle Works - How a Block and Tackle Works | HowStuffWorks

A fascinating article that describes how a block and tackle (as well as levers and gears) works!

Elijah in a Whirlwind Bible Craft for Kids from www.daniellesplace.com

Children's Sermons, Bible Lessons, Educational crafts and learning games for kids including free religious crafts, games, DIY kids' crafts, STEM and STEAM activities, and craft videos for children's ministry, Sunday school craft, Bible school crafts, children's church, preschool, and homeschools.

Grade 4 - Pulleys and Gears Part 1 - YouTube An excellent video for teachers to watch before teaching this unit

Informal resource video for elementary science teachers based on the Ontario science curriculum unit about pulleys and gears - Grade 4