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Carolina Work and Mechanical Advantage Kit

Item # 751465

Investigate how machines make work much easier. Examine and calculate the mechanical advantage of 4 simple machines (pulley, lever, inclined plane, and wheel/axle). After learning about mechanical advantage, students then compare their calculations to ideal mechanical advantage to calculate efficiency.

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$80.00

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Investigate how machines make work much easier. Examine and calculate the mechanical advantage of 4 simple machines (pulley, lever, inclined plane, and wheel/axle). After learning about mechanical advantage, students then compare their calculations to ideal mechanical advantage to calculate efficiency.

Supports 8 groups of 4 students working at stations. Needed but not supplied: balances, ring stands, and right-angle clamps.

 
Components Qty Included?
Dowel Rods 6 Included
Foam Boards 2 Included
Bags, Resealable Plastic 16 Included
Marbles 200 Included
Paper Clips, Jumbo 100 Included
Spring Scales 6 Included
Single Pulleys 6 Included
String, Super Twine, 200-ft Roll 1 Included
Screwdriver, Phillips Head, Large 1 Included
Screwdriver, Phillips Head, Small 1 Included
Screwdriver, Flat Head, Large 1 Included
Screwdriver, Flat Head, Small 1 Included
Knife-Edge Lever Clamps 6 Included
Rulers, Half Meter 2 Included
Teacher's Manual with Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Weigh Boats, Large 6 Needed, Not Included
Ring Stands 6 Needed, Not Included
Right-Angle Clamps 6 Needed, Not Included
Balances (accurate to 0.1 g) 6 Needed, Not Included
Timers or Stopwatches 2 Needed, Not Included
Rulers, 12" 8 Needed, Not Included
Hole Punch Needed, Not Included
Tape Needed, Not Included
Scissors Needed, Not Included

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