March 6th, 2018 - Simple Machines, Pulleys and Gears

posted Mar 5, 2018, 5:40 AM by Mr Becker   [ updated Mar 7, 2018, 5:28 PM ]

How do simple machines form compound machines, and how do pulleys and gears work to increase mechanical advantage?

Here's an introduction  

Introduction to mechanical advantage Work and energy Physics Khan Academy.mp4

Pulleys are an important part of this project....... here is a refresher from the good folks at NASA

Our World How Pulleys Work.mp4

And while we are at it, here is another video from them about gears

Our World How Gears Work.mp4

For Class, lets work in teams to complete this lab:  Pulley Lab