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Fairytale STEM: Rapunzel Pulleys

Rapunzel, Rapunzel let down your……underwear?

O.K. so one of the best parts of this week’s Fairytale STEM was sharing one of the silliest books ever, Falling for Rapunzel. 156 more words



The grade twos used a variety of materials to create pulleys after reading about them.


The Different Types of Pulley Systems

There are many scientific marvels that have made the life of a human being much easier. Constructing a building is not an easy task, and more daunting is the task of lifting heavy objects or construction material. 555 more words


Multiple forces

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity:

  • Multiple Forces group work
  • Demo: Cart on strings (Clickers)
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Topic 2

Inventors of Tomorrow: Pulleys

Our next Simple Machines session was on Pulleys.

Key concept: A pulley is a wheel that you loop a rope over. The key point of pulleys is that they re-direct force. 1,300 more words


Backwards to go Forwards.......

Some of you may have noticed that I have been MIA for about 3 weeks.  I had to go to the US for work for a couple of weeks, which stopped work on the Cad, however I did come home with a number of needed parts, which saved hundreds on shipping :-)  Anyway, lets get on with it……. 789 more words

1959 Fin Monster

Learning about pulleys and gears on SV Aphrodite

Hi. I did homework on my family’s boat for the first time and learned about pulleys and gears. I hung a rope attached to a heavy toolbox on the bar above the door to go in. 144 more words