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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


New Session, New Ideas

This Last month at Barrie Forest Kindergarten….

It has been a busy month with a new session starting. New faces, new ideas and new beginnings. The children are constructing a new shelter, making pulleys and traps with the ropes, playing in the mud during the rain. 50 more words


Machine Shops, Then and Now

Last weekend I had the opportunity to tour a working 19th century machine shop. The Hagley Museum and Library in Delaware features an incredible display of mechanical engineering, including a restored water turbine from 1890 that once again churns in the banks of the Brandywine River to silently power some incredible metal work machines (for historic demonstration purposes, at least). 161 more words

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Ramps and Pulleys!

Now we are getting into some of the slightly tougher, multi-step problems in Dynamics, and we are looking at the physics occurring in a simple pulley system or on a ramp. 77 more words

Physics 20

Building machines

As part of our science topic on forces today we built levers, pulleys, cams and gears.  We worked in pairs and at first we found it tricky however, we really enjoyed it and got to see the machines we have learning about in action! 6 more words


Pendant Light With Pulley

My sister hinted that she wanted me to make her a pendant light using a pulley she found. Actually it wasn’t a hint so much as a demand. 210 more words

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