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Understand Right Ways to Know your Pulley Size

It has been mostly witnessed that one of the primary reasons for motor failure is improper pulley sizing in addition to and incorrect motor installed. These defects may lead to motor failure, overheating of motor and it may also result in fire or malfunctioning of the machine and subsequent damage to itself or the operators. 436 more words



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 redirect force. 1,229 more words



Here is the pulley system that is underneath the board that holds up my contraption, we had to put stops in which is the pieces of wood that the rope is going through, this is to stop the system at the right point so that the winch will stop at the correct point.


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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