Today Year 5 have been learning about pulleys and leavers. They looked at simple pulleys and how they can help resolve a problem. Their task was to design and create their own pulley and to evaluate their work.

Task 1: to design a pulley on paper

Task 2: to design a pulley using the equipment provided

Task 3: to test the pulley using different weights to see how much it can lift

Task 4: Evaluation

- How do pulleys make it easier to lift and object?
- How do pulleys and levers work?
- What is the difference between a pulley and lever?

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