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?