Perpetual motion machines are designed to produce unlimited energy. In other terms it runs for infinite time. But in doing so it violates Laws of Thermodynamics. It has been classified by the law which is being...
This is part 2 of a 6 part hands-on unit on Inventions and Simple Machines. Build and test catapults, lift an adult using a lever, test out screws of various threads, and more! My lessons are geared toward 3rd-4th grade...
This is part 3 of a 6 part hands-on unit on Inventions and Simple Machines. Build and test waterwheels, use cylinders to make wheel cookies, experiment with matchbox cars to demonstrate friction, compare the mechanical...
Mechanics is a branch of physics which deals with forces, mass and motion with applications in engineering construction, the design of machines, ballistics and space travel
Wheels are to be found everywhere and have been used since ancient times. But why do we use them and what is the science behind how they work?
This is part 4 of a 6 part hands-on unit on inventions and simple machines. Build and test pulleys, play pulley tug-of-war, find out how a clock works, and more! My lessons are geared toward 3rd-4th grade level children...
The article addresses thy physics of projectile motion. Firstly we discuss vertical and horizontal projectile as a special case of this type of motions, caused by the gravitation force. All basic concept relating...
This is part 1 of a 5 part hands-on unit on Simple Machines and Inventions. Race cars down ramps, compare carrying luggage to pulling it up an inclined plane, slice through apples using wedges,...!
Simple Machines come in 6 different classifications: pulleys, levers, inclined planes, wedges, wheels and axles, and screws. Each category contains several types of everyday tools.
Who is Robert Hooke and what is Simple Harmonic Motion?
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