Wheels and axles

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This lesson contains activities designed to illustrate to pupils the main features of wheels and axles and how to make a simple vehicle. The first activity shows the effects of placing axles off centre. The second shows how two axles and a chassis can make a moving vehicle.

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  • activity2.swf
  • D1RC1.doc
  • printable1__126605.swf
  • Worksheet1.doc
  • Worksheet2__128056.doc
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Downloads24549
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CreatedApr 30, 2009
UpdatedMar 19, 2013
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  • 4
    user avatarlaura bush2 years agoReport

    Wasn't sure where to start with this topic until I came across this. Thanks!

  • 4
    user avatarmini74 years agoReport

    Thanks Good resource.

  • 3

    A great visual resource that will help explain this topic.

  • 3
    user avatarSpencer_DT5 years agoReport

    A really useful little resource which will no doubt help any teacher delivering KS3 Resistant Materials or undertaking a similar project or topic.