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Lesson overview:What impact do gears, levers and pulleys have on forces?

  • Describe what gears, levers and pulleys are
  • Explain why gears, levers and pulleys are helpful, and give some examples
  • Describe what gears, levers and pulleys are
  • Explain why gears, levers and pulleys are helpful, and give some examples

In this lesson, we will first aim to understand the purpose of simple machines. We will then focus on gears, levers and pulleys to find out how they work and how they can be useful. We will also complete some questions throughout the lesson which will help us check our understanding.