Gear Ratio Game Scenario

Flow - Gear Ratio Game

In this scenario, two students spin their arms to alter the size ratio between an input and an output gear.  Successful students make a quick match to a target ratio while discovering the relationship between the size of their gesture and the gear system.

Scenario Screenshots

Gear Ratio Game Scenario

Gear guides illustrate the gear ratio options

Gear Ratio Game Scenario

Students compete to match presented gear ratios by spinning their bodies at the appropriate size

References and Documentation

PDF download iconGear Ratio Game – Flow Teacher Guide


PDF download icon Gear Ratio Game – Flow Quick Start Guide


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