Lever Fulcrum Explorer Scenario

Flow - Lever Explorer

Student learn to embody a lever, using their arms and shoulders to understand the relationship between input, output, and distance from the fulcrum in real time. They explore the concept of mechanical advantage as they shift the input and output ratio of the lever.

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Lever Explorer Scenario

Students evaluate the relationship between and distance force as they change the lever ratio

 

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SMALLab Learning

SMALLab Learning

SMALLab Learning was founded in 2010 with the mission of advancing embodied learning in schools and museums.  Our work builds from years of research by an interdisciplinary team of dedicated faculty and graduate students at Arizona State University’s School of Arts, Media and Engineering.  For more information, please visit the About Us page.