Y5 Everyday Levers

Pupils learn that a lever is a simple machine that makes a number of everyday tasks much easier to complete. They learn that levers are used to move things and that there are a wide range and variety of levers.

Learning Objectives:

  • PoS - recognise that some mechanisms, including levers, pulleys and gears, allow a smaller force to have a greater effect
  • NaG - pupils should explore the effects of levers, pulleys and simple machines on movement

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