Simple Powered Machines

Level 3 ( Duration 52 hours – Spread across 26 classes each of 2 hours duration)

Class 1 ( 2 hours) : Concept development: Levers and Wheels & Axles using principle models

Class 2 ( 2 hours) : Concept development : Pulleys & Gears using principle models

Class 3 ( 2 hours ) : Main model -SWEEPER

Class 4 ( 2 hours) : Concept development : Pulleys , Pawl & Ratchet using principle models

Class 5 ( 2 hours) : Main Model – Fishing Rod

Class 6 ( 2 hours) : Concept Development : Gears using principle models

Class 7 ( 2 hours) : Concept Development : Inclined planes & Wedges using principle models

Class 8 ( 2 hours) : Main model – Freewheeler

Class 9 ( 2 hours) : Concept Development Cams, Screws, Structures using principle models

Class 10 ( 2 hours) : Main model – Hammer and Ballerina

Class 11 ( 2 hours) : Main model -Trundle Wheel

Class 12 ( 2 hours) : Main model – Letter Balance

Class 13 ( 2 hours) : Main model -Click Clock

Class 14 ( 2 hours) : Main model – Wind Mill

Class 15 ( 2 hours) : Main model – Land Yacht

Class 16 ( 2 hours) : Main model – Flywheeler

Class 17 ( 2 hours) : Main model – Power Car

Class 18 ( 2 hours) : Main model – Dragster

Class 19 ( 2 hours) : Main model – Walker

Class 20 ( 2 hours) : Main model – Dogbot

Class 21 ( 2 hours) : Main model – Race Car & Beam Balance

Class 22 ( 2 hours) : Main model – Pulling Cart & Crane

Class 23 ( 2 hours) : Problem Solving model – Uphill Struggle, The magic Lock

Class 24 ( 2 hours) : Problem Solving model – Stamping Letters, Egg Beater

Class 25 ( 2 hours) : Problem Solving model – The lifter, The Bat

Class 26 ( 2 hours) : Revision of all the concepts followed by Quiz and Certificate distribution

Simple Powered Machines

Key Learning Values:

  • Investigating the principles of simple machines, mechanisms and structures
  • Experimenting with balanced and unbalanced forces
  • Experimenting with friction
  • Capturing, storing and transferring wind energy
  • Measuring distance, time, speed and weight
  • Calibrating scales
  • Investigating powered forces and motion, speed and pulling power
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    Course Details

    Simple & Powered Machines

    For Ages 7 upwards

    The core concept of this course Machines & Mechanisms, this curse includes full building for 10 principle models and 18 main models. Combined with curricular-relevant activity packs and add-on sets to carry out a broad range of activities within design technology, science and mathematics.

    Key Learning Values:

  • Building and exploring real life Machines and Mechanisms
  • Investigating powered machines with the motor
  • Using plastic sheets for calibration and capturing wind
  • Exploring gearing mechanisms with the assorted gear wheels
  • More..