Levers and Pulleys

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Following the scientific process, this title provides instructions on how to conduct experiments that help students gain a better understanding of levers and pulleys.


  • Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Dewey: 621.8078--dc22
  • Reinforced book (9781602795372): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2010
  • Paperback (9781602796164): 32 pages, © 2010
  • PDF (9781602797314): 32 pages, © 2010
  • Hosted ebook (9781602797314H): 32 pages, © 2010
  • Series: Explorer Library
  • Subseries: Science Explorer

BISAC Subjects

Table of Contents

  • Need a Lift?
  • First Things First
  • Experiment #1: Move Your Fulcrum and Save Money!
  • Experiment #2: The Open Door
  • Experiment #3: Pull Down to Go Up?
  • Experiment #4: Lighten the Load!
  • Experiment #5: Ready to Drive
  • Experiment #6: Do It Yourself!
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index
  • About the Author


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Author, Author: Dana Meachen Rau

Dana Meachen Rau is the author of more than 200 books for children. She has written a variety of nonfiction titles on many subjects, including books on history, science, toys, and crafts, as well as biographies. When she is not working in her home office, she is outside walking or running in her sneakers around her neighborhood in Burlington, Connecticut.


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