Sunday, September 30, 2012

Sunday Morning Science

A few plastic links borrowed from the baby, some twine, a loft and a pair of boots provided today's science experiment.




video

This is a snippet of our experiments with pulley systems today. My husband and son experimented with creating different pulleys, measuring the ratio between the amount of string it takes to pull a pair of boots and some other items 1 foot, discussing and playing with the weight to string(s) ratio.

Content Areas & Standards:
      Science - simple machines, physics, leverage, scientific process
      Math - measurement, ratios
      Language Arts - vocabulary

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