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Science Trivia #4: Levers

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August 20, 2013
Science Trivia #4: Levers

Ask your kid this trivia question: "What is the name of the fixed point on which a lever moves?" Then, build a demo. Balance a candy bar on the end of a ruler that is centered on a box of tissues. Push down one side gently. The box is the fixed point, or the fulcrum. Your finger is the effort, and the candy bar is the load

 
 

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