Drill - 8 - Catapults

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Drill - 8 - Catapults


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Objective:  The students will become thinkers about the mechanical advantage  of levers in order to apply it to their catapult later.What is the MYP Learner Profile listed in today's objective?
    • A. 

      Reflective

    • B. 

      Inquirers

    • C. 

      Thinkers

    • D. 

      Communicators

  • 2. 
    Mechanical advantage comes when you use a simple machine to make work easier.  Levers make work easier by trading distance for force.Why would someone use a simple machine?
    • A. 

      To make work easier

    • B. 

      'cause it's cool

    • C. 

      Because Mr. DeSilva said so

    • D. 

      Who does work?

  • 3. 
    Distance x Force means that you are taking the two numbers and multiplying them together for each side.What are you multiplying on each side
    • A. 

      Force and distance

    • B. 

      Time and space

    • C. 

      Zig and Sharko

  • 4. 
    Objective:  The students will become thinkers about the mechanical advantage  of levers in order to apply it to their catapult later.What are you thinking about today?What part of the agenda should you be on by the end of today?
    • A. 

      Mechanical advantage of levers

    • B. 

      Catapults

    • C. 

      Pizza Bagels

    • D. 

      Not sure?

  • 5. 
    Levers trade distance for force.  This means that you can raise something heavy a little or raise something light a lot.What do levers trade?
    • A. 

      Distance for force

    • B. 

      Pokemon cards

    • C. 

      Cheeseburgers for Pizza Bagles

    • D. 

      Power for work

  • 6. 
    "Equilibrium" is just a fancy word for "balance".  If you're going to balance a lever you need to have the same distance x force on both sides.What needs to be the same on both sides of the lever?
    • A. 

      Distance x force

    • B. 

      You + that person

    • C. 

      Dinner + dessert

    • D. 

      Huh?

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