Pulley Project

Explore topics at play in real-life pulley systems before building a model of your own!
Engineering &
5 Educational Help Videos
Estimated Length
1 Hour of Programming


    Rules / Specifications

    • Test out 1 Pulley, 3 Pulleys, 5 Pulleys
    • See if you can feel the Mechanical Advantage taking place
    • Experiment with different weights & Pulley arrangements?

    Intro Video

    Tune in to hear some project background and applicable history for the pulley project!

    3 min

    Academic Video

    Tune in to hear about the science and engineering behind pulleys!

    4 min

    "How To" Video

    Tune in to see some tips and examples for how to go about building your own pulley system.

    3 min

    Testing & Evaluation

    Tune in to see how to put your pulley system to the test!

    3 min

    Bonus Video

    Tune in to hear some insight on how to best lead the pulley project with your own class!

    5 min