Pulley Project

Explore topics at play in real-life pulley systems before building a model of your own!
Project Type: 
Estimated Length: 
1 hr.


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?


1. Intro Video

The intro video explains some background of the project and how it relates to the real world.

2 min

2. Academic Video

We use fun demonstrations to teach about different topics at play in boats such as density, buoyancy, & more!

3 min

3. "How To" Video

Tune into the how to video to find tips, examples, and even obstacles to avoid when designing and building your project.

3 min

4. Testing & Evaluating

In this video, we walk you through just how to test your project once you are all done designing & building!

3 min

5. Industry Spotlight

Hear the stories of professionals in the field and how they use what we learned in this project in the real world!

2 min