Levers Pulleys and Gears Differentiated Lesson Teaching Pack

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Levers Pulleys and Gears Task Setter Powerpoint Activity Pack
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  • On the 'Let's find out' slides, it would be helpful to show the correct answers

    , Sep 10th
    • Hi TraceyB24,
      Thanks for your lovely comment! I can see this being useful - I'll ask our teacher team to look at this!

      , Sep 10th
    • Hi there TraceyB24,
      Our lovely resource creation team have completed this and emailed the new resource to you, I hope you find it useful! It will also be available for download within 48 hours, and you can find it either as a new resource, or under 'Alternative versions' above.

      , Sep 11th
    • Hi,
      I can see that you have made a useful change to the Levers Let's find out (slide 6) but what about slides 7 and 8 (gears and pulleys Let's find out)? They also need an answer reveal

      , Sep 13th
    • Hi TraceyB24,
      Thanks for getting back in touch - I can see this being useful and I'll pass this over to our lovely teachers team to have another look at this!

      , Sep 13th
  • Science lesson on gears

    , Oct 20th
    • The submarine slide is confusing. The forces of gravity and engine drive are both shown to be acting in the same direction when they are actually perpendicular. The same can be said of upthrust (buoyancy) and water resistance. It would all be much clearer if the submarine were traveling across the picture rather than towards the camera.

      There are numerous small textual errors in the other slides ("one gear speeds up to slows down the next gears", "the town wheels")

      The worksheet shows a whisk, presumably to illustrate gears. The image chosen, however, shows a whisk with no moving parts - it doesn't use gears, pulleys or levers. The hammer is drawn so that the key feature, the claw for removing nails (a lever), is obscured from view.

      , May 7th
    • Hi Glebe_5H,
      Thank you so much for letting us know about this one. I'll get this resource checked right away!

      , May 7th
    • nice

      , Oct 18th
  • On slide 4 - the forces appear with the main slide - I think they should appear afterwards like on slide 3, otherwise if you ask the question on the slide, the answers are already there.

    , Oct 9th
    • Good evening bloomfieldclaire,
      I am really sorry to hear about this mistake, and I apologise if it has caused you any trouble. It will be changed shortly!

      , Oct 9th
    • Hi there bloomfieldclaire,
      We have now fixed this mistake and emailed you the corrected resource - I hope you find it useful! It will also be updated on the website very soon.

      , Oct 10th
  • Introducing gears, pulleys and levers.

    , Jul 20th
  • I'm going to use this with my Year 1s for our DT work this half term. So might be a little simplistic for Year 5!

    , Feb 17th
    • We have another powerpoint aimed specifically at Y5 in progress, this one has been included in the category as it could serve as a basic introduction :o).

      , Feb 17th
    • Is this resource now available? If so where might I find it?

      , Oct 10th
    • Hi there - thanks for commenting! If you click on the big pink download button it should automatically download :)

      , Oct 10th
  • A little simplistic but would be a good starting point for a non DT/Science teacher. OK for a brief recap and introduction but needs more ummppff.

    , Jan 11th
We love powerpoints! Great for supporting your teaching on this topic, they can be used as discussion starters and during whole-class teaching. An absolute must! This resource is available in Standard Premium.
Levers Pulleys and Gears Differentiated Lesson Teaching Pack contains:
  • T2-S-374-Levers-Pulleys-and-Gears-Task-Setter-Powerpoint-Activity-Pack.ppt
  • Lever, Gear or Pulley Sheet.pdf

This resource is available in Standard.
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  • Homepage » Parents » Y5 and Y6 (9-11) » Science » Year 5 » Forces
  • Homepage » 2014 National Curriculum Resources » Science » Upper Key Stage 2 » Year 5 » Forces » Recognise that some mechanisms, including levers, pulleys and gears, allow a smaller force to have a greater effect
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