Gear Up
Primary Market
Education, Primary Ed
Character Focus
Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Fine Motor Skills, Spatial Skills, Cognitive Skills

This activity was taken from the Noggin BuilderZ advanced activity book

Objectives:

  • With the DRIVER as red gear 36T and DRIVEN as green gear 12T
  • The GEAR RATION is 3/1  (red gear makes only 1 turn and green gear makes 3 turns)
  • SPEED is 3 Times slower
  • TORQUE  is 3 Times Less

Gearing Up increases speed and reduces torque

GOING DOWN HILL

LOAD is low, use GEAR UP to increase the speed and reduce torque

Remember:

  • colors of rods and other pieces may vary
  • kit contains small pieces and may be a choking hazard, intended for ages 6+

 

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