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A simple machine is a non-motorized device that changes the direction or magnitude of a force.[2] Ithat provide mechanical advantage (also called leverage).[3] Usually the term refers to the six classical simple machines part of engineering and applied science. For example, wheels, levers, and pulleys are all used in the mechanism of a bicycle.

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Simple Machines for Kids: LEGO Pulleys STEM Building Challenge

Simple Machines for Kids: LEGO Pulleys STEM Building Challenge. Learn about simple machines and mechanical advantage with this fun engineering lesson!

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The trucker’s hitch is a compound knot that functions as a kind of pulley affording a 3-1 mechanical advantage effectively tripling the amount of pull on the working end. I use the trucker’s hitch when tightening up tarp lines, securing loads or making bundles.

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Simple Machines for Kids: LEGO Pulleys STEM Building Challenge

Simple Machines for Kids: LEGO Pulleys STEM Building Challenge. Learn about simple machines and mechanical advantage with this fun engineering lesson!

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Pulleys, Simple Machines, Force & Mechanical Advantage Video Watch with Machines in Motion Book, Chapter 16

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