Displaying items by tag: Machines

Friday, 17 March 2017 10:57

Hydraulic lift

The target of the activity is to decipher the basic concepts of pressure, simple machines and hydraulics. The project is one of the best combinations of mechanics and Pascal’s law that can used for the demonstration of pressure transmission, application of simple machines and hydraulics in various aspects of life. The students will understand the fundamentals by making a simple hydraulic lift using syringe, syringe pipes and Popsicle sticks.

Learning outcomes according to national curriculum of general science

 

  • The project will help the students to learn about the basic concepts of forces, pressure and simple machines.
  • Describes the fundamentals of Pascal’s law, its importance and applications.
  • Understanding about the working and uses of the simple machines in combination to the basic principles of physics.

 Requirement

  •  Age: 7-12 years
  • of students: 30 (maximum)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
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Wednesday, 30 August 2017 05:27

Hydraulic Crane

Hydraulic Crane workshop overview

The hands-on project serves as the best combination of hydraulics and lever with its types. It describes the concepts of hydraulics, pressure and simple machines. It demonstrates Pascal’s law for describing pressure transmission and how it is used by simple machines. Students by doing this activity learn about different kinds of lever and their practical application.

Learning outcomes according to national curriculum of general science

  • The activity focuses on the basic concepts of forces, pressure and simple machines.
  • Describes the Pascal’s law, its importance and applications.
  • Understanding about the working and uses of the simple machines in combination to the basic principles of physics.

Requirement

  • Age: 7-12 years
  • of students: 30 (maximum)
  • Duration: 90 minutes 
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Monday, 23 July 2018 10:28

Vibrating Bot

Vibrating Bot Project synopsis

Bristle or vibrating bot is the simplest walking robot that explains the idea of vibration and movement in machines. The hands-on activity modifies the basic circuit structure by the integration of simple motor, the project also emphasize on the introduction of basic robotics and its up gradation after wards.  

Objectives

  • Concept of vibration, its cause and applications.
  • Introduction to basic robotics.
  • Hands-on learning

Anticipated Learner Outcome

  • Fundamentals of circuit and integration of more components.
  • Mechanism of vibration and its effects.
  • Designing and making of bot

Requirement

Age: 7-10 years
of students: 30 (maximum)
Duration: 60 minute

 

 

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Friday, 25 August 2017 11:45

Solar powered car

Introduction Solar powered car

The project focuses on the concept of renewable energy, its sources, various types, uses and applications in everyday life. The hands-on activity helps the students to decipher the elementary concept of solar energy, its advantages and the conversion of it into mechanical energy to dive a car. Students will make their own solar powered car to understand the making of a vehicle by household material and working of solar panel to power it.

Learning outcomes according to national curriculum of general science

  • Preliminary concepts about renewable energy sources, their importance and application.
  • Fundamentals that how solar energy is converted into electrical energy and then into mechanical energy to drive a car.
  • The activity will also be helpful to understand the laws involved in electricity generation and energy conversion from one form to another form.

Requirement

  • Age: 7-12 years
  • No. of students: 30 (maximum)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
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Friday, 25 August 2017 11:41

Can Car

Introduction Can Car

Can car making and its competition are quite popular in kids and teens due to ease and learning of different mechanical aspects of it. The hands-on activity deciphers the working and applications of various simple machines in an interesting way. It also helps the students to learn regarding the inter conversion of energies from one form to another form.

Learning outcomes according to national curriculum of general science

  • The activity will be helpful to explain about simple machines, its types and its applications.
  • Fundamental learning about conversion of various forms of energies.
  • Designing of vehicle by using recycle and household materials.

Requirement

  • Age: 7-12 years
  • No. of students: 30 (maximum)
  • Duration: 60 minutes

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Monday, 23 July 2018 11:13

Wind vane

Wind vane

The activity deciphers the importance of instrumentation and its application in daily life. Wind vane explores about the concepts of direction, wind blowing and how weather forecasts are made. Students are guided step by step to design the basic instrument for finding out wind direction that added to their hands-on practice and skills as well.

Learning outcomes

  • Understanding about directions and wind blowing
  • Concept of instrumentation, its importance and applications
  • Requirement

    • Age: 7-12 years
    • of students: 30 (maximum)
    • Duration: 60 minutes
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Monday, 23 July 2018 10:47

Rubber powered Car

Rubber powered Car Project synopsis

The activity entitled as rubber band powered car enables the students to learn about energy, its types and its conversion from one form to another form. It also helps them to understand about basic vehicle design, its working and how rubber potential energy can be used as fuel. Students are guided to make their own vehicles by using different material following the easy steps which always been an excited and worth learning hands-on experience for them.

 

Learning outcomes

 

  • Fundamental concepts about energy, its types, resources and laws of conversion.
  • Understanding of potential energy, its significance and its application in daily life.\
  • Working and basic mechanism of vehicle designing.

Requirement

Age: 7-12 years
No. of students: 30 (maximum)
Duration: 45 minutes

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