Learners apply lever ratios to calculate the mechanical advantage in basic mechanisms.
Matchless Manufacturing Company: An Exercise in Lean Thinking
By Dan Ost
In this interactive lesson, students use critical thinking to determine the best lean manufacturing initiative when solving problems for the fictitious Batchless Manufacturing Company.
Total Resistance of a Series-Parallel Circuit: Practice Problems 2
By Terry Bartelt, Terry Fleischman
Learners work practice problems to calculate the total resistance of a circuit. Feedback is provided.
High-Low Speed Drive Adjustments
By Terry Bartelt
Learners examine the circuitry in a DC variable speed drive that prevents the motor from running at 0 rpm or at maximum speed under certain conditions.
The Hydraulic Color Code (Screencast)
In this screencast, learners read an explanation of the color code used on schematic diagrams for hydraulic circuits. Circuit examples for each color are shown.
Financial Statement Analysis
By Lynette Teal
Learners read the definitions of working capital, current ratio, quick ratio, return on equity, accounts receivable turnover, and inventory turnover.
Students read descriptions of the voltage, current, and turns ratios of the primary and secondary coils for a transformer in this interactive lesson.
Transformers - A Mechanical Gear Analogy
By Roger Brown
Learners read an analogy comparing an electrical transformer to mechanical gears.
An Inductor Opposing a Current Change
Learners read how an inductor opposes a current change when it begins to energize and when it begins to de-energize. A short quiz completes the activity.
Mechanical Reasoning Assessment Examples
By Marie Hechimovich
Learners solve two sample problems for a mechanical reasoning assessment.
CTIS Vocabulary Words 2
2nd six weeks vocabulary words (some physical science and some force and motion)
Ratio Review Game
This math review game is focusing on ratio and percent problems. This is to help prepare for the 6th grade math EOG.
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