Book lift

A hands-on, practical lesson in which pupils investigate levers by trying to lift a book with a ruler. This lesson encourages children to be systematic in their investigations and also links with maths. This pack includes:

  • A differentiated lesson plan, including an explanation of the science behind the investigation
  • A PowerPoint presentation that explains how levers work and includes a maths challenge
  • A guided reading spread: The Amazing Life of Leonardo da Vinci
Year 5
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