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Fairground Rides Uplands Junior School Year 5 Name:___________________________ I can design and make a model of a fairground ride in which an electric motor produces rotating movement .
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Investigating Pulley Systems. Before the fairground ride can be made, it is important to understand the mechanics of rotational movement using pulleys and drive belts. Using 2 pulley wheels and an elastic band as the drive belt, follow the diagrams below to see how the direction of rotation of the pulley changes when the drive belt is twisted. Card disc (pulley wheel - A) belt Motor (B) Set up the above diagram to see whether A or B rotate at different speeds. You should find that the small pulley (B) rotates much more quickly than the large pulley (A) but has less turning force   (torque). slow standard very fast
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Pulley wheels connected in a pulley train can be used to give a greater increase or decrease in speed. Choose between a Ferris wheel and a Carousel Think about the ride you want to make. Draw a picture of how you want your ride to look once it has
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