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SPH4C : Lesson 2 Quiz

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SPH4C : Lesson 2 Quiz

Investigate the IMA of Household Items

For this learning task, you will find at least five (5) various machines that are included in the lever and inclined plane families and determine their ideal mechanical advantages using measuring devices you have available at home (i.e. rulers, tape measures etc.).

For each machine you will: 

  1. Take a picture or draw a sketch of the machine.
  2. Measure and record the quantities needed to determine the IMA.
  3. Provide all calculations for each machine.