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Working with pulleys / Ronald Machut.

Machut, Ronald, (author.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Series Information

Doing work with simple machines.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fayette Co PL - Connersville J621.8 MACHUT (Text) 39230032092056 Children New Books Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781538343623
  • ISBN: 1538343622
  • ISBN: 9781538345306
  • ISBN: 1538345307
  • Physical Description: 24 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Learning about pulleys -- Pulley parts -- Pulleys at work -- What's a fixed pulley? -- What's a movable pulley? -- What's a compound pulley? -- Archimedes's pulley -- Modern pulleys -- Pulleys in your home -- Bikes and gears.
Summary, etc.:
"Pulleys make it easier to raise and lower heavy loads. We can find them all around us--on boats, bikes, flagpoles, and more! Pulleys are made up of an axle and a wheel with a groove around its edge. The grove keeps a rope, chain, or cable from slipping off the wheel. Pulleys come in a variety of sizes and materials and can either be fixed or moveable. When two or more pulleys work together, they're called compound pulleys. In this book, readers will learn about where pulleys can be found, see examples of how they are used, and learn about the pulley's inventor"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
790 Lexile Framework (Mitinet Measures)
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 5.0 0.5 502331.
Subject: Pulleys > Juvenile literature

Series Information

Doing work with simple machines.

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