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How to construct a one pulley system

Construct a One Pulley System

12
STEPS
TOOLS
1.  Clip the binder clip to the end of a half meter stick.    2. Lay the stick on your desk so that only the clip extends over the edge.

1. Clip the binder clip to the end of a half meter stick. 2. Lay the stick on your desk so that only the clip extends over the edge.

Use a piece of duct tape close to the clip so the stick doesn't slide from side to side.

Use a piece of duct tape close to the clip so the stick doesn't slide from side to side.

Put a dictionary or other heavy book on the other end of the stick to hold it down.

Put a dictionary or other heavy book on the other end of the stick to hold it down.

Use the pulley, rope, and load to find out how you can use a pulley to lift a load.

  • Half meter stick
  • Binder clip
  • Spring scale
  • Load
  • Single pulley
  • Rope 75 cm
  • Heavy book