Grade 5 A – ‘Types of levers’ Science Experiment


Grade 5A students of Orchids The International School-Thane, the finest CBSE school in Hiranandani Estate were involved in an experiment on ‘Different types of levers’ in Science subject on 27.11.2015.Students were taken to the Science lab and were given a hands-on approach on the concept of different types of lever. Simple machines such as sharpener, tongs which help to accomplish a task by trading force and distance and reducing effort/force, was brought to the notice of students. During their first session, students used scissors and also did hammering of a nail. In the second session, they used staplers and bottle openers and during the third session they used a fish rod. The concept and types of lever became clear to the students through these practical sessions.