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Title:
Levers and pulleys
Author:
Kalama, Asa.
Publication Information:
Elk Grove Village, IL : Disney Educational Productions, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (approximately 25 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
"How do the Imagineers make elephants fly? Actually, it's simple machines, that is! Here, the Imagineers give a new look at how levers and pulleys were utilized to create attractions such as Dumbo the Flying Elephant and Soarin' Over California. See how levers and pulleys make work easier by either multiplying or redirecting the effort we put into them. Identify the two forces involved in using a machine and learn to calculate mechanical advantage, given effort and resistance"--Container.
General Note:
Special feature: instructions for a "try it yourself" experiment and downloadable educator's guide.
Language:
English
Contents:
Science and imagination -- What are levers and pulleys? -- Levers and mechanical advantage -- Pulleys -- Levers in theme park rides -- Pulleys in theme park rides -- Levers and pulleys in audio-animatronics -- Levers and special effects -- Review.
Reading Level:
Grade level: 5-8.
Added Corporate Author:
ISBN:
9781597532143
UPC:
786936789225
Format :
DVD

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How do the Imagineers make elephants fly? Actually, it's simple... simple machines, that is! Here, the Imagineers give a new look at how levers and pulleys were utilized to create attractions such as Dumbo the Flying Elephant and Soarin' Over California.