Gears & Cogs: Lesson for Kids


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Which of the following is NOT true?

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1. When a larger gear is turning a smaller gear, the smaller gear _____.

2. A small gear driving or turning a large gear will result in which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet help you see what you know about gears and cogs. Large and small gears are on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools let you check your understanding of:

  • How the speed of gears is measured
  • What is needed before you can find the speed of a gear
  • The turning speed of a small gear
  • How gears turn

Skills Practiced

Complete these materials to practice the following skills:

  • Reading awareness - make sure that you know the most important information from the lesson on gears and cogs
  • Remembering details - remember what you learned about how gears turn
  • Learning practice - use what you learned to answer questions about the different sizes of gears

Additional Learning

You can review more about gears by using the lesson named Gears & Cogs: Lesson for Kids. Other topics you can go over include:

  • Where gears are used
  • How gears are used
  • Forms of energy