Movable Pulley Definition: Lesson for Kids


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A movable pulley makes it easier to lift heavy _____.

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1. How are movable and fixed pulleys alike?

2. Which of the following objects is a real world example of a pulley?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet set helps you see what you know about movable pulleys. You must explain what they are and how they compare to other simple machines.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to review your knowledge of:

  • Examples of movable pulleys in today's world
  • Similarities between movable and fixed pulleys
  • The benefits of a movable pulley

Skills Practiced

  • Understanding key ideas - make sure you can correctly explain main terms, such as a load
  • Noticing differences - compare topics from the lesson, such as movable and fixed pulleys
  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about what some disadvantages of movable pulleys are

Additional Learning

Find out more about this simple machine by reading the lesson titled Movable Pulley Definition: Lesson for Kids. It will cover topics like:

  • Other examples of movable pulleys
  • Major advantages of movable pulleys
  • What a movable pulley looks like