The Greek philosopher Archimedes said, "Give me a lever long enough, and a place to stand and I can move the world." What did he mean by this? In this activity, you will get a chance to investigate how levers work.
In this activity, you will
Make a lever.
Measure the amount of force needed to lift up a book when applying a force at different positions on the lever.
Sensors and Equipment
This experiment features the following Vernier sensors and equipment.