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Erica Paradis

Erica Paradis

Human Resources Manager

Construction vehicles use hydraulics. Image © Djahan, iStockPhoto.com

Hydraulics 101

Hydraulics power many of the large machines you see around you.

How much power is generated when climbing a set of stairs?

How much power is generated when climbing a set of stairs?

Put on your running shoes and sharpen your pencil! Investigate the mathematical connection between work and power in this hands-on activity.

How does a wheelbarrow help you carry heavy loads?

How does a wheelbarrow help you carry heavy loads?

In this hands on activity build a wheelbarrow from simple materials to explore just how useful simple machines can be!