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Erica Paradis

Erica Paradis

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Human Resources Manager
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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.
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How much power is generated when climbing a set of stairs?

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!
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How does a wheelbarrow help you carry heavy loads?

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

Hydraulics 101

Hydraulics power many of the large machines you see around you.
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Hydraulics 101