Move It! - The Engineering Show

Two men leaning away from one another each have a wooden pole and pulleys and rope attached to each. A woman is standing at the centre of picture in between them also holding onto one of the ropes.

Levers, pulleys and wheels. Find out how you can —  Move It!

Have you thought about?

  • How do we make something move?
  • How do machines help us to move heavy objects?
  • How was the wheel invented?
  • How do we make something move?
  • How do machines help us to move heavy objects?
  • How was the wheel invented?

WHEN AND WHERE

All Ages

Learn About

The show presents the development of the wheel and the steps leading up to it as well as what we might use to move in the future. Showcased is Newton's first law of motion and the science of pulleys, sleds, levers and catapults.

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