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Screws and Worm Drives

Screws and Worm Drives

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Learn how worm gears are used to greatly lower rotational speed and how screws can convert circular to linear motion while greatly increasing force. Build 5 working models, a screw press, a folding lifting platform, 2 cranes and a vice. A 36 page activity book is included with innovative experiments and detailed explanation of the different technological principles applied! Booklet with detailed building instructions also included.

The set includes a 31 page, colorful, highly illustrated activity book which explains the science and applications of screws and worm drives with the following chapters:
  • What will we learn?
  • A little history of screws
  • What is a screw anyway?
  • Screw as an inclined plane
  • What is a worm drive anyway?
  • Big quiz time
  • Comments and solutions
  • Award time
Brand: Tinkering Supplies
Brand Part Number: 4416
Our Part Number: h4416

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