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About mechanisms

A large proportion of man made objects contain mechanisms - there are so many of them around that we tend to take them for granted. Simple items such as scissors, wheelbarrows and taps are all based on mechanisms, while more complicated objects such as a car or the human body, may contain hundreds of mechanisms but all are based on just a few basic types.

Link to DT Online Mechanisms

Link to BBC - GCSE Bitesize mechanisms

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Cross Curricular Links
Design and Technology
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Key Stage 2
Key Stage 3
Key Stage 4
Post 16
Control and Systems
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Submitted by: Geoff Howard Email:
Publication date: 24th March 2008 Withdrawal date: ---
Created: 24th March 2008 Last updated: 24th March 2008 16:23
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