Time 7: Inside a Mechanical Watch
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Grades: 3 to 8

How exactly does a watch work?  Go inside and find out.

In addition to the detailed lesson plans and activity ideas included with the Teacher and Student Tools below, here’s a quick suggestion for use of this video:

  • Do mechanical watches use the principles of simple machines, like wheels and axles, levers, inclined planes, pulleys or screws?  Explain your answer.
Student Tools
Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet
Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
Teacher Tools
Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity–Video Reflection
This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.
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