Welcome to Virtual Science

“Science (from the Latin scientia, meaning "knowledge") refers to any systematic knowledge or practice. In its more usual restricted sense, science refers to a system of acquiring knowledge based on scientific method, as well as to the organized body of knowledge gained through such research.”  (from WikiPedia)


Click on the links below to start your journey:



  1. 1. Open an Inspiration™ document.  You may elect to use one document per partner.

  2. 2.Use an appropriate graphic organizer to collect your information.

  3. 3. Visit the sites below and gather relevant data.  Images and movies can be copied and entered into your Inspiration page too!

  4. 4.Create hyperlinks within your Inspiration document to link your topics.

  5. 5.If there are questions posed on the site pages, answer them!

I’m geared up for this study.  Ha. Ha. Ha.

Mechanical Advantage

Velocity Ratio, Distance:

Levers and Moments

Click on this link to learn more about Pulleys.
Helpful Sites:
Click on these activities to learn more about Simple Machines!

Stuck for a Design Challenge Activity?

  1. 1.Even here?  And here? And even here?

  1. 1.Activity One

  2. 2.Activity Two

  3. 3.Activity Three

  1. 1.Activity One

  2. 2.Activity Two

  3. 3.Activity Three

  4. 4.Activity Four (Sub-Systems)