The guys from Twente came up with a nice way to let kids sketch and simulate scientific phenomena. We learn that if you combine two different gears, the smaller gear rotates faster than the bigger one. What it doesn’t show is that the torque of the bigger gear is much greater than of the smaller one. Which reminds me that I have to fix my bike…

Check out also the rest of their blog. But watch out (DANGER!): the site might include Dutch content.

http://modeldrawing.eu

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