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11.01 Fulcrum

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  • 11.01 Fulcrum <p><span style="font-size: 16px;">Go to this page on <a href="http://www.explainthatstuff.com/toolsmachines.html">Explain That Stuff</a>, and read about levers and fulcrums (read down to the section titled Wheels and axles).</span></p> <p><img src="$IMS-CC-FILEBASE$../resources/RunningTip_576180373488c.jpg" width="258" height="140" style="float: right; margin: 10px;" id="tme_imgModEnabled" title="" /></p> <p><span style="font-size: 16px;">Now, look at this image. How is the skeleton similar to a system of levers? Could you jump this hurdle if you didn't have bones?</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 16px;">On the discussion board below, explain how you think now (before learning about the skeletal system) it could work as a system of levers.</span></p>