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Alpha science classroom: Tick-Tock Timer

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Time is one of the most difficult foods to calculate, so how is time counted? Today, Alpha Science Class teaches children to make TickTock Timer, through a children's physical science experiment, to understand the magical magic that happens similar to the clock, and let the children learn basic physical science knowledge from this one-stop kid's science experiment, To understand the magical mysteries of geophysics.

Alpha science classroom: Tick-Tock Timer Materials you'll need

  • plate

  • skewers (3)

  • glue

  • paper clip

  • wire cutters

  • rubber band

  • button

  • pony beads

  • round bead

  • string

  • Scissors

Alpha Science Class: Tick-Tock Timer Step-by-Step Tutorial

Step 1: Children collect the materials needed to make Tick-Tock Timer.

Step 2: First, children make two small holes on both sides of the board.

Step 3: children stick a bamboo stick in each hole. Make sure the tip is facing up one of them.

Step 4: children cut the paper clip into a loop.

Step 5: children glue the paper clip with the ring end up and on the inside of the kebab with the tip-up.

Step 6: children will stack two pony beads and glue them together. Then, glue a stack of pony beads to a buttonhole.


Step 7: children push the button to the top of the skewer next to the paper clip. Do not use buttonholes covered by beads.

Step 8: children tie the rubber band to the paper clip loop.

Step 9: children pass the rubber band up through the buttonhole with the beads. Then, pass a bamboo stick through the rubber band.

Alpha science classroom reminds children

Try to bend the rest of the paper clip into a small hook to help pull the rubber band through the buttonhole!

Alpha Science Classroom: The scientific principles behind Tick-Tock Timer

The alpha science classroom tells the children that when you twist the rubber band is what makes this tick machine work. Each twist stretches the rubber band and gives it tension. When you release it, the rubber band unfolds to release its tension. Usually, the rubber band will loosen quickly. How many times will it rotate? It will be very vague! But the beads stop it by grabbing the pole, and you will eventually have a start and stop, start and stop breaking motion. Not only does the rubber band relax more slowly, but you can also count its laps more easily. This start-stop movement is used for timekeeping machines, such as clocks and watches. Imagine that every time the rubber band makes a circle, it moves forward with one clock hand. It's TICK or TOCK every time it hits the pole! The number of zigzags is set to the number of times your timer will tick.

Is the tick-Tock Timer made by the children very similar to the timekeeping method of a clock, which contains the simple pendulum theory? Do the children understand? Alpha Science Classroom aims to teach kids simple theories about how objects move and the importance of time to people with this simple kids' physics science experiment. Kids can explore more about physics and time with different kids' science experiments. To be the best physicist ever.

Alpha Science Toys designs more interesting physics science experiment kits for children, helping children to explore different magical phenomena such as physical movement, static electricity, and perspective so that children can enjoy the happiness brought by science while learning science. Explore the science world of Alpha Science Toys!


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