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In this lesson, students will count teeth on gears and calculate the gear ratio between two gears; compare and contrast drive and driven gears; accurately describe the direction gears move when linked together; and do individual and group work.

- 1 Class period
- 55 Minutes

- Students will be able to describe which direction various gears spins when linked together
- Students will be able to calculate gear ratios by counting teeth on two gears
- Students will be able to calculate gear ratios of input ratio vs. output ratio
- Students will be able to calculate final drive ratio