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Types of lever – Simple machines – Physics

By |2018-05-31T11:49:32+00:00August 17th, 2017|Physics|

Types of lever: What kind of lever is a see-saw? Three types of lever All levers fall into one of three types of lever. How can we tell which lever is in which class? The main difference is what order the different parts come in. Every lever has three parts: the force, the [...]

Who was the Norse god Thor?

By |2017-06-29T02:32:30+00:00June 29th, 2017|North America, Religion|

Viking Bronze, from Iceland, 1000 AD Thor was the German god of strength, and the god of thunder and lightning (like Jupiter or Zeus). These three gods of the Greeks, Romans, and Germans were more or less the same because they all came from the same older Indo-European god. But there were some [...]

Who was the Norse god Loki?

By |2017-06-29T02:14:05+00:00June 29th, 2017|Northern Europe, Religion|

Norse god Loki? (Snaptun Stone, Sweden, ca 1000 AD) Loki was the German god of tricks. He was kind of like the Greek god Hermes. To help him in his tricks, he could transform himself into lots of different shapes including into girl shapes if he wanted. He was the father of Fenrir the [...]