Introducing Forces

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Launch resources

Pushes and Pulls video

Short video in which a presenter demonstrates how to make a force board and use it to perform a simple experiment (6:04).

Video

Pushes and Pulls slideshow

A slideshow of images showing pushes and pulls in the real world.

Slideshow

Measuring Centimetres activity sheet

Pupils use a ruler to measure how far each car has travelled in centimetres and decide which has gone farthest.

Worksheet

Force Board Investigation activity sheet

Planning sheet to be used by pupils performing the force board experiment shown in the Pushes and Pulls video.

Worksheet

Pushes and Pulls activity sheet

Pupils draw examples of themselves using pushing and pulling forces.

Worksheet

The Forces Song activity sheet

Songs lyrics to be sung to a well-known tune to reinforce key vocabulary on the topic of forces.

Worksheet

Parents' Notes

Information sheet for parents on how they can support their child's learning on the topic of forces at home.

Worksheet

Teachers' Notes

Forces teachers' notes.

Teachers' Notes