Forces lesson ideas

How can we use air resistance and friction? Three lesson ideas with supporting activity sheets and posters.

Ages: 7-9 9-11

Topic: Forces and magnets

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Eggheads away! lesson idea

Lesson idea

Activity in which pupils investigate air resistance using parachutes.

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Fierce friction lesson idea

Lesson idea

Activity in which pupils investigate friction, making a poster showing how friction is used in sports and other activities.

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Forces self-assessment sheet

Worksheet

Self-assessment sheets for pupils to use after completing one of the forces lessons.

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Galileo and gravity lesson idea

Lesson idea

What do Galileo's experiments tell us about gravity and air resistance? Practical investigation and supporting activity sheet.

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Forces poster

Poster

A free poster on the topic of forces.

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Forces Investigator Poster

Poster

Learn about different forces with this poster which doubles up as an activity for the class.

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