Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a distance
A three-page assessment for the lower grades, covering common push and pull forces.
Types of Contact Force Worksheet
A worksheet for the students to identify the types of force which are active in a variety of situations.
Forces Knowledge Check
A worksheet used to check the students’ knowledge of forces.
Force and Speed - The Relationship Between Force and the Resulting Speed of an Object PowerPoint
A teaching presentation in which the students observe qualitatively how speed is affected by the size of a force.
Push It - Introducing the Different Types of Force PowerPoint
A teaching presentation introducing the students to the different types of force.
Opposites Attract - Understanding the Non-contact Force of Magnetism PowerPoint
A teaching presentation introducing the students to magnetism as a non-contact force.
There's a Fraction Too Much Friction - Science Experiment
A science experiment which investigates rolling friction and the properties of various materials and shapes.
Forms of Energy – Science Experiments for Kids
Investigate mechanical, electrical, light, thermal and sound energy with this set of science activities for kids.
Science Experiment - Speed Racer
A science investigation in which the students investigate how to use thrust force to increase the speed of a model car.
Electric Avenue - Understanding the Non-contact Force of Electrostatics PowerPoint
A teaching presentation introducing the students to the non-contact force of electrostatics.
All About Magnets Mini-Book
Learn about magnets, magnetic poles, magnetic fields and more with this printable mini-book.
Play the Game - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples' Traditional Games PowerPoint
A teaching presentation investigating the effect of contact and non-contact forces on the movement of objects in traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’s instructive toys and games.
Throwing, Dropping, Bouncing, Rolling - Science Experiment
A science experiment which investigates the relationship between multiple forces acting on a single object in various ways.
Morning Star PowerPoint - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ Knowledge of Physical Sciences
A teaching presentation in which the students investigate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples' knowledge and use of physics.
Tornado in a Jar Worksheet
A science activity that demonstrates some properties and effects of motion.
Force and Motion – Poster Pack
Display information about force and motion with this set of 12 vocabulary posters.
Observing Magnetic Flux Lines Worksheet
A worksheet for recording data about magnetic flux lines observed in a classroom demonstration.
Forces and Motion Word Wall Vocabulary
Fifty-seven forces and motion-related vocabulary cards for a word wall.
Force and Motion Vocabulary Puzzles
Reinforce science vocabulary with this set of 22 force and motion vocabulary puzzles.
Magnetism – Science Vocabulary Worksheets
Review terms associated with magnetism with this science vocabulary worksheet pack.
Is It Magnetic? Sorting Activity
Use this sorting activity when classifying objects as magnetic or not magnetic.
Forces and Motion Page Border
A page border with a forces and motion theme.
Forces and Motion - Title Page
Use this poster when learning about forces and motion.
Force and Motion Vocabulary Posters
Display this set of 22 mini-posters in your classroom when learning about force and motion vocabulary.
Forces and Motion - Border Trimmers
Theme your cork boards with these Forces and Motion Cork Board Borders.
Magnets Word Wall Vocabulary
Expand your students' science vocabulary with printable Magnets word wall vocabulary cards.
Magnetism Crossword Puzzle
Reinforce science vocabulary with a magnetism crossword puzzle.
Magnetism Vocabulary Cards
Reinforce science vocabulary in your classroom with this set of word wall cards that focus on magnetism.
Morning Star - First Nations Peoples' Knowledge of Physical Sciences
A 60 minute lesson to investigate physical sciences from the perspective of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.
There's a Fraction Too Much Friction - Science Investigation
A 60 minute lesson in which the students investigate how moving objects in different ways affects the strength of friction force.
Push It - Introducing the Different Types of Force
A 60 minute lesson in which students are introduced to the different types of force.
Push and Pull Unit Plan
This Physical Sciences unit investigates contact and non-contact forces. Demonstrations and experimental procedures are explored with particular attention given to the scientific method.