A science investigation in which the students investigate how to use thrust force to increase the speed of a model car.
When an object is acted upon by a force, it wants to move either away from or towards the force. Different amounts of force applied from different directions can affect the speed and direction of an object.
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Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a distance
Science involves making predictions and describing patterns and relationships
Science knowledge helps people to understand the effect of their actions
Represent and communicate observations, ideas and findings using formal and informal representations
Reflect on investigations, including whether a test was fair or not
Compare results with predictions, suggesting possible reasons for findings
Consider the elements of fair tests and use formal measurements and digital technologies as appropriate, to make and record observations accurately
With guidance, identify questions in familiar contexts that can be investigated scientifically and make predictions based on prior knowledge
Use a range of methods including tables and simple column graphs to represent data and to identify patterns and trends
With guidance, plan and conduct scientific investigations to find answers to questions, considering the safe use of appropriate materials and equipment
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