Australian Curriculum Teaching Resources

ACSSU117

Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces, including Earth’s gravitational attraction, acting on the object

Elaborations

  • investigating the effects of applying different forces to familiar objects (Skills: Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • investigating common situations where forces are balanced, such as stationary objects, and unbalanced, such as falling objects (Skills: Numeracy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • investigating a simple machine such as lever or pulley system (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • exploring how gravity affects objects on the surface of Earth (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • considering how gravity keeps planets in orbit around the sun (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking)

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