A teaching presentation in which the students observe qualitatively how speed is affected by the size of a force.
This presentation covers the following concepts:
- Speed is the distance travelled in a set amount of time.
- More force will give an object greater speed.
- Greater mass requires more force to move.
A class discussion and independent task have been included at the end of the presentation.
National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
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- Forces and magnets
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