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.
National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
- Forces and magnets
The principal focus of science teaching in upper key stage 2 is to enable pupils to develop a deeper understanding of a wide range of scientific ideas. They should do this through exploring and talking about their ideas; asking their own questions ab...
The principal focus of science teaching in lower key stage 2 is to enable pupils to broaden their scientific view of the world around them. They should do this through exploring, talking about, testing and developing ideas about everyday phenomena an...
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