A science experiment which investigates the relationship between friction and the properties of various materials.
Friction is a force. When an object slides against another object in a particular direction, friction acts upon the object to slow or stop it sliding.
Different materials can affect the strength of the friction force.
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National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
- Forces and magnets
- Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Lower
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Lower covers students in Year 3 and Year 4.
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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