A science experiment which investigates rolling friction and the properties of various materials and shapes.
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 and shapes can affect the strength of the friction force.
National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
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