National Curriculum In England

Forces

29 teaching resources for those 'aha' moments

Forces Knowledge Check

A worksheet used to check the students’ knowledge of forces.

6 pages Grades: 4 - 6

Throwing, Dropping, Bouncing, Rolling - Science Experiment

A science experiment which investigates the relationship between multiple forces acting on a single object in various ways.

4 pages Grades: 4 - 6

There's a Fraction Too Much Friction - Science Experiment

A science experiment which investigates rolling friction and the properties of various materials and shapes.

4 pages Grades: 4 - 6

Opposites Attract - Understanding the Non-contact Force of Magnetism PowerPoint

A teaching presentation introducing the students to magnetism as a non-contact force.

12 pages Grades: 4 - 6

Observing Magnetic Flux Lines Worksheet

A worksheet for recording data about magnetic flux lines observed in a classroom demonstration.

2 pages Grades: 4 - 6

Electric Avenue - Understanding the Non-contact Force of Electrostatics PowerPoint

A teaching presentation introducing the students to the non-contact force of electrostatics.

14 pages Grades: 2 - 6

Push It - Introducing the Different Types of Force PowerPoint

A teaching presentation introducing the students to the different types of force.

11 pages Grades: 3 - 6

Types of Contact Force Worksheet

A worksheet for the students to identify the types of force which are active in a variety of situations.

2 pages Grades: 3 - 6

Force and Speed - The Relationship Between Force and the Resulting Speed of an Object PowerPoint

A teaching presentation in which the students observe qualitatively how speed is affected by the size of a force.

Science Experiment - Speed Racer

A science investigation in which the students investigate how to use thrust force to increase the speed of a model car.

6 pages Grades: 2 - 4

Gravity PowerPoint

This teaching presentation introduces gravity as a force.

Simple Machines - Title Posters

3 posters to use on your 'Simple Machines' display board.

3 pages Grades: F - 3

Isaac Newton Laws of Motion Resource Pack

5 pages of teaching resources about Isaac Newton and his 3 Laws of Motion.

9 pages Grades: 2 - 7

Comprehension – Flying High

A comprehension activity about aviation history.

5 pages Grades: 2 - 7

History of Flight Labelled Posters and Worksheets

A set of 4 posters and matching worksheets for aviation topics.

8 pages Grades: 2 - 7

History of Flight Colouring Sheets

A set of 5 colouring pages for aviation history activities.

5 pages Grades: F - 7

Science Themed Colourful Page Borders

A set of ten science themed page borders for use as decoration or classroom group posters.

10 pages Grades: F - 7

Forces and Motion - Border Trimmers

Theme your cork boards with these Forces and Motion Cork Board Borders.

1 page Grades: F - 7

Forces and Motion Word Wall Vocabulary

Fifty-seven forces and motion related vocabulary cards for a word wall.

2 pages Grades: 1 - 7

Forces and Motion - Title Page

Use this poster when learning about forces and motion.

1 page Grades: F - 7

Forces and Motion Page Border

A page border with a forces and motion theme.

1 page Grades: F - 7

Push and Pull Unit Plan

This Physical Sciences unit investigates contact and non-contact forces. Demonstrations and experimental procedures are explored with particular attention given to the scientific method.

28 pages Grades: 4 - 6

Push It - Introducing the Different Types of Force

A 60 minute lesson in which students are introduced to the different types of force.

Grades: 4 - 6 60 mins

Force and Speed - The Relationship Between Force and the Resulting Speed of an Object

A 60 minute lesson designed to investigate the relationship between force and the resulting speed of an object.

Grades: 4 - 6 60 mins

Opposites Attract - Understanding the Non-contact Force of Magnetism

A 60 minute lesson in which the students investigate magnetism and the properties of its associated force.

Grades: 4 - 6 60 mins

There's a Fraction Too Much Friction - Science Investigation

A 60 minute lesson in which the students investigate how moving objects in different ways affects the strength of friction force.

Grades: 4 - 6 60 mins

Throwing, Dropping, Bouncing, Rolling - Science Investigation

A 60 minute lesson in which the students investigate the forces involved in throwing, dropping, bouncing, and rolling, and how they affect an object.

Grades: 4 - 6 60 mins

Forces Knowledge Check

An assessment task in which students will demonstrate an understanding of contact and non-contact forces.

Grades: 4 - 6 60 mins

Electric Avenue - The Non-Contact Force of Electrostatics

A 60 minute lesson in which the students investigate electrostatics and the properties of its associated force.

42 pages Grades: 4 - 6 60 mins