Forces

- stop, start or stay

Strand

Physical Sciences

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Why do things roll, fall, bounce, slide, balance, spin or fly? See how forces effect an object’s movement. Examine the fascinating forces of gravity, air pressure, friction, magnets and spinning buckets.

Primary Science Understandings

Australian Curriculum

Year 4 – Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a distance.
Year 7 – Change to an object’s motion is caused by unbalanced forces acting on the object.

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