A dominoes game with questions and statements on forces and weight and mass instead of numbers.
- Understand a force to be a pull or a push measured in Newtons (N).
- Examples of contact and non- contact forces.
- Forces change the speed, direction or shape of an object.
- All objects attract other objects and the bigger the object the bugger the attraction.
- The Earth’s attraction is called gravity which acts towards its centre and keeps its atmosphere in place and has a value of 10N/Kg.
- Mass is the amount of material in a body and is measured in kilograms (Kg).
- Gravity acts on a body’s mass and gives it weight which is measured in Newtons (N).
- The Moon’s gravity is on-sixth that of Earth and Jupiter is 2.5 times.
What You Get
- 80 dominoes
- Animated PowerPoint explaining the rules and how to play.
Rules of the Game
- Each player selects seven dominoes from the top of the face-down pile and holds them in their hand like playing cards.
- The player whose surname begins with a letter closest to the letter A starts and play proceed in a clockwise direction.
- Dominoes can be matched exactly, or a name can be matched with a symbol or descriptions, sketches and circuit diagrams can be matched.
- If a player thinks a match is wrong they can challenge. If the challenger is correct, they give a card from their own hand to the challenged player. If the challenged player is correct, they give a card from their hand to the challenger. Pupils are encouraged to check their books for the correct answer and consult their teacher if a consensus is not reached.
- If a player cannot play a domino, they pick up from the face down pile and can play if possible or add it to their hand.
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