A comprehensive and enjoyable introduction to forces.
- Force is a pull or a push with examples.
- Arrows indicate the direction of force.
- Contact and non-contact forces explained and examples
- Forces can change an objects speed, direction or shape
- The Newton and newtonmeter.
- Real-life examples of forces.
The first simple practical gives pupils experience in reading scales as they find the weight of their pencil case and other items provided by the teacher. (selection of different objects and different size newtonmeters needed)
The second practical introduces an element of fun and competition by using a bathroom scales calibrated in Newtons (an ordinary bathroom scales can be used but multiply the reading in kilograms by 10) to find the person with the strongest grip in the class (photograph of how to do this shown on the PowerPoint)
- Animated PowerPoint for teaching with exit ticket quiz
- Flip it (pupil writes questions to given answers)
- Anticipation Guides (combined starter and plenary)
- Cut-and-stick activity pupil uses to make their own notes)
- Worksheet to support the PowerPoint
- Fact sheet
- Homework plus answers (x3)
- Fact share worksheet
- 12 Taboo cards
- Pupil progress self-assessment checklist
- Exit Ticket
Suggested lesson plan showing choices possible between resources
This pack contains fifteen resources and it is intended that the teacher uses them to build their own unique lesson to take account of student ability and time available. Literacy, oracy, self-assessment and peer assessment are all built in to the resources. These features are clearly marked on the comprehensive one-page flow chart lesson plan which shows where the logical choices between resources can be made. There are three differentiated and engaging homeworks which can also be used as classwork if so desired.
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