Forces at a Distance (KS3 Activate)

Forces at a Distance.

This high quality, ready to go lesson is suitable for Key Stage 3 students and is based upon the Forces topic from the Activate Scheme of Work.

It includes an attractive, student friendly PowerPoint presentation that includes differentiated lesson objectives and tasks, keywords for the lesson and an opportunity for reflection on the learning that has taken place. It also includes a 2-page differentiated teacher’s lesson plan with comprehensive guidance.

This lesson teaches students:

  • What a non-contact force is and examples of these
  • What the differences between mass and weight are
  • How to calculate weight using the equation weight = mass x gravity

Check out these other great resources:
Introduction to Forces
Squashing and Stretching Forces
Drag Forces and Friction
Balanced and Unbalanced Forces

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  • Forces-at-a-Distance-V2.pptx
  • Forces-at-a-Distance-Lesson-Plan.pdf

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Created: May 12, 2019

Updated: May 26, 2019


pptx, 2 MB


Lesson plan

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