Web resource of the week - Basic forces

14th November 2008 at 00:00

Science - Ages 5-11

Resource title: Push, Pull and Twist - Basic Forces

Uploaded by: Bev Evans, ICT leader in a community school in Pembrokeshire

Rating: *****

Downloaded: 3,467 times

Find it: www.tes.co.ukforces

Suitable for: 5 to 7 and 7 to 11-year-olds and special needs pupils

What is it?

- An interactive slide show, containing animated examples of forces. Pupils are encouraged to differentiate between actions that are a push, pull or twist and can click on a picture for instant feedback.

- A photo pack of everyday examples of pushes, pulls and twists. Teachers can use the photos for sorting or display.

- A colourful, printable workbook that could be used to record pupils' observations and thoughts or assess their knowledge and understanding of forces.

What other teachers say

"This is brilliant for 5 to 7-year-olds and would be useful for ages 7 to 11 as well. How could I turn it into a quiz?"

"My special educational needs pupils will love the interactive PowerPoint and the pictures."

Where to look

For thousands of classroom resources visit www.tes.co.ukresources.

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