Balanced and Unbalanced Force

Forces: Balanced and Unbalanced Force

This is a fully resourced lesson introducing pupils to balanced and unbalanced forces.

This Balanced and Unbalanced Force Lesson pack contains: A PPT (23 slides) and a Workbooklet (2 sheet).

Activities include:

Starter Task: A Thinking Skills questions- on movement of objects.

Task 1: Pupils are introduced to balanced and unbalanced forces by watching a short YouTube video clip and can make notes on this.

Task 2: Pupils then complete an activity on different objects and determine the direction of movement on the object.

Task 3: Pupils will swap their books and peer assess their answers.

Task 4: Pupils will watch a short animation and be asked to take part in a class discussion on this.

Task 5: Pupils will be required to complete a flow chart on the animation.

Exit task/Plenary: our interactive Starter and Plenary Prompt Selector that is worth £3.

In our lessons, all key words are added to our KS3 Science - Scientific Vocabulary A-Z .

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Created: Nov 10, 2017

Updated: Mar 8, 2019


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