Force and extension, Hooke's law, elasticity, spring constant, series and parallel. Complete lesson.
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* Understand how the extension of a spring changes as you change the force applied.
* Understand what is meant by elastic limit
* Explain Hooke’s law.
* Successfully calculate force, extension and the spring constant.
* Calculate spring constant for springs in series and in parallel.

* Starter - simple task where students self-assess against the objectives.
* Differentiated (and unique) Activity Sheets - with answers.
* Gap fill activity - all answers are provided.
* Questions – all answers are provided.
* Differentiated questions – all answers are provided.
* Peer marking
* Theory slides (carefully sculpted, interspaced with learning activities, not ‘death by powerpoint’).
* Play ball.
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* Paired work activities – all answers are provided.
* Homework
* Scientific Literacy
* Numeracy activities.
* Plenary formative/summative via worksheet.
* Student self-assessment versus objectives activity – so learners can judge for themselves how much they have learnt.
* Extension activities – just in case additional activities are required.
* Over 35 slides long.
* Includes notes to help the teacher.

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