Introduction to Forces (KS3 Activate)

Introduction to Forces.

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 on all activities and two differentiated student practical worksheets.

This lesson teaches students:

  • What forces do
  • The difference between contact and non-contact forces
  • The concept of forces acting in pairs
  • How to measure forces using a Newtonmetre

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Squashing and Stretching Forces
Drag Forces and Friction
Forces at a Distance
Balanced and Unbalanced Forces

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  • Introduction-to-Forces.pptx
  • Introduction-to-Forces-Lesson-Plan.pdf
  • Measuring-Forces.pdf
  • Measuring-Forces-(Support).pdf

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Created: Jan 29, 2019

Updated: May 25, 2019


pptx, 2 MB


Lesson plan

pdf, 181 KB



pdf, 180 KB


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